Elegant Lingerie, Not Elegant Weather

Cynthia Cheng La Lingerie Française held its annual showcase from the top French lingerie houses at Artscape Wychwood Barns on Wednesday, July 7.  Featuring pieces fron Princesse tam•tam, Chantelle, Empreinte, Passionata and more, the event started with a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres by chef Jean Pierre Challet, followed by the show itself.  Not only […]

Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women Dialogue for Action & the New York Forum

T.U. Dawood The energy and essence of Davos came to Manhattan with the New York Forum, the brainchild of Moroccan-born Richard Attias who produced the World Economic Forum in Davos for 15 years, then launched the Clinton Global Initiative. This two day forum drew “5 billionaires, 70 speakers and 325 chief executives and directors of […]

Jacques Bistro du Parc: The Charm of Yorkville

Cynthia Cheng Jacques Bistro du Parc is one of Yorkville’s hidden gems.  Not often mentioned by Toronto’s lifestyle magazines, this restaurant is a great place to stop by for lunch while shopping downtown or for a quiet dinner for two.  The French restaurant, located at 126A Cumberland Street, is a smaller, cozy venue compared to the […]

Brining your Holiday Meal

Logan Niles Every holiday I brine either a turkey or pork loin for the main roast at our house and since I first learned about brining I became an instant fan of this easy cooking technique. Brining meat is an age old culinary technique that adds great, personalized flavour to meat, fowl and even seafood. […]