Braising Pan Season Is Here

Braising Pan Season is Here

Is your braising pan ready? The braising pan (sometimes called a casserole pan) is one of the most versatile pieces of kitchen equipment. Not only are they the perfect braising vehicle, they are also versatile enough for you to sauté, broil, roast, boil,…

Dinner Invite:  World Of Brunello

Dinner Invite: World of Brunello

Drink Toronto is the newly-launched business from CityBites' (and associate C100B editor) Dick Snyder and sommelier Erin Henderson of The Wine Sisters. The premise?  Thoroughly enjoyable, boozy walking tours of  Toronto’s best bars and restaurants in some of the city’s hottest neighbourhoods.  But…

Tulum Food Spirits & Wine Festival

Tulum Food Spirits & Wine Festival

If you haven't had the chance yet to indulge your inner hippie in Tulum, the first Tulum Food Spirits & Wine Festival might be the excuse you've been waiting for. Tulum has the most stunning beaches and a much better…

Saeco PicoBaristo Makes Dreamy Coffee

Saeco PicoBaristo Makes Dreamy Coffee

Coffee fanatics take note:  Saeco's PicoBaristo is a super-automatic home espresso machine that produces coffee so great it may just put an end to your perfect-cup-of-coffee quest. Fancy an espresso or latte macchiato? What about a flat white?  No problem.…

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever?

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever?

This chocolate chip cookie recipe from the prettily named Vanilla Bean Blog has just been sprinkled with internet fairy dust. Sarah Kieffer is a self-taught baker who has won the Reader’s Choice Best Baking & Desserts in the SAVEUR Best Food Blog Awards.  Her…

Terroir Budapest

Terroir Budapest

Canada's Terroir just got a little exotic. Terroir founder Arlene Stein has paired with Budapest wine grower Robert Gilvesy to organize Hungary’s first professional development event for the gastronomy industry. Gilvesy is the owner of Gilvesy Winery and recently founded Volcanic Wines…

Shangri-La’s Taste Of The Six: Momofuku’s Jed Smith

Shangri-La’s Taste of the Six: Momofuku’s Jed Smith

October 19th brings Momofuku chef Jed Smith to the final Taste of the Six at Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel. Created as a celebration of  Toronto’s vibrant food scene, Taste of the Six is the dinner series with a cause from Toronto's Shangri-La…

Canada’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Canada’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Japanese food is refined, delicate and sublimely delicious.  Here's a look at the best Japanese restaurants across Canada from our 2017 list.  At Masayoshi (No. 51), a small Japanese restaurant on Fraser St. from Tojo alumnus, chef Masayoshi Baba, C100B editor…

Bisha Hotel

Bisha Hotel

Toronto's swanky new Bisha Hotel offers an excellent excuse for enjoying the great indoors this Fall. Saying goodbye to summer is always bittersweet, but big city delights can help to ease the heartache.  Charles Khabouth's new luxury Bisha Hotel is a great…

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