Posts Tagged ‘cheese’

Touring the Upper Beaches with Streetcar Developments

10 Oct, 2015  |  by Ama Scriver
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In Toronto, there are people who are hardcore, ride-or-die West End folks and then there are people who pledge their allegiance to the East End. I’ll put things right out in the open: I’m a West End girl. So when we got an invite from Streetcar Developments to explore the Upper Beaches, a quiet and cozy neighbourhood in the East End – I couldn’t say no. I wanted to see what the fuss was about in the East End and…

Getting our #FatGirlWineParty on with Two Oceans Wine

4 Apr, 2015  |  by Ama Scriver

It would be really awful if we lied to you and told you that we were expert wine tasters. The fact of the matter is, we’re not. What we can tell you is that we really love drinking wine and we know when we are drinking GOOD WINE! Well, wine that we think is good. When Two Oceans Wines asked us to taste test a few of their bottles, the only way we knew how to conduct this scientific tasting in all its…

Niagara’s Upper Canada Cheese Company

3 Mar, 2015  |  by Guest Post

The town of Lincoln may not be on your list of food lover destinations, but that’s a mistake. Located in the Niagara region of Southern Ontario, Lincoln is comprised of Beamsville, Vineland, Jordan, Jordan Station, Campden, Tintern, Rockway, and Pelham Union. In Lincoln, you will find vineyards, fruits and vegetables from the farmers themselves, and some of the best restaurants and shops. One such example is the Upper Canada Cheese Company, the only creamery in Canada whose cows’ milk cheeses are crafted…

Rejoice meat lovers! Marben’s Sausage League is back!

7 Jul, 2014  |  by Ama Scriver

Marben Restaurant is back for its 4th instalment of their much loved meat-driven battle, Sausage League. This time around, it’s bigger and better! In a head to head battle (or shall we say, wiener to wiener) – several locals chefs have taken time out of their schedules to head on down to Marben and compete for the title of best sausage in the city. Having launched in mid-July, Sausage League offers up two sausages with a pint of Beau’s for…

Friday Foodie Five

4 Apr, 2014  |  by Yuli Scheidt

Every Friday we bring you our favourite foodie sights and sounds. Everything from food packaging and food inspired art, to recipes and reviews.    1. Little Bits – Cauliflower Tots Tots!   2. Big Bits – Cantaloupe & Brie Grilled Cheese   3. Little Bits – Gougère bits Come to me.   4. Sweets – Quinn Candy Gorgeous!   5. Big Bits – Butternut Squash and Bacon Pizza Source

La Poutine Week Hits Toronto

1 Jan, 2014  |  by FGFSadmin

Written by Vanessa Vaillant Nothing says Canadian like a steaming plate of fries, gravy, and squeaky squeaky cheese curds. If the winter blahs have had you craving the delicious taste of poutine, rejoice! Montreal-based La Poutine Week is making its way to Toronto Sunday February 1st – Friday February 7th. La Poutine week asks some of our favourite Toronto restaurants to challenge themselves and make a one-of-a-kind poutine for one week only, at a special price. Toronto’s first ever La Poutine Week will be having top restaurants in the city such…

[CONTEST] Things are getting extra cheesy: Toronto’s first Grilled Cheese fest

1 Jan, 2014  |  by Ama Scriver

The nights are cold. But the butter is melted and the cheese is ooey gooey and will keep you warm. Don’t worry Toronto! There is one events company that is looking after your comfort food desires with their next amazing event, Grilled Cheese Fest. Thanks to Joylister, who brought us the Toronto Poutine Fest in the summer, on February 28 we can sink our teeth into all things Grilled Cheese at Roy Thomson Hall. They have decided to bring out…

Get Hop and Heavy at Jack Astor’s Winter Fling

1 Jan, 2014  |  by Ama Scriver

Originally posted to Ama’s twice-weekly column on Toronto Is Awesome. Let’s be honest: who doesn’t love Jack Astors? It was one of my go-to restaurants when I was growing up as a kid. As I’ve grown up, it seems like the cheeky and playful Jack’s has done a bit of that as well. Just recently, Jack’s introduced their Winter Fling festival (taking place until January 19) which introduces delicious craft beers and three crush-worthy new dishes onto to the menu….

BIVY introduces their Parisian-style dinner menu

12 Dec, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

Originally posted to Ama’s twice-weekly column on Toronto Is Awesome. Dundas West is changing and owner Pascal Vernhes saw that when he opened up his casual dining restaurant and cafe, BIVY. As I chatted with him briefly one cold November evening, he told me that living in the area, he noticed the lack of serious eateries in the area and felt it was time to introduce something relaxed and comfortable while presenting them good tasting food. The interior of the restaurant…

The Canadian Artisan Tasting Fair wakes restful foodies from slumber

12 Dec, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

Written by Leigh Van Maaren Photos by Mike Sirois Sunday mornings are not my forte. As somebody who regularly finds themselves unable to get out of bed until 3pm on Sunday afternoons, I’ve long been relegated to all-day brunch places as my only option. When we heard about the Artisan Food Fair at Wychwood Barns on December 1st, however, the promise of a load of delicious cheese a mere 10 minute walk from my front door would get me out…