Eating through Italy

Although it’s been months since my family trip through Italy, friends and family still ask me about my trip and what my favourite places were to eat at. Since I have gone to Italy twice now and explored quite a few regions of the country on my most recent trip, I’d like to share with…

Tasting Plates – Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive is a neighbourhood with deep multicultural roots – which better place to host one of Richard Wolak’s Tasting Plates outings. We started our evening at the iconic Federico’s Supper Club – open since 1999, this restaurant offers classic Italian cuisine combined with live entertainment and old world  hospitality. Federico’s Supper Club offered a tantalizing small plate…

Celebrate Italian Day on Commercial Drive

This Sunday June 10th is Italian Day on the Drive! Celebrating Italian culture, tradition, heritage and of course, food. This event brings out the Italian in all of us! This is an all day event, running from 12:00 until 8pm. Commercial Drive will be closed to motorized traffic in order to accommodate the crowds. Recognized…

MaryinVancity and the quest for a canolli from Carlo’s Bakery

Hoboken New Jersey is a great city for good food. The Italian community has deep roots in this city, and of course, great Italian food is here for the taking! But let’s talk about one of my favourite aspects of Italian food: Italian pastries to be exact. Most people are familiar with the  TV show Cake…