There’s no magic bullet diet

Even the much touted keto doesn’t work for everyone. As Neil Swidey writes in the Boston Globe: In the low-carb group, some participants lost 40 to 60 pounds while others gained 10 to 20. And in the low-fat group? Just about the same wide variation. Neither diet was better, and researchers had no success in […]

Where are Canada’s indigenous restaurants?

“Storytelling is a huge aspect of Aboriginal culture, and food is no exception. It has to have a sense of community and direction.” To tell that story, he suggests searing the caribou meat, wrapping it in caribou moss (which grows on the tundra) before tossing it onto the fire, and serving it with cloudberries. “That […]

Brunch: the pros and cons of a meal

On this Sunday morning, let us discuss the pros and cons of brunch. On the con side, we have the David Shaftel in the New York Times, declaring that brunch is for jerks: There’s something more malevolent at work than simply the proliferation of [h]ollandaise sauce that I suspect comes from a packet. Brunch has […]