FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS, Uncategorized | August 16, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

On The Road iPhone/iPad App from Food Network

food network on the road app

US Fans of in Food Network will be glad to know about this new free iPhone and iPad app. There are roughly 3,000 U.S. restaurants, food trucks and hot spots that you can search by chef, TV show, city, type of food from Food Network On The Road app. The app can help you decide where [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS | July 12, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Fine Cuisine at BIRONnerie

tempura tomato with its pipette of homemade soya sauce

One week ago was the third BIRONnerie. This super cool event for foodies is a recurrent happening at Biron, a Montreal restautant. The concept is imaginative, fun and tasty. Biron opens their kitchen to three amateur cooks to create a five course dinner. The guest cooks will benefit from the skills and support of the [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS | June 14, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Delightful Mondays: Old-fashioned Food Places

old-fashioned food places

Last Saturday night, my husband cooked the tastier burgers on our repertoire. The sight of these two pictures bring the same warm feeling. Read their stories at: + A salute to Al Cassell, L.A.’s burgermeister in LA Times – photography by Gary Friedman for LA Times + Hey Cupcake! in 5 locations in Austin – photo via Thompson [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS | March 29, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Foodies at Cabane à sucre Au Pied de Cochon

cabane a sucre au pied de cochon :: maple banana split

For the second year in a row,  I am one of the lucky ones that got a chance to eat at the Cabane à sucre Au Pied de Cochon (Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack). I went with a group of almost 25 foodies this year. It was something to see that many cameras on a [...]


January 23, 2010 | by Kim

Toronto’s Best of Brunch on Where...

Drake's Corner Cafe + Bistro in Toronto

I am looking for a place to eat breakfast this morning before we head to the IDS. The current issue of Where [...]


November 3, 2009 | by Kim

Tea Service at Windsor Arms Hotel

tea sandwiches in rolls at windsor arms hotel

I went to Toronto for two days last week to research stories for my blog, to attend a social media event and [...]


September 15, 2009 | by Kim

Exquisite Prosciutto Tasting Lunch

prosciutto crudo tasting

I had a special lunch twelve days ago. Hivron and her husband Paolo Macchi received me for a tasting of their products [...]


September 9, 2009 | by Kim

Muvbox Pop-Up Diner Concept

muvbox popup diner concept

We have seen a few European examples of portable restaurants established in shipping containers from a promotional campaigns. Architects assembled containers into [...]


August 23, 2009 | by Kim

My Gastronomic Meal at Basilic et Cacao

gastronomic meal at basilic et cacao in eastman, eastern townships

Naming a restaurant Basil and Cacao is a sure way to grab my attention. I had the pleasure of eating a wonderful [...]


June 30, 2009 | by Kim

Chez Papa in San Francisco | Restaurant Review

chez papa dessert of the day

This is a delicious French restaurant in San Francisco with a beautiful quiet terrace, set on a plaza not far from Blue [...]

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June 30, 2009 | by Kim

Restaurants are Embracing Twitter to Reach...

Boston restaurants on twitter

I told you on my other blog that Twitter can be an efficient marketing vehicle for businesses. One type of business that [...]


April 26, 2009 | by Kim

Restaurant La Montée is a Treat

la montee dish samples

A few weeks ago, we were invited by a couple to eat at La Montée. I am delighted that L. & S. [...]

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