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The Tasting Room Wine Cafe

The next stop on my Houston Restaurant Week tour was The Tasting Room Wine Cafe for brunch.  Offering a $25 three-course brunch per person, I decided my first course would be the CRÈME BRÛLÉE FRENCH TOAST (slow dough brioche, strawberries, real maple syrup). 189 more words

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How a one-man bar band is exactly like a hardworking healthcare advocate

Acoustic folk-rock-roots-blues guy Jim McGowan played the Wine Cafe in Mankato right before he headed across the country to advocate for kids with diabetes.The program he was promoting is called Safe at School, and it helps ensure that kids get the care they need whether it’s a regular day or a field trip or there’s a sub or whatever, and that they get it without feeling too much like a weirdo. 437 more words

The Black Spruce in Gros Morne, Newfoundland

During our five night visit to Gros Morne, on the west coast of Newfoundland, we stay at the tranquil Neddie’s Harbour Inn, at Norris Point. 314 more words


Ascari - Leslieville's New Enoteca

A cozy, casual Enoteca will easily lure me in on any given day, and Ascari Enoteca has some great bait. It had already come highly recommended by a few close friends and loyal lovers of their sister spot, … 393 more words


L'Ouvrier on Dundas West

I’ve had l’Ouvrier on my list of new restaurants to try for about a month now. It is meant to feel like a workshop, as the chef, Angus Bennett, wants to portray that cooking is a trade, where you work hard and hone your skills as a craftsman. 524 more words


Le Gros Jambon

Mushrooms are my favorite food – third to wine and cheese, that is. When we come into Le Gros Jambon, we are hungry as hogs. We had awoken this morning with the bizarre idea that we would run from our hotel, pockets full of money and music until we grew fatigued and famished enough. 247 more words