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Michael Pollan on reclaiming cooking | Q with Jian Ghomeshi | CBC Radio

Always a pleasure… Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, makes an impassioned plea for a return to home cooking in his new book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. He apprentices with some of the great masters in the

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Michael Pollan

Love this guy… Michael Pollan at the Huffiington Post.

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Reality Check: The Egg White Delight McMuffin From McDonald’s

Good to know when in the hole… http://feeds.seriouseats.com/~r/seriouseatsfeaturesvideos/~3/-Mx4hVI91EE/reality-check-the-egg-white-delight-mcmuffin.html

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China, in Need of Pork, to Buy a U.S. Supplier – NYTimes.com

Fresh pork… Demand for pork in China reflects its booming economy and rising middle class. But that rapidly growing appetite has strained its food production systems, leading to breakdowns and a number of food safety scandals. Now China’s biggest pork

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Kijani Grows: pairing computers with farming | Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy

Fanastic: http://www.foodfirst.org/en/node/4189

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Why salt, sugar and fat are the pillars of the processed food industry | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

Frankly, I stay away from packaged food, but with such an insidious problem being presented, it can be hard to escape: Why salt, sugar and fat are the pillars of the processed food industry | The Current with Anna Maria

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La Mer –  Spéciaux de la semaine Specials of the week Suivez-nous sur facebook  Follow-us on  facebook 

Whist browsing around the internet, I found a blog that posted a link to La Mer, “I like La Mer” I thought, but visit their website? Why? Do I need to know smoked salmon is in season? But true to

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The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

LFA 25 and the carapace… The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio.

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Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

Someone please make this disappear… Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

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(yes, we have no) BANANAS!*

bananas!

As I sometimes say, “Everything is f*(&^g something!” BANANAS!*.

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  • Openings and Closings: April, May, June 2017 April 27, 2017
    Dumpling spot Trilogie on St Laurent is shutting down. I had their dumplings once and they were quite good, too bad, it seemed to be a very popular spot.
  • Montreal vs Toronto April 26, 2017
    Food is definitely better for the price in non-capital cities in the UK and in France; however in France there is less cultural diversity. Some of the best South Asian food in the UK is in Birmingham... I spent a month in Lyon, doing graduate research, and managed to eat quite well, despite an obviously […]
  • Openings and Closings: January, February, March 2017 April 25, 2017
    Think he probably meant Cours Mont-Royal
  • Herdade Do Esporao Alentejo Portuguese Red Wine Vinegar April 24, 2017
    Thank you all !!!
  • Gluten free gourmet options in Rosemont April 22, 2017
    Hi. I am going out with two relatives who need good range of gluten free options in a gourmet restaurant. They prefer something around Beaubien and Papineau or east of that but are willing to go a little further afield but not too far. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  • Must dos for 6 days Montreal April 19, 2017
    Thank you Maximilien! Great place to start!!! Things are constantly changing, so good to have current info.
  • Muscovado sugar in Montreal? April 16, 2017
    Just came across this older post - no need to go all the way to England to buy muscovado sugar. I found it on Amazon.ca for $8.50 CAD. https://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2/134-4615551-6133011?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Muscovado+sugar So while it's a little pricey, there's no need to wait until you return to England to pick some up or waste time scouring Montreal, it's […]
  • SAQ wines, part deux April 10, 2017
    The critiques are in the old thread.... I plan to write new critiques on this thread, including discussions! :) The write ups are only a summary of the wines I enjoyed in part 1.
  • Birthday Dinner on Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Quebec City April 8, 2017
    I will be visiting Quebec City June 23-26 and my birthday is on June 24. I will be a 10 minute walk from the Old Quebec neighbourhood. Can anyone recommend a nice place for dinner on June 24th? Since it's a holiday, I hope some places will be open. If there are any must go […]
  • 60's montreal restaurant on decarie? April 5, 2017
    The restaurant that took the place of Miss Montreal was called The Bonfire.