“I’m not humorless but using sex to sell alcohol is a little trite and boring.” Food writer Robert Hudder gives his two awesome cents on booze marketing…as well as some unconventional Valentine’s Day cocktail ideas. Continue Reading →
Posts by: Robert Hudder
A first look at Levetto, a chilled out Italian restaurant in Toronto’s west end. Continue Reading →
For Mother’s Day, food writer Robert Hudder shares his “Mom-tinis” recipes, inspired by the women in his life. Continue Reading →
Bareburger, the hot new New York City chain, has just arrived in Toronto! A preview of the restaurant’s local, organic, and delicious menu. Continue Reading →
Scotch from Scotland is always the first thing that crosses my mind when I hear whisky. That connection has been broken for me due to this event. For the first time this year, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2015, has not a Scotch in the top five.
Both the Scottish and the Greeks claim to invented the whiskey world, so it is no surprise that on a cold Thursday evening, I found myself attending the World of Whisky event at The Forth on the Danforth. I could tell you all about an event that passed in breathless language in such a way that would make you wish you were there but I’m not about inducing jealousy. Instead, what knowledge I learned about world whisky and food pairings, I’ll share. Continue Reading →
The first rule of meat fight club is: you do not order a gourmet bacon burger without beer. The second rule of meat fight club is: bring a napkin and a bib!
A look inside The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro – an unapologetic restaurant focused solely on the burger. Continue Reading →
The holiday season brings out the best and worst in humankind. We celebrate by sharing “cheer” with our friends as they come in the door from the cold with a warming drink. Sometimes, we appreciate those punchbowls as a way to survive the holidays. Whichever type of cheerful person you are, we have a cup for you.
We were reminded of our obligation to turn away from our inner Grinches by receiving three recipes from Innis & Gunn, which we promptly tried, and thought up two more to help you through the winter and holiday season.
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To host a successful Braai Day, the first thing to do is to figure out what it is. In case you haven’t heard, Braai Day is a South African national holiday inspired by the spirit of barbeque and celebrates multiculturalism. Braai is also the Afrikaan term for barbeque – a popular pastime in South Africa (note to self: add South Africa to travel bucket list).
South Africa celebrates Heritage Day on September 24 — and to celebrate, some African wineries are hoping that you take up the tradition and host a Canada Braai Day party. Here’s how to throw a kickass Braai Day party. Continue Reading →