On Cooking School Costs & A Sophisticated Take On Spaghettios

3698754307_1c1c7b9db7_b

by Talia Kleinplatz | Are you considering a career as a chef? Eater implores you to take a moment to explore the pros and cons given the rising costs of culinary school.

In concerning news for your morning mimosa, Champagne makers are predicting a shortage of bubbly after a very rough growing season.

NPR takes a closer look at the fruit native to Hawaii that shows serious potential in helping to address the world’s food shortage.

SAVEUR magazine announces its finalists for their 2016 blog awards, and the list includes I Am a Food Blog by Vancouver’s own Stephanie Le.

From ripe peaches to bacon and cabbage, it’s written in the stars: Lucky Peach is back at it again with this month’s food horoscopes.

In the waning weeks of summer, one must pack in all the ice cream that can be found, which is why we totally appreciate the Georgia Straight’s roundup of best ice cream sandwiches in the city.

A stellar six Vancouver restaurants are in the running for this year’s enRoute list of the best new restaurants in Canada. They are Ancora, Kissa Tanto, Mission, Osteria Savio Volpe, Royal Dinette and Torafuku.

…and Scout is asking you to weigh in on which three you think are especially worthy.

Food Republic’s Richard Martin pays a visit to the folks behind Portland’s Ox and explores their new venture SuperBite, which serves up – among other nostalgic things – a refined take on Spaghettios.

It’s always helpful to have numbers to back up facts, but did we really need a study to tell us that our city’s homeless suffer staggeringly high rates (64%) of feed insecurity?

I’ve always wished I was a meal planner and now science says this would be a smart move on my part.

Approximately 150,000 square miles of United States land is dedicated to growing corn and now there’s a start-up to watch each and every acre grow from space.

Good news! The folks that brought you Pizza Farina and Ask For Luigi have just secured the lease of the old Rainier Provisions location in Gastown and are set to open a new pizza joint there called Joe Pizza.

What’s worse than airplane food? Being stuck on a long-haul flight without the option to eat at all! A potential labour rights violations may results in a strike of YVR airline caterers.

This week in my unsolicited opinion: I’m not fond of a world where consumers are cornered into buying their groceries at Walmart because it’s the most affordable. And yet as rent continues to creep up something’s gotta give and cutting grocery costs may be the first and most logical place to look.

Eating via Instagram honours this week go to Lucy Yun and a recent visit to La Mezcaleria.

Looking for work in the industry? Check out who’s hiring.

There are 0 comments

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

Chefs Jack Chen and Hilary Prince to Helm New ‘Brassica’ Restaurant in Gibsons

Coho Collective will open the new 2,450 local and season-focused restaurant on the Sunshine Coast this Fall.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...