Behind the Scenes with Global Chef Canada

  I had the chance to go behind the scenes with Rahil Rathod, the recent Gold Medal Recipient of the Canadian Culinary Federation (CCFCC) national competition. Chef Rahil has earned the honour of representing Canada in the upcoming World Chefs Global Chef Challenge this July in Malaysia.   Seventy Nations are competing in the Global Chefs…

Cherry Blossoms in High Park, Worth Braving the Crowds?

For Torontonians, it’s not just holidays that mark the passing of seasons. Certain locations throughout the city take on special significance at various times of the year. Nathan Phillips Square for the Cavaclade of Lights, the Distillery District Christmas Market, Harbour-front Summer Festivals, Exhibition Place in August for the CNE, and the annual Spring Pilgrimage…

Sofia Goes to.. Lisa Marie

I was invited to a media-tasting event at Lisa Marie, organized by Jojoinstameets, and it was one of the best events I’ve been to yet! It was plate after plate of deliciousness. Do you like bold dishes that pack a big flavour punch? A diversity of flavour profiles coming together harmoniously to create an unforgettable…

Sofia Goes to.. Gusto 54 Catering

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Sofia Goes to.. Hollywood Cone

I attended a media tasting at Hollywood Cone and tried their new menu items. Spoiler Alert: They’re new hot-dogs are just as over the top as their famous shakes!


Battle of the macarons! Both Ladurée and NADÈGE have set up shop in Yorkdale. Which Macaron comes out on top in a side-by-side taste off?

Sofia Goes to… The Science Centre (with a toddler!)

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Elowyn’s first visit. Would she enjoy it? Would she be over-whelmed by all of the noise and March Break crowds? Was it a mistake leaving the stroller behind and opting solely for the carrier? What about the IMAX movie, would she sit through it or cry and need to be taken out?