Lucky Dip – Monday, March 12th, 2012

In Toronto: Food truck advocates all thought that parking the trucks (with permission) in a privately-owned parking lot was completely legal. Turns out there’s a weirdly obscure by-law on the books at city hall and the food truck Food Cabbie has been warned to move from their spot in a lot on Mutual Street. Oddly, […]

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Lucky Dip – Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

For all the hype about food trucks and street food, we’ve got to accept that it’s still a marginal (albeit hot) trend. Which doesn’t necessarily translate into a good, workable business plan. [BlogTO] [Toronto Star] [Porkosity] Gift with purchase – aw, man, I NEVER find live tree frogs in my pre-packaged salads. No fair. (And […]

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Lucky Dip – Friday, October 21st, 2011

Yikes! A Pusateri’s location was shut down yesterday due to an infestation of rats and roaches. [Toronto Star] Conservatives – they’ve got a way of ruining everything. Like in the US where some supermarkets are refusing to stock Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls ice cream because of some right-wing organization of concerned parents. Really? You […]

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Lucky Dip – Monday, September 19th, 2011

The best brewery in the country – is a little place in New Brunswick called Picaroons. [National Post: The Appetizer] Can’t get a recipe to work? It might not be you, in these days of lean times at publishing companies, skimping on testing and editing is pretty standard. [Guardian: Word of Mouth] Although it’s probably […]

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Lucky Dip – Thursday, June 16th, 2011

When Greg saw this article on the front of the Star yesterday morning, he joked that people were getting really desperate to dig up some news stories about the Canada Post strike. But it turns out that the crown corporation actually handles a few live animals (baby chickens, for instance) that couriers won’t touch and […]

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