Canadians love tulips. They buy them every year, and enjoy their vibrant colours during May in their gardens. The Canadian love for tulips originates from the stay of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in Ottawa during the World War II for security reasons. After she left Ottawa, she donated one […]
Hangovers hurt. For most people, they cause discomfort, in some cases sickness and weakness, but reasons remain a mystery. When a group of people drink, and eat the same amount and same drinks, some experience hangover, others don’t. Pounding of temples, ringing of ears, extreme sensitivity to bright light and […]
Christmas gifts for your family, friends and business acquaintances Selecting gifts is always a time-consuming activity. The management of the L C B O knows this, and every year buyers scour the world for gift=packaged beverages. Practically all are imaginatively and attractively packaged. Some in boxes with appropriately shaped […]
Liqueurs were first produced in monasteries by abbots and their disciples as medicinal elixirs. Over time, thousands of liqueurs were concocted and used by both religious orders and bartenders. Millions like to enjoy their cup of coffee with a shot of their preferred liqueur, others choose to enjoy their liqueur […]
Canada is blessed with terroir to grow apples. From coast to coast, almost all provinces grow apples, especially Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia, followed by Nova Scotia and a few others. While cider can be from any fruit, (peach, berries, pears (perry in the United Kingdom), elderflower), cider is generally […]
To say that Ontario’s craft beer scene is on fire is an understatement. New breweries, brands, festivals and brewpubs come on stream weekly. Craft beer is in to the chagrin of multinationals that continue to churn out insipid suds! On September 15, Drink Inc. organized the first event of the […]
If you use herbs and buy dried packaged herbs avoid those sold by Abido from Lebanon. Their packages state false weights, and the products are of inferior quality. Their spices are mostly off, old, and smell past-their-prime. This company’s spices are sold in Toronto and Montreal. If you frequest Middel […]
This store has a poor choice of produce, very poor service, extremely high prices, and very poorly trained cashiers. Patronize this store at your own peril.