Over the past 20 years, Emily Haines has risen to fame as the frontwoman of beloved indie pop group Metric. We spoke with the Canadian artist about her journey from songbird to siren—read it, here.
The eco-friendly rental cabins of Ontario’s Cabinscape brings contemporary design to off-the-grid living. Read the full story, here.
John Cote and Barb Stefanyshyn-Cote took a lot of detours on the way to the Best Cask Gin podium at the World Gin Awards in 2017. Read our story on Black Fox Farm & Distillery, the Saskatchewan farmers turned distillers, here.
The best view of Paris comes from one of its pieds-à-terre. Find out where to best seek out a penthouse perspective in the City of Love in our story, here.
Toronto-born David Zilber concocts culinary experiments as head of Noma‘s Fermentation Lab, dedicated to delicious applications of bacteria, fungi, and enzymes. Read our story on Zilber, here.
When it comes to selecting lingerie, it’s germane to take your time and seek out manufacturers with high standards of craftsmanship to ensure what you’re wearing closest to your skin is top tier. Find our favourite handmade Canadian lingerie brands, here.
All publicity is good publicity—or so the saying goes. In Montreal, speakeasy-style bars are thriving by being as discrete as possible. Discover pir guide to the city’s hidden bars, here.
While coveted for its shortbread cookie base, signature icing, and Belgian chocolate shavings, the appeal of a log cake from Jeanne’s Bakery goes beyond its ingredients. Our story on the Winnipeg staple, here.
Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians trilogy sheds a scandalous spotlight on the lives of Asia’s ultra-affluent. We sat down with the author to talk socialites, Singapore, and the real-life inspiration behind the bestselling series. Read it, here.
NUVO’s Nine Most-Read Stories of 2018
From hidden bars to Emily Haines.
Before bidding adieu to 2018, we take a moment to reflect on nine of our most-read stories of the year. Among the most clicked-on are our conversations with Kevin Kwan, the brains behind the buzz-worthy Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, and indie warrior princess Emily Haines, who dazzled on the cover of our spring issue. Our top stories also spanned across the country, from a legendary Winnipeg log cake and Montreal’s hidden bar scene, to Ontario’s tiny cabin escapes and the Saskatoon distillery brewing the world’s best gin. Take a look through our nine most-read stories of 2018 and revisit an old favourite or discover a story you may have missed.
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December 20, 2018