GTA Espresso Bars

We all know Italians love their espresso. The rich liquid is a staple of “la dolce vita,” and espresso bars can be found on just about every corner in Italy. And the tradition has now made its way to North America with Italian espresso bars popping up throughout the GTA.

Toronto s Italian Cuisine Scene – Top chefs and restaurants

When it comes to eating, there’s no place like Italy. Or is there? According to a number of local industry professionals, there certainly is. And that place is Toronto.

Pizza al taglio o capolavoro?

Quando si parla di pizza, di solito, si pensa a Napoli, alla storia del pizzaiolo Esposito e della prima Margherita in onore dell’omonima regina in visita in città. È interessante scoprire che, per la nascita della pizza al taglio, bisogna invece spostarsi nell’Italia centrale, più esattamente a Roma. Sulle date non tutti sembrano concordare.

Bitchin Kitchen Summer Recipes

She’s fun, fresh, young, and fierce - The Food Network’s Nadia G cooks up a rockin’ storm Thursday nights on her hit series Bitchin’ Kitchen.

What is in BBQ sauce?

I’m guessing lots of ketchup and sugar. I ask this question because I rediscovered BBQ sauce with chicken when combined with Primitivo wine.

Celebrating Negroni Week

Created as an aperitif, a good Negroni is the best representation of Italian elegance and simplicity, and its continued popularity in the cocktail pantheon...

Eataly set to launch in Toronto

Eataly is finally set to launch its first Canadian store in Toronto next year. 

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A taste of Testaccio in Rome

Once a working-class neighbourhood, Testaccio has become gentrified in recent years. Rents have risen, trendy boutiques have opened up, and the ex-abattoir has been converted into an art gallery and cultural centre. But despite these changes, traditional Testaccio still exists. Take the metro to Piramide to explore this lively, authentic Roman neighbourhood, which is still viewed by many as one of the best places to find true Roman cuisine.

A Saucy Proposition

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Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English

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Kristine Centis Jorge

Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese

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