Friday, August 26, 2011

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF 2011) + California Strawberries + a Giveaway

And the winner is...
Danny - Congratulations!

You could win two Gala Screening tickets to TIFF thanks to the California Strawberry Commission, the official strawberry provider for the event.

• Gala tickets are high profile film screenings at Roy Thomson Hall each evening at 6:30pm and 9:30pm and matinees on weekends during the Festival. Usually, the actors and talent are present to introduce the film and on the red carpet beforehand, but this cannot be confirmed.

• Opening Night will be on September 9 and closing on September 18. Non-gala films are spread out among various theaters  There are also some great high profile films at Ryerson, VSR at Elgin, Winter Garden and various other theaters.

• You will find out which film you are receiving tickets to on September 2, 2011.

• Winner must be 18 years of age or older.

• Winner is responsible for transportation to Toronto/TIFF.

• Giveaway starts August 26, 2011 at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on August 30, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. One winner will be chosen using

How to Enter

Post a comment here (on my main blog). Include your email in your comment so that I can reach you. If your name is selected, and your email isn't included, I'll draw another name.

Recipe for Strawberry Muddle Cocktail

Serves 1

Recipe and image courtesy of the California Strawberry Commission

2 large or 3 small fresh California strawberries, stemmed
½ -1 tablespoon simple syrup
2 slices lemon
6 ounces Prosecco
crushed ice
mint leaf

In a glass, muddle strawberries to a fine pulp. Add simple syrup to taste. Place lemon slices on top of strawberries and punch out the centers, leaving rinds in glass. Gently pour in Prosecco; do not stir. Layer top of glass with ice and garnish with mint.

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