Let me tell you a little story about the time I challenged myself to take on an elimination diet. After writing about the many trials and tribulations I’ve gone through over the last three years to try to fix my skin, it’s likely no surprise to you that I put myself through this special kind of hell as well to see if it helps. Desperate times.
This year I rang in Canada’s 151st birthday from the nation’s capital. While avoiding Canada Day in Ottawa is my usual MO, I just couldn’t say no to a day spent at the Experimental Farm (yes, you heard right, it’s a farm right in the middle of the city!) drinking new, seasonal brews from one of my fav Ontario breweries.
The mastermind behind the showstopping looks we see every week on Mad Men, costume designer Janie Bryant was at the Carlu on Thursday night for a ’60s Classic Cocktail Soiree hosted by the LCBO. Media types were out in droves in the decade’s finest styles to mingle & enjoy the Moscow Mules & Rusty Nails (gimlets were noticeably absent… as was Don Draper) and ’60s-inspired appetizers.