Chef Binh An Nguyen

  August 14, 2014, TORONTO – The Beverely Hotel (335 Queen St W) is pleased to announce Binh An Nguyen as executive chef overseeing the menus of the dining room and rooftop patio. The program was formerly overseen by Eric Wood, who has been working with the hotel since it opened a year ago. “Eric made a great…

what’s the buzz?

  We were shocked and saddened to hear about the death of the charming and hilarious Robin Williams last night. To remember one of the word’s funniest men, we’ve compiled our favourite Robin Williams  movies. 1. Mrs. Doubtfire 2. Good Morning Vietnam 3. Jumanji 4. Aladdin 5. Good Will Hunting 6. Patch Adams 7. Flubber…

#manimonday

This Mani Monday we did something great. Water colour nails are fun to create, relatively easy to execute and can be as crazy or  calm as you wish. Here’s a quick run down of how we did this #manimonday: For a more in depth how to, check out our previous blog post on water marbling here 1. Paint on your base…

Pinteresting

White lace, please. Wearing white before Labour Day is a must. While wearing lace is not something to consider if you’re taking the plunge. These 5 examples of how to wear and incorporate white lace into your wardrobe are a must see:   With over 4 million Pinterest followers, Paula Coop McCrory is commonly known…

Fatties

Fatties, SummerWorks has arrived. For the next 11 days West Queen West strip has been taken over by Canada’s largest juried performance festival and we’re right in the middle of it. Naturally, our primary concern each day is what to eat. Long festival days mean only so much can be packed into our bags. We’re…

Namaste B*tches

Mom’s secret skin care weapon As long as I can remember my mother has been told she looks a decade younger than she is. Sure, she drinks plenty of water and exercises regularly but her real beauty secret is the powerful Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil. Sea buckthorn is a small fruit that grows in the Himalayas…

what’s the buzz?

  ABC recently released its fall lineup and everyone’s buzzing about the network’s diverse slate of comedies for the 2014-15 season. Some of the buzz hasn’t been the most positive, though. Here are three new comedies ABC is receiving criticism for. What do you think? 1. Black-ish “Black-ish” follows The Johnson family who live in an affluent, mostly-white neighbourhood and their struggle…

Pinteresting

Loving it up Let’s celebrate the fact the sun is out, the nights are warm and the possibilities of how to fill our days, is endless. These 5 pins capture the wonderment of the summer season.   With over 4 million Pinterest followers, Paula Coop McCrory is commonly known as the “Pinterest Queen.” Every Friday…

Fatties

Fatties, we like to drink. How about you? One of our greatest joys during the summer is to sit on a patio. Whether it’s at home or a cute spot we’re definitely enjoying a cool drink. With this in mind, we’re talking about having a sangria party. Have people over in your little backyard, sit them…

Honey Jam Aug 14 showcase

Honey Jam showcases up and coming diverse Canadian artists 15 artists from across Canada set to perform in August 14 showcase  July 28, 2014, TORONTO – The Honey Jam Canada Concert returns on August 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm featuring 15 diverse female artists from across Canada at the Mod Club (722 College St). The Honey Jam Canada Concert is a national showcase and…

#manimonday

We take Mani Monday requests at our little nail art pop up. When #hannahtheintern requested these chevron-esque tips we were happy to oblige. And the colour combo? The black tips with brass glitter bring just enough mean to this fun nail art. A few tips for this kind of nail art: 1. Be sure your base colour…

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If I had a 5 car garage, these would be the five forms of transportation that would grace the space. For sentimental reasons, I have always wanted to own a VW Camper van. The Gremlin – well, you can’t deny this is vehicle no one can ignore, to a Pedal car – because who doesn’t…

Fatties

Happy Thursday, #Fatties. Today we’re talking to you about something we’re really looking forward to eating tonight: great after work snacks. Specifically, the best spots to find them in Toronto. After all, what’s better when you’ve got to work during summer in the city than to grab some post work drinks and goodies with friends,…

what’s the buzz

  TIFF had its first press conference yesterday. Piers Handling (CEO & Director of TIFF) and Cameron Bailey (Artistic Director of TIFF) announced the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes. There’s never any telling what the super savvy Toronto audience will be excited about, but here’s what we think…