Beautiful pages brimming with life and history that weave around traditional recipes filled with the aromas of Florence. A true cover to cover read, exactly the kind of cookbook that I eat up! Keep Reading!
Ever so quietly a new sushi restaurant opened in Uptown on Yonge and it’s touted as the best sushi in Toronto. Keep Reading!
Romanticalism at it’s finest.
Yes, I say romanticalism—not really a word you say?
Well, it’s describing romanticism in a heightened sense—a strengthening of language.
Where one can simply stand, enamored in it all.
The Medici’s, Leonardo, Botticelli, Giotto, Raphael.
Approaching Brunelleschi’s Duomo, an unfathomable sight, causing one to feel insignificant in size.
Sauntering across the Ponte Vecchio, pausing in view, the River Arno, outstretched.
Lunching in a quaint, corner shop, crumbs dusting the floor.
Cobbled streets, marble statues and colored facades.
Strolling hand in hand—step by step—breath by breath.
“If you aren’t quite sure what love looks like anymore, but still believe in it;
If you believe that love isn’t about making anyone stay;
If you believe that love is hearing each other’s song, yet resting contented in each other’s silence;
This story is for you:
Continue reading “Love in Silence.”
Featured in Flavor616, June 2013
The white-apron clad experts behind the meat counter, amid sausage casings and bone dusters, are a dying breed.
Continue reading “Bring Back the Butcher”
by MICHELLE SWIFT
featured in ROADBELLY
Transitioning from corporate suit and tie to a brick-and-mortar community builder, Matt Michiels, a self-declared extreme hobby guy, brings Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply—a place for beer lovers and brewers—to the Ada neighborhood. Matt greets me at the front door with a warm hello and a hug. Not a handshake. He’s not that kind of guy, and that’s fine by me. Hugs are more welcoming.
I went for two reasons and found a few more.
Continue reading “48 hours in Detroit, a beautiful decay”