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The Autumnal Equinox And The Start of Sexy Season!

September 22nd, 2016Categories: Culture, Eating, Fika, Reasons To Celebrate, Uncategorized

A Summer Eulogy: Sadly, on September 22, 2016 at 10:21am EST as a result of the Celestial event known as The Autumnal Equinox, Summer came to an end. In our on again/off again relationship with Summer, we’ve been through this before but it’s always sad to say goodbye. Summer we just want to let you know […]

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Hoarding By The Light of The Super Full Harvest Moon

Today in The Northern Hemisphere we offically celebrate The Full Harvest Moon and as an extra bonus its gonna be a Super Moon too. The Harvest Moon is the full moon that happens closest to the autumnal equinox and is/has been considered very special and is celebrated in many cultures. So What’s The Big Deal About […]

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It’s Here! The Karelia Picnic Bag is Back! Take It Outside!

May 29th, 2016Categories: Uncategorized

It’s summer. Sweet sweet summer. As is so often the case, Spring was but a mere blink of an eye between a damp and chilly long winter that crashed directly into a heatwave. Summer in Canada means one thing for everyone, that it’s time to Take It Outside, to parks, festivals, trips to the Island, […]

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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016)

April 29th, 2016Categories: Uncategorized

Sometimes It Snows in April.

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22nd, 2016Categories: Uncategorized

“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.”- Albert Einstein   It bugs me when people talk about saving the planet. Like the planet is a maiden in distress and we are gonna be heroes riding up on a white stallion to the rescue. The Earth is 4.6 Billion years […]

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For Helga, with Love

February 19th, 2016Categories: Uncategorized


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4-Course Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe!

February 9th, 2016Categories: Uncategorized

Hello Lovebirds. Have we got a special prix-fixe Valentine’s menu for you. It’s four delightful, delicious and elegant dishes each with unique #Scandi flourishes perfect for these fleeting, wispy winter nights. Reservations: 647 748 1194 Valentine’s Dinner Menu Friday & Saturday February 12 & 13 2016 $45/person + tax Amuse Smoked Salmon Tartar scallion pesto, house fresh […]

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Happy Birdthday Donna!

December 21st, 2015Categories: Uncategorized

Shhh… She’s got too much class to tell you, but today is Donna’s birthday! Yes, Donna was born on solstice. Makes perfect sense, as Donna is a bright, shining, beacon of light for this, the darkest day of the year. Best wishes Donna!

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Happy Birthday Leif!

November 3rd, 2015Categories: Uncategorized

And best wishes to the man who smokes the best fishes!

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Leif takes us foraging

How to Store Root and Other Vegetables

October 27th, 2015Categories: Uncategorized

Winter is coming, and if you’ve gardened over the summer there’s a good chance you’ve got some vegetables you’ll want to keep for later on in the season. It’s certainly possible to do this, as evidenced by the pre-refrigeration ubiquity of root cellars, but every veggie needs slightly different preparation for proper storage. The first, […]

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