Food & Drinks

Cynthia David is a Toronto-based food and travel writer who travels the world in search of delectable stories. After a year at Queen’s University studying French, she earned a journalism degree from Ryerson University and a chef’s certificate from George Brown College, where she won a two-month scholarship to work in a one-star Michelin restaurant in Orleans, France. She then spent a decade working as Food Editor for the Toronto Sun and London Free Press. Cynthia now freelances for major Canadian and US publications including the Toronto Star, Food & Drink and Dreamscapes travel magazine. She also writes regularly for The Packer, a weekly U.S. newspaper for the fresh produce industry. She has written articles on the restaurant industry for Foodservice & Hospitality magazine and wrote several scripts for Food Factory, aired on Food Network Canada. In 1995 she was inducted as a Fellow by the Ontario Hostelry Institute. When not writing she uses her English as a Second Language certificate to work with Syrian refugees, where conversations often revolve around food.

Hexagon: A Hidden Gem

After falling in love with Paris from his several visits to France, Restaurateur Artur Koczur dreamed of bringing the best of French cuisine back to his hometown in Canada. Hexagon, a restaurant tucked away in the heart of downtown Oakville, Ontario opened in 2017. Though the restaurant may have a simple, unassuming exterior, it offers […]