Son of a Peach in Burlington

Son of a Peach in Burlington

The name of  Son of a Peach in Burlington is unforgettable. With a play on the similar sounding “Son of a Bitch”, this downtown “gastro-pizzeria” has stood out from all other restaurants in the area with its funky name. But there’s more to this spot in Village Square than its interesting moniker. The food is fresh and flavourful and the ...

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Scents that trigger fond memories - whisky in a rocks glass.

Scents that trigger fond memories

Ever have a moment where you smell something and a nice memory pops into your mind? There are scents that trigger fond memories and make people happy – our brain records what we are sensing when we are feeling happy. I won’t go into all the scientific details but what we need to know is that the olfactory nerve (by ...

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Ribfests near Toronto

Summer Events: Ribfests near Toronto

Juicy, succulent… fall off the bone… savoury and spicy ribs will soon be here. Ontario Ribfests are an annual tradition that can’t be ignored, if you are a carnivore like me.  With several ribfests near Toronto over the summer period, you have more than one opportunity to enjoy great food. With summer vacations and escapes on everybody’s mind, for those ...

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Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

Giveaway: Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

“A long time ago…” Whenever a story begins with this phrase, I think of the Middle Ages. Courtly love, knights jousting and ladies in flowing dresses are some of the images that come to mind. I’ve always been fascinated by this time period, and wondered how people lived then – how they went about their daily lives, what they wore ...

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