Thai Kitchen Lucky Recipe Challenge

The mercury may be falling, but the heat is definitely rising on the Canadian food scene, thanks to Thai Kitchen. To honor the Chinese New Year, fusion is being taken to the next level by the #TKLucky- 7, an esteemed group of Celebrity Food Bloggers, battling it out to be Canada’s next Thai Kitchen Canada’s…

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Michael’s on Simcoe has Made its Mark

Elegant and glamorous dining; sleek and stylish ambient lounging with a twist; and artistic and appetizing menu selections.  These characteristics are may not be the first that come to mind when coming up with descriptors for a steakhouse, Michael’s on Simcoe however, is reshaping the way people think of a steak and seafood establishment. Superbly…

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The Healthy Italian

“Cooking for the love of family and food”, this is the tag line for a wonderful new cookbook entitled “The Healthy Italian” by busy mom, editor, writer, and passionate home cook, Fina Scroppo. As the title suggests, this book is full of delicious, authentic Italian recipes made healthy, without compromising taste. What I love about this…

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Moschino Loves DiSaronno

Do you have a fashionista on your holiday gift list?  If so, head on over to the LCBO for the perfect gift, a special edition, stylish sipper.  Two iconic Italian brands have partnered to create Moshino loves Disaronno.  Amaretto Disaranno recently got a makeover by fashion house Moschino for an unforgettable and elegant fundraising project. …

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A Divine Experience at Church Aperitivo Bar

Last week, while in discussion with visitors from Italy, we reminisced about some of the experiences that are uniquely Italian, experiences that we wish could translate to the North American culture. Things like: morning conversation and cappuccino at the local caffe bar; enjoying a glass of wine with lunch, in the company of friends; and, the…

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Levant: Rising to the Occasion

Levant, from the Latin “levare” meaning rising, as in the point where the sun rises. It was a term coined in the 1400’s denoting the Mediterranean lands east of Italy, or the region otherwise described as “the crossroads of western Asia, the eastern Mediterranean and northeast Africa”. Levant is also the name of a wonderful family run…

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Destination Destingo

I recently received an invitation to an intimate tasting dinner at Destingo Kitchen + Bar. The name of this particular establishment was rather intriguing and to be perfectly honest I didn’t think, based on this name that I was in store for a true authentic, Italian, experience, for it wasn’t until I opened the invite…

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More about Fables and Focaccia

Benvenuti, welcome to a place dedicated to celebrating a passion and love affair with all things food. Food, by definition, any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body, to sustain life, provide energy, and promote growth.  From a matter of fact point of view, we physically cannot survive without it. …

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