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On Our Way To Foodstock!

This past Sunday on our way to Foodstock my good friend Heather and I we got in to what was the meaning of the event for us? We both cook for a living and we have a good understating of what this really means. The message is simple…. Save The Land That Feeds Us…. Please […]

An Extraordinary Alien Dinner

Back in February I got an invitation from Eduardo Lee of Arepa Cafe; Eduardo mentioned he was hosting an exhibition with the works of Carlos Raul Villanueva. Villanueva was one of the  most influential Venezuelan architects of the 20th century. Influenced by the Modernist movement, he played a major part in the development and modernization […]

Sabrosito at the Bricks works Picnic

This year’s event was all about ‘world cuisine’ using local and organic products. It was an honor for me and my crew, to have been invited to the picnic, thanks to the event organizers decision to recognize cultural and ethnic groups from around the world that make Toronto home. Connecting the global palate using foods […]

Ola; Of Latin America

Nothing is sweeter than realizing a dream, and another one is coming right up. Thanks to the visionary Mary Luz Mejia and her partner Mario Stojanac of Sizzling Communications, an evening of Latino cuisine is set to blow your mind. We all decided to call it OLA, which stands for Of Latin America. And in […]

The Miracle Kitchen In High Park

My cool good friend Jane Hayes [aka Garden Jane] introduced me to this exciting thing that’s been going on in High Park, just a couple of blocks from my house. For the last 11 years, what Jane and some of her cohorts did was to establish The Children’s Garden, a program that provides kids and […]

Running, Fetching, Gathering, Clearing

Celebrating my 10th year of involvement with Toronto Taste for Second Harvest, I teamed up with a great entrepreneurial team — Esther Benaim and Maggie McKeown of Great Cooks on Eight. We had a great time putting out stuffed dates with blue cheese and wrap with prosciutto di parma and catching up with fellow chefs […]

Dinner at Avril’s House

Avril Benoit, journalist and humanitarian extraordinaire, bid and won a gift certificate that I donated to Romero House for their January fundraiser at Lula Lounge. Finally, after finding an opening in her busy schedule working with Doctors Without Borders, Avril booked the day and what an honour and pleasure it was to meet her and […]