Welcome to the Firkin Revolution

In case you were wondering, I had an awesome Thursday night last week. The lovely ladies from Rock-it Promotions asked me to pop into The Quail near Rosedale station to experience what they were calling The Firkin Revolution. Little did the lovely Rock-it ladies know, but I have a rather…

A #chobanipowered night at Barreworks

My dreams of being a ballerina were squashed early on. As much as I love tutus, The Nutcracker and an excuse to get new shoes, I’m not exactly the most graceful person. However, when Barreworks opened in Toronto I was immediately intrigued. Barres, plies and ridiculous amounts of calorie burning?…

Oktoberfest is coming to Toronto! (+ $5 off tickets)

Yes, the rumours are true. Oktoberfest is coming to Toronto! Brought to you by the hosts of the Distillery District Christmas Market, Oktoberfest will take place at the St. Lawrence Market North Building on October 4th & 5th. It’s the perfect way to kick off the Thanksgiving weekend AND I’m…

Bacon-y goodness + raw fare at this year’s CNE

Each year, we await with bated breath and clenching arteries the list of treats that will grace the CNE’s food pavilion. This year’s list did not disappoint, with promises of bacon, pulled pork and even raw vegan fare. I’m almost embarrassed to say that I didn’t try anything ridiculous when I…

Nothing but good (times, friends, food) at #ChobaniTO

Last night was awesome. I’m actually still basking in the afterglow of my awesome evening and it’s noon! One of my favourite brands on social media (and in my fridge!), Chobani, invited me to attend a blogger dinner at The Terrace @ The Fifth Grill and I immediately responded with…

pretty little cakepops

There’s no denying it: itty bitty is in. It’s hard not to coo over trendy, tiny treats like cupcakes, cheesecakes and pies. Put a miniature dessert on a stick and you’ve got a real win. Behold: cakepops. Popularized by Bakerella, cakepops are the perfect combination of decadent cake and icing…

Adventures with Martha: Roasted Banana Cupcakes

There’s Nigella, Giada, Paula…and then there’s Martha. For many, Martha Stewart is the gold standard for baking and homemaking. If anything, this undomestic goddess is always up for a challenge. Ever since my friend Steve’s former housemate baked through Martha Stewart’s entire Cupcakes book in a year at Queen’s University…