Corey Mintz


Corey Mintz is a Toronto-based food writer.

Corey Mintz's articles

Published On: Oct 03,2018

OPINION: At a Stratford restaurant, the hours are shorter and cooks serve the meals. If we want to eliminate abuse in the food industry, writes Corey Mintz, Ontarians are going to have to embrace this kind of model.

Published On: Sep 12,2018

ANALYSIS: Menus are packed with hidden information — but these tips and theories can help you decode it, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: Aug 22,2018

OPINION: Food culture may be shallow in many ways, writes Corey Mintz — but it’s also opened up new worlds to countless diners.

Published On: Aug 07,2018

OPINION: Workers are exploited from farm to table, writes Corey Mintz. So why aren’t we doing anything about it?

Published On: Jul 30,2018

OPINION: When we glorify chefs, writes Corey Mintz, we set up young cooks for exploitation.

Published On: Jul 23,2018

In the age of Instagram, writes Corey Mintz, appearance often trumps flavour — and taste has become almost irrelevant.

Published On: Jul 16,2018

OPINION: What constitutes a glimmer of hope for the dining lobby? Young people who can’t cook or afford to buy a house.

Published On: Jul 09,2018

OPINION: If everyone you know is talking about a hot new spot, chances are that someone on Instagram got a free meal, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: Jul 05,2018

OPINION: Diners often believe they know what’s made them sick. But they’re often wrong — and their accusations can hurt small businesses, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: May 23,2018

OPINION: Small-business owners love to complain about red tape — but some rules are in place for a reason, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: May 22,2018

OPINION: Dining out is about sharing experiences and exploring new flavours, writes Corey Mintz. So why are we all huddled over our own plates?

Published On: Apr 18,2018

OPINION: Freelance workers may have it rough, but that doesn’t make them entitled to cheat café owners out of a living, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: Apr 03,2018

OPINION: Never feel guilty about dining out — when you eat at your favourite restaurant, you’re doing more than just having a meal.

Published On: Mar 19,2018

OPINION: There are no do-overs in the restaurant world, and cooks don’t have the luxury of procrastinating. Maybe we should take note, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: Feb 12,2018

ANALYSIS: Not only does the food often arrive cold and cost more — when you order through food apps, restaurants take a hit, writes Corey Mintz.


Published On: Feb 07,2018

OPINION: There are some things automation can’t disrupt. Corey Mintz on why a good meal at a nice restaurant is one of them.

Published On: Jan 10,2018

ANALYSIS: Some chefs are shortening their menus. Others are making portions smaller. One thing’s certain, writes Corey Mintz — prices are going up

Published On: Jan 02,2018

OPINION: Cooks are underpaid and overworked. Corey Mintz explains how simpler menus could improve their quality of life.