The last place you’d expect to find such a boorish convention as the Doggie Bag is now in the forefront of a trend designed to combat food wastage. If you haven’t guessed, a new law requiring restaurants to offer patrons take-home packs for their leftovers has been enacted in France!
Have you been reacting to ever-increasing food prices the way I have? Going into deep denial and hoping they’ll just go away if we wait long enough? Well, it appears that food prices have a long way to rise, yet, before we see any relief – especially in places like Canada, which get WINTER.
There’s a great article in this month’s National Geographic Magazine which no serious cook, let alone Foodie, should miss. It’s all about how the brain perceives the flavour of the foods you eat. But I also want to take the opportunity to clear up a rampant misuse of the English Language…
Subway was taken to task by the Advertising Standards Council of Canada this past year for its commercials showing huge, overstuffed Lobster Subs. The trouble was, the real deal at the sandwich counter came up severely lacking in substance, by comparison. Bye-bye commercials!
If you watch The FOOD Network in Canada or the U.S., you’ve almost certainly heard about the Kuraidori Portable Induction Cooktop. How fitting that Holiday advertising for this futuristic – almost magical – gadget has been ramping up to a fever pitch surpassed only by the new Star Wars Movie!
One Montréal borough is moving to limit the number of Fast Food joints within its boundaries in a nod towards healthier eating and healthier living, in general. But some critics are asking if the proposal goes far enough while others wonder if such a move will really improve the public’s health?