Tag Archive: Food


Alice Water’s Taco Salad Recipe

Posted on September 26th, 2012

If I had to eat at one restaurant only for the rest of my life, I would, without a doubt, pick Chez Panisse. There’s something magical about the place – incredible thought and care has been put in every aspect of the dining experience from the room, to the service, to the unbelievably delicious … (More →)


Fire & Knives: Food Quarterly

Posted on August 21st, 2012

When we think of food magazines, a large, glossy periodical teaming with recipes and elegantly plated and photographed dishes immediately comes to mind. Something like Bon Appetit or Food & Wine. Yet as gastronomy has assumed its rightful place at the epicenter of popular culture and continues to receive its due, a number of … (More →)


The Gourmand

Posted on August 16th, 2012

England has been undergoing a culinary revolution of sorts with the formerly traditional nation embracing all sorts of epicurean delights – the more experimental, the better. The country has also emerged as a hotbed for independent and innovative magazine production; many of my current obsessions are written, produced and designed in the U.K. The latest … (More →)


Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants

Posted on August 13th, 2012

Beasley’s Chicken and Honey

On August 14, Bon Appetit will release the Hot 10 – their picks for the top ten new restaurants of 2012. Andrew Knowlton, the BA’s Foodist, will make this selection, as well as his pick for the top new restaurant in the United States, from a list of 50 restaurants they … (More →)


101 Best Places to Eat

Posted on August 9th, 2012

I always wonder when I travel where those in the know nosh and who would know more than 53 of the world’s greatest chefs? Newsweek’s compiled a list of 101 Best Places to Eat around the world and here are some highlights that sound particularly appealing from some notable names in the culinary world – … (More →)


Zuma: Wabi-Sabi Short Film

Posted on August 1st, 2012

I am a staunch believer that you eat with your eyes first. This short film, a composite of Thomas Brown’s still life photography of the Japanese cuisine of Zuma, the celebrated izakaya restaurant in London’s Knightsbridge, is veritable food porn. Capturing the delicate, precise and beautifully presented ingredients and dishes of Head Chef Li … (More →)


Global Feast, London

Posted on July 30th, 2012

I’m the first to admit I don’t know a thing about sports but when the Olympics took over Vancouver in 2010 they did inspire a general sense of excitement and fervour in the city. All eyes are on London now as the Olympics descend and there are some excellent alternatives brewing if you’re about as … (More →)


Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Posted on July 27th, 2012

It’s cover boasts Anthony Bourdain’s lofty praise: “Magnificent. Simply the best memoir by a chef ever. Ever.” The bar was set high – and I was still wonderfully surprised and captivated by Gabrielle Hamilton’s raw and candid memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef. Hamilton is the lauded proprietor … (More →)

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