• Toronto,  WorldWide

    Event LOVE Catch Up: #GCSmartLuxury

    The people over at GC Timepieces recently invited us to attend the Smart Luxury Gala over at the Malaparte in the TIFF Bell Lightbox, to introduce us to their new Moments of Smart Luxury Campaign. The lovely Elana and I enjoyed an evening of special presentations by the event’s “Rising Stars,” sipped on yummy cocktails, snacked on tasty hors d’oeuvres (Portobello frites with truffle chive aioli, lobster slider, buttermilk fried chicken, braised short rib and new potato poutine, herb crusted tuna chopsticks… and that’s not even half of it, the menu was crazy good!), as well as viewed an impressive selection of GC Timepieces. The Special Presentations: Cake Art &…

  • Toronto,  WorldWide

    Barchef 1st Annual Mixologist Competition

    So last night was Barchef’s 1st Annual Mixologist Competition… I’ll just let the pictures do the talking. I will say though, that it was an AWESOME night!! Congratulations to Wes (Winner) and to all the other Mixologists, you guys ROCKED!! Fun TIMES!! Top right: Wes (Winner) CONGRATULATIONS! He won a week long trip to France, and a mixology package valued at over $7,000!! He can tell you any and everything about cocktails! The First Impression Elan’s so cool 🙂 Nishan you are amazing! Mmmmmm…. Moses and I (Prince and Princess lol) Miss Elizabeth Savage will give you a run for your money! Watch out for her!! Bottom right: Brent and…

  • 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…