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The Seal Meat Experience

Although many of you might be a little disheartened in the upcoming tasting choice, I for one feel that introducing myself to as many different foods, flavors, and textures allows me to appreciate the art of cooking, the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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Two Alternative Magazines for the Food-Obsessed

Hitting my local newsstand, it’s not hard to find the usual suspects vying for your attention, featuring the sexiest food photography to make you forget you just had lunch. Saveur, Everyday Food, Bon Appetit,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Batali = così delizioso

Let me just cut to the chase and say that the Batali family really know how to delight a meat-loving diner. I have always wanted to visit Salumi (co-founded by Armandino Batali, Mario’s dad) ever since I saw Anthony…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 19th, 2010
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NYC: Eating up Manhattan

It’s been 7 years since I last visited NYC. My memories are foggy but I remembered something about piles of hot succulent pastrami at Katz’ as big as a small child’s head (since shrunk to the size of small…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 13th, 2009
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Contest! Win In the Kitchen by Monica Ali

We just received a couple copies of a new book by Monica Ali titled In the Kitchen. I’m just reading it now, so stay tuned for a review, and we’re giving the other one away! Coincidentally, the title is the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
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Phnom Penh: Perhaps Vancouver’s Best Asian Restaurant

People often ask me about my favourite restaurants in Vancouver, and I always feel like maybe I shouldn’t share too much or word will get out and overrun my secret spots—although I did publicly declare a few faves…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
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Decoding Ferran Adria

I loves me a good documentary, and a friend [cheers JM] pointed me in the direction of a blog that boasts the Best Free Documentaries. In there I found a terrific short film “Decoding Ferran Adria,” hosted by…

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Posted by: on Friday, August 29th, 2008
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

I want (have to have) this (hint hint)

Though maybe technically a cookbook, it’s not really. The Album celebrates the 5th anniversary of Au Pied de Cochon and chronicles life at the restaurant over a one year period. It features numerous stories,…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 28th, 2008
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Bourdain again.

A little more about literature and show biz than food (but still loads of fun) Bourdain, this time, talks to the AV Club in this feature article. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Friday, January 11th, 2008
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Bourdain On Being Treated Well When Dining Out

Always good for a laugh, everybody’s favourite celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain gives us his advice on how to avoid being treated like leftovers the next time you are out at a nice restaurant in this recent article…

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Posted by: on Friday, December 28th, 2007
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Bourdain on TV Chefs

Anthony Bourdain is the guest contributor over at food author Michael Ruhlman’s blog, and once again he’s ranting about the state of chefdom and food television. Bourdain’s post begins “I actually…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 10th, 2007
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Tony Bourdain stranded in Beirut

According to Slashfood, Anthony Bourdain and his crew have become trapped in Beirut while shooting an upcoming episode of his Travel Channel show, No Reservations. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 20th, 2006
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Food Geeks, Addiction & Other Nasty Bits

“There’s nothing more annoying than food geeks taking photos of their plates of food and posting them on their blog.” I nearly choked on my sip of ice cold Pale Ale on Sunday night when I heard…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 14th, 2006
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I’d Eat Tony’s Nasty Bits

You know how much I love good food. I also love a good read. Nobody combines both like Anthony Bourdain. The infamous chef, author and television host – and personal hero of mine – has once again outdone…

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Posted by: on Friday, June 2nd, 2006
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Never Order Fish On Mondays…

With both cooking and fiction books to his credit, Anthony Bourdain is somewhat of a hero and inspiration to many of us at IBC. During my recent vacation I finally read A Cook’s Tour which was an addictive read…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 12th, 2006
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