Category: culture

On April 17th, we were treated to 2 choices of signature Perrier cocktails at the trendy, newish Bloke and 4th at King West.  Cocktail No. 01 (Tangerine Mojito) was Bacardi rum-based and featured a whole, peeled tangerine dipped in liquid nitrogen. Cocktail No. 07 (Blood-Orange Vodka) a Grey Goose Vodka based drink with blood-orange juice and generous amounts of rosemary.  The tangerine mojito was most refreshing especially with the thawing tangerine at the bottom. The hors d’oeurves were plentiful and…

Foursquare celebrated Foursquare Day with social media fans in Toronto at the Pilot Tavern at Cumberland with the help of sponsors Creemore Springs, iSkin, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Jugnoo, the LBMA, ContactMonkey and GoBabu.  Guests were treated to a free Creemore Springs beer upon arrival, a complimentary iSkin smartphone case and the chance to win many great prizes from Fairmont Royal York Hotel and a Samsung Galaxy Tab. Thanks for hosting, Nat and Marie!

Lou Dawg’s at King West invited the public to celebrate their 3rd year with the help of New Orleans big band Irene Torres and the Sugar Devils.  Appreciative customers were treated to Executive Chef Sean Smith’s famous jambalaya and samples of Fireball whiskey and swag.  Not a bad way to spend a Sunday night! For more information visit

The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) had an elegant fundraising gala after party with a silent auction in support of children with cancer at the Liberty Grand on Saturday, April 14th, 2012. For more information visit

Compared to last month’s event where it was unbearably cold unless you were glued next to a heat lamp and most food was sold out before 8pm, this month’s Toronto Underground Market event was better.  Heat lamps were not there this time would have been useful for those unprepared for the cool evening at Evergreen Brick Works.  Regardless, the TUM events consistently sell out quickly for the opportunity to experience unique good eats. We heard the bank machine was out-of-order…

To celebrate having 10,000 likes on their Facebook page, Steamwhistle threw a customer appreciation party with live music from Free Whiskey and pop-up food vendors Rock Lobster and Fusia Dog.  That was a nice-looking cake!

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