Tag Archive: Food

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Matt Bites

Posted on February 7th, 2013

I was really excited when I discovered Matt Bites, a food blog written by Matt Armendariz a former graphic designer and art director in the food industry – and it shows. Blogs are often filled with great information but are poorly laid out or uninspiring in their use of imagery and Matt Bites is … (More →)

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Marco Pierre White: the Devil in the Kitchen

Posted on December 14th, 2012

Before there was Anthony Bourdain, David Chang or Gordon Ramsay there was Marco Pierre White, the original rock-star chef, the man who made being a chef very, very cool. Known equally for being, at age 33, the first British chef and the youngest ever to earn three Michelin stars, as well as for his explosive … (More →)

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Goodeggs.com

Posted on December 6th, 2012

I recently stumbled across the website Goodeggs and was immediately intrigued since it features guest contributions by people like Alice Waters, the legendary proprietress of Chez Panisse. Goodeggs is actually a resource to encourage buying directly from local farmers and their Eater’s Digest similarly features articles encouraging eating locally and seasonally. I especially like their … (More →)

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Ferran Adrià’s BulliPedia

Posted on October 29th, 2012

Since Ferran Adrià shocked the culinary world in July of 2011 when he shut his internationally celebrated restaurant elBulli, there has been much anticipation as to how he would apply his prodigious talents next. Adrià announced he would be opening elBulli Foundation, a culinary think tank and research and development facility in 2014 – and … (More →)

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The Mind of a Chef, PBS

Posted on October 19th, 2012

I don’t know how Anthony Bourdain does it. He has innumerable projects on the go including the travel program The Layover, his reality/competition series on ABC with Nigella Lawson called The Taste, his upcoming series on CNN as well as his writing projects and he somehow still manages to produce savvy, well-researched and … (More →)

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Edible Selby by Todd Selby

Posted on October 15th, 2012

While browsing in one of my favourite bookstores I came across this great new table art book, Edible Selby, by the incredibly stylish portrait photographer Todd Selby. Selby is best known for his 2010 book, The Selby Is in Your Place, which invited readers inside the homes and creative spaces of authors, musicians, … (More →)

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GLORY HOLE DOUGHNUTS

Posted on October 9th, 2012

Recently opened far west in Parkdale is the tongue-in-cheek named Glory Hole Doughnuts, Toronto’s first fully-dedicated gourmet doughnut shop to get in on this hot culinary trend. Upon entry you are hit by the sweet smell of yeasty dough as owner and baker Ashley Jacot De Boinod (formerly of Buca) creates the doughnuts in … (More →)

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SANAGAN’S MEAT LOCKER

Posted on October 3rd, 2012

On top of being one of Toronto’s best butcher shops, Sanagan’s Meat Locker located at the heart of Kensington Market, now also provides great sandwiches for lunch. These include the Bo Sammy (a Korean inspired pulled pork sandwich topped with kimchi slaw) or their classic roast chicken which is carved right there piping hot off … (More →)


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