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Michael Pollan about why we are, “the cooking animal”

If ya ain’t gonna read the book…. The BBCs Sheila Dillon speaks to Michael Pollan about why we are, “the cooking animal” foodprog_20130604-1430a

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221: The Future of Work. Workplace Science. Rethinking Recruiting and the Resume. The Automated Workforce. Live/work Homestead Design. The Information Economy. | Spark with Nora Young | CBC Radio

Ummm, yup… integration before education; education before regulation 😉 …explore which careers may one day be automated, check out some inventive ideas for how a post-automation economy would work, and talk about why it’s time to rethink the resume, hiring,

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Martin Villeneuve and TED

Martin Villeneuve made Quebec’s first science fiction film, “Mars et Avril”. He recently gave a TED Talk about it. Find out how that came about..

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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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  • Jean Talon Market & Vicinity 2017 May 22, 2017
    There's a stand this year that is making nougat on location, it was phenomenal. Ranks up there with the nougat I've had in the Mediterranean. He's from France and he told me his family has been in the nougat business for 80 years. He will cut whatever amount you want and it's priced at $45/kg. […]
  • Five days in June on a budget May 22, 2017
    Merci Maman!
  • Seeking advice for Montreal & Quebec City "food destination vacation" May 22, 2017
    At Pied de Cochon, you can have poutine with foie gras! I like Marché Jean-Talon better than Atwater because they have a better selection of seafood. One stall, Les Délices de la Mer/Atkins et Frères if I remember correctly, sells cooked whelks; get them before the restaurants start carrying them on the menu and driving […]
  • Montreal: Poutine and Shish Taouk and Couscous and.... May 20, 2017
    Is Au Coin Berbère still quite good?
  • Cocktail Bars In Montreal? May 19, 2017
    Things are definitely improving, especially in the last 5 years or so, with mixology really taking center stage at numerous spots, be it bars or restaurants. Here are a few of our favorite bars that make great cocktails: Atwater Cocktail Club, Mayfair (1st pic), Le Mal Necessaire (2nd pic) Otherwise the following restaurants also push […]
  • Montreal vs Toronto May 15, 2017
    Well, I have to admit I would certainly put some of the smoked meat sandwiches I have in Montreal as better than any I've had in Toronto. I still think Schwartz's are delicious. (Though I also have to admit not having tried many of the smoke meat sandwich offerings in Toronto for many years, so […]
  • Openings and Closings: April, May, June 2017 May 13, 2017
    Looks like Omma, the korean place on Bernard near Jeanne Mance, is either moving or opening a new location. Saw a sign at Clark and Ontario.
  • Help - Montreal seeking wheatgrass seeds best price May 12, 2017
    I would like to make wheatgrass juice. Are there any places that have best prices to purchase organic wheatgrass seeds (i.e. Red Hard Winter Wheat berries ) in bulk, preferably in the areas close to C.S.L., Montreal West, N.D.G., Snowden, Monkland, C.D.N.? Thank you!
  • Le Filet or Liverpool House? Accidentally double-booked! May 12, 2017
    Whatever place you choose, please, please, pretty please call the other place to cancel your reservation !!! I would suggest Le Filet (first because it is good, and it is fish oriented, and it is close to home :-) ).
  • Montreal Chinese Butter-Roll (butta-lo) recipe May 11, 2017
    heybaldy, I'm new to Chowhound, but old-time lover of Montreal Ho Ho's butter rolls. Could you please share this recipe with me?! Thank You!