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Chorney-Booth: New Filipino restaurant celebrates nostalgic street food
The word “Amihan” refers to a cool wind that blows through the Philippines during the winter months (think of it as the opposite of a Chinook). Many Filipinos associate the cooler weather of Amihan with the nostalgia and comfort of Christmas, which is what a new group of local restaurateurs had in mind when they chose the name of their new restaurant.
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Chorney-Booth: Sammie Café reinvents the humble sandwich
Sandwich making is a tricky business. Few food experiences are more depressing than reaching into a lunch bag to pull out a limp sandwich that consists of little more than a couple of slices of luncheon meat jammed between stale, sliced bread with a smear of mayo for flavour. A sad sandwich is a sad thing. But when sandwiches are done right, they can be truly majestic.
Brews News: Beer sales approved at farmers' markets, finally
Wine, mead, cider, liquor, and finally, beer. Inexplicably left off the list of alcoholic beverages that could be sold at farmers’ markets, the Ontario government announced in its budget that the wrong will be righted and beer sales will be now allowed this summer.
Foraged ingredients and craft bitters for sober-curious consumers
It was a few months back that JoAnne Pearce was feeling the Ice-Olation Blues. Tired of pandemic lassitude and the ensuing uptick in drinking, the Edmonton-based graphic designer and marketing consultant became entranced with mocktails, non-alcoholic takes on classic cocktails. She began inventing booze-free, Halloween-themed drinks to entertain herself. Pleased with her results, she began uploading the photos onto social media, giving her the dopamine hit she once got from a glass of wine or a highball. “Getting all of those ‘likes’ on Instagram was my transfer addiction,” jokes Pearce, author of the just-released recipe collection Mock-Ups: Mocktails for Grown-Ups. “I was making these spooky drinks like a Vampire Bloody Mary, or one with a white grape made to look like an eyeball with fennel simple syrup. It hit the point where I was waiting for the work day to end so I could go try the next idea.”