Food and Drink


Along with my reporting on nutrition and food politics, I also write about the fun side of food and drink, from new cookbooks to the latest culinary trends. I don’t just want to know what we’re eating–I want to know why we’re eating it.

Paste Magazine

Incredible Medibles: Marijuana Meets Culinary Innovation

New Nordic Cuisine 101

8 Ways to Embrace Fika, Sweden’s Caffeinated Time Out for Grown-Ups

The Essential Dishes of Northern Thai Cuisine

7 Food Trends to Watch Out For in 2015

Peruvian Cuisine 101

7 Sustainable Seafoods You Can Feel Good About Eating

A DIY Guide to Making Your Own Matcha at Home

6 Canadian Whiskies Worthy of Your Attention

The Overcast

Regulation Problems in Local Seafood Trade Needlessly Stunting its Potential

Coffee Culture in Newfoundland

The Cost of Doing Food Business in St. John’s

Why We Do It: Hard Tack Bread

Fixed’s Jon Howse and Sylvie Mitford Fixin’ to Move to Bonavista and Open Boreal Diner

Roads and Kingdoms

Industries Rise and Fall but Fried Bread and Sugar is Forever


For the perfect jerk chicken, fly to Newfoundland

Serious Eats

Why Newfoundland Needs to be Your Next Culinary Travel Destination


New Brewery Marries Twin Passions for Baseball and Beer

Where to Find Growler Beer in Toronto

Huffington Post Canada

Craft Beer: 20 Great Canadian Beers For Every Type

10 Things You Need To Know About Bitters

Kombucha: Popular Fermented Tea May Be Loaded With Health Benefits

Fresh Cup

Retailer Spotlight: Fixed Coffee and Baking


DIY: a vegan food festival for your city, Veggielicious-style


12 healthy ingredients to put in your breakfast smoothie

Seven foods from across the rainbow that you should eat


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