Food

Published On: November 12, 2018

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.

Published On: October 31, 2018

Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.

Published On: October 18, 2018

ANALYSIS: Supermarkets throw out perfectly good produce by the tonne — just because it’s unattractive. Through Flashfoodbox, consumers can rescue it, writes Corey Mintz.

Published On: October 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: September 13, 2018
Thistletown Collegiate in Toronto has a credited course in food production that doubles as a way their students can operate their own school cafeteria kitchen.
Published On: September 12, 2018

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

Published On: September 07, 2018

In the northern Ontario town, the dumplings are everywhere — and they come in every variety you could imagine.

Published On: August 31, 2018

In her memoir, 'Apron Strings,' Jan Wong reflects on time spent travelling and cooking with her youngest son. 

Published On: August 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: August 07, 2018

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

Published On: August 03, 2018

Webers has been serving hungry Highway 11 travellers for 55 years — and has managed to survive its own success.

Published On: July 30, 2018

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

Published On: July 26, 2018

Forty percent of seafood in Canada is mislabelled — so an ocean-conservation group enlisted citizen scientists to combat the problem.

Published On: July 23, 2018

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

Published On: July 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: July 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: July 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: June 20, 2018

For 133 years — and despite two fires — Pine River Cheese has been delighting fromage fanciers by the shores of Lake Huron.