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(Scooped/Stuff I wrote) A Golden Time at The Green Living Show

See on – Andrea Portfolio Andrea heads to The Green Living Show to indulge in all of its eco friendly fun. The Green Living Show took place from April 12th to 14th at Direct Energy Centre…   Andrea Toole‘s insight: My second article at View the Vibe. Visit. Comment. Tell me your favourite Green […]

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(Scooped/stuff I wrote) Spa Week, April 15th to 21st

See on – Food and wellness Stop stressing about the cost of keeping yourself stunning. Spa Week in Toronto is here from April 15th to 2st and all treatments are just $50…   Andrea Toole‘s insight: I’m happy to announce that I’ve joined View the Vibe‘s writing team. This is my first piece. Second […]

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Eric Wood

Chef Eric Wood leaves Hawthorne Food and Drink

I was out having coffee with my friend Joanna (owner of Bumpercrop) earlier when I received a direct message on Twitter from Chef Eric Wood: “My own copy” was a photo of an announcement. Last Thursday (March 28) chef Eric ended his affiliation with Hawthorne Food and Drink, less than 5 months after opening it. He’s handed over the kitchen to […]

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The new Groovie: Dinner & a movie made easy.

I’m working on a cool new project. Introducing Groovie! It’s an awesome dinner and a movie app, like combining Flixter and Yelp. The Toronto market is first, then we will conquer beyond. How it works 1. Pick a movie and the app automatically shows you dinner specials near the theatre. 2. Send out invites to your […]

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Brand new look

Decor Home If you’re a regular to my site you might noticed that I updated the look today. It’s not perfect. The image sizes aren’t ideal and I lost my category menu but I like this theme and I’m going to play with it. I hope you like it. If you have any suggestions, let […]

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Fabbrica giveaway: We have a winner

Congratulations to Laura R., who left a comment, followed me on Twitter and tweeted about the giveaway. To the rest of the entrants: I hope you keep reading this blog and enter subsequent giveaways.

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Almost Famous Giveaway: Dinner for 2 at Fabbrica

As I mentioned last week, the S.Pellegrino’s Almost Famous Chef Competition happened at Cirillo’s Culinary Academy in Toronto recently. Jean-Christophe Comtois from Quebec beat out six competitors from culinary schools across Canada with his milk veal tenderloin, Matsutake and ”Tomme des Joyeux Fromagers” flavored polenta. This veal and polenta dish was his winning ticket to Napa Valley where he’ll […]

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Product of the month: SISU To Go Ester-C Energy Boost

Welcome to my new feature: Product of the Month, where I’ll feature new products that I’ve discovered, tried and liked. I discovered this product in Alive magazine – the actual, on paper magazine, that I picked up from a Noahs’s Natural Foods store. I bought the product, the company doesn’t know I’m writing about it. […]

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Recipe For Change 2013

Recipe for Change 2013: 30 Chefs, 30 VQA wines, 9 local beers

Recipe for Change 2013 Thursday February 28, 6-9pm  St. Lawrence Market North Building Recipe for Change is a celebration of food with a purpose that supports FoodShare’s innovative and multi-faceted work in schools toward Food Literacy for all students from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12, to ensure that our children have a healthy future. On February 28, join FoodShare […]

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Movember Toronto Food Week (MOTOFO): 5 nights, 5 food events, one cause

The 1st ever Movember Toronto Food Week (MOTOFO) will cook up 5 unique food events in the final week of November, guaranteeing fun, food, and full moustaches for everyone in attendance. Organized by Uniiverse and Death Row Meals, MOTOFO will include one food event each evening, from Monday, November 26 to Friday, November 30, hosted […]

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