Ottawa's After-Work Cocktail Scene

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

From locally sourced ingredients to house-made bitters and even a vegan cocktail menu, Ottawa's watering holes are raising the after-work drinking bar. Whether you need a place to dust off the day's trials or toast to a week well done, these businesses are serving up the best in Ottawa craft cocktails.

Halloween Cocktail Recipes by Top Toronto Restaurants

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

This Halloween, be sure to raise the spirits at your monster mash with delicious and spooky cocktails. Check out the top Halloween cocktails from a few of the city's favourite restaurants and draw some inspiration to get creative for your own haunted festivities!

How to Behave at Your Office Party

Dee Brun | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Living
Dee Brun

Well that time of year has rolled around again: office party time. I have been to many work parties in my day and have been witness to uncanny acts of drunkenness and debauchery. I have seen the office party make and break many careers. Here are my top five dos and don'ts for your holiday office party.

5 Cocktails to Help Toast Summer in Style

Paul Shufelt | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Living
Paul Shufelt

With the days of summer quickly slipping away we want to do what we can to savour every last ray of sunshine and bask in its warmth before the snow flies again. What better way to do that than to enjoy a delicious cocktail on your patio?

Vancouver Restaurant Takes Flight on Seedy Street

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

When you taste the carrot cake puree, served alongside the tenderest of duck breasts, you realize that Makoto Ono isn't only a wonderfully talented ch...

5 Craft Cocktail Concoctions Favoured by Yelpers

Wendy Peters | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Alberta
Wendy Peters

Some folks think snazzing up a drink only requires a little umbrella or a maraschino cherry. Bars all over Calgary are proving them wrong by serving up creative concoctions, and Yelpers are here to show you a few of their faves!

Why You Should Add Bitters To Your Cocktails

CP | Megan Cole, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Living

VICTORIA - Tradition is an important ingredient in a family business, and for Victoria Spirits, known for its gin, it is also part of their bitters.In...

Why Drink Beer, When You Have Jenever in Amsterdam?

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

The Dutch have a secret, and that secret's name is jenever. A precursor to modern gin, it has been drunk as "medicine" in the Netherlands since the Middle Ages. And what better way to pay homage to this historic liquor than to celebrate it with a festival, in a deconsecrated church, on a Saturday afternoon in Amsterdam.

How Learning the Art of Mixology Got Me a Free Trip

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

When I was asked to participate in a mixology competition at the SpiritHouse in Toronto's King West neighbourhood recently, I didn't hesitate. The winner snagged a trip to Trinidad & Tobago. My confidence at that point belonged on the top shelf. Then a flash of disaster came into my head.

Will Momofuku Put Toronto on the Culinary Map?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

It's not only the most anticipated restaurant opening in Toronto in recent memory, it may be the one notable event that finally gets Canada taken seriously as a culinary destination around the world. I'm talking about the opening of Momofuku. Toronto has many above-average restaurants and a handful of excellent ones. It's culinary scene has fallen short of greatness, however. With Chang's venture now in town that seems about to change.

Throw The Perfect Party With Hosting Tips From Jamie Drummond (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Throwing together a party on the fly needn't be hard, especially come the weekend. Simply indulge (responsibly, of course) in one of these expert wine...

Cocktails And Apps To Serve Your Guests This Weekend (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Throwing together a party on the fly needn't be hard, especially come the weekend. Simply indulge (responsibly, of course) in one of these expert wine...

Looking For Old-Hollywood Glamour? Try Pouring Yourself One Of These

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.24.2012 | Canada Living

The Academy Awards are a long and established tradition -- yes, it might only be an awards show, but it tends to inspire a cultlike fascination, even ...

Fluctuating Temperatures Means Good News For Wine Lovers

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Style

HALIFAX - Canada's chilly winters have historically been ideal for making icewine, but some of the country's largest producers say unstable temperatur...

Get Cozy And Curl Up With One Of These Fall Cocktails

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Style

The barometer has dipped. Every morning we wake up to frost on the ground. And the leaves are finally changing colour. All can only mean one thing: fa...