Crossover Cafés: Mixing Coffee Culture and Nightlife

Who among us has not woken up in a new place (or headed out on the town) and immediately turned to their phone for help … Continue Reading

Beyond TIFF: The Best Small Film Festivals Across Canada

If you’re like me, you gravitate toward film festivals with documentaries like Red Army, American director Gabe Polsky’s gripping history of the Soviet national hockey … Continue Reading

Chef Mark McEwan’s Top Picks for Winterlicious

“I remember when Winterlicious was created—it was sort of to get the Earth back on its feet after the Twin Towers attacks, so … Continue Reading

Where to Find Canada’s Best and Heartiest Meals

As a 17-year-old boy, I believed the Uncle Willy’s all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant chain in Vancouver and Victoria represented the pinnacle of dining excellence. … Continue Reading

Rick Mercer is Mr. Canada

When it comes to recommending where to go and what to do in Canada, well, you really can’t ask for a better guide than Rick … Continue Reading

Autumn’s Best Craft Beer Festivals

When I look at this fall’s burgeoning slate of Canadian craft beer festivals, it reminds me that I’ve always had a fondness for 1984, and … Continue Reading

You Gotta Read This: John Catucci’s Best Places to Eat in Canada

Sitting down with John Catucci, I realized that he could probably write this blog himself. In his new book You Gotta Go Here, … Continue Reading