If you like coffee you will love the Merchants of Green Coffee

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Steam is rising, beans are crackling and the air is infused with the smell of freshly roasted and ground coffee. This is our hive, where we work and call home; where we practise the crafts of roasting, brewing and cupping. Located in an historic jam factory at 2 Matilda Street in Riverside, with a view […]

Salt and Tobacco simple done well.

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For quite some time I watched and the signs went up. Every morning I would get my coffee and see changes going on at the 521 Parliament Street location. “Wonder what this is going to be”  people often said. Nobody was sure until the giant pizza ovens arrived.   A few months later a funny […]

FIT FOOD DELIVERS: LOCAL CABBAGETOWN RESIDENT LAUNCHES

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Contributed by Pstreetnews   Jennifer Torres launches FIT FOOD DELIVERS to give families and busy professionals healthy clean meal options conveniently delivered each week. “I started because my training group loved the meals I cook and now I deliver to clients across the GTA.”   Jennifer, mom of two growing boys, has lived in Cabbagetown […]

The Genius of Tasso Baking

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker , RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., www.morethanahome.ca   In my years as a Realtor in downtown neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown (2017 will be my 30th), I’ve had many opportunities to sit with buyers and listen to them dream about their perfect home.  Before talking about the number of bedrooms they need, they […]

Dixonlicious

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Contributed by Denise Gho, Communications Manager at Dixon Hall   Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is serving up a second helping of Dixonlicious on Wednesday, March 30 from 6-9 pm at Daniels Spectrum.   Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors and guests, Dixonlicious 2015 raised over $65,000, allowing us to provide more than […]

5 cool things you may not know about Cognac…

Contributed by By Mymi thesingingsommelier.com   *All Cognacs are brandies but not all brandies are Cognacs! Only brandies made in the region of Cognac in France can legally be labelled as such.   *Cognac is created by distilling a low alcohol wine made predominantly from the Ugni Blanc grape. Ugni Blanc originates from Italy where […]

CAFE SOLAR

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Contributed by Derek.  Cafe Solar® is our pride and joy here at Merchants of Green Coffee. It’s a delicious single-origin, Honduran coffee; the product of an innovative new coffee program we’ve been developing for the past two decades. This coffee is so special to us that we’ve given it its own website. Purchase some online, […]

Culinary Events this fall at George Brown College

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The Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts at George Brown College has a number of special events and culinary courses this autumn. Whether it’s one of our new food tours, our annual student showcases, or our new course schedule, there are a variety of options for the food enthusiast. Here is our list of what […]

Ask the Expert: Wine for the Holidays with Adrian Caravello

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Adrian Carvello is the coordinator and professor of the new post-graduate program at George Brown College, Advanced Wine and Beverage Business Management. As a former sommelier and general manager at Oliver and Bonacini’s Auberge du Pommier, he is a great resource to answer questions regarding holiday season wine purchases.       1. What type […]

The new and improved Chefs’ House is open for business

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After new upgrades and refurbishments the Chefs’ House at 215 King Street East is pleased to announce that is now open for business! “We’ve improved our venue, expanded the menu and redesigned the bar. Our menu now includes a daily $10 take–out special, offering guests a more international flare that ties in with our student’s […]