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Ontario Gas BBQ – Pulled Pork – Hoptimus Prime

For many food lovers, making a pilgrimage to unique retail experiences like Ontario Gas BBQ is like taking a child to Disney World. Having only visited this mecca of BBQ madness for the first time recently, I am reminded that I...
 
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Martha Stewart Meets The Delicious Show

I am a fan of anyone who can come in any game so late and literally take over.  She’s second only to maybe Oprah.  Yet, for some reason there are many people who discount her draw.  Her star power. I am by no stretch of t...
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Sake Stories – Ken & His Daughter Talk To Chef Hiro of Hiro Sushi Toronto

I am happy to share this conversation I had about sake with Chef Hiro of Hiro Sushi.  Chef Hiro is one of the top Japanese Chefs in Toronto offering seasonal delights all year round.  We chatted about food, Japanese sake and fa...
 
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You Say You Love Food? If You Are at the Startford Culinary Festival, I Will Believe You

Details first: Stratford Culinary Festival September 21 – 23, Stratford Ontario Let me start by sharing a story about food and Stratford.  For you Beiber fans, this has nothing to do with homegrown pop star, so let’...
 
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Not Just a Pizzeria – Piola Toronto

Another of my Bamboo Magazine articles posted here for your reference. http://www.bamboo-magazine.com/not-just-a-pizzeria/

 
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Sake Pairing Dinner at Ki Toronto – Kampai Toronto

Amouse bouche of Dragon fruit and frozen tomato Kampai Toronto is today and I am so excited.  119 sake counted so far for the event and tons of great food providers.  To celebrate, Ki Modern Japanese invited me to a sake pairin...
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Daisuke Itzsu – Toronto Sake Conjurs Emotions

I have not been so excited to write a post in a long time.  I do not fancy myself a “writer” in the journalist sense, and frankly do not enjoy it as much as reading other well written pieces.  I am sure your Corey&#...

 
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Tides of Change – Sustainable Seafood Choices Toronto

SALT-CURED ARCTIC CHAR citrus, ginger, basil.  Sashimi, eat your heart out. So I was invited to a lunch at O&B’s Luma, to raise awareness around what some amazing chefs are doing to reshape the culinary scene.  Lead ...
 
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Sake Dinner At Blowfish Toronto

When I heard President of Niigata, Japan’s oldest brewery, Yoshinogawa, was coming back to Toronto I was excited.  I was fortunate enough to be in his company last year at Ki and would recommend to anyone.  He will be at ...
 
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Sake Stories – Mixing It Up With Nishan of Blowfish

Check out Blowfish Toronto at Kampai Toronto Sake Festival May 31, 2012   If you have not heard of the name Nishan Nepulongoda, then you are in for a treat.  The Sri Lanken born mixologist is one of the top names in the mixolog...