Posts written by The Food Tease

With Maker Feed Co., Chef Michel Gaumond defies COVID odds and delights Ottawa foodies. When life dishes lemons, not every chef is game to dish back a fresh dining opportunity. Meet Chef Michel Gaumond. In an industry squeezed by COVID-related restrictions, this Ottawa chef has dared—at least metaphorically—to make lemonade. More accurately, with business partner […]

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 […]

I like my martinis extra dirty with olives; my mojitos with freshly squeezed lime juice as opposed to lime cordial; and my gin with a splash of St. Germain. I know what I like in my drinks, just like you do! We all have our preferences when it comes to our favorite drinks; a key ingredient to […]

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 […]

Nestled amongst the lush green pastures of Normandy there’s a luxury oasis that exemplifies class, sophistication and sheer opulence. Situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of the Auge region, Le Domaine d’Ablon Estate is a short train ride from the cosmopolitan lifestyle of glamorous Paris. Upon arrival, guests find themselves swept away by the blossoming […]