WHAT PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE DO YOU HAVE?

A short highlight reel is listed below.

For the whole shebang of my +10 years diligently covering the Toronto restaurant scene, head over to my LinkedIn profile.

Former positions include:

-Editor and Restaurant critic for Dine.TO

- The only Toronto restaurant critic for Metro Newspaper,  in print and online every Tuesday, also in Metro US papers.

-Co-Creator & Part-Time Instructor of Food Writing/Food Media Course at Centennial College School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

-Contributor & Columnist The Dinner Guest for Poetry of Food Magazine, NYC. Wrote about my obsession with food, love of chefs + restaurants, and the search for the perfect meal. Also contributed a monthly column as well as ongoing travel pieces relating to food around the globe. 

-I was Contributing Editor, Columnist, and Reviewer for award-winning magazine, The Writer for 14 years. Highlights include:

i) My bi-monthly humour column, LET ME PUT WORDS IN YOUR MOUTH, where I discussed the perks and perils of freelancing.

ii) LETTER FROM TORONTO - My column on happenings in the T-dot.

iii) I was a book reviewer there for +10 years.

 

HAVE YOU EVER WRITTEN A BOOK?

Yes! My book The 30-Second Commute: A Non-Fiction Comedy About Writing & Working from Home features juicy, behind-the-scenes tales about restaurants aaaand:

  • The time I played pool with Stephen King.

  • Getting a call from The Oprah Show

  • What it’s like to review 5 Indian restaurants in 8 days (urp)

  • My Mum’s amazing Tea Fudge Recipe (Warning: it’s tooth-achingly sweet, but addictive)

  • What it’s actually like to interview celebrities, dine out for a living, and so much more…

You’ll have to read it to find out the rest!

what’s your favourite restaurant?

I think you know the answer to that.
 

what IF I have a question not covered here?

Ask me anything. Hit me up on social or send an ol’ fashioned email.