Monday, 31 March 2014

Episode 47 - March 30, 2014

Do you tip even if you get bad service? Or are we so polite that we leave money even if we a bad time?
Pay chats with Sabrina Maddeaux (NOW magazine) about Gwyenth's "conscious uncoupling" and her comments about how being on a film set is more challenging than being a mom with a regular 9-5 schedule. Oops...should have kept that to herself.
Also, how does taking a selfie help cancer awareness? It doesn't, so get over yourself. The men didn't want to be left out so they started their own risky hashtag.
If you love cats or just love cat videos...the Just for Cats Film Fest is for you. Pay gets all the details and there will be cats on the red carpet.
Plus, an art event where you can bid on a private dinner for 6 prepared by chef Matt Blondin.
And...details on naked yoga...

Monday, 24 March 2014

Episode 46 - March 23, 2014

Are hipsters too vain? The surprising trend among men is beard transplants. Dr. Stephen Mulholland talks about the process of hair transplants to your face.

Comedian Carla Collins will be in town for the Starlight Gala benefiting the Starlight Children's Foundation and she's got a show April 6th at the Flying Beaver Pubaret.

And some of Toronto's top chefs are taking part in a cool dim sum festival April 13th. Find out more about buying tickets for Yum Cha! Dim Sum Fest before the sell out! Chefs from Richmond Station and Canoe will be there and it will only cost you a few bucks to sample their dishes.

Plus - where is it illegal to name your child Facebook or Circumcision?

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Episode 45 - March 16, 2014

Gardening expert and author, Niki Jabbour, gives great tips on growing your own food whether you have a garden or a balcony. She grows food all year round and says it's easy.

Actor and Improvisor, Naomi Sniekus, chats about taking part in the Live Below the Line Challenge this year. The campaign encourages people to sign up and raise money to help end extreme poverty. Participants are asked to live on $1.75 a day for 5 days.

We also chat about Macaron Day Toronto taking place on Thursday. Participating patisseries will donate 25% of macaron sales that day to the Red Door Family Shelter.

And those hand-painted Honest Ed's signs are selling now for how much??

Monday, 10 March 2014

Episode 44 - March 9, 2014

Food Network host and cookbook author, Bob Blumer, from Surreal Gourmet, Glutton for Punishment and the World's Weirdest Restaurants, joins me in studio to chat about where his culinary adventures have taken  him and to talk about the Surreal Gourmet Room at the Gladstone Hotel. A food-lovers dream space to sleep and relax.
Do you know how much sugar you SHOULD be eating? It's a lot less than you think. Nutritionist Theresa Albert talks about the hidden sugar in your favourite foods and where you should be getting your sugar from.
If you drive downtown Toronto, you've noticed lanes blocked and street parking taken up by construction sites. Reporter David Topping (The Grid, Globe & Mail) looks into the legalities of "street occupation" and how much it costs developers.

Monday, 3 March 2014

Episode 43 - March 2, 2014

Mayor Rob Ford is in Hollywood to be on Jimmy Kimmel's show...guess who Kimmel's other big guest is that night?
Pay talks to running coach and chiropractor Clara Leung from KX Yorkville about training for your first 5K or 10K and the best ways to do it without hurting yourself.
Pharmacist Christine Yu from Shoppers Drug Mart helps us navigate vitamins and supplements with tips on what's new and how to figure out what you might need.
And host of the Food Network show, Eat St., James Cunningham tells us how we can create our ultimate potato chip flavour and win $50,000 with Lays new contest.
Also, why women should be aware that the text they receive from their guy might be pre-programmed.