Vancouver’s Michelin Guide, explained: from how restaurants get their stars to why it matters

Vancouver’s Michelin Guide, explained: from how restaurants get their stars to why it matters

A dish from iDen & QuanJuDe Beijing Duck House. The celebrated Beijing restaurant is one of eight Vancouver restaurants to receive a coveted one-star rating from the Michelin Guide.Ken Huang/The Canadian Press Vancouver’s inaugural Michelin Guide was revealed at a glitzy, red-carpet ceremony that looked like the Oscars of the restaurant industry. Ratings systems of … Read more

Vancouver Chefs Competing for a Shot at National

Vancouver Chefs Competing for a Shot at National

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Things are heating up in six highly celebrated Vancouver kitchens, as some of the city’s most dynamic culinary talents prepare to compete at Canada’s Great Kitchen Party Vancouver. A noteworthy slate of competing chefs will face off at the regional qualifier on Thursday, November 24, 2022 … Read more

Rafi review North Sydney Review 2022

Rafi review North Sydney Review 2022

Address 99 Mt St north sydney, NSW 2060 view map opening hours Lunch and dinner Mon-Sat Features Accepts bookings, Licensed, Bar, Groups, Outdoor seating, Events payments eft pos, Visa, Mastercard Phone 02 8376 2900 They said it couldn’t be done, a feat up there with running the first four-minute mile and building the shells of … Read more

Fairfax proposes taking Swiss Chalet owner Recipe Unlimited private in $1.2-billion deal

Fairfax proposes taking Swiss Chalet owner Recipe Unlimited private in .2-billion deal

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. FFH-T has proposed taking Recipe Unlimited Corp. RECP-T private in a deal that values ​​the restaurant-chain owner at $1.2-billion. Toronto-based Fairfax is already the controlling shareholder of Recipe, which owns restaurants including the Keg, Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet. The investment group currently holds 45.8 per cent of the company’s shares and … Read more

Old favourites and new oddities: Culinary attractions are an integral part of Calgary Stampede

Old favourites and new oddities: Culinary attractions are an integral part of Calgary Stampede

Phanor Viera, left, and Carolina Viera De La Torre outside the Arepas Ranch food truck at the Calgary Stampede grounds on June 7. Arepas Ranch is a family-run business that serves traditional Venezuelan food.Gavin John/The Globe and Mail With Stampede season under way fully for the first time since 2019, the quirky and vast realm … Read more

My immigrant grandparents are unapologetically Chinese, I learned a lot from them

My immigrant grandparents are unapologetically Chinese, I learned a lot from them

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Rachel Wada As a young child, when someone would ask me, “Where are you from?” I’d confidently answer: “Here!” After all, being born and raised in Victoria was all I’d ever known. But … Read more

Dining out is back in as restaurants rebound to pre-pandemic levels

Dining out is back in as restaurants rebound to pre-pandemic levels

It’s not just your imagination. Restaurants really are overflowing in ways not seen since before the pandemic. Despite crushing inflation, an acute labor shortage and the lingering effects of pandemic isolation – not to mention mounting fears of recession – figures released by Statistics Canada this week showed sales at food services and drinking places, … Read more

Brigantine’s new fast casual spot Kook Burger continues to sizzle | Dining

Brigantine’s new fast casual spot Kook Burger continues to sizzle | Dining

We seem to be in the midst of a sort of golden age for burgers. Not that long ago, burger options at restaurants were mostly limited to the standard lineup of fast food spots like McDonalds, Burger King and White Castle, along with late-night diners and maybe the local bar and grill. And few of … Read more

Opinion: The Michelin Guide is coming to Canada – and it exposes Toronto’s desperate hunger for outside praise

Opinion: The Michelin Guide is coming to Canada – and it exposes Toronto’s desperate hunger for outside praise

Jen Agg is a Toronto restaurant owner and the author of I Hear She’s A Real Bitch. Despite the Toronto Raptors winning it all in 2019 – finally, we are a world-class city! – we still love, maybe even prefer, our praise from outside sources. So when the food world’s version of the NBA Finals … Read more

WEEKEND: LARAC, Whipple City festivals top busy slate of events | Local

WEEKEND: LARAC, Whipple City festivals top busy slate of events | Local

The first weekend of the Adirondack Theater Festival kicks off at 7:30 pm Friday with “The Chinese Lady” at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen St. Shows also take place at 7:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Post-Star file photo The curtain goes up this weekend on the Adirondack Theater Festival with its first show … Read more