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Cool Green & Shady’s floral magic brings gorgeous inspiration to any event

When Amber Richman, the CEO and creative director of Cool Green & Shady—a full-service retail floral studio in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood—took on a job at a flower shop in her teenage years, she instantly fell in love. A part-time position to earn a bit of extra pocket money turned into a life-long creative passion for […]

Homes First provides shelter, support and (Kiss the Cook) meals to Torontonians who need it most

Many of us will never have to rely on a non-profit organization to make ends meet or to help us find food and lodging. We hear about the charities that do this work, we might donate to them or even volunteer hours, but they largely exist on the periphery of our lives. For other Torontonians, […]

Roll This Way serves up fun, fresh sushi with a side of unforgettable experience

By about the fifth glass of sake, John Hoffmann knew he was on to something. Indeed, it was on that life-changing night back in 2011, that the executive chef and owner of Toronto’s Roll This Way Sushi had a rice wine-inspired Eureka moment. At that point Hoffmann was an aspiring musician working hard to make […]

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Quality Cheese: A supplier we love, serving up excellence for more than 50 years

You may or may not recognize the name Quality Cheese, but there’s a very good chance you’ve tasted their incredible products. The Vaughan, Ont.-based company is home to the Albert’s Leap and Bella Casara brands, and supplies both the retail and food service sectors—including private label brands for major wholesalers such as Costco and various […]