Food & Drink


CREW barrel oak wine

Three From CREW

It’s been too long since these lips savoured some of CREW’s wines. Lake Erie North Shore wines are rarely featured by the LCBO in its…


Dining food dinner

Winter Bites Despite Warmer Weather

(WINDSOR, ON) – Winter is here and that means Winter Bites Restaurant Week is back. During Winter Bites Restaurant Week, from January 16 through 22,…



The Odeon of Herod Atticus at the Acropolis of Athens is sen in this file photo from 28 August 2016.Photo by Neil Shalapata.

Greek Triplets To End 2016

(TORONTO, ON) – Greek wines are elusive. There are so few available to the Ontario wine drinking public. It is a bit difficult to arrive…


The Edible Monument At The DIA

(DETROIT, MI) – Journey back centuries for a detailed look at elaborate sculptures and monuments made of food for street festivals and royal banquets in…


Espuña Tapas Essentials cured meats, from Olot, Spain, are now available in Canada.Photo courtesy of Espuña Cured Meats.

A Surprising Wine Pairing

(TORONTO, ON) – Espuña’s background dates back to 1947 when Esteve Espuña began producing sausages, using traditional recipes, in his farmhouse near Olot, Spain. Espuña…


Steve Kriais (L) and Christina Boutari were on hand at the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto for a Boutari tasting hosted by the Koloniki Group, in October 2016.Photo by Fotini Stephen.

Boutari Storms Toronto

(TORONTO, ON) – Boutari is a dynamic, moderate sized winery with some six locations spread throughout Greece. It is represented in both Ontario and Quebec…


The owner of the Postigo Do Carvão inOporto, Portugal, Alexandre Osório.Photo by Robert Stephen.

Oporto’s Postigo Do Carvão

(OPORTO, PORTUGAL) – My home away from home. I am never afraid to try all sorts of restaurants but, when it comes down to it,…


wine-grapes

Teachers Pension Buys Constellation Brands Canada

(TORONTO, ON) – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan today announced the acquisition of Constellation Brands Canada, the Canadian operation of Constellation Brands, for approximately $1.03 billion…