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Don Appetit! Doc Magilligan’s Taste of Ireland

June 26, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Walking into Doc Magilligan’s, in Niagara Falls, Ont., is like stepping into a convivial neighbourhood pub in Ireland. That’s no accident, since the décor was shipped over from the Emerald Isle. Indeed, the entire bar, back bar wall and all

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Don Appetit! Chartroom’s Super Food

June 26, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Chartroom is the spacious dining/lounge area that sprawls across the back portion of The Westin Harbour Castle’s bustling lobby. It’s a bright and airy space outfitted with picture windows overlooking Harbour Square, beyond which lie the Toronto Islands. Inspiring the

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Don Appetit! Nirvana’s Delicious Consistency

June 23, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

The key to any restaurant’s success is consistency, the ability to reliably turn out first-rate food. One reason I continually return to Nirvana Indian restaurant, in Mississauga, Ont., is for that very reason: its consistent excellence. In recent months, Nirvana’s

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Niagara Falls Business Events Launched

June 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

Niagara Falls Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Scotiabank Convention Centre to manage and deliver its meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MC&IT) program. As part of this new partnership, the former program has been given a full rebrand under

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Historic Toronto Venue Re-Opens Following Restoration

June 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Guild Inn Estate, a historic Toronto venue operated by Dynamic Hospitality & Entertainment Group, has re-opened following a complete renovation and restoration. To celebrate its return to the city’s special event venue inventory, Dynamic Hospitality & Entertainment hosted a ribbon-cutting

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Don Appetit! Nota Bene’s Globally Inspired Sophistication

June 14, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Nota Bene, on Toronto’s Queen Street West, has it all going on: comfortable, sophisticated space; creative food, under executive chef David Lee; and polished service. I was reminded of this, once again, on a recent visit, where all aspects of

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Don Appetit! The Wilcox’s Delicious Evolution

June 12, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

My first visit to The Wilcox gastropub in Mississauga, Ont., came in 2015. At the time, I was impressed with the kitchen’s contemporary spin on pub fare. A recent visit, however, showed a confident kitchen that has evolved in exciting

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Freeman AV Tops with Toronto Consumers

June 8, 2017 by Lori Smith

Freeman Audio Visual Canada has been selected by the Toronto consumers and business community as the Consumer Choice Award (CCA) winner in the category of Audio Visual Services for the fifth year in a row. CCA was established in 1987

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New Room Block Management Application Launched

June 2, 2017 by Lori Smith

Resiada, a new cloud-based application that takes the stress out of managing meeting and events housing room blocks, is now live at resiada.com. The application was created with the goal of redefining the meeting and event housing management experience. “Our

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Don Appetit! El Catrin’s Family Style Feast

June 2, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

El Catrin, the buzzing Mexican eatery in Toronto’s Distillery District, continues to tweak its menu in creative and delicious ways. Exhibit A: Chilled avocado soup, velvet-textured, with herbal tang (thanks to mint oil) and subtle heat (from habanero vinaigrette) and

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Westin Toronto Airport Reno Unveiled

May 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

Easton’s Group of Hotels and Westin Hotels & Resorts have completed a multi-million dollar renovation and renaming of The Westin Toronto Airport (formerly The Westin Bristol Place). The property’s guestrooms and suites, on-site restaurants, meeting spaces and lobby were all modernized and

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre Receives Building Operations Awards

May 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has received two awards for building operations excellence: the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s and Management Association