Canadian Eats is an event in which local restaurants, bakeries and food shops showcase Canada’s culinary scene for its 150th anniversary. Supporting local initiatives is something that is very important to me, especially when great tasting cuisine is at the forefront. Restaurants in the Glebe will be putting Canada on a plate during Canadian Eats, an exciting new signature event […]

Mangia! Mangia! Italians do know their food and we love them for it! How can we not?! Italian cuisine is synonymous with traditional rustic dishes, flavourful full bodied wines and the love of sharing with family and friends. Italian food lovers will be thrilled to hear that Ottawa will be having its very own Italian wine and food show. […]

Montreal is getting excited as it prepares for its huge 375th anniversary and myself, The Food Tease in collaboration with Modern Mississauga Media have worked together to inform you of some of Montreal’s anniversary highlights. Of course, we’ve also included some amazing eateries to dine at while visiting Montreal. On May 17, 1642, a small colony called Ville-Marie […]

Where else can you drink the world’s only one-of-a-kind tomato wine, and venture into a true bootlegger bar with hidden chambers and concealed bars then be whisked away in a jaw-dropping helicopter ride to the top of a mountain to enjoy a postcard scenery? The answer my food and travel loving friends, is the beautiful Charlevoix region. Charlevoix should […]

Gone are the days where a cocktail was just a cocktail. Today, we see an exciting new surge of enthusiasm regarding mixology. Much like a chef in the kitchen, these barchefs are taking cocktail making to a whole new level! We are seeing talented bartenders displaying their innovative skills in the most unique manner ever when […]

Being an Ottawa native, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to not only talk about my hometown, but also share with you some of the great events that are lined up for the Nation’s Capital. My article, Enjoying Ottawa in 2017 featured in Modern Mississauga, highlights the amazing attractions and activities that locals and tourists can take part in […]

I never thought I would have the opportunity to indulge in traditional Austrian cuisine while the majestic Alp mountains stand guard in front of me. Something out of the movies, truly stunning! My trip to Austria brought me to the wonderful city of Salzburg. Birthplace of Mozart, home to stunning gardens and fortresses and of course incredible cuisine. Salzburg was the picturesque city for […]

First class dining in award-winning establishments, endless activities to enjoy in the beautiful sun and a majestic tapestry of cultures woven into one state…Welcome to Florida! For those of us that live in Canada, the harsh reality that winter is upon us is something that we can all do without. To complain about sand in […]

Several months ago I had the splendid pleasure of being invited to Wachau, Austria and get knee deep in their wine culture. What an incredible journey it was for me to experience Austria’s wine scene. To be at the heart of the wineries and walk amongst their vineyards and see how they make some of the […]

For a food lover, there exists but one perfect and harmonious marriage…that of wine and food. From rich and savoury dishes to the lightest of cuisines, nothing compliments them better than wine. Guests at this year’s Ottawa Wine and Food Festival will have the opportunity to enjoy such experiences. To discover and learn about the world’s top […]