Four Canadian Gins To Sip On This Summer

Top Shelf The very nature of gin is a versatile spirit. Made of a neutral grain, the ubiquitous spirit is given character and personality by its botanicals – the most important of which is juniper. Increasingly, distillers are looking at gin as a blank canvas to introduce unique botanical combinations and innovations upon time-tested processes. […]

Cocktail of the Week: Bar Buca’s Ciocara

Made with home-made tonic, The Ciocara is Bar Buca’s signature cocktail that you can now make in your own kitchen. Written by Jordana Colomby The Ciocara is bound to take your mixology skills to the next level. The perfectly balanced gin-based cocktail is a fresh and light blend of Bombay Sapphire Gin, fresh lemon juice, […]

Cocktail of the Week: Grey Goose Le Grand Fizz

Break out the Grey Goose and the picnic basket. It’s International Picnic Day. Written by Jordana Colomby It’s hard to believe summer hasn’t even begun. We’re already spending our nights having drinks on the patio and our days having picnics in the park. If you haven’t started reaping the benefits of the nice weather it’s time to start. In […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Civic Dingman

It’s time to do away with the Hot Toddies and bring on the summer cocktails, like the Dingman. Written by Ed Hitchins Built in 1891, Toronto’s Broadview Hotel has made its impact as an iconic landmark in the city’s east end. The 127-year old building, formally an adult entertainment venue, has gone through a refurbishing […]



An authentic taste of Italy just steps away from the Union Station platform? Sounds too good to be true. Location: 65 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E6 Must-try eats: Chef Michael Angeloni recommends sharing two sides and three pasta dishes between two people. We recommend the stracciatella and miso brown butter stuffed squash, the […]