Archive for October, 2006

Wine of the Week

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

For those of you who haven’t noticed yet, have a look at the tag lines for the blog posts over the last few months and you’ll notice that Mrs VdeT appears to be doing all the “heavy lifting” on this blog. So for that reason, we have agreed to add a new feature to the […]

Culinary Delights of Brazil

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

A couple of years ago, Mr VdeT traveled to Sao Paulo for business, and he came back with rave reviews of the food there, so I went to Brazil with fairly high expectations. One of the restaurants that I ate at had been recommended by Mr VdeT and every local that I spoke to in […]

To be or not to be Vegetarian?

Saturday, October 21st, 2006

I have now officially entered into a new chapter of my life – post vegetarianism! You see I gave up eating meat, somewhat spontaneously in the last year of my undergraduate degree, mostly just to see if I could. That was 10 years and 10 months ago! I thought it would be an “experiment”, and […]

Mini Business Trip

Friday, October 13th, 2006

I am a few hours away from boarding a flight to Sao Paulo. Upon my return, I hope to have loads of stories to share on the great food and drink that I would have enjoyed in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (balancing out the business portion of this trip). There has been a […]

Brunch at Xacutti

Sunday, October 8th, 2006

Xacutti is one of our favourite restaurants in Toronto; the chef there does a great job with “Indian fusion”; but only recently did we think to try it out for brunch. The brunch does not dissapoint! The menu has traditional brunch favourites: pancakes, crepes, waffles, but with just enough of a twist to make it […]