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West Wines: kings of California

Within these areas, cab reigns supreme By Carmelo Giardina   There are wines that can resonate with us imbibers. Perhaps it’s an elegant pinot, or maybe a cool chardonnay. But no wine is as widely discussed, scrutinized and celebrated – not to mention collected and cellar worthy – as cabernet …

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New eating habits A survey by meal-kit company HelloFresh revealed big changes in Canadians’ eating habits since the pandemic lockdown began, including: Almost 50% are incorporating more meat and vegetables into their diet 45% admitted to having an extra nibble through the day 40% say they’re eating at more irregular times …

Scottish fusion dining at Loch Side Bar & Lounge

By Peter Bailey When summer’s heat has finally passed, Burlington residents and visitors will turn to comfort food that is exotic yet familiar, hearty yet light, and filling but not heavy. That will draw them to Loch Side Restaurant and Bar, at the corner of Locust Street and Lakeshore Road, …

Noteworthy: Helping girls GLOW in Halton

By Jenna Mohammed In Canada, psychological distress in young women is rising. A study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 70 per cent of mental health issues have their onset during adolescence. For newcomers and minorities, in particular, symptoms are followed by loneliness and alienation. Fortunately, there are …

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Farmhouse Artisan Cheese shares the art of the charcuterie

By Amanda Lee If anyone knows how to put together a charcuterie board so mouth-watering it could double as dinner, it’s Chris Wood, owner of Farmhouse Artisan Cheese in Oakville. Wood’s love of food began when she was young. “I grew up in a food-loving family,” she says. Wood still …

Panoramic Penthouse with Wrap-Around Views of Lake Ontario

When you step into the 17th floor penthouse at Burlington’s Berkeley Condominium building just minutes from Lake Ontario, you will know what a bird must feel like as it soars high above the roof tops and across the open waters. It is the sense of endless freedom and the thrill …

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Remote chic Today, designing a space for remote work is more necessary than ever. Knoll has teamed up with Denmark-based design brand Muuto to launch a Scandinavian-styled work from home line of furniture, lighting and accessories. Knoll.com   Timeless design of Eames This year marks the 70th anniversary of the …
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