The 1980’s are fraught with imagery of big hair, the allure of disco, neon everything, and the emergence of futuristic ideas – many of which still have a firm grasp on us today. What we tend to forget in the diaspora of our collective memory, is how important food and dining is to our societies. […]
Ahh, the 1970’s – the Gregorian decade of disco, rock and roll, gas shortages, economic upheavals, and the continuance of socially progressive values set out by the 60’s.
Often beguiled as a time of sustained peace and prosperity, the 1970’s were also a time of great conflict; the rise of Separatists in Quebec and the enactment […]
The decade of peace and love was a unique time in history; one that revolutionized the way the western world thought about itself, and ultimately made a lasting impression on how its been perceived ever since. As with all culture shifts, one of the most powerful signifiers of the 60’s was it’s culinary and restaurant […]
The 1950’s was a truly unique moment in time. Fresh out of WW2, the world – and North America in particular – were embracing prosperity and a strong economy, built and spurred on by the war. More and more people were able to access the finer things in life in the 50’s. The times were […]
The restaurant industry in Canada generates upwards of $80 billion, equating to about 4% of total economic activity in the Great White North. Further, Canadian restaurants employ more than 1.2 million people – about 7% of Canada’s total workforce. That’s one big piece of pie, and significant social responsibility on the shoulders of restaurateurs and […]
Heading out for a bite to eat and a night on the town isn’t just about the food. Restaurants are feasts for the other senses, too. The atmosphere, the social aspect, and a sense of grandeur are all a part of the dining experience. An appealing environment makes eating a meal that much more enjoyable, […]
Considering an office renovation is an exciting time for any business. It means a fresh start, a revitalized identity, and an updated aesthetic that’s sure to impress your clients, customers and guests. It’s often an easy decision to begin a much-needed office renovation, and our minds immediately conjure up imagery of chic and modern spaces […]
Upgrading the office to reflect a more modern and innovative working environment can have a multitude of benefits to a business. Improved layout, modern equipment, fresh colours and even position flexibility can all contribute to improved employee satisfaction and retention, added creativity and innovation, and even a boost to your property value.
In this post, we’ll […]
Whether you’re experienced in the process or not, every commercial renovation undertaking should be started by asking your prospective contractor a slew of questions. The purpose of asking these questions is to educate and prepare yourself, your team, and your space for the impending construction.
Your contractor ultimately shapes the success of your renovation plans – […]
Sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room can be an incredibly dry, boring and time-consuming process. It ranks right up there with waiting in line at the passport office or at the licensing office waiting to update your vehicle’s registration sticker. Ugh. Besides arriving late and potentially missing your appointment the best way for your […]