Comfort, it can take many forms… a good meal, a comfy shirt, a hand-written letter, a night in playing games or a night out catching up over a beer or two.
Beer Battered Halloumi, Zucchini Pancake, Smashed Peas, Yogurt, & Lemon Balm // The Acorn
Green Bamboo Blend Cowl Neck Top // Devil May Wear
This and That Stationery Set // The Regional Assembly of Text
Walnut Cribbage Board with 3 Tracks // Strategies Games & Hobbies
An Extensive Selection of Draught Beer // Portland Craft
Bright ideas from four clever Canadian designers…
Set of 4 Linen Napkins in Neon Chartreuse // Smith Handmade, Toronto
Chartreuse ‘Fur’ Earrings // Studio Method(e), Quebec City
Friendship Cuff Bracelet // Distinguished Designs, Halifax
Hand-painted Skull Pin // Sarah Van Den Brekel, Toronto
Also check out her cool illustrations here.
“Every Dinette Nationale sweet is made in Montreal with mighty ingredients. Close your eyes and enjoy the ride.”
Everything on the Dinette Nationale site is lovely! Here is just a sampling of some of the sweet things they offer:
>>Blueberry & Strawberry Fruit Jellies
>>Lollipops in Bergamot Vanilla, Butter Caramel, Jasmine, & Saffron
>>Pistachio Almond Nougat
In Hintonburg, there is no shortage of choice when it comes to food…
Brunch: Who doesn’t love a leisurely brunch? Weekly Omelette with Salad // The Hintonburg Public House
Lunch: Wood Oven Pizza! // Tennessy Willems
Dinner: Seasonal Menu with an Italian bent // Burnt Butter
Double Dessert: How to choose? Assorted doughnuts & cupcakes // Suzy Q Doughnuts & Isobel’s Cupcakes
Stone-washed Floral Shirt // London Alexander, Vancouver “Founded in 2010, London Alexander is a contemporary menswear brand designed for men with exquisite taste. Manufactured in Canada, the line incorporates global inspiration with classic tailoring.” London Alexander is available in Vancouver at Board of Trade Co. and in Victoria at Outlooks for Men.
Liberty of London Edenham Print Necktie & Pre-tied Bow Tie // Pomp & Ceremony, Toronto “Add some pageantry to your everyday wardrobe with accessories designed and hand sewn by Toronto designer Andrea Dixon…”
Floral Printed Socks in Sea Foam // Strathcona Stockings, Vancouver “Strathcona Stockings specializes in fine specially printed stockings, socks and supplies. Every print is original — designed, collaged, photographed or drawn in our studio or on our travels.” Strathcona Stockings are available in Vancouver at One of a Few and Charlie & Lee.