Blogs tagged - Food & Drink

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2016 Rankings

Mar 10, 2016

On March 1st, chefs, restaurateurs, critics and tastemakers were invited to celebrate the launch of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants magazine’s second annual ranking issue at Nota Bene.

The evening was filled with some of the restaurant world’s most celebrated individuals and Toronto’s most notable figures, from “most innovative” chef Justin Leboe to Jacob Richler, Jeanne Beker and Bar Isabel’s very own Gran van Gameren.

More than just a restaurant...

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Carens Wine & Cheese in Yorkville to Close January 16

Jan 14, 2016

Dear Friends,

We have some news to share…

Yorkville staple Carens Wine & Cheese recently announced that they will be closing their doors this Saturday January 16.  After thirteen years as a favourite among locals and tourists alike, the neighbourhood boite that became famous for its delicious fondue, mac and cheese, and tuna Rothschild (… the list could go on) is ending its run.

And as for th...

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Holiday Cocktails at Carens Rosedale

Dec 18, 2015

Oh, what a night! On Monday December 14, locals, friends and family were invited to celebrate the holiday season with Karen Walters at her newly renovated boite, “Carens Rosedale”. What started off as a night of good food and cocktails, soon turned into a who’s who of Rosedale. Guests were invited to sip crisp, bubbly Veuve Cliquot and sample some of Carens’ most decadent dishes from her famous Tuna Rothschild to her exquisite Mushroom Risotto.

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Scared Wheatless? We're Not Scared

Nov 24, 2015

Ever wondered what a “Chocolate Chickpea Cake” tastes like? For starters, it’s made up of 6 eggs, 6 ½ cups of chickpeas… and is completely gluten free! 

You may recognize Mary Jo Eustace from her cooking show “He Said, She Said” on the W Network, but she is back and has just released a new cookbook “...

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DMC Helps Launch Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Magazine

Mar 13, 2015

On average, Canadians dine out twice a week and we here at DMC average about three (okay, more like four) times a week.  Canadians are as obsessed with food culture as they are with hockey, so when GDC Media launched the inaugural Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Magazine it gave us 100 more reasons to dine out.

On March 4 at Bar Buca, editor-in-chief Jacob Richler and publisher Geofferey Dawe hosted some of the nation’s most prominen...

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Canadian Home Cooks Battle it Out!

Oct 23, 2014

How have you been spending your Tuesday nights this fall? We’ve been cuddled up at home watching our latest TV obsession, Pressure Cooker. It’s the start of W Network’s all-new food block that has home cooks battling each other against a rapidly ticking clock. And, let’s be real, while we’re more than a little sad at our OWN lacking kitchen skills, we’ve been absolutely floored by the way these home cooks can craft entire dishes in just 30 minutes wit...

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the shopping list: Father's Day

May 22, 2014

It's never too early to start thinking about gift ideas for Dad - we've got you covered from fashion to finance and paint to Pluck!


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Mother’s Day Picks

May 6, 2014

With Mother’s Day soon approaching (this Sunday!) have you found that perfect gift yet? Never fear, we’ve rounded up the best of the best for every type of mom this year.

Give mom a gift that keeps on giving - a moment of luxurious relaxation with Pluck Tea’s Pluck of the Month Club. This bespoke, luxury, loose leaf...

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DMC's Neighbourhood Eats

Apr 25, 2014

We’re out on the east end and surrounded by some fantastic options for food. Being a team full of self-professed foodies, you can imagine how happy this makes us. From the newly opened Carbon Bar on Queen, to Hawthorne on Richmond, to all day breakfast at Petit Déjeuner, or even the reliably friendly standby of the George Street Diner we’re well fed at the DMC offices. Here’s some of our top picks for lunch in the area… and oh look, it’s quar...

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DMC’s Holiday Gift Guide

Dec 13, 2013

It’s mid-December, and with that there’s no denying the holiday season is upon us! Our team might work months ahead, planning for Christmas in summer (Hot Holiday) or sending spring look books in the fall, but we think there’s no time like the present, for, well, PRESENTS!

With no further ado, here’s DMC’s guide to what we’d love to give and get!

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Pluck Tea at The Delicious Food Show

Nov 12, 2013

For the second year in a row, Toronto was home to the Delicious Food Show where chip trucks, gourmet chefs, bakers and celebrities showed off their latest, greatest and most delightful creations. DMC was onsite with Pluck Tea for the opening morning where tea sommelier Jennifer Commins served up her best Earl Grey Cream at the media breakfast for the show’s star, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart. Together...

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Getting Sugar High with Martin Picard

Mar 15, 2012

Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver are set to get a little more wild and a lot more sweet with the arrival of Montreal celebrity chef Martin Picard. Hired to promote the launch of his incredible new book Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon, Deb McCain Communications has overseen all the English-Canada publicity: leading up to the March 1 launch in Montreal and the three-city media tour throughout the month.

A select member of journalists...

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The Beer Boutique

Jun 14, 2011

Liberty Village is raising a glass of cold, refreshing and perfectly poured beer in celebration of its newest retail neighbour, The Beer Boutique.  Officially open to the public today at 9:30am, this gorgeous 2700 square feet of hardwood, exposed brick and close to 350 different types of beer is set to be the hottest (err, coolest) destination of summer 2011.

Last night, Deb McCain Communications (in collaboration with City Events) hosted a sneak-peek o...

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