Jacob Richler Remembers Chef Michel Richard

Jacob Richler Remembers Chef Michel Richard

Michel Richard was an original. The legendary French-American chef – who died Saturday, aged just 68 – started out as a trained pastry chef.  After rising to the top of that profession, Michel Richard switched horses and took on the…

McDonald’s Steps Into Wearables With Step-It

McDonald’s Steps Into Wearables with Step-It

The classic Happy Meal for kids (Cheeseburger, Fries and a Diet Coke) comes in at 539 calories with 23 grams of fat. Will giving away a Mcdonald's Step-It fitness tracker make that information easier to swallow? McDonald's wants to help…

Why Can’t Every Day Be Rum Day?

Why Can’t Every Day Be Rum Day?

Jacob Richler raises his glass to the golden elixir on International Rum Day. These days I meet many a pretentious tippler who loves to pontificate on the terroir of what’s swishing about in their glass, and how they connect with…

Taste Canada:  Perfect Cookbooks For Prolonging Summer

Taste Canada: Perfect Cookbooks for Prolonging Summer

Canada’s 100 Best is delighted to be working once again with Taste Canada and the incredible cookbooks from authors across the country who honour Canadian food writing.   As we are both in the business of celebrating Canada’s culinary identity,…

Are Breakfast Popsicles The New Smoothies?

Are Breakfast Popsicles The New Smoothies?

It's hot outside. You need to start your day right with breakfast Popsicles. Breakfast Popsicles are the summer 2016 reboot of your morning bowl of yoghourt, granola and fruit. They are so easy to make it's almost silly:  Simply layer pureed…

Chef David Hawksworth’s 
Heirloom Tomato Salad

Chef David Hawksworth’s 
Heirloom Tomato Salad

A good summer tomato is sweet and tart and utterly irresistible. And the scent! Is there anything more summery than a simple tomato salad with a sprinkle of sea salt and a drizzle of olive oil? The only thing to…

Food Fraud Is Everywhere

Food Fraud is Everywhere

Do you truly know what you’re eating? There’s tax fraud and identity fraud, but it's food fraud that's the real elephant in the room. Food fraud.  It might sound silly, but it’s a real thing, and it’s a big problem.…

IntelligentX Brews Up RoboBeer

IntelligentX Brews Up RoboBeer

IntelligentX is using artificial intelligence to brew next generation beer. London’s tech start-up scene is second only to Silicon Valley. While today's tech gods have revolutionized the way we interact with the world,  I’m glad to see one company has…

St Lawrence Market Summer Series

St Lawrence Market Summer Series

The St. Lawrence Market and The Food Dudes have collaborated on the first-ever St Lawrence Market Summer Series event. Building on the success of The Food Dudes’ Block Party series and the St Lawrence Market’s world-renowned reputation, the innovative St…

Summer, David McMillan Style

Summer, David McMillan Style

Canada's 100 Best asked a few of our favorite chefs and restaurateurs what they’re up to this summer -  everything from what they're eating, cooking, reading or plain-old obsessing over — including what's inspiring them at home. First up:  Chef David…

Food Day Canada

Food Day Canada

We love Canada, and we love food, so what better way is there to celebrate Food Day Canada then to look at what some of our best chefs are passionate about eating this summer? Here's to great things on your…

Meet The Veggie Burger For Meat Lovers

Meet the Veggie Burger for Meat Lovers

Cleverly described as "an insanely good burger made from sanely good ingredients:, will Impossible Foods' burger be the first veggie burger to hit the big time? Everyone loves burgers - even vegetarians. Right now a lot of investors are banking…

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