What a brilliant and delicious night it was! I haven’t been to the Toronto Board of Trade for years and last night, local event and party planners were treated to a colourful and tasty showcase of their new function rooms and facilities located in the First Canadian Place in Toronto’s financial district. Oliver & Bonacini catered the event, along with a few other local foodies who brought along some extra special treats.


Joining me was  uber fabulous photo journalism student Gabriella Luchetta, who took a lot of these photos and she had a ton o’ fun schmoozing with the guests and the great O&B staff who plied us with the most scrumptious food and drinks.

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Upon arriving, we were treated to a pretty in pink glass of champers poured over candyfloss….we kept going back for more!!

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Then Gabriella and I enjoyed the entertainment from the boys of Train Reaction downstairs along with yummy handcrafted ice cream courtesy of Cremahh ( Thanks to owner Sabina Morell for piling up generous servings for us.

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Back upstairs, we scoffed down some amazing mini donuts courtesy of Glory Hole Doughnuts (

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We all enjoyed the musical entertainment presented by and the sultry sexy song stylings of Deena who was pretty awesome and those shoes…damn!

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Gabriella and I worked the room like crazy, networking with Bay Street types, party planners and even a few film folks, too.

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Ran into the fabulous Roni Feldman who manages/produces corp. events and meetings at one of the food stations and had a laff with her about the crazy “dragon breath” popcorn that Gabriella really got into….

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…..and then …taa-daaah. Who did I run into but the fabulous Julio Reyes of @fashionights fame and his gorgeous fiancé Daniel. No sooner had they showed us their rings when Justin Edmead of @TDotTV and his lovely lady friend crashed our circle of friends. Such lovely people to run into.

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Big thanks for the warm hospitality – the evening was a great success for the Board of Trade and O&B, and thanks especially to the men with the meat who kept me happy all night long…yum yum yum.

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