Tagged: Ontario

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my salute to Canada 150

July 1, 2017, marked the 150th birthday of Canada. As so many of my readers are from countries other than Canada, in this tribute post I thought I would salute the diversity of my...

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Ottawa–the eclectic Canadian capital

This weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving. With everything going on in the world right now (natural disasters, terrorism, and the pending American election) I think many of us Canadians are extremely thankful right now that...

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chocolate tour of Ottawa

One of the best ways to discover the chocolate hot spots of any destination is to find out whether there is a local chocolate lover’s tour. I was thrilled to be invited on the...

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talking chocolate in Kingston, Ontario

I had the great pleasure of giving a chocolate talk on Chocolatour and my chocolate travels at Sugar Swan, what was locally known as ‘Kingston’s Best Candy Store.’ You might wonder what Chocolatour would be...

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highlights of a visit to Ottawa

I read in a Kostuch Media news blast that Judson Simpson, executive chef at the House of Commons restaurant in Ottawa is the first Canadian to earn the Certified Master Chef (CMC) designation. It made...

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best chocolate in Ottawa

What I love about Chocolatouring around a city is discovering the various faces of chocolate you’ll find in any given location if you keep your ears and eyes open. While attending a 2013 conference in...