A Love Letter to the Summer of 2022

It feels like the last two years so many of us have been fighting unseen fights, lost in a world that feels as though it was coming to an end proverbially time and time again. And yes, while that journey continues, in some way today as I walked in the sunshine, I think it felt like the pressure was eased ever so slightly. Maybe it’s the beginning of something new here in Ottawa for me. Maybe it’s that Julio is finally here with me. Maybe it’s the fact that I feel more connected to Catherine and our true love than I have in some time. So in hopes of holding on to that hope for just a little longer, and inspiring some of your own while you read it, I thought I would share a love letter of sorts to the upcoming summer. They tell me that if you manifest something with enough good intention, anything is possible. So let’s say this is going to be our best summer yet, full of laughter, love and memories to balance out the battles.

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Food & Wine | Perrier launches #PerrierLorange just in time for spring

For those of you who follow my social media channels, you’ll have noticed that I received a package from our friends at Perrier this week introducing me to Perrier L’Orange. This delicious new flavour has arrived with it’s fresh flavour just in time for the Spring season and I can say with certainty that it is a must for your fridge at home and upcoming cocktail needs. Continue reading “Food & Wine | Perrier launches #PerrierLorange just in time for spring”

Daniel’s Dish | nota bene

The premise of the column is simple; work with restaurants of all kinds in this amazing city to explore what they have to offer and what makes them unique. In a city like Toronto, the choices are sometimes daunting and the food reviews and critics can be snotty and too complicated for their own good. So why not keep this easy?

Traditionally, Drinks. Appetizer. Main Course. Dessert. All along with a bit of information about what makes them our choice for Daniel’s Dish and why you should try them right away!

nota bene, 180 Queen Street West (416) 977-6400

I haven’t ventured down Queen Street West when it comes to Daniel’s Dish, and I felt it was time to visit this part of Toronto. Nota Bene is one of those spaces I’ve been meaning to visit for quite some time now; with their signature yellow accents on the fascade of the building and located in the hub of the city core, this restaurant has made a name for itself as one of the best. Continue reading “Daniel’s Dish | nota bene”