Lucky Dip – Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The real costs of being a farmer and coming to market. It’s more than you think. [Ontario’s Own] A celebrity chef’s name is no longer enough of a draw at newly-opened restaurants. Especially when you’ve taken over the Laurier in Montreal. [Globe and Mail] Local butcher shops are a hot trend everywhere, but in the […]

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When is a Badass Not a Badass?

Medium Raw Anthony Bourdain Harper Collins, 281 pages, 2010, $28.99CA I was surprised, upon reading Medium Raw, to see that the sharp-clawed Anthony Bourdain had become a bit of a pussycat. And a timid one at that. Bourdain has made a whole career out of being a tell-it-like-it-is, in-your-face kind of guy. He shit-talked people […]

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