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Canadian actor Ross Petty talks new Cinderella production, playing villains, Metro Toronto, December 4 2014

Paradise found on dreamy Santorini, The Province, November 17, 2014

National Ballet’s Evan McKie talks dancing in his home town of Toronto, Metro Newspaper, November 10 2014

Chicago’s So Gay, Xtra Newspaper, November 6 2014

Toronto Cooks: Book features city’s best recipes, from Mercatto to Jelly Modern Doughnuts, Metro, September 30 2014

Utilizing Instagram Video to Enhance Your Culinary Content, TBEX, September 24 2014

Dobber@TIFF: SoHo Metropolitan Hotel, Metro Newspaper, September 12 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Best spots to quench your thirst during TIFF, Metro Newspaper, September 11 2014

Dobber@TIFF: A rising star and a couple parties, Metro Newspaper, September 10 2014

Dobber@TIFF: The Hazelton Hotel, Metro Newspaper, September 10 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Variety, music and film party, Metro Newspaper, September 9 2014

The Ultimate Culinary Road Trip: Portland, Eat In Eat Out Magazine, September 9 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Best eats on the TIFF festival circuit, Metro Newspaper, September 9 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Four events, two venues, Metro Newspaper, September 8 2014

Dobber@TIFF: The Drake Hotel, Metro Newspaper, September 8 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Armani and Hugo Boss + GQ Parties, Metro Newspaper, September 7 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Nightcrawler and a lightening show, Metro Newspaper, September 6 2014

Find out what sort of swag the celebs can get at TIFF gifting lounges, Metro Newspaper, September 5 2014

Dobber@TIFF: Best spots for celeb spotting, Metro Newspaper, September 5 2014

Windsor Arms Hotel deeply roots in TIFF history, Metro Newspaper, September 4 2014

Colin Geddes: Programmer for TIFF’s Midnight Madness talks what’s in store for audiences this year, Metro Newspaper, September 2 2014

Finding Virtue in Ireland, The Province, August 11 2014

Dutch influence adds colonial charm to island, Vancouver Sun, July 28 2014

Exploring Casa Loma with Spamalot’s Sir Galahad, Metro Toronto, July 3 2014

A Love Affair with Prince Edward County, Xtra, June 27 2014

Buddies in Bad Times: World’s longest-running queer theatre company celebrates World Pride, Metro Newspaper, June 19 2014

Manning Up in Texas, The Province Newspaper, June 16, 2014

Three to see in Hong Kong, The Province Newspaper, May 11 2014

Istanbul, a city of contrasts, The Province Newspaper, May 4 2014

Darcy Killeen of the CONTACT Photography Festival dishes on his favourite exhibits this year, Metro Newspaper, April 29 2014

Hot Docs program director talks being a film nerd, and the artistic aspects of documentaries, Metro Newspaper, April 17 2014

She’s up for good makeup fun as T.O. fashion week gets Lucky, Metro Newspaper, March 12 2014

Having a drink with World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen, Metro Newspaper, February 17 2014

Canadian soprano Simone Osborne: Travelling the world and singing the high notes, Metro Newspaper, January 27 2014

Beat Toronto’s Winter Blues by Refuelling at a Chic Hotel Spa, The Vancouver Sun, January 25 2014

Beer Tour: From Pilsen To Prague, The Vancouver Sun, January 14 2014

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Hong Kong, Travel + Escape, December 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Denver, Travel + Escape, November 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Dubai, Travel + Escape, November 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Alberta, Travel + Escape, October 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 7 – A Grand Finale Film Fest Marathon, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 6 – Scotiabank Trilogy and First Weekend Club at Media Bar, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Exploring the wow factor at Hotel Le Germain, Metro Newspaper, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Experience a little paradise at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 5 – Nail-Biting Cinema, Mark Wahlberg’s Burger and My Grey Goose Spirit Guide at Soho House, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Best places in Toronto to grab a bite: Metro Newspaper, September 2013

10,000 Hours in 10 Minutes: Andrew Dobson Pays His Bills with Blogging and Loves It, Media Shower, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 4 – Essentials Lounge, CFC BBQ, Judi Dench is Philomena, and Enemy Party at The Chase, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: The Top 10 Swag Prizes, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 3 – An education in photocalls and paparazzi, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 2 – Kate Winslet’s Labor Day, Nikki Beach, Grolsch Open House and Vampire Red Carpet, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Day 1 – Gifting Lounge Trilogy and Launch Party Revelry, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF Tips: Where to Get a Gourmet Meal without Getting Out of Bed, Travel + Escape, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Six best bars to watch the stars, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

TIFF 2013: Tour Toronto’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel, where the stars may stay, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Dublin, Travel and Escape, July 2013

Top 5 Afternoon Teas in Toronto, Travel and Escape, June 2013

Tasty Trails: A Few Great Ontario Foodie Tours, 2013 Ontario Culinary Adventure Guide, Spring 2013

Toronto’s Top 15 Eats: On and Off the Radar, Tourism Toronto, Spring 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Travel and Escape, May 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Montreal, Travel and Escape, April 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Reykjavik, Travel and Escape, April 2013

Toronto’s Top 5 Luxury Hotel Bars, Travel and Escape, March 2013

Top 5 Culinary Experiences in Ottawa, Travel and Escape, February 2013

5 Best Places to Dine in Mont Tremblant, Travel and Escape, January 2013

Culinary Tourism and the Honey Bee, Bee Culture Magazine, 2007

PRESS

Toronto’s Food Media Elite on Finding Healthy Balance in a City of Deliciousness, Abbey’s Kitchen, August 21 2014.

Media Darling: Andrew Dobson, On the Fourth Floor, July 2014

Field Trip 2014: 54 stylish shots from the start of music festival season in Toronto, June 10 2014

You can ditch the wig, food critic, we know who you are, Vice, February 2014

Happy Holidays from Canonblogtography, Syleblog.ca, December 2013

How To Score a Flight Upgrade, Flight Centre Blog, October 2013

Social Media ROI, Branding and Buzzing, October 2013

Discover These Blogs Now, Notable.ca, September 2013

TIFF 2013: The very best of Dobber@TIFF, Metro Newspaper, September 2013

Andrew Dobson Reveals How He Manages One of Canada’s Top Travel Blogs, Trendhunter, August 8, 2013

Tip Shaming: When is it okay not to leave a tip? Canada.com, August 8, 2013

This Beautiful Life: Andrew Dobson, This Beautiful Day Blog, July 2013

Party Photos of the Week: Terrazza Di Peroni, via The Globe and Mail, July 12, 2013

Iceburg Vodka floats new flavours in crowded spirits market, The Globe and Mail, June 2013

The New Flex Balance: Staying Connected On Vacation, via PR Daily, June 13, 2013

It’s Lady Gaga…It’s Katy Perry…It’s a Travel Blogger! via Toronto Standard, June 6, 2013

Travel Style: Andrew John Virtue Dobson, via Johnny Jet The Travel Insider, June 3, 2013

An Interview with Andrew Dobson, via Travel Writing 2.0 May 28, 2013

Food Blogger Andrew Dobson Recommends Toronto Restaurants for Every Occasion, via TBEX May 7, 2013

Travel Bloggers Hit Dublin for St. Paddy’s Festival, via TBEX April 11, 2013

20 Questions with Andrew Dobson, via Local Toronto Blog, February 26, 2013

Ralph Lauren in Pictures at Harry Rosen, via BlogTO Style, February 21, 2013

Valentine’s Aftermath via Off The Grid, February 15th, 2013

Is it V-Day or D-Day? via Off The Grid, February 8th, 2013

Bloggers & Brands: 10 tips for working & growing together, via FBC, February 6th, 2013

Young Professional Style, via Notable.ca, November 30th, 2012

Friday Foodie, via View the Vibe, June 29th, 2012.

Who’s Who On Twitter, via Pulp and Fiber, April 30th, 2012.

The Dietrich Group’s Paris 1994/Gallery via Worldstage Blog, April 23, 2012

Vieux Carre dobbernationLOVES Vlog Review, via The Wooster Group, April 3rd, 2012.

The Digital Foodie Life – Tastespotting (Part 5) CityLine, January 24th, 2012

The Digital Foodie Life – What Katie Ate (Part 4) CityLine, January 13th, 2012

The Digital Foodie Life – View The Vibe (Part 3) CityLine, January 5th, 2012

The Digital Foodie Life – Untourist App (Part 2) CityLine December 14th, 2011

The Digital Foodie Life – Dobbernation (Part 1) CityLine, December 7th 2011

Ultimate Meating with Canadian Beef, Toronto,  October 30th 2011

100 Mile Culianry Mashup, Oakville, September 16th 2011

Where Magazine Travel Tuesday Interview, Toronto, September 13th 2011

PUBLIC SPEAKING 

TBEX Athens Greece, October 2014 “Monetizing Your Culinary Content”

Travel to Ireland, The Gaelic Hour Radio Show, June 29 2014

Digital Strategy & Communications Management at The University of Toronto, “Bloggers Working With Brands,” March 2014.

Digital Strategy & Communications Management at The University of Toronto, “Bloggers Working With Brands,” November 2013.

TBEX Toronto June 2013 with Rebecca LeHeup Director of The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance “A Taste of Place- Defining a Destination Through It’s Food Culture.”

Digital Strategy & Communications Management at The University of Toronto, “Bloggers Working With Brands,” March 20, 2012.

University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, “Social Media and Hospitality,” October, 2012.

Toronto Social Media Week Moderator for “Social Media and Food,” February 16th, 2012.

University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, “Global Culinary Tourism Best Practices,” February, 2007.