Corey Mintz's articles
OPINION: A typical 50-seat cocktail bar fills two compost bins with lime husks every day. If we’re serious about cracking down on food waste, we should follow this pop-up’s lead and start putting them to good use.
OPINION: Food critics used to crown restaurant royalty — but their taste-making reign has come to an end.
Precise nutritional requirements. Cravings and aversions. Making food for a loved one who’s expecting can be a tricky business — and it calls for a new kind of culinary creativity.
OPINION: The distinction between paid advertising and personal endorsement used to mean something. But when it comes to Instagram influencers shilling for restaurants, the line has become blurred
ANALYSIS: Many are saying that a new study shows that Health Canada’s dietary guidelines are too expensive for most Canadians. The reality is more complicated.
At the Anti-Alzheimer’s Silly Sisters Cooking Club, you’ll eat well and meet interesting strangers — and just maybe help prevent the neurodegenerative disease.
OPINION: The 2019 version of Canada’s Food Guide won’t tell you how much cheese or bread to eat, writes Corey Mintz. Instead, it may actually encourage healthy eating habits.
OPINION: The practice is bad for pretty much everyone, writes Corey Mintz. Here’s why we’re still doing it — and why it needs to stop.
OPINION: People think that the night should be about crowds and parties and resolutions and regrets. Corey Mintz explains why they’re wrong.
OPINION: Buying seafood in Ontario involves making many choices— gustatory, ethical, and otherwise. Here’s how to pick a bottle of this popular condiment, writes Corey Mintz.
OPINION: There are the talkers. The drunkards. The stay-too-laters. Corey Mintz outlines useful strategies for getting them all out of your house
OPINION: They’ve tried the obscure cheeses. They’ve been to the right restaurants. And they want to share everything they know. Here’s how to make them stop, writes Corey Mintz.
OPINION: You eat it every year. You’re sick of eating it every year. So how can you convince your relatives it’s time to revolutionize your holiday meal? Corey Mintz lays out a plan of attack.
OPINION: People abstain from alcohol for all kinds of reasons, none of which are your business. Here are five ways to make the teetotaler in your life feel welcome, writes Corey Mintz.
OPINION: You make delicious jams and your salsas are a family hit — but starting a business is about more than just having a great product, writes Corey Mintz
ANALYSIS: Cannabis-infused foods are expected to become legal in 2019. But financial barriers to entering the edibles market will be high — and the regulatory unknowns could make any investment risky, writes Corey Mintz.
ANALYSIS: Supermarkets throw out perfectly good produce by the tonne — just because it’s unattractive. Through Flashfoodbox, consumers can rescue it, writes Corey Mintz.