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Hang on to your olive oil…

  We’re used to trees being sliced regularly around B.C., but in the bucolic region of Puglia? Not so much. Italy’s top olive oil producer, however, could possibly see a staggering million of its olive…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Video: Cooking salmon on an alder fire with Sechelt Nation

At the age of about eight I remember a class field trip to the Museum of Vancouver. We’d seen quite a lot, but it was the small piece of succulent sockeye cooked with a hot rock in a cedar bentwood box that seared…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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#dinnerpartyYVR Back for Third Year

#dinnerpartyYVR returns for its 3rd installment, and this time it’s bigger than ever! Following the success of the past two years, #dinnerpartyYVR has more than doubled in size and expanded to include ex-Vancouverites…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Follow Me Foodie to the 2nd Annual 6 Course Discourse!

6 Course Discourse is a culinary forum featuring 6 chefs who speak for 12 minutes each. Learn about their culinary philosophies, experiences, frustrations, passions and more at this one-off event!

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Video: Aaron Smith’s Spicy Approach To Fundraising

We recently pledged support GoVoluntouring founder Aaron Smith and his campaign to help save sea turtles in Costa Rica in the form of a rather unique challenge. Hot Sauce. That’s right… Hot Sauce.

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Posted by: on Friday, December 26th, 2014
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“WE’RE GOING HUNGRY SO THEY DON’T HAVE TO”

It’s simple – we are going hungry so they don’t have to. We are engaging in a 24-hour famine to promote awareness and raise funds for food security in the DTES.

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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What would Nonna say?

Pizza is having its moment and I couldn’t be happier. It is by far my favorite meal and on my “last meal list” if I ever head to the electric chair. But with the pizza boom I’ve noticed that the traditional pie is…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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The Curious Concept of Farmers Markets

The wide halls and thoroughfares of London’s King Cross Station echo softly with distant steps and scuffs early on a Saturday morning. Slumbering travellers shuffle along as if propelled by wheeled luggage. The air…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Categories: Meditations | | 3 Comments »

Fast Slow-food: How technology is fuelling the Slow Food movement

Technology is fuelling the Slow Food movement and creating a future where people are excited about and engaged with the slow-food they eat – in parking lots… and in boardrooms.

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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German Food + Pop-Up Producer + Rain City Chronicles = DAS LEXICON

On March 22nd, Bestie, Ken Tsui and Rain City Chronicles join forces to celebrate all things German with DAS LEXIKON! Through storytelling and supper, Das Lexikon is a fun-filled night of German appreciation infused with…

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Posted by: on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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The 70s Supper – #dinnerpartyYVR

Recipe collections tell a story. Through their tattered stained cards, clippings and notes you can tell a lot about their owners. Their likes, dislikes, which recipes they used frequently and what kind of dinners and…

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Posted by: on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Current State of Parisian Food Writing

It is a great time to not only be an eater but an eater who readers about eating.  All around the world hungry scribes are reinventing food writing including fellow pioneers here on Foodists. But what about the culture…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Our food supply is neither secure or sustainable

Small, local mixed-crop farmers are a dying breed. The average age of a BC farmer is 59 years. Despite the great urban farming efforts of good people like Sole Food Street Farms and Fresh Roots, making a living as a…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Video: Eating the PNE

For most kids with a fairly normal upbringing, fair food is comfort food. Gorging yourself on too much sugar, too much fat and too much fun was a right of passage. Sure, the elegant food snob has transcended that greasy…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 13th, 2013
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The Protester’s Guide to Good Eats

I would like to personally thank the protestors of Gastown and Downtown East Side restaurants. If it were not for the haute couture balaclava clad fashions and poetic typographic masterpieces on placards, it may be…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 15th, 2013
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