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To tip or not to tip?

To tip or not to tip?

(CNW) From calculating a tip in Mexico to chewing gum in Singapore, many Canadians admit they are baffled and sometimes mistaken when it comes to tipping etiquette and understanding customs when vacationing overseas, according to the TD First Class Travel International Etiquette Poll. The poll found three quarters of Canadians (76 percent) are planning on [...]

February 15, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Travel 0

Tailor made in Sudbury

  STORY AND PHOTOS BY JORGE CUETO Here in Sudbury there aren’t too many of us left in tailoring, just me and another guy in Sudbury. We are “The Last of the Mohicans.” Damiano Perri    A couple of summers ago my mother presented me with my father’s old leather jacket. I had never seen [...]

May 26, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Upfront 0

You say Tomayto….

You say Tomayto….

(NC)-TomAYto versus tomAHto, fruit versus vegetable. These are the debates that plague the tomato.  Did you know that no matter how it’s pronounced, the word ‘tomato’ is derived from the Aztec word, ‘tomatl,’ meaning ‘plump fruit’ or ‘something round and plump’?  While disagreements over pronunciation may never be resolved, it has been proven that the [...]

August 21, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Savour Sudbury 0

Who’s Who: Iona Reed

Who’s Who: Iona Reed

Sudbury’s Iona Reed is one of the top accordion players in the world. This article by music promoter Bob Bale is from the Summer 2010 issue of Sudbury Living Summer 2010 Twice in my life, I have had the good fortune to be in the presence of royalty. On the first occasion, I had five [...]

June 1, 2013 Bob Bale Sudbury's Stories 0

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Update:  Sudbury’s Alessandro Costantini has a starring role in Lost in Yonkers at the Jane Mallett Theatre in Toronto until June 10. He co-stars with Sheila McCarthy (Little Mosque on the Prairie) and Marion Ross, who is famous for her role as the mother on the TV show Happy Days. Richard Ouzounian, veteran theatre critic for The [...]

January 1, 2012 Heather Campbell Arts 0


Researchers at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy, interviewed 153 women between the ages of 24 and 44 and found women who ate chocolate have better sex lives than women who don’t eat the heavenly treat. “Chocolate can have a positive physiological impact on a woman’s sexuality,” noted the study. This may explain something men [...]

November 1, 2010 Vicki Gilhula Savour Sudbury 0

Europe ‘must-see’ for Canadians

Europe ‘must-see’ for CanadiansCanadians set sights on travel to Europe.Spring 2010(CNW) From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sun-kissed Mediterranean and the rugged cliffs of the United Kingdom, Canadians have overwhelmingly (44 percent) chosen Europe as top of their travel list of all the places in the world to visit, reveals a Harris Decima [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Travel 0

Berlin, city of change

In Berlin this spring, Russian, Polish and English were heard almost as often as German, especially in areas such as the Brandenburg Gate. My wife and I found the German capital to be a very relaxed city. On the large square leading to the monument-bedecked Unter den Linden in the historic centre were buskers of [...]

November 1, 2009 Dieter Buse Travel 0

Stop whining and drink up!

Boys may sell their toys, and girls might consider waiting for a sale to buy those great shoes, but some of life’s pleasures are recession-proof. One of them is wine. (Another is chocolate.) Savvy sippers will search a little harder for a $10 chardonnay from Chile or hunt for an affordable Hungarian red, but they [...]

March 1, 2009 Vicki Gilhula Savour Sudbury 0

Chef cooks the foods he loves

His dream has finally come true. Filippo Rocca is the proud owner and chef of Bella Vita Cucina, a new Italian restaurant on Kathleen St. in Sudbury.Fall 2008His dream has finally come true. Filippo Rocca is the proud owner and chef of Bella Vita Cucina, a new Italian restaurant on Kathleen St. in Sudbury. It’s [...]

September 1, 2008 Laura Mucklow Savour Sudbury 0