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The Pie Guyz – Toronto
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The Pie Guyz – Toronto

  I have had the misfortune to buy a small pie from The Pie Guyz during a food show at an inflated price. It was inedible and I had to spit the first bite and discard the pie. Be warned! This company goes to all local food shows. Do not […]


Rum – World’s Most Prolific and Unique Spirit

Rum can confidently lay claim to being the most mixable and enjoyable of all the world’s spirits. It defies all attempts at generalization and can be seen as a drink for everyone and everywhere. Regardless, the Caribbean is still celebrated as the spiritual centre of the rum world, the noble […]

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Present world wide alcohol consumption trends

Since the run of the century a trend of drinking less but high quality alcoholic beverages has developed in western industrialized countries. This has been achieved with careful marketing strategies of international beverage companies that own huge distilleries in several countries. Here are some statistics that may interest readers. (See […]

Craft Beer Brewing

Craft Beer Brewing in Ontario

True beer aficionados have known for a long time, that properly brewed beers offer more pleasure than North American mainstream beers. In Ontario Creemore was the first brewery that started brewing beers, and marketed its beer with the best before date prominently printed on the label. It was only available […]


A Sake Primer

Sake is the favourite alcoholic beverage of Japanese. Contrary to what most people believe, sake is brewed, although it looks completely unlike western style beer. Sake has become a trendy sipper, but there is more to its growing popularity than mere urban chic. Elegant, subtle and delicious chilled premium sake […]

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Good news for craft beer aficionados

More and more beer drinkers seem to abandon mainstream, non-descript beer and are switching to flavourful, correctly brewed beers. On September 17 from 11 p.m. you can taste several Ontario craft brewery beers and sample a special menu (tasting size) created by Chef Stephen of the venue. The venue is […]