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The Delicious Food Show - The Food Coma

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I wish I could've been at this show all weekend. You almost need the whole weekend to really experience everything. I did get a 'taste' of almost everything! Here's my summary of Sunday.
Now, when I say taste, I mean TASTE! You could not walk 2 feet without getting a sample. EVERYONE had samples as well as reasonable prices. My Aunt and I stopped at numerous booths and spoke to many business owners. It was fantastic to talk to so many people who are so passionate about what they do! The people of VG Meats, Rise Kombucha and the Mad Mexican all took time to talk to us and express their passion.
Being a foodie but not a cook put me at a disadvantage coming to this show....so I brought my own chef! My Aunt has been a chef for 15 years and I'm very glad I brought her. There was a lot I would've missed had she not pointed it out. Her chef world is quite delicious; I've been missing out! There are many booths I wouldn't have given a second glance, but wildly en…

The Delicious Food Show 2014 - The Name Says it All!

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The Delicious Food Show runs form October 17-19, 2014 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto. If the name of the show isn't enough to peak your curiosity, read on!
Let's start with the main foodie attractions: Celebrity Chefs! We all know and love them from TV and now we ge to see them live! Nadia G., Mark McEwan, Lucinda Scala Quinn, Tyler Florence, Chuck Hughes and Roger Mooking are all holding hands-on workshops! How cool is that?? There is also a celebrity stage where you can see some mentioned above as well as Mario Batali, Ted Reader, Abbey's Kitchen Stadium and Dominique Ansel. Wow and Wow. Whether it's a hands-on workshop or a cooking demo, I'm sure we can all learn from these pros. I know I will. I should probably take notes. Many, many notes.
Think you've learned all you can? Perhaps you should take some of those lessons home with you...and meet the author! That's right, it's time for a book signing! In addition to some of the am…