Food & Drink

A wine display at a LCBO outlet is seen in this file photo from 14 February 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Wine Rack Opens On Victoria Day

(WINDSOR, ON) – In a possible move to change the dynamics of the famed 2-4 weekend, Windsor’s Wine Rack wine boutiques will open on the…


A display of local Essex County wines is seen at the LCBO in this file photo from 1 February 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Wine Industry Expanding

(WINDSOR, ON) – Ontario’s wine industry continues to expand with new wineries added to the just released 2017 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide. Published by…


The Viva Italian Market was hosted 28 March 2017 at the George Brown College for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto, and sponsored by George Brown College and the Italian Trade Commission.Photo by Robert Stephen.

Am I Back In Rome?

(TORONTO, ON) – Dear reader, I have told you a few times that journalism as a profession is rapidly dying. Look at the Post Media…




Some of the cabernet sauvignon vines at Colchester Ridge Estate Vineyard are seen on 12 August 2012.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Israeli Wines Part 2

(TORONTO, ON) – As Passover approaches, get ready for a run on Israeli wines, assuming you can find any in your local LCBO. And if…


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Kendall -Jackson Hits Fast and Hard

(TORONTO, ON) – Most Canadian wine writers I know can’t make a living out of writing about wine. They pursue wine as their passion and…



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Israel And Wine Part 1

(TORONTO, ON) – I won’t repeat myself and say why the token releases of Israeli wine in Ontario? The Italians are the king of self…


Pineapple Meringue Cake.Photo by Simeon Drakich.

Pineapple Meringue Cake

The pineapple meringue cake is a traditional Drakich family birthday cake from as far back I can remember. The story behind the cake is quite…