Tag: cocktails

Summer is not officially over until Sept. 22 and what better way to toast and celebrate the end than with a refreshing punch cocktail for National Punch Day on Sept. 20th. Cheers!

On Monday, June 19, the city’s rum-lovers began the workweek with an epic, high-energy party that had everyone forgoing their “no getting drunk on a Monday” rule.

Torontonians, myself included, seem to have a love for brunch. We love sleeping in on Sunday mornings, and then having a satisfying meal that’s both breakfast and lunch (how efficient!). It wasn’t long ago that we visited Yorkville‘s Kasa Moto for dinner and last Sunday we visited again to see what Kasa Moto is offering for brunch-loving crowd.

While there is no sign of snow right now, we can still get into the holiday festivities with the right spirits in hand. And what’s more festive than a holiday cup of stiff egg nog or Irish coffee to keep you thoroughly warm and cozy by the fireplace?

So here’s just a few selections of fine spirits whether it’s as a gift for friends, family or to serve at your own holiday parties.

The Good Son has been on my list of restaurants to try since it opened in the summer of 2014. Helmed by Chef Vittorio Colacitti of Top Chef Canada, the restaurant promises a “menu [that] is a reflection of the melting pot of cultures that is entwined in the vibrant Queen West neighbourhood”. On December 2nd, we visited The Good Son to sample some of their signature dishes.

During the busy holiday season your time is stretched with shopping for gifts, obligatory company parties and just unexpected twists that happen in real life.

So when you’re hosting your own holiday party and your guests are about to come over, it’s all about minimizing prep time. Because the holiday season is all about maximizing quality time with friends and family.

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