Keurig gets a gold star for the concept behind their Keurig Kold drinkmaker system. Soft drinks from a can are fine, but there’s nothing quite like fresh, cold, draft pop. Keurig’s problem is that the Keurig Kold fails on more levels than it succeeds. It’s big, slow, and expensive, but it does produce a very nice glass of fresh pop.
Looking for a few last-minute, stylish, holiday gift ideas that will brighten up your home, or make a fantastic Christmas gift? Here are a few of my top suggestions from Papyrus, which has three stores in Toronto, and a lot of giftable options for this festive time of year.
Get into the holiday spirit with The GATE’s suggestions for libations that will make your friends, loved ones, and colleagues smile just a little brighter this season. In our latest gift guide we’ve got recommendations for a range of premium spirits from Auchentoshan, Bowmore, Grand Marnier, Chic Choc, Basil Hayden, Hennessy, Clicquot, Grey Goose, and Bacardi.
The Toronto Christmas Market is my favorite destination for getting into the holiday spirit. When it’s decked out for Christmas, with great eats, treats, and shopping, the Distillery District is a festive highlight in Toronto, and this year we had an upgraded drive that helped inspire our holiday mood thanks to the folks at Ford and Sony.
Sometimes, it’s hard to know what to get the men in your life. Whether you’re talking about a friend, a co-worker, or a casual acquaintance, it’s not always easy picking out a gift for the holidays.
Get inspired for the holidays with one of our favorite guides: the luxury gift list. Whether you’re shopping for that very special someone, or you just want to day-dream about what you really want this year, we’ve got you covered with “wow” worthy gift suggestions featuring Samsung, Hamilton Watches, Burberry, Grand Marnier, The Macallan, Rado, Bulova, Ted Baker, and Boconi.
The holidays are almost here. There’s Christmas music on the radio, stores are filled with festive goodies, and Santa Claus has even been showing up to meet with the little ones. That means it’s time to follow our holiday tradition and kick off The GATE’s Holiday Gift Guides with the all-important first edition: our charity gift guide.
The latest Bond film, Spectre, opens in theatres this Friday, November 6, and to tie in with the big premiere Belvedere is celebrating with an exclusive limited edition bottle, and a special ad campaign featuring actress Stephanie Sigman.
For the would-be home barista, the Breville Duo Temp Pro is an easy-to-use espresso machine that makes a great cup of java without a lot of effort. Espresso comes out at the perfect temperature every time, there’s a steam wand for frothing milk, and the stainless steel design looks wonderful on any kitchen counter.
Whether you have a great coffee system at home, or you’re just planning to upgrade to a premium system, the Breville Dose Control Pro offers a premium grind experience to get the most out of your coffee beans. Using high quality stainless steel conical burrs, the Dose Control Pro preserves the all-important oils in the coffee bean to make sure that you get all the flavour out of your next cup of java.