INTELLIGENCE BRIEFS | On Gryffindor Eats & City Hall Making Restaurants Do Dumb Things

July 4, 2017.

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by Talia Kleinplatz | It’s magically delicious! In honour of the 20 year anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, here’s a little video highlight all of the magical treats from the beloved series.

Last call for Hon’s Wun Tun House in Chinatown.

More bad news regarding food security as recent reports outline the threat of global warming to the world’s food supply.

Trump’s immigration policy hard at work: 30 employees quit suddenly after an ICE agent showed up to a restaurant demanding to see their papers.

It’s that time of year again! SAVEUR Magazine is asking you to nominate your favourite food, drink and travel bloggers for their 8th annual Blog Awards.

The food may not be its strongest suit but The Vancouver Sun’s Mia Stainsby still found a lot to enjoy at Chinatown’s Dalina.

Bad news bars! A new report from the city is recommending that bars and restaurants begin to list alcohol percentages on their menus. Needless to say, the industry is none too pleased.

Think all Michelin-star restaurants cost a small fortune? Turns out a New York outpost of a Michelin-star restaurant in Hong Kong is both delicious and affordable.

Whether you’re craving bagels or donuts, pho or all-day breakfast, Vancouver Is Awesome has their picks for the city’s best late-night eats.

This week in food podcasts, check out Start Up’s recent episode on one woman’s mission to build a successful bug-based snack empire.

At long last, the much anticipated St. Lawrence is now open to the public and Scout got a first look inside the Quebec-inspired restaurant during its first week of service.

Move over Wagyu! You’re not the only beast in town getting treated to massages and fine music. Italian buffalo are also getting the royal treatment all in the name of cheese!

This year’s 2017 World Food Prize was awarded to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina who has worked with farmers in Africa to boost their income and crop yields.

For all you beer-loving foodies out there, consider grabbing tickets to this year’s Summer Suds and Grub Chef Challenge at UBC for the ultimate food and beer pairing!

The oldest restaurant in the world was originally opened in 1725. Here’s a look at what it’s like to eat there today.

In celebration of Canada Day, the folks at Tim Horton’s served up a poutine doughnut. Lucky for us, it was only released south of the border.

Eating via Instagram honours go to @janskitchen604 and this delectable vanilla ice cream topped with strawberries!

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