The Copenhagen Dining Scene

The Copenhagen Dining Scene

Every time I say “Copenhagen,” I get two different reactions— either a teasing comment about how ridiculously often I’ve been to Denmark (10 times) and how much I love Scandinavia or questions about the restaurant Noma.

The New Vegetarianism

The New Vegetarianism

No longer the saddest, least inventive section of the menu, salads and vegetables in all their glory have assumed a central place in the life of some of our best restaurants.

Nation’s Feast Contest

Nation’s Feast Contest

Restaurants Canada is the premium trade show for the Canadian hospitality business. This year they've pulled out all the stops with Nation's Feast at Casa Loma.  Billed as the ultimate culinary tribute to Canadian cuisine, they've invited some of the…

Can Spicy Food Save Your Life?

Can Spicy Food Save Your Life?

Want to improve your health?  You need to get spicy with it. It turns out that turning up the heat factor in your food choices might improve your health. A new study published in the medical journal MBJ  examined the…

Adam Vettorel’s Quaglia E Polenta

Adam Vettorel’s Quaglia e Polenta

Quail and polenta is a dish often served in the fall during hunting season in Italy. At North & Navy, we use white polenta. Quaglia is a speciality of Veneto and Friuli where polenta is a staple of the region.…

Delicacies Jewellery

Delicacies Jewellery

Food is a way of knowing ourselves and relating to others. It’s a lens through which we see the world; a principle to organise the chaos, the noise, the suffering, the joys and rituals and everyday adventures. We can connect…

Enter The Hen House:  Union Chicken

Enter the Hen House: Union Chicken

 Union Chicken is the latest entrant into Toronto's roast chicken arena. It's a crowded space:  Flock, Nando's and our much-loved neighbourhood Portuguese churrasqueiras have been more than adequately filling the demand for juicy and crispy skinned roast chicken.  Is there room…

Taste Of The Six At The Shangri-La

Taste of the Six at the Shangri-La

Taste of the Six is the Toronto Shangri-La Hotel's dinner series with a cause. Created to embrace and celebrate Toronto’s vibrant food scene,  Taste of the Six is a collaboration with some of Toronto’s most renowned chefs. Matt Blondin, Frankie Solarik and…

Valentine’s Day Is For Food Lovers

Valentine’s Day is for Food Lovers

Valentine's Day gifts for your food lover. Valentine's Day presents that revolve around food make the best gifts.  Because we all know that the couple who eats, cooks and drinks together, stays together. If you're ready to graduate from chocolates,…

Oat + Mill

Oat + Mill

Hats off to Oat + Mill for coming up with a vegan and gluten-free ice cream substitute made out of oats. Oat + Mill is a Canadian company doing it right, right here.  Oat & Mill is a non-dairy ice…

Loblaw 2017 Canadian Food Trends

Loblaw 2017 Canadian Food Trends

Insects, seaweed, meal kits and turmeric will all have their moment in 2017, according to the recently released Loblaw 2017 Canadian Food Trends. Now that we've woken up from our post-holiday slumber, it's worth taking a minute to look at…

Women In Food And Drink:  Donna Dooher

Women in Food and Drink: Donna Dooher

Canada's women in food and drink are working their way up the food chain. It's no secret that the culinary arts are a male-dominated industry.  But enrollment in culinary schools is on target to change that scenario, making it the…

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