Game Night: Mena plays with Canadian Wildlife delicacies in their new menu

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The generous folks of Mena, Ottawa’s premier French cuisine restaurant on Preston Street, invited me to a 5-course tasting of their new winter menu “Game Night”. There was nothing trivial about this meal. Every well-thought-out dish featured Canadian Wildlife delicacies paired with the most unique selection of wines. I am a huge fan of Sommelier Rob Nellis’s work. We seem to have a similar pallet when it comes to wine, so I always look forward to his recomendation. What I loved most about the pairing? The wines were mighty when consumed on their own, but never overpowering the taste of the meal. Now that’s a true partnership!

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VIDEO: My favourite Amazon Black Friday Deals in 2017 for Canadians

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I was browsing through Amazon.ca and found my favourite Amazon Black Friday Deals in 2017 for Canadians. Here is a list of all the products I talk about in the video:

Thermostat http://amzn.to/2ziixOw
Canon 24mm lens http://amzn.to/2zjuFia
LED Ring Light http://amzn.to/2zjuDa2
Kindle Paperwhite http://amzn.to/2zjBCjp
Fitbit Charge 2 http://amzn.to/2hOGDZY
Echo Dot http://amzn.to/2zjkNFg
Instant Pot http://amzn.to/2zjk72G
Roomba http://amzn.to/2i2qnsn
Electric toothbrush http://amzn.to/2hNA4qH
Car seats http://amzn.to/2zvGCW7
Luggage http://amzn.to/2hNzv03

 

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Fauna’s Chef Billy Khoo jams with Bonne Maman for a sweet Ottawa foodie challenge

Introducing the famous quartet, and the star of today’s jam session… Bonne Maman Peach jam, Cherry jam, Fig jam and Black Currant jelly.

I was invited for a media mixer at one of Ottawa’s top restaurants, Fauna, to experience a sweet menu prepared by Chef Billy Khoo who incorporated Bonne Maman jams in his dishes and gave us a fresh perspective on how to use jams in everyday cooking.

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6 wellness tips I learned from Ford Canada on a road trip to Montebello

Wellness shouldn’t be a word we just throw around and take for granted. It’s a guilt-free lifestyle that needs to be practiced consciously and be a part of every aspect of our daily living. Wellness has the ability to keep us calm, relaxed, productive, successful and healthy: mentally, emotionally and physically.

In this post, I’ll share 6 wellness tips I learned from Ford Canada on a road trip to Montebello.

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