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5 Secrets That Can Help You to Win at an Online Casino

You must have heard about the saying that the house always wins, but does not happen always. You too could make money from gambling in a casino. It is all about doing it right to end up with more money by the time you logout of your account on an online casino. Below are some […]

Food TV: Making Magic Chinese Noodles In Toronto

Noodles are a staple of Chinese cuisine, woven into the very fabric of the culture. The noodle is a symbol of longevity and are as much a part of a Chinese birthday celebration as a birthday cake. In Chinese tradition, noodles help to keep a meal in harmony – and so there are countless servings of...

East Thirty Six Adds Southern Flavours To The French Fine Dining Mix

Lap up some southern hospitality later this month, courtesy of East Thirty Six’s Chef Brent Maxwell. On March 30, he’ll combine his skills in French fine dining with dashes of Spanish, Creole and Cajun influences for an off-menu experience called Southern Shindig. The menu promises an explosion of...

Toronto’s Best Late-Night Eats

1 PORK NINJAS AT WENONA CRAFT BEER LODGE 1069 Bloor W, Toronto, Ontario 647-344-6444 Website Barbecue is a heavily regional cuisine – what’s standard in Texas might be sacrilege in Kansas City. But at Jason Rees’s Pork Ninjas pop-up kitchen, which he operates out of the back of Wenona Craft Beer Lodge in...

The Best Bars In Toronto

1 THE CLOAK BAR (UNDER MARBEN) Descend the stairs at the back of Marben, take a hairpin left, pull back a velvet curtain and you’ve successfully located the Cloak, a hidden bar that feels exclusive without edging toward pretension. They do a lot of things right here, like not succumbing to labelling the bar a...

Dining Out: A modest take on Congolese fare at Holland Kisa Grill

The day after last week’s Snowpocalypse, we wanted to put all the white stuff and shovelling behind us with a meal that had nothing to do with winter. Congolese chicken, we thought, might just do the trick. Not that we knew what Congolese chicken would taste like. We would need to make our first visit to […]

19 Foods They Don’t Sell In America That Will Make You Want To Never Leave The UK

How do Americans survive without sausage rolls and Ribena? 1. Proper Cadbury’s chocolate Americans just can’t do chocolate. Hershey’s is Cadbury’s shit cousin. And even when you can get Cadbury’s in America you can’t get the full range. What is life without a crumbly light Flake or a tooth-achingly good...

Foodie Friday: Shared commercial kitchen finally opens its doors

Azura Fennell of The Kneaded Kitchen, at Cauldron Kitchen. It took nearly two years but the Cauldron Kitchen is finally open for business. Ottawa’s first, ultra-flexible, totally shared commercial kitchen, targeted at Ottawa’s budding small-time foodie businesses in need of a place to prepare their goodies...

Ottawans offered A Taste of the Arctic next Monday

While Ottawa has the largest Inuit population outside of the Arctic, many Ottawans who don’t have ties to the North have few opportunities to experience the richness and diversity of Inuit culture. Next Monday, an event offers Southerners an opportunity to sample the NAC kitchen’s take on a variety of Inuit...

Dining Out: How some Meaty Sandwiches Measure Up

Meat In The Middle 311 Bank St., 613-422-6328, meatinthemiddle.ca Open: Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday noon to 6 p.m., closed Sundays Meat Press Creative Charcuterie and Sandwich Shop 45 Armstrong St.,613-695-7737, meatpress.ca Open: Monday to Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Sundays I have...