Michael Pollan’s Cooked on Netflix

Food fanatics might want to grab dinner in front of the TV tonight and check out Michael Pollan's new Netflix series, "Cooked." Based on the 2013 book of the same title, it's an exploration of food through the four elemental categories…

World’s Largest Chinese Menu Collection Comes To Canada

World’s Largest Chinese Menu Collection Comes to Canada

U of T’s Scarborough Campus' Culinaria Research Centre has acquired the world's largest collection of Chinese restaurant menus  - 10,000 of them. The culinary cultural artifacts were acquired over 30 years by New Yorker Harvey Spiller -  earning him a spot…

Grant Achatz Heats Up Miami

Grant Achatz Heats Up Miami

It’s not that we don’t love winter in Canada. It’s just that today we’d like to be someplace warm and sunny. Someplace with excellent food in a spectacular setting. Someplace like the over-the-top Faena Hotel  in Miami Beach on the…

My Punny Valentine

My Punny Valentine

These food-themed Valentines stole our hearts. What's not to love about these charming food-themed Valentines from food blogger Marie Saba aka Cocina Marie?  Marie has clearly had more than a little fun dreaming up these sweet cards. From our end, we're…

A New Chardonnay Winery From An Unexpected Place

A New Chardonnay Winery from an Unexpected Place

Climate change is altering the wine world faster than anyone imagined. It has become too hot to make complex Chardonnay in some previously celebrated regions like Napa where the grape’s natural acidity is being crippled by heat. Behind closed doors,…

Renowned Chef Benoit Violier Found Dead In His Swiss Home

Renowned Chef Benoit Violier found dead in his Swiss home

Chef Benoit Violier, known as 'the world’s best chef', has died of an apparent suicide. Violier was found dead in his home in Crissier, Switzerland late Sunday afternoon (Jan. 31). According to Swiss police, the 44-year-old chef died from a…

Oliver & Bonacini Open New Restaurant With Saks Fifth Avenue

Oliver & Bonacini open new restaurant with Saks Fifth Avenue

Oliver & Bonacini is set to unveil the first of two restaurant concepts in partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue. Beaumont Kitchen, a 5,550 square-foot all-day dining lounge, is scheduled to open in the upscale department store's Sherway Gardens location on…

Lot No. 40 Named Canadian Whisky Of The Year

Lot No. 40 named Canadian Whisky of the Year

Lot No. 40 is No. 1 in the Canadian whisky world. A panel of 10 independent whisky experts selected the spirit, distilled by Hiram Walker in Windsor, Ontario, as the Canadian Whisky of the Year at the sixth annual Canadian…

Hawksworth scholarship releases 2016 pantry list

The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation has released its pantry list of ingredients required to discover Canada's next great culinary talent. Canadian chefs, who are younger than 28-years-old and work full-time in a professional kitchen, are invited to enter the…

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