Category: Food

Two Ottawa chefs dish them up divinely. Earthy and loaded with musky aroma, truffles—particularly the white ones—have been called the darling of the dining world. Since they’re considered the most decadent and indulgent ingredients in the culinary realm next to caviar, I made it my mission to unearth what makes these high-priced fungi so prized. […]

From hikes with jaw-dropping panoramic views in the Alp Mountains to a surreal overnight stay in an authentic palace and a farm-to-table buffet in the forest, my Swiss adventure in the glamorous town of St. Moritz was nothing short of spectacular. Located 5,910 feet (1,800 meters) above sea level, St. Moritz is a lavish alpine […]

After celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day in Dublin with a pint of Guinness, trekking the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, exploring Belfast’s Titanic Quarter and drinking in Ireland’s unfiltered beauty in the mountains, how could I not fall in love with the Emerald Isle? You will too. Dublin Dublin, originally a Viking settlement, is Ireland’s capital […]

There are food lovers and then there are FOOD LOVERS! As I landed in Houston, Texas to be a guest at the first-ever Around the World in 10,000 Bites Dinner, little did I know that I’d be embarking on a gourmet experience of a lifetime! Just thinking about this unique, mind-blowing and perfectly orchestrated event still […]

Want to indulge in tantalizing dishes by local and international chefs, and enjoy some local wineries, breweries, and distilleries? Now add some authentic Bahamian body vibing steel drumming music and an incredible list of items that will be auctioned during their silent and live auction. That my food-loving friends, are the pleasures waiting for you at Hope for Bahamas fundraising event. The busy mastermind […]

When the shiny black pearls burst in my mouth as I pressed them onto my palate, I could taste their addictive salty, buttery flavour. It was then that I knew I was hooked on caviar.  Not unlike truffles, oysters and champagne, caviar goes hand in hand with all things luxurious. Ancient Greeks, Romans and Russian […]

Synonymous with the best that life can offer, Switzerland is a country that has captivated me since childhood. With its melange of stunning natural landscapes, its endless sightseeing activities, and its plethora of refined pleasures, this is a destination meant for those seeking experiences found nowhere else. From the relaxed Italian influenced region of Ticino […]

Envision an evening where you are dining in a beautifully decorated dome with accents of autumn treasures, cuddled in front of the indoor fireplace as you and your loved ones dine on an extravagant meal prepared by a celebrity chef under a star-filled sky. Now envision this experience becoming a reality, that is what Récolte Fall Harvest Dinner is all about. Dinner4Four Co. who brought […]

What do you get when you combine a love for Mother Nature’s creations and the culinary creativity of a top executive chef in one of Ottawa’s most sought-after venue? Well…you get treated to an intimate botanical-inspired gastronomical experience! Lately, Ottawa has been buzzing with unique culinary and wine events that are drawing much interest from all demographics – from millennials for their Instagram selfie moments to those that simply enjoy the experience […]

Shaken, stirred or neat?! We all have our preferences when it comes to enjoying our favourite libation. Much to the delight of die-hard cocktail aficionados, cocktails have radically evolved over the years! In fact, some Barchefs have as much of a following as that of some of the most notable culinary chefs. I am very pleased to announce that the extravagant Canadian mixology competition, Made With Love, is back again for a second year […]