After several press conferences at the Wine and Food Festival, my stomach started to grumble something fierce. Patience I told myself, patience. Don’t get me wrong, there was an array of delicious finger foods for those attending the conferences but I wanted and craved more…it was after all, a Wine and Food festival!
For the second year in a row I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Red and White Gala hosted by Harmony House. This annual food fundraiser event was created to raise awareness and just as important, to raise funds for the women’s shelter Harmony House – Ottawa’s only second-stage women’s shelter that provides affordable transitional housing for women and children who are survivors of violence.
For the second year in a row I will have the pleasure of attending Harmony House‘s Red & White Gala. For those of you not familiar, Harmony House is the only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa. They provide safe, affordable transitional housing for women and children who are survivors of violence.
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams… Rubbing elbows with world re-known chefs… Tasting world class wines and spirits… Letting your taste buds experience a culinary journey unlike any other kind…all in the backdrop in Eden’s idyllic garden. The fourth annual Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival awaits you!
As much as I’m a lover of fine dining and being spoiled with culinary dishes that deserve the red carpet treatment, I am also one who loves to venture out to discover the ‘real’ authentic flavors of a particular region. There is a time and place for duck confit and Moet Chandon just like there […]
We’ve all been there…we have all experienced the sensory overload sensation we get when we walk into a movie theatre and before we know it, our nose is guiding us like a seeing eye dog to the closest concession stand that holds the holy grail of snacks…POPCORN!!!
For a foodie, the Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner is like hitting the culinary jackpot so to speak. The Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner is seen as a gourmet safari. A safari in which you are treated to an evening of champagne, wines and other intoxicating spirits all the while consuming dishes that leave you speechless as your palate has […]
After such an exciting evening at the Gourmet Village Grand Opening, celebrating the 20th anniversary with guest chefs from around the world…it was time for me to unwind and connect myself with the paradise like setting that I was fortunate enough to be in. I typically love to sleep in…who doesn’t right?! But I wanted […]
If you can imagine bliss that comes in the form of tantalizing and exquisite dishes that make you ooze and crave for more…all in the backdrop of paradise, then Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is the destination that should definitely be on your radar to visit and experience. I had the privilege of covering many events during […]
Where do I start?! I’ll be honest, putting on a chef’s jacket again got me feeling all giddy inside, the kind of feeling where you’re excited and nervous but in a good way! Walking through the labyrinth like kitchen – the heart of the Brookstreet Hotel, had me feeling nostalgic as memories of cooking at […]