Why Cold Brew isn’t just a fad.

If you thought that cold brew was just for snobs and hipsters, you’re in for a surprise. Cold brew has become a 2 Billion dollar industry, with cans and bottles being sold at grocery stores and craft brews being served at big coffee chains, it’s almost as popular as beer, almost. We’ve recently jumped on […]

Top 5 Canadian Dishes at Boom

Canada’s 150th Birthday is this weekend and we are bursting with pride. There’s so much to be thankful for as Canadians, especially in the summer. We’ve got great weather, friendly folk and great eats from all around the world. And even though part of what makes us Canadian is our multiculturalism, we want to remind […]

Top 10 Boom Bestsellers

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There are some things in life that you just have to try, just because life is too awesome not to. The most common things people put on their lists are things like skydiving, writing a book, travelling Europe and sleeping under the stars. Our list is a little closer to home. We scraped through our […]

4 drinks you just have to try with brunch

Tastebuds are funny things. They’re picky, they’re moody and they all want different things. Some taste buds like it salty, some like it sweet and others like it bitter. It’s hard to please them all. And things get even more complicated when it comes to food and drinks pairings, because they react differently to different […]

Spring for Smoothies

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The birds are chirping, the bunnies are hopping and the weather has decided to rise to the occasion. The air is apple crisp, the wind is just on the right side of gentle and the bald trees are growing back their fancy leaf-dos. Spring has arrived with a spring in its step. And so the […]

The Brief and Amazing History of Peameal Bacon

Let’s face it, Toronto is amazing for a lot of reasons. But like most Canadians, Torontonians struggle to tell tourists about things that are uniquely Torontonian. We usually skim over it by saying something like ‘We’re really multi-cultural.” Leaving the tourist thinking about what they’re going to post on their Instagram now that there is […]

Fan Food for Sports Fans

It’s a great month to be a sports fan in Toronto. The Leafs and the Raptors are in the Playoffs and the Blue Jays are…playing. Silent wars are erupting around bars, as people harass the staff to put their favourite sport on. Google is being bombarded by player statistic search requests and everyone is walking […]

Friends with Benedicts

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If you’re gonna be tempted by something sexy, we have just the thing. But be warned, you might want a lot more than just a one time thing. And no, we are not suggesting a Tinder-type arrangement, we are suggesting you lose yourself in the amazingness that is our Friends with Benedict Menu. What’s that […]

4 ways to Kickstart St Patty’s Day Celebrations!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! St Patty’s Day is just around the bend, and we know you’re all itching to bust out the beer mugs and do a little jig while a leprechaun plays the tin whistle in the background. We might not have leprechauns or tin whistles, but we do have the right […]

Why do people eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?

While we secretly wish everyday was Pancake Day, we have to admit that there can only be one. And since pancakes are one of our favourite food groups, we thought we’d shed some light on why people eat pancakes on this particular day. Pancake Day happens on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the […]