Mar 10 2015

The Ultimate Gentleman's Guide to Las Vegas

A refined look at the "Guy's Getaway"

by: Gav Martell

The internet is full of advice for those looking to plan late-night, booze-fuelled bachelor parties to Sin City. Looking to party the night away in the hottest clubs with the loudest music before heading to the busiest strip club in a free limo? No shortage of opinions or websites to help you plan a few days away with the guys.
 
Feb 2 2015

Eat, Relax, Play: A Trip to Adler Thermae Spa, Italy

A Foodie Paradise in the Tuscan Countryside

by: Gav Martell

You don’t need to see the culinary road-tripping movie The Trip To Italy to know that Italy immediately brings two important things to travelers' minds: first, of course, is the stunning landscape, from the pastel-colored sea-side towns to the lush countryside to the majestic ancient ruins; and second, the extraordinary flavors, from the fine wines to the multi-course meals made from fresh, local ingredients, like tomatoes, olive oil, and fresh cheeses. 
 
Jan 30 2015

How this Foodie Dad Made it to MasterChef Canada Season 2

One dad's journey in the quest for a white apron....

by: Gav Martell

My life has been a series of coincidences which defy logic. So to me it really comes as no surprise that I landed one of the coveted spots as a finalist on season 2 of MasterChef Canada. 
 
Case in point:
 
  • I wasn't supposed to go to sleepover camp in Wisconsin but followed a friend there after 10th grade when all other plans fell through... and ended up meeting the girl I would one day marry.

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By day, Gav is VP at a software company. Otherwise he is busy cooking up a storm, exploring culinary travels, drinking craft beer, training for half-marathons, playing endless amounts of hockey, and being a dad to three awesome taste-testers — not necessarily in that order.

 

You can find Gav on his food blogGrill Interruptedwhere he takes a break from the busy to jot down some recipes. He is always on the lookout for new foods to experiment with and new ways to get the kids helping out behind the counter.

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