Canada’s Best Cannelé

Canada’s Best Cannelé

Perfection often comes in small packages. And sweet perfection – well, these days we find that it measures precisely 5.5 cm in diameter, with fluted sides, has a thin, crisp, and heavily caramelised crust, and a creamy, rich crumb that…

Strawberry Antioxidant Superstar

Strawberry Antioxidant Superstar

A naturally occurring antioxidant found in strawberries could help treat age-related mental decline and conditions like Alzheimer's or stroke. Fisetin is an antioxidant found in strawberries that has been found to reduce cognitive deficits and inflammation associated with aging in mice. Appearing this month…

Pina Colada Day

Pina Colada Day

Hollywood legend Joan Crawford once described drinking a pina colada as “better than slapping Bette Davis in the face.” While we can only imagine that pleasure,  we do know that the intensely tropical combination of cream of coconut, pineapple, and…

Drink German Riesling. Win A Trip To Berlin.

Drink German Riesling. Win a trip to Berlin.

German Riesling wines have a vibrant and fragrant personality that make them brilliant additions to summer entertaining like barbecues and picnics. Rieslings can be counted among the best white wines in the world, with some having aging potential that rivals…

A Celebration Of Canadian Cuisine

A Celebration of Canadian Cuisine

What Gilles Vigneault sang about his country, he might as well have said about our cuisine: c’est l’hiver. Give me a list of your favourite Canadian dishes, tell me why you think they’re great, and I’ll more than likely agree…

10 Best Restaurants In Canada Right Now

10 Best Restaurants in Canada Right Now

The Canadian summer is too short to let it go by without booking a table at one of these excellent restaurants. With summer menus packed with the best seasonal ingredients, we can't think of a better way to celebrate Canada's 150th.…

A Fresh Take On Wine And Cheese Pairings

A Fresh Take on Wine and Cheese Pairings

Think of wineandcheesemap.com as Tinder for wine and cheese pairings. Canada's own Professor Gary Bader from the University of Toronto has created his interactive wine and cheese pairing "network"  on software that was originally designed for genetics research. If the…

The Millennials Are Right

The Millennials Are Right

The avocado is to the Millenial diet what the beard is to the male Millenial. If you're bored of the trend, think again. It turns out that the Instagram-friendly staples of the Millenial diet are not only good for you, but…

Wear Your Herb On Your Sleeve With Tattly

Wear Your Herb on Your Sleeve with Tattly

Now you can carry the sensual pleasure of freshly chopped herbs around with you. Brooklyn-based Tattly makes temporary tattoos that feature beautifully scented illustrations of parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. French artist Vincent Jeannerot has created the Bouquet Garni Set,…

Canada’s Best Food Road Trip

Canada’s Best Food Road Trip

If you're traveling coast to coast this summer, be sure to book a table at these regional highlights from our Canada's 100 Best List.  If you do, you'll be eating some of the finest food this country has to offer.…

Feast For The Eyes: The Story Of Food In Photography

Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography

Admit it.  We're a culture of obsessed food lovers who spend far too many hours staring at pretty food pictures.  If you're at saturation point and ready for a palate cleanse, take a look at “Feast for the Eyes: The…

J.P. Wiser’s Dissertation

J.P. Wiser’s Dissertation

J.P. Wiser’s Master Distiller Dr. Don Livermore believes passionately in the quality of Canadian whiskey, its rich history of innovation and rightful claim to world leader status in the category. And if I was a little dubious of all that…

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