This week’s happenings: 4 fashionable ventures to check out

Apr 15 2013 by
Categories : Fashion

 bacon-chili1 Smoked bacon chili served at Lisa Marie. Photo by Kyla Zanardi.

TORONTO: TIME TO SPA
Status: One R&R-filled week
What: Toronto spa-lovers unite for the first official Spa Week presented by the self-indulgent enablers of
WaySpa.com.
When: April 15 to 21.
Where: Your fave luxe spas across Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: A relaxing massage or spring-ready facial? At $50 a treatment, go for both (or three or eight) this week.
TORONTO: KING-WORTHY EATS
Status: Opening soon
What: Matt Basile, the Toronto chef behind the Cuban fare of his Fidel Gastro’s food truck, opens his latest, brick-and-mortar gastronomic venture,
Lisa Marie.
When: Serving up dishes – like smoked bacon chili and Elvis in a jar dessert – later this month.
Where: 638 Queen Street West, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Keeping his street cred, Basile’s will prep dishes prep at Lisa Marie to also be carted and served off his food truck Priscilla.
Read on for more buzzworthy events happening this week! 

VANCOUVER: SHOPPING EVENT
Status: This Saturday only
What: Spring clean your wardrobe then restock with previously loved high fashion essentials at the
Re-fashion Vancouver shopping event this weekend.
When: Saturday April 20, 10AM to 5PM for shopper; 9AM to 6PM for sellers.
Where:Yaletown Roundhouse Exhibition Hall, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver.
Buzzworthy notes: A fashionable garage sale-cum-shopping party with free manis, makeup session and sweets; $5 entrance fee.
TORONTO: THE MAKING OF…
Status: Now screening
What: The rock doc that catalogues the making of Stevie Nicks’ latest album,
In Your Dreams, screens this week at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
When: Tuesday April 16 to Thursday April 18 at 8:30PM.
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Directed by the rock legend herself and producer Dave Stewart, the 101-minute doc traces the making of her first solo album in over a decade inside Nicks’ home studio.

Categories: Fashion