There was once a time when you could confidently name the Acura brand alongside such performance stalwarts such as Lexus, Infiniti and even BMW. But slowly, yet surely, the brand seemed to taper off the performance aspects in favour of a more...Read More »
A lot of people tend to think that the big three domestic companies are the standard when it comes to pick-up trucks and they wouldn’t necessarily be wrong.
However, for decades now, the Japanese brands have been steadily making a...Read More »
When thinking about what appetizer to serve, most cooks don’t consider using cabbage and even less think about Brussels sprouts! As a kid, you would NEVER hear me say, “oh yes please, may I have more!” I disliked...Read More »
What makes a salad stand out? Last night, fondly enough, as I was preparing a salad (it was a scorcher of a day) I pondered the same thing. I looked at the ingredients laid out before me: avocado, leftover grilled steak, cherry...Read More »
Oysters and mussels get their flavour from the sea much like wine gets theirs from the land (terroir). The chefs and fishermen of Prince Edward Island are coining their own treasures from the ocean by calling it merroir (from the sea). PEI...Read More »
While I haven’t had the chance to get any time behind the wheel yet, the Ford Raptor has proven itself as a capable baja-like truck whose best photo angle is when all four wheels are in the air. The brute of an off-roader can tackle most...Read More »
The culinary media tour I participated in last month resulted in my knowledge of Canada’s food island getting a good kick in the backside! I was relying on my memories of more than three decades ago! I pigeon-holed Prince Edward...Read More »
Earlier this month I received an email from Mark DeWolf of The Chronicle Herald asking if I would be interested in attending a 3-day media tour on Prince Edward Island. I said sure, send me the details. PEI holds fond memories for me...Read More »
The Volkswagen Jetta has been a familiar nameplate within the Volkswagen family for some time, and it is placed in a segment that tends to get a fair amount of attention from buyers: the compact sedan segment.
Though, I’m not...Read More »