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You may recognize Food Network star, Corbin Tomaszeski, from the shows Dinner Party Wars and Restaurant Takeover, or previously at Holt’s Cafe. The Executive Chef’s next culinary adventure begins at his newest restaurant, “Savoury”, a Chef’s Table meets private dining experience that features a “chef’s choice” menu – based on local and seasonal ingredients. The 10-seater restaurant is tucked away in an elusive and intimate space besides a banquet hall and the largest kitchen in the Westin Harbour Castle.  …

It was rather surreal to be sitting down for lunch with an influential figure in Toronto’s culinary scene– but it happened. If anything, it just reinforces the notion that the person we sat down with — Chef Mark McEwan — is a very down-to- earth individual.

At Bymark restaurant, in the bustling financial district of Toronto, we tasted a marriage of Canadian food with wine from New Zealand. It was a deliberate showcase seasonal ingredients and wines that complement the flavours…

It’s been 8 months since their launch of Chef & Somm – a private chef service, and Chef Eyal Liebman and Sommelier Rebecca Meir-Liebman invited us to experience their 6 course wine and dine pairings at the Wine Cellar of Spiga Ristorante (1378 Yonge Street). For the evening, the duo provided a spectacular bespoke dining where the chef prepared dishes onsite using the kitchen – as opposed to semi-prepared catering – with the sommelier’s story sharing that ties into their…

Italian restaurant The Red Tomato has been a fixture in the King West theatre district since 1988, along with sister restaurant, Fred’s Not Here. Now, in 2015, the restaurant aims to reinvent itself with a new menu focused on an Italian favourite – pizzas. On September 23rd, we visited to sample the new offerings.

Niagara-on-the-Lake holds a special place in many hearts and minds alike. Located at the western end of Lake Ontario, it was one of the earliest regions for settlement– due in part to the War of 1812. There are many key sites which helped establish Canada as unique and separate entity from the United states– who at the time– wanted to absorb the fledgling colonies. Today, you can visit the many historic sites that played an integral part in championing Canada…

A new champagne, Veuve Clicquot RICH aims to represent the fun, energetic and sociable side of life. Not only can you enjoy the champagne on its own, but it was also created with cocktails in mind – a sweeter champagne hence the name, ‘rich’ that mixes incredibly well with many ingredients. It boasts being the first of it’s kind in North America, a champagne dedicated to mixology.

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