gluten, gluten-free, gluten-free Toronto

Where to eat gluten-free in #the6ix

Photo Credit – MACLEANS.CA Going out with friends is never easy when you have Celiac disease, an auto-immune disorder that prevents your body from processing gluten. With more people being properly diagnosed, more and more restaurants are adding gluten-free items to their menus. Too bad those options are generally salad, or horribly tasteless creations that resemble…

Maple Leaf Tavern

A trio of top chefs take to the stoves

Maple Leaf Tavern announces stellar line-up of cooking talent   TORONTO, February 10 2016 – Maple Leaf Tavern today announces that Executive Chef Jesse Vallins, with Binh An Nguyen and Jonny O’Callaghan sharing Chef de Cuisine roles, form the chefing talent for the launch of Leslieville’s hotly anticipated tavern concept restaurant opening spring 2016.  …

#MondayMotivation

#MondayMotivation is a place we put inspirations tips and quotes to get you through your work week. This week, genius ideas about the power of self talk from C. James Jensen… and a few tips from us. The incredible power of your own self talk – excerpt by C. James Jensen. sevenkeystounlock.com What we say…

Fatties – Bye bye winter foods

Fatties, all this warm weather has us thinking about strawberry infused salads and mojitos. But before Winter goes, we’re rounding up the best cold weather foods to mow down on one last time. 1. Soup: Specifically rich, hearty soups like a creamy seafood chowdah or turkey wild rice. We’d suggest popping by one of Rock…

Fatties

Fatties, it’s snowing in Toronto and though there’s no accumulation (yet) the chilliness makes us crave one of our fave comfort foods. Hearty, rich… Pierogies! Admittedly this post is inspired 1) by hunger and 2) by the birth of Loaded Pierogi, the new Church St pierogi centric restaurant. Oh Toronto foodies, we love the things…

Fatties

Fatties, it’s a bit breezy in Toronto today. Though it’s feeling a bit like Snuggy weather, we’re refusing to accept that the end of summer is anywhere on the horizon. With this in mind, dears, here are our favourite it’s-chilly-but-still-Summer foods:   Corn on the cob You’ll find it all over town in restaurants, slathered…

#Fatties

I scream, you scream.. yes Fatties. Today we’re on ice cream. Let’s start by making a bold statement: Cronut, meet your match. As reported over the last week, An LA based desert company called Churro Borough has invented a churro ice cream sandwich. That’s right. Deadly. As we mentioned previously, churros are crispy, Spanish donuts covered in cinnamon sugar. Rogue…

Fatties

Fatties, we were browsing the web today to narrow down this week’s topic when we stumbled upon this beautiful, gooey, creamy looking photo of a grilled cheese sandwich. And it hit us, what about the poor unfortunate souls who can’t eat dairy or know the joys of grilled cheese, creamy desserts and all the other glories dairy bring us?

Fatties

Is there anything better when the weather is a chronic disappointment (smarten up, Mother Nature) than imagining yourself mowing down on a juicy burger, bathing in the sunlight?   No, we didn’t think so. It’s because of this we’ve decided to bring fatties everywhere a very important piece of information. Burger Day is June 1.   The event previously held…

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Food for the soul It’s May 1 and Spring is in the air, right? Wrong. Toronto’s rough Winter is bringing us an equally spirit dampening Spring. All the more reason to talk about some of our favourite comfort foods. Naturally, our first choice is soup. But not wimpy, unsatisfying, light stuff. We’re talking hearty, filling…

Fatties

It’s 420. Let’s talk munchies   You know the feeling, that “I must munch now” feeling. Whether or not you participate in Toronto’s slew of 420 events, we all munch at one time or another. As you know, we love to eat. Here are a few of our thoughts on munchies. For munchies planned in advance:…