Monthly Archives: July 2011

My Top 10 out of TIFF’s First 50

The Toronto International Film Festival is just around the corner. It’s like Christmas for Torontonian cinemaniacs! The first 50 films have been unveiled. Here are my top 10 (and then a some)… 360. The director of City of God, Fernando … Continue reading

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NYC in 3: III

One of my favourite New Yorker things is the standard Sunday brunch of bagels, lox and cream cheese! Manhattan was vibrant and alive with people and festivals every where you looked. The festivals were fun to stroll through and pick … Continue reading

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On My Radar: July 26-31

Tuesday the 26th: Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald headline at Sketch Comedy Lounge with special guests The Imponderables @ Rivoli @ 9pm pwyc Wednesday the 27th: The Sound of Music @ TIFF in the Park @ David Pecaut Square @ … Continue reading

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NYC in 3: II

After a very full Friday, Saturday was way more low key. A slow start with and a late brunch brought us to this odd automated eatery. Instead of interacting with human beings, you placed your order and paid on a … Continue reading

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NYC in 3: I

My weekend adventure in NYC started as they all do: coffee and Time Out magazine. This fantastic mag lets you know what’s going on that week in terms of food, film, theatre, music, dance and shopping. And really, what more … Continue reading

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Have a Hankering for Hunger Games

  If bookaholism was a condition, it would be something that’s genetically passed through my genes. My mother’s side of the family has a large love for literature. My aunts, mother, grandmother and myself often find ourselves guilty of doing … Continue reading

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Frozen Treats in Toronto: Menchies

I think the first time I walked into Menchies, a few years were automatically shaved off and I reverted to feeling like an excited kid in a Willy Wonka-like candy store. Menchies is a DIY frozen yoghurt chain that gives … Continue reading

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