Toronto Ramen Joint is now Officially one of the World’s Best

One of the best ramen shops in Toronto, Ryus Noodle Bar, has just been selected as the only non-Canadian stall to be included in a Japanese ramen museum. You read that right—the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum isn’t dedicated to ancient artifacts or fossils, but rather to showcasing ramen from different regions. Visitors can sample different kinds of ramen at stalls set up in a replica of 1958 [...]

09 September 2018

Top 3 reasons to go Organic

(NC) More and more of us are opting to buy organic. In fact, 66 per cent of Canadians are already going this route. By choosing organic, you are helping yourself, your community and the environment. Here’s why: Multiple studies have found lower levels of nitrates and pesticide residues in organic produce than in non-organic varieties. Several studies have also indicated greate [...]

09 September 2018

'Just a nightmare': Toronto Restaurant Shuts Doors with no Notice to Staff

Between 40 and 50 people who work at Lola's Kitchen are without a job after the restaurant closed Monday Lola's Kitchen, a popular brunch spot on Church Street, abruptly closed its doors on Monday with no notice and nothing more than a sign that read: "Lola's Kitchen is now permanently closed." "We are deeply saddened (and angered) to inform our beloved community that we have closed our doo [...]

09 September 2018

Here Are All The Restaurants Participating In Montreal's "Caribbean Food Festival"

With school having just started and a change in the season underway, there's a lot going on this month. The number one things to keep your eye out for? The food festivals going on throughout the city.  That's right Montreal, the Caribbean event Martinique Gourmande is coming back from September 13 to 23!  The festival Martinique Gourmande is put on by Martinique [...]

09 September 2018

Quick and easy calzones, perfect for busy family mealtimes

(NC) From basketball practice to music lessons, the after-school rush can be a hectic one. For evenings when you’re pressed for time, meal prep can be a lifesaver. Stuffed with a favourite ingredient – hot dogs – these Tex-Mex calzones are a tasty meal the kids will happily enjoy. With new Maple Leaf Top Dogs, you can feel confident your little ones’ favourite food is made fro [...]

09 September 2018

Thanksgiving Tips You'll Be Grateful For

(NC) This holiday is all about spending time with family and friends. But that can be a tough thing to do if you’re stuck in the kitchen. This Thanksgiving, entertaining expert Pay Chen is sharing her tips on getting you out from in front of the stove and into a comfortable seat at the dining room table. Your freezer is your friend. From casseroles to gravy and cranberry sauce, Chen s [...]

05 September 2018

Should I tip? And if so, how much?

(NC) It’s a familiar dilemma — you’re paying for a service and get prompted for a tip. If you feel unsure of what to do next, you’re not alone. Everyday tipping dilemmas are normal, but you can arm yourself with some intel to feel more confident in knowing who gets what. It’s important to know that tipping varies based on location and type of service. Payments and point-of- [...]

05 September 2018

Buyer Beware of Supermarkets Selling Fake Organic Produce

More and more people these days are trying to be more healthy.That's fabulous.  But, unfortunately, may capitalists have sought to take advantage of more health-conscious buyers who seek organic produce.Many people who see the label "organic" will just assume that the fruit or vegetable with the organic-label is free of potentially harmful chemical agents.But this is not the case.Here's my st [...]

04 September 2018

Newfoundland born Chef Christine Tizzard helping People Eat Better

Anyone who has ever cooked any type of meal knows that burns and cuts are pretty much part of the norm. But for most people, a camera crew and audience isn’t watching your every mishap and move. Chef and Author Christine Tizzard had a lot to say in her recent interview with The Telegram. Recalling her first day as a host of Best Recipes on CBC back in 2012, Chef Christine Tizzard had [...]

28 August 2018

What Makes A Good Restaurant Great?

What do you consider when choosing a restaurant? The food for one. What about the location, the service, the surroundings? Is there space enough leg space between tables? What’s the ambiance like and of course, how expensive is it? All of these are questions we ask ourselves before we pick a restaurant. Everyone has had a restaurant dining experience. Some have had it good, and some b [...]

27 August 2018

Meet PEI’s Seafood Connoisseur and Remarkable Chef.

Jamie Gallant, the founder of Coastline Catering, a successful seafood catering business in Toronto, is a seafood connoisseur, family man, and revered caterer. He prides himself on providing an exceptional seafood experience. As a native of Prince Edward Island, he knows good seafood and the hospitality needed to createthe most memorable event of the year, says the official website of Coastline Ca [...]

22 August 2018

Vancouver: Uli’s Restaurant Wins the Best Burgers in Town

Uli’s restaurant Vancouver is currently bearing the title of the best burger makers in town. asked its readers to go on a hunt for the best burger in town, and the website received a barrage of responses. Some of the top contenders were Hawksworth, while others cast votes for Monarch Burger on Main. But it was Uli’s beside the beach in White Rock that was the runaway winne [...]

18 August 2018

Ottawa’s Prohibition Public House Provides a Fabulous Dining Experience

Sharing experiences – that’s what this restaurant is about. It’s subtle, but becomes more pronounced as you walk in, have a seat and start taking in your surroundings. Every detail begs for dialogue.  You’ll find yourself asking your partner in crime: “Is that fan an airplane propeller?” “Have you seen the lighting upstairs?” or “Are those lights hand made?” Nobo [...]

16 August 2018