• Toronto,  WorldWide

    barchef… A New Movement in Mixology

    “A cocktail is an example of one’s passion”- Frankie Solarik Last night I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Brent Vanderveen and Frankie Solarik; owners of the stylish and sophisticated barchef. Located on vibrant Queen Street West at the corner of Queen and Augusta; it is the only cocktail-focused bar in Toronto! barchef came on the scene on December 9th, 2008 with cocktails from $8 to $45 and there all totally worth it!!Visually, this place is a dream! You step into a dark room that’s brought to life by candle light, and the scent of fresh herbs, spices and caramelised fruits immediately captures you. The decor is simple, clean…

  • Toronto,  WorldWide

    A Sassy Lady who cooks up a STORM!!!

    I have to start off by saying that I’m super excited about joining heydoyou.com I’ve followed this blog for a while now, so I’m honoured to be the Food & Drink writer! It’s like destiny! Shout out to Yvonne, for this fun and exciting opportunity, we’re gonna take heydoyou.com to a whole new level! B’s in the building!!! I’ll be keeping you posted on all the delicious and exciting culinary and drink events that are happening all around this great city. Guides on the best patios in T.O. (I know it seems like summer will NEVER get here, but hang tight!) Weekly reviews on the best restaurants and bars in…

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    Why I am Still Married

    Picked this up at Chapters the other day because the topic has always fascinated me. Women write their hearts out on Love, Loss, Sex and Who does the dishes. The book is divided based on Silver to Gold (50th anniversary) Steel to China (20th), Sugar to Tin (10th) and Paper to Wood (5th). Read from those who have already gone through it and learn something. What makes it last and what it’s all about. Here is how it starts…. “When I think of my life before I married, I see another person, a child really, although I was almost twenty-four when I became a bride.” Why I am Still Married…