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Nightingale: Modern Elegance (by Studio Munge)

10 May 2016 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located in a historical 19th century building (the stunning MNP Tower) in downtown Vancouver, Nightingale is the newest addition to the highly acclaimed Hawksworth Restaurant Group. The über chic two-level, 180-seat eatery hosts a bar, lounge, and restaurant, whose 7,400-foot interior was designed by Alessandro Munge (Studio Munge). Nightingale exudes elegance thanks to its heritage […]

Hudson Kitchen enchants and dazzles

06 Oct 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

After seven months of renovations, Hudson Kitchen opened its doors on 800 Dundas Street West (at Palmerston Ave.) in Toronto’s Little Portugal. This former gallery space has turned into one of the city’s most in-demand restaurants and features Robbie Hojilla (former Sous-Chef at Woodlot and Chef-de-Cuisine at Ursa). It cemented its status as Toronto’s latest […]

Sweet Temptations At Bite Bar

27 Sep 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

What’s not to love about luscious, bite-sized desserts like gourmet cheesecakelettes, marshmallow bars, and mouth-watering mini-cupcakes (Red Velvet, Banana Splitz, Lemon Drop). These are just a few of the items on the menu at Toronto’s Bite Bar, a small dessert haven at 57 Elm Street, which opened early in the spring. This funky shop is aptly […]

The Art of Great Coffee: Cortado

16 Jan 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Particularly popular in countries such as Argentina, Cuba, and Spain, a “cortado” is an espresso cut with a very small amount of warm milk (to reduce the acidity). The ratio of milk to coffee is between 1:1 – 1:2, and the milk is added after the espresso. The steamed milk should not be too foamed, but many baristas […]

Culinary Traditions & Travel

12 Dec 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Fusion food is a general term for the combination of different culinary traditions, forms of cookery, and/or ingredients typical of another country, into a single eating experience. Due to human migration and globalisation, fusion cuisine is being reinvented and is becoming increasingly the norm at numerous cafés and restaurants around the world. For instance, the […]