The Davenport Triangle where we live is under attack. Several proposed developments will change this unique neighbourhood forever. Just when we thought we were making some headway, a homeless shelter was dumped […]
As we depart Cannes for a voyage across the Ligurian Sea to Corsica, Sardinia and the Italian Riviera, we soon discover that as beautiful as these destinations are, getting there on a […]
Our wine scribe, Jim Walker, uncovered more than a long forgotten bottle when he plumbed the depths of his wine cellar.
Buying carrots at a farmers’ market on the weekend takes me deep into a political issue that highlights the conflict between local food producers – who we might call ‘real farmers’ – […]
At sea, romantics are more likely to get lovesick than seasick. In fact, most Canadian travelers believe that cruise ships are one of the most romantic places in the world. And […]
I’m not going to drink any more in January, my late father-in-law used to say, and I’m not going to drink any less. I think I’ll follow his wise advice.
Medieval charm, beautiful art galleries and lovely vistas go hand in hand in the winding, stepped streets of Saint Paul-de-Vence.
Wine aficionados are not born, they are definitely created. It takes a great deal of care and feeding, not to mention endless practice, to produce true devotees of the nectar of the […]
DIARY: Flower petals can give a great lift to our food, whether used purely decoratively or to enhance the flavour of the dish, as long as they are used judiciously and not […]
This delicious stuffed eggplant recipe appears in my new e-book Market to Table: The Cookbook, now available on Amazon, i-Tunes and Lulu.com, but here on Gentleman’s Portion for the first time.