On Dealing With The Donald, Huge Sundaes, And Curvaceous Pears

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by Talia Kleinplatz | Via The Atlantic: Orange is the new black and pears are the new apple. In the face of a flat pear market, scientists and farmers are building a better case for the curvaceous fruit.

If you love cocktails, San Francisco’s Trick Dog should be on your bucket list. If you love cocktails and don’t have the time to travel, here’s a delicious recipe from the award winning bar.

Mezcal and bar snack pairings? Sign me up! Punch Magazine’s Sarah Baird explores some traditional accompaniments that go perfectly with the smoky, agave spirit.

Eater shares the 2016 Winners for their Young Gun Awards which recognizes young and influential talent in the food and beverage industry. Closest to home we have Portland chef/owner Maya Lovelace of Mae.

New Cartems location set to open on West Broadway! Great for my neighbourhood but terrible for my waistline.

A helpful little video from the folks at The Atlantic that explains the difference between natural and regular peanut butter (and whether one is actually better for you).

In more bad news for Donald Trump (and great news for diners everywhere), the Republican presidential hopeful has been banned from all Michael Symon restaurants.

Need caffeine and a wifi connection? Scout rounds up the best Vancouver cafes to scratch both itches and once again gives readers the opportunity to rank its findings.

In exciting news for food and drink bloggers, the SAVEUR Magazine Blog Awards is holding nominations for the best in the biz.

In a follow-up to last week’s look at Starbuck’s underfilled lawsuit, The Guardian takes a look at America’s legacy of litigation.

The Vancouver Sun’s Mia Stainsby heads over the West Van to try Chef Faizal Kassam’s latest venture, Terroir Kitchen.

How the Bristol Bay fishing industry is going to save their industry one can of wild salmon at a time.

A little piece of Hawaii just landed in Vancouver with Honolulu Coffee. Head on down to Nelson and Hornby to try their Hawaiian Latte (a combination of macadamia, coconut, espresso and milk).

Food52 gives us 16 great reasons to enjoy a few refreshing sippers this summer. Let’s start with the watermelonade and work our way through the list, shall we?

An innovative solution to eating out with allergies. A couple of young locals have developed an app that helps those with food allergies figure out where and what they can safely eat.

The folks at Vancouver is Awesome round up a few summer beers coming out of some of the top local breweries. A beer aged in oak barrels for a year sounds about right!

The perfect storm is brewing for communities living along the equator as fish catches decline. Researchers say this could result in nutritional deficiencies for more than 845 million people.

Eating via Instagram honours this week go to Earnest Ice Cream because it’s summer and I want every part of that sundae!

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