For TIFF Visitors: Resto Guide

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TIFF Guide to Restaurants ( will be added to daily…) Toronto restaurants will get their biggest boost of the year during TIFF which opens this week. Visitors should have no trouble distinguishing Toronto from Vancouver or Montreal, neither which city … Continued

Women Chefs: Don’t Grumble!

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Angela Hartnett grumble, grumble, grumble go North American female chefs — the airwaves buzz with complaints about sexism, how women are overlooked as chefs, that men get all the awards etc… Angela Hartnett, one of Britain’s top chefs, says it’s … Continued

Blame the Architects!

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Luma is just the latest restaurant to be opened in a cultural institution — without making reference to its context.  It could be a restaurant anywhere. There’s no reason for it to be in TIFF Bell Lightbox.  Why? Elsewhere, restaurants … Continued

The Scandal Behind the Portrait….

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Luisa Casati, Augustus John portrait in the Art Gallery of Ontario Another crazy lady.  Luisa  Casati (d. 1957), featured in a lush picturebook The Marchesa Casati:Portraits of a Muse , is described as  ”possibly the most artistically represented woman in … Continued

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