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Luminato’s Celebration of Indigenous Pan American Food!

I will be celebrating indigenous Pan American food with my good friends Mary Luz Mejia, Jose Hadad[Mad Mexican] Claudia Gaviria[Cruda Café], Paola Solarzano[Santo Pecado Catering], Natalia Martinez, Felipe Faccioli [MATA Petisco Bar], Michael Sacco[Chocosol] on Sunday, June 21 from 12noon to 7pm David Pecaut Square Sabrosito will be making Venezuelan *cachapitas w/ fresh cheese, basil […]

Toronto Life’s Picks for the Season.

By Courtney Shea of Toronto Life The latest apps: the holiday season’s best appetizers This December, caterers are culling from the classics to create familiar hors d’oeuvre with a twist. Here, the most stylish and sumptuous small bites. Mac-and-cheese[1] Chef Evan Wright’s haute iteration combines pasta, house-cured bacon and sharp old cheddar. It was a […]

One City, One Great Long Table

Luminato was so great this year, I’m still thinking about it, even thought we wrapped it up over a month and a half ago. The first year, at the Distillery, was fantastic, but the organizers topped their best efforts this year. We had a little bottleneck situation with ticket sales, but luckily, organizers sorted that […]

An unlikely integration of Latin influence on film

Like food, peliculas are an entrance into understanding a culture. Naturally, as part of how I celebrate Latino culture through food, I’m excited about today’s opening of the 6th annual Toronto International Latin Film Festival, at the Royal Theater on College Street. With films showing the diaspora of the Spanish language, the festival reveals an […]

The Ten Most Influntial Hispanic Canadians

The launch of this year’s award ceremonies for the Ten Most Influential Hispanic Canadians kicked off last week at the Toronto Stock Exchange. The awards are the brainchild of Mauricio Ospina, champion of our Latino businesses and entrepreneurs, creator of the online magazine Hispanic Business With Ospina: champion of Latino accomplishment in Canada It’s time […]

Sabor of California festival at Summerhill’s LCBO

Join me on July 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the Summerhill LCBO for the “Sabor de California” festival. I am going to celebrate with a class to showcase the Mexican influences on the regional flavours of California cuisine. Our foodie-road trip and what we’re making….. First stop: Gilroy, the garlic capital of the […]

Something Outstanding is Cooking for February.

How lucky can you get? My friend and Torito Chef Carlos Hernandez has invited me to cook with him at the Montreal High Lights Festival. This year’s ninth annual winter festival includes 14 Toronto chefs strutting their stuff in key Montreal restaurants. We’re going to be in very esteemed company. The other invited chefs are […]

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