Chef Steve Gonzalez At Brant House

Chef Steve Gonzalez At Brant House

We walked into the dimly lit Brant House on a beautiful Thursday evening and our ears were filled with the sounds of Mexican bolero and mariachi music. The venue that is usually decked out with disco balls, top 40 and jagerbombs was now full of long communal tables ready for a Latin inspired feast. We […]

Ladies Night At Fabbrica

Ladies Night At Fabbrica

I was thrilled to be invited to dinner at Marc McEwan’s Fabbrica with a few fun, quirky and talented ladies, all with one major thing in common – our love of food. We indulged in Oysters, house-made sausage with polenta, real authentic Naples inspired pizza, braised octopus, fried smelts and incredible homemade desserts – Cibo squisito! Big thanks goes out to […]

Erin’s Top Ten of 2011

As 2011 comes to an end, it is exciting to think about all the great food, events, tastings, and delicious times I have experienced. I want to share a few of my top foodie memorable moments and relive all the yumminess with you. Click on the links to read my blog posts and see all the great pictures. 1. […]

The Erin, Julie & Julia Project

The Erin, Julie & Julia Project

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon, a little rainy and me, a little hungover. I turned on the TV and sat back, hoping to find some cheesy Sunday afternoon movie to just chill out and hang out to. Well I found it, I found the perfect movie to settle into the couch with, Julie&Julia. As […]

Know Where Your Food Comes From – WARNING This blog post may contain scenes of butchery and may not be suitable for a younger audience

Know Where Your Food Comes From – WARNING This blog post may contain scenes of butchery and may not be suitable for a younger audience

Last week I got to spend the afternoon at Cowbell with Chef/Owner Mark Cutrara and watch as he broke down a whole deer. Yes that’s right, Miss Erin Loves Food got an up close and personal look at how farm to table butchery works.  I actually had an awesome time learning about the different cuts […]

Top Chef Canada Competitor Dinner

Top Chef Canada Competitor Dinner

I am a huge fan of Top Chef Canada so you can only imagine how excited I was when my friend Andrea Nicolson invited me to be her guest at the Top Chef Canada Competitors dinner at Great Cooks On Eight.  It was a night to remember – it was amazing! The restaurant is located […]

My Dinner Date With Top Chef Canada’s Andrea Nicolson

My Dinner Date With Top Chef Canada’s Andrea Nicolson

A week after Andrea Nicolson came to the end of her amazing run on Top Chef Canada she happily agreed to have dinner with me this past week. We met at Toronto Taste this year and it was so nice to meet her because she was one of the people I watched on the show […]

Erin Tastes Toronto

Erin Tastes Toronto

I was one of the lucky people who attended Second Harvest’s Toronto Taste this past Sunday. The most coveted culinary event of the year was held indoors and outdoors at the beautiful Royal Ontario Museum. This was one of the coolest and most delicious culinary events I have ever been to. It was my first […]

Burgers, Bobby, Boyfriends, and Brothers

Burgers, Bobby, Boyfriends, and Brothers

When I got Bobby Flay`s Burgers, Fries, and Shakes as a gift from my Mom I was super excited to read through all the yummy recipes. The pictures and descriptions in the book instantly made me hungry. One weekend I decided to choose a burger recipe to make for my brother Brian and my Boyfriend […]