The more warts, the better the flavour. Why you should be considering funky-looking heirloom pumpkins for your Thanksgiving cooking. [Toronto Star]
The two flavours of hogtown – might meaty and virtuously vegan. [NOW]
Could you eat for just $30 a week? That’s the equivalent that an American on food stamps is working with. [KETV Omaha]
How sweet it is. Mostly from amounts hidden in processed foods, Canadians consume 26 teaspoons of sugar every day. [Globe & Mail]
Foods that should be aphrodisiacs, but aren’t. [Funny or Die]
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1189 King Street West (and other locations)
Dinner for two with drinks, dessert, taxes and tip: $60
Okay, stop me if you’ve heard this one… two vegetarians walk into a sports bar, what do they end up eating?
Yup, salad. Hold the bacon bits.
I’m not quite sure what came over me, but I’d been craving a meal at one of those family-type chain restaurants. Some place inoffensive, with the 20-page menu, and massive cocktails where you get to take home the glass. Yes, I know, I’m a food writer; I should be craving tiny little bits of exotic tasting menus or expensive wines. But the belly wants what the belly wants, and in this case the belly wanted a really good Caesar salad.
The belly also didn’t want to venture too far, which is how we ended up around the corner at Shoeless Joe’s on a Saturday afternoon.
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