Category taras tales and tastings

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #122: 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence

Last weekend, my friends Heather and Johanne and I went downtown to a Gem Show at the Hyatt Hotel on King Street. I’m not sure if I’ve ever written about being a jewellery designer, but it is a passion that… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #118: Rocco’s Plum Tomato

Words by Tara Pepper There’s no better time to go out for dinner than… well OK, there are no two better times to go out for dinner than 1.) when your house is under construction, and 2.) when you have… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #60: Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

Words by Tara Pepper Bobby and I have been going to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in November for years. We don’t get there every year; more like every other year. It’s always… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #58: Tara’s Entertaining Secrets #8—The Best Steak in Mississauga and What to Do with those Root Vegetables

Words by Tara Pepper Ever wonder where restaurants buy the steaks they have on their menus—you know, the really pricey ones? Is it possible to have restaurant-quality steaks in the comfort of your own home? Of course you can! Bobby… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #25: Fred’s Bar and Grill

A fabulous new find! Words by Tara Pepper Friday night was hair night and as always, I was out at Salon Crave having another great conversation with my stylist, Jerry. If you haven’t been there yet, get on the phone… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #77: You Gotta Stop Here 7 – Truscott Bakery

Words and photos by Tara Pepper Bobby and I have been going to Truscott Bakery for years. I think they have the best bread in Mississauga, my favourite being the Italian Split. And if I’m early enough, it’s sometimes still… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales & Tastings #84: California—Here I Come and There I Went!

I’m baaaccckkkk! World traveller that I am! Ha! I spent the majority of last week in San Jose, California for my company’s yearly User Conference. What an event! It drew 6,500 people from around the world and was very successful…. Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #74: Nirvana, the Flavours of India

My friend Lise and I met for dinner this week, and we decided to go for Indian. But where to go? There are several good places, but my all-time favourite, and hers too, is Nirvana: The Flavours of India. I… Continue Reading →

Tara’s Tales and Tastings #57: You Gotta Stop Here #5—DiSavino’s Panini Bar

Words by Tara Pepper I found another one. Another what, you ask? Another place that you just gotta stop at when you’re out and about and needing something to snack on. Bobby and I were doing just that and decided… Continue Reading →

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