Mango and Pumpkin Seed Granola
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Mango and Pumpkin Seed Granola

Dec 11, 2011 | No Comments

This granola recipe can be adapted to any nut and fruit flavours you please. In this version we have used pecans, mango, cranberries, and raisins. It makes an excellent homemade holiday gift for friends and family. We added it to our Christmas gift baskets.

The Art and Science of Cocktails from Renowned Bartender Tony Conigliaro

The Art and Science of Cocktails from Renowned Bartender Tony Conigliaro

Nov 13, 2011 | No Comments

Tony Conigliaro of Britain is a pioneer when it comes to mixology. In this video you can see how he experiments with creating new flavours in the lab above his bar, 69 Colebrooke Row in London England.

This little piggy went to Au Pied de Cochon
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This little piggy went to Au Pied de Cochon

Nov 1, 2011 | No Comments

I was referred to Au Pied de Cochon by one of our favourite wine stores Highlander Wine & Spirits. It was no coincidence — it seemed whenever I asked a Montrealer for restaurant recommendations, Au Pied de Cochon was the first place mentioned. After reading a few reviews and checking out their menu, I was on the phone making reservations.

Orrefors of Sweden by Karl Lagerfeld

Orrefors of Sweden by Karl Lagerfeld

Oct 15, 2011 | No Comments

Why is it that everything Karl Lagerfeld touches turns to beauty? I swear if that man did his magic on me I’d come out looking like Baptiste Giabiconi… I wish.
Artist, photographer, designer and editor Karl Lagerfeld has now expanded even further by designing his first line of crystal products with Orrefors of Sweden.

Meals on wheels? That’s right, Calgary finally gets food trucks.

Meals on wheels? That’s right, Calgary finally gets food trucks.

Aug 17, 2011 | No Comments

Good gosh! Just thinking of the line ups to the Calgary food trucks on Stephen avenue make my knees weak and tremble, but let me tell you, it was well worth the wait. The vibe was that of a friendly Calgary festival, and my authentic Mexican tacos from Los Compadres were delicioso!