Month: March 2016

Toronto Food and Drink Market 2016
Food Wine

Toronto Food and Drink Market 2016

Toronto Star announces its 2016 Toronto Food And Drink market . This event in its 24th year will take place from April 8 to 11 at the Enercare Center. The show features the Food Truck Alley, wines, beer, and spirit booths, food suppliers, and an extensive cheese pavilion. Show times […]

2016 Brunello Tasting – Toronto
Wine Wine Reviews

2016 Brunello Tasting – Toronto

When Clemente Santi, while in inspecting his exclusively sangiovese planted vineyard, in 1865 observed a vine with bunches bearing small brownish berries, never imagined the wine would become world famous. He knew that small berries yield more flavourful wines, than large ones. He called his new “found” grape, a natural […]

Barberian’s Steak House
Restaurants

Barberian’s Steak House – Toronto

Barberian’s Steak House – Toronto When Harry Barberian (age 71) died following complications of a surgery, the entire Toronto restaurant community mourned. Harry founded his eponymous steak house in 1959 and managed it until his death, attracting (artists, city, provincial, federal and international) politicians and steak-loving diners to his now […]

Book Review: Shadow Play
Book Reviews

Book Review: Shadow Play

Iris Johansen created yet another interesting novel in Shadow Play. The plot involves Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor, to help in the reconstruction of the skull of a murdered girl. After being buried for eight years the body was exhumed in an attempt to investigate, and possibly find the murderer. […]

Book Review: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan
Book Reviews

Book Review: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Lonely Planet is one of the best-known travel guide publishers, and by all accounts produces well-reached and well-written books on travel-worthy destination or countries. Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan are all countries sharing the Caucasus between the Black Sea in the west, the Caspian Sea in the east, and Iran to […]

Book Review: The Charlottetown conference and the birth of confederation
Book Reviews

Book Review: The Charlottetown conference and the birth of confederation

The Charlottetown conference and the birth of confederation Deirdre Kessler and Douglas Baldwin Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia 123 pages, $ 15.95 Most colonies separate after tumultuous events, and many such independence movements turn violent. The English monarchy and politicians generally manage to give full or partial independence to […]