I don’t eat a lot of red meat at home, but when in Rome…or I should say, Alberta, I do. Striking out from the delicious Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, I was determined to see what else the mountain town had … Continue reading
I knew Banff’s mountains were jaw-dropping, but I had little knowledge of the culinary treasures to be found there until visiting this November. It all began in the Scottish baronial castle known as the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. After checking … Continue reading
Recently, I signed up for a culinary tour of Riverside, Corktown and the Canary district of Toronto’s east end. Culinary Adventure Co. “Big Cheese” (aka owner) Kevin Durkee and his colleague Leo Moncel, city manager, Toronto, met our group at … Continue reading
Voted one of the most liveable city’s in North America, Ann Arbor, Michigan, is tree-lined oasis full of independent shops, restaurants and cocktail bars. The University of Michigan injects 42,000 students into the city each school year and liberal-minded entrepreneurs … Continue reading
It’s been a few years since I visited Vancouver and it really is a gorgeous place. And delicious. I ate, drank, cycled, swam (in the hotel pool) and ate some more. Cafe Medina, with a Mediterranean feel, was my favorite … Continue reading
I compiled and edited this special culinary report — EOC.FINALFinal — on southern Ontario for the Globe and Mail. Thank you Michele Sponagle (Relishing the Past), Doug Wallace (Back to the Garden) and Liz Campbell (Savoury Sanctuary) for your contributions!
1. Fish sauce. A salty clear-ish liquid made from fishies like anchovies. Add chilies and lime juice and splash on just about anything. 2. Ice tea and ice coffee. Usually served in a tumbler with one or more big chunks … Continue reading
At KOTO Restaurant, disadvantaged youth get a fresh start at a new culinary career. Great food, great concept! Here’s my story on Innovate Development’s website.
Check out my story on Louisiana’s hidden foodie gems on the hospitality site AmberSpire
Here’s a link to a wonderful new hospitality site called AmberSpire and the story I wrote for them on the yummy gourmet offerings in Tampa, Florida! http://amberspire.com/savoring-flavors-tampa/