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Toronto's Festival Of Beer! Spring Sessions!

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Toronto Festival of Beer - Spring Session
April 25, 2015


My first festival of the year and it was a good one! Located at the Sherbourne Common right on the shores of Lake Ontario, it was the perfect day for great beer and great music.


A chilly 10C didn't stop the crowd; we had the sun, beer and food to keep us warm. All of the vendors and brewers were in good spirits in spite of the cold. Some food trucks were spread out and others had booths mixed in with the brewers. It was pretty crowded under the tents. The lines looked long, but they moved very quickly.


JJ & The Pillars were awesome! Perfect tunes for having some brews and meeting new people. The crowd found their own grassy place to enjoy the beer, food and music. Speaking of meeting new people, I have to give a shout out to the blue sweater twins, Mike & Adrian. Just a couple of the interesting people we chatted with, all with a passion for beer!


There were the usual breweries there, like Mill Street and Steamwhistle,…

Nicoletta's Jams: My New Favourite!

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Nicoletta Foods https://www.nicolettafoods.com/
So, I'm browsing my Facebook feed and one of my friends posts a link for Nicoletta's website. They were raving about jam. Who raves about jam? A few clicks later, I had a sample pack on the way. At the time of ordering, they had 4 jams: Strawberry, Raspberry, Orange Marmalade and Blueberry. 
Nicoletta's is a family owned business that uses recipes passed down generations using

Good Times at The Portly Piper Pub

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The Portly Piper Pub 235 Bayly St W Ajax, ON L1S2E9 905-426-9535 http://www.portlypiperpub.com/pp/

Lamb-tastic at Chinese Halal

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Chinese Halal Restaurant 101 Ravel Rd North York, ON M2H1T1 416-498-9800 http://ads.yorkbbs.ca/zhnyg/
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