GIFT GUIDE | Holiday Gift Ideas for a Man Friend

GIFT GUIDE | Holiday Gift Ideas for a Man Friend

Holiday Gift Ideas for a Man Friend As much as I love the process of coming up with a highly thought out gift, there isn’t always time for that.  Often the days leading up to Christmas do not lend to extensive planning when it comes to gifts. With that said,...
FOOD COMA | Dinner at the Drake Devonshire

FOOD COMA | Dinner at the Drake Devonshire

Dinner at the Drake Devonshire Out east, there’s a thing called “the Drake effect.” The boutique hotel has the power to transform communities around it. When I lived in Toronto, The Drake Hotel was so far down Queen West, I considered it to be the...
FOOD COMA | The Welcome Diner

FOOD COMA | The Welcome Diner

My love of the past run deeps. So deep in fact, I made my sister walk in the desert heat to check out a restaurant that I had seen a cute photo of on Instagram. I steered us down the wrong road by walking on a bike path along a freeway (I swear I usually have a great...
FOOD COMA | The Shameful Tiki Room

FOOD COMA | The Shameful Tiki Room

Allow yourself a minute to adjust your eyes to a dimly lit tiki dream bar. Good, now we can get started.  As you may or may not be aware of, I am on a tiki tour of the world. The allure of the kitsch is strong within me and I have made a point of seeking out...
FOOD COMA | Elderflower Gin Fizz

FOOD COMA | Elderflower Gin Fizz

It’s Wednesday; it’s time for a drink. As the balmy summer weather continues to drift away with the biting autumn wind, it’s time to bundle up and drink something refreshing that reminds us of warmer days gone by. Enter: the Elderflower Gin Fizz, a...
FOOD COMA | Reposado Margarita

FOOD COMA | Reposado Margarita

Allow me to let you in on a little secret: the best margaritas do not come from a pre-made bottle. It’s shocking, I know. I have tried to dress up pre-mixed margaritas in a nice glass but so many of them have a taste I would liken to nail polish remover. The...