Food

Published On: June 04, 2019

OPINION: Food critics used to crown restaurant royalty — but their taste-making reign has come to an end.

Published On: May 22, 2019

Precise nutritional requirements. Cravings and aversions. Making food for a loved one who’s expecting can be a tricky business — and it calls for a new kind of culinary creativity.

Published On: May 14, 2019
OPINION: Workers at the Rainforest Cafe in Niagara Falls have been on strike for more than a month. What they’re fighting for proves the need for strong employment-standards legislation — and strong unions.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Commercial truffle production is virtually non-existent in Ontario — but perhaps not for long
 
Published On: April 22, 2019
Breaking with our culturally ingrained tendency to excess may seem difficult — but these eight simple ways of cutting back on waste are a good start.
Published On: April 03, 2019

The Heather now has just six seats, but Matt Cowan’s micro-restaurant has transformed the Barton Village neighbourhood — and become the target of anarchists.
 

Published On: April 03, 2019

OPINION: The distinction between paid advertising and personal endorsement used to mean something. But when it comes to Instagram influencers shilling for restaurants, the line has become blurred

Published On: November 28, 2018
A compelling journey into the culinary world of seven female chefs who are rewriting the rules of "kitchen culture" in the male dominated restaurant industry.
Published On: March 21, 2019

ANALYSIS: Many are saying that a new study shows that Health Canada’s dietary guidelines are too expensive for most Canadians. The reality is more complicated.

Published On: March 13, 2019

ANALYSIS: New research suggests that we can farm fish without creating ecological nightmares. John Michael McGrath examines what that could mean for Ontario’s aquaculture industry.

Published On: February 20, 2019

At the Anti-Alzheimer’s Silly Sisters Cooking Club, you’ll eat well and meet interesting strangers — and just maybe help prevent the neurodegenerative disease.

Published On: February 12, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Sylvain Charlebois to discuss a recent report that shows Canadians are not eating meat to the extent they used to.
Published On: February 12, 2019
The Agenda discusses Canada's complex food system and whether a national approach is needed.
Published On: January 23, 2019

OPINION: The 2019 version of Canada’s Food Guide won’t tell you how much cheese or bread to eat, writes Corey Mintz. Instead, it may actually encourage healthy eating habits.

Published On: January 16, 2019

OPINION: The practice is bad for pretty much everyone, writes Corey Mintz. Here’s why we’re still doing it — and why it needs to stop.

Published On: December 31, 2018

OPINION: People think that the night should be about crowds and parties and resolutions and regrets. Corey Mintz explains why they’re wrong.

Published On: December 27, 2018

OPINION: Buying seafood in Ontario involves making many choices— gustatory, ethical, and otherwise. Here’s how to pick a bottle of this popular condiment, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: December 21, 2018

OPINION: There are the talkers. The drunkards. The stay-too-laters. Corey Mintz outlines useful strategies for getting them all out of your house