Tag Archives: Canada

Court Says Canada’s ‘Pirate’ Trader Joe’s Might Violate U.S. Law

Source: Grub Street NY

Since 2012, Michael Hallatt has operated a retail store that sells Trader Joe’s products at a high markup to desperate people in Canada, where the chain has no presence. He has absolutely no authorization to do this, but maintains he’s found a loophole so the business …

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Waiter Arrested for Serving Fish to Customer With Deadly Seafood Allergy

Source: Grub Street NY

A server in Canada could pay for what appears to be a costly order snafu that almost took the life of a customer. An employee at a restaurant in Sherbrooke, Quebec, faces possible criminal prosecution — a big step up from the usual punishment of a bad tip…More »

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Giving Northern Cuisine Its Due

Source: NY Times Food

The Northern Chefs Alliance seeks to give Northern fare what Southern dishes have long had: a clear identity and plenty of fans.

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Listage: Inside Noma’s Science Bunker; Almonds’ Dark Side

Source: Eater Philly

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· How to Eat Burritos [Guardian]
· Inside Noma’s Science Bunker [-EN-]
· Tim Hortons Wants to Take Down Dunkin’ Donuts [Bloomberg]
· Okra-Stabilized Ice Cream [Mod Farmer]
· The Dark Side of Almonds [Atlantic]
· How to Break Free from Corporate Chicken [Nat Geo]
· Too Much Salt or Not Enough? [NYT]
· The First Cat Cafe Opens in North America [-EN-]
· The Price of Culinary Cult Objects [WSJ]

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Listage: Push for Pizza; The Fresh Food Movement

Source: Eater Philly

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· Hollywood Gets Things Cooking with Food Films [USA Today]
· New App Lets You Order Pizza With One Tap [-EN-]
· Going Wild for American Shrimp [NYT]
· Why Menswear Stores Are Increasingly Serving Drinks [Details]
· Guinness Will Make a Lager for Americans [Businessweek]
· There’s Now a Yelp for Weed [Daily Dot]
· ‘Gluten-Free’ Now Means Gluten-Free [CNN]
· The Fresh Food Movement: Deadly for Restaurants? [AdAge]
· The Risk of Eating Sprouts [Oregonian]
· Watch Americans Try Canadian Snacks for the First Time [-EN-]

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What the Heck Are “Seal Safe” Mussels?

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

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Menu items are full of feel-good modifiers these days: sustainably raised, locally foraged, line-caught. But at Frederik de Pue‘s new Penn Quarter restaurant Menu MBK, I encountered a descriptor I’ve never seen at a restaurant before: “seal safe.” The term is used to describe the $18 mussels, served with saffron rice and piquillo peppers in Menu’s third floor BistroBar.

“Seal safe” refers to the fact that the mussels don’t come from seal-hunting provinces in Canada, which includes Prince Edward Island. Instead, the mussels at Menu MBK come from the eastern United States. Kathryn Kullberg, who helps lead ...

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Gala Announcements: Say Hello to Eater Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver

Source: Eater DC

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It’s a pleasure to announce the debut of our first ever international editions of Eater. Please say hello to Eater Montreal, Eater Toronto, and Eater Vancouver, now covering all the ins and outs of the Canadian restaurant universe. They join the growing family of Eater websites, now on the ground in 27 markets in North America.

These three sites will, of course, serve as the go-to spots for extensive coverage of the restaurant, nightlife, and bar scenes of their respective cities. They are run by highly talented local writers and restaurant obsessives. Ian Harrison (ian@eater.com) ...

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Gala Announcements: Say Hello to Eater Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver

Source: Eater Philly

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It’s a pleasure to announce the debut of our first ever international editions of Eater. Please say hello to Eater Montreal, Eater Toronto, and Eater Vancouver, now covering all the ins and outs of the Canadian restaurant universe. They join the growing family of Eater websites, now on the ground in 27 markets in North America.

These three sites will, of course, serve as the go-to spots for extensive coverage of the restaurant, nightlife, and bar scenes of their respective cities. They are run by highly talented local writers and restaurant obsessives. Ian Harrison (ian@eater.com) ...

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Gala Announcements: Say Hello to Eater Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver

Source: Eater NY

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It’s a pleasure to announce the debut of our first ever international editions of Eater. Please say hello to Eater Montreal, Eater Toronto, and Eater Vancouver, now covering all the ins and outs of the Canadian restaurant universe. They join the growing family of Eater websites, now on the ground in 27 markets in North America.

These three sites will, of course, serve as the go-to spots for extensive coverage of the restaurant, nightlife, and bar scenes of their respective cities. They are run by highly talented local writers and restaurant obsessives. Ian Harrison (ian@eater.com) ...

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Globe & Mail: Canada’s biggest newspaper, The Globe and…

Source: Eater Philly

rtmgandm.jpgCanada’s biggest newspaper, The Globe and Mail, wrote a massive destination piece on Philly and why we’re “so much more than cheesesteaks and hoagies.” The itinerary would make any food-loving Philadelphian proud. Stops at Vedge, Talula’s Garden, a. bar, and the shiny new Library Bar are framed by locavore love at Green Aisle, Reading Terminal, and the Rittenhouse Farmer’s Market. [Globe & Mail]

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Cronut Mania: A batch of cronut burgers appears…

Source: Eater NY

cronut-burger.jpgA batch of cronut burgers appears to have caused a severe bout of food poisoning among attendees to the Canadian National Exhibition last night. Five people were hospitalized for gastrointestinal distress. Epic Burgers and Waffles, the restaurant that put their maple bacon cheeseburger on a fake cronut bun, has been shut down temporarily, pending a thorough health inspection. [~EN~]

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