On All Of The Truffle & Bourdain Making Sense Of The Nonsensical

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by Talia Kleinplatz | Eater shares its picks for best restaurant design of 2016 including Montreal’s Agrikol, Seattle’s San Fermo and Portland’s Century Bar.

One chef, five guests, seven hours, 23 courses and a waitlist that’s booking into 2025. The story of a meal at one of the best restaurants in America.

The Scout 25 Winter list is out! This is your chance to weigh in on your favourite restaurants in the city.

Looking to impress your friends with your home bar? Adding a cocktail smoker might just do the trick.

Does a local single malt sound too good to be true? Well East Van’s Odd Society has made that dream a reality using 100% BC grown malted barley. Perhaps you should get your hands on a bottle as a belated Christmas gift.

And speaking of craft spirits, women are stepping up in the industry and showing they have just as much chops as their male counterparts when it comes to the art of distilling.

Food and Wine shares their picks for the best farm-to-table restaurants across America including Portland’s Farm Spirit and The Herbfarm– just 30 minutes from Seattle.

An honest, difficult and nuanced conversation about food ownership, appropriation, and African-American foodways in the south.

A controversial additive has come under fire as activists fight to have carrageenan- derived from certain seaweeds- banned from organic products.

Food and Wine takes a look at the most notorious pop culture food moments of 2016. A taste: Bill Murray tended bar; Skittles went toe to toe with Donald Trump Jr.; and Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart teamed up for the best cooking show ever.

According to this article from Vancouver Is Awesome, Vancouverites waste upwards of 100,000 tonnes of food per year. What’s worse, about 50% of that could have been avoided. Included in the article are a few tips and tricks to help you reduce your food waste.

The hangover cure might be a myth but it doesn’t prevent people from trying. Here are a few remedies people tried this past year including herbal ice cream, a vitamin patch and “hangover-free” beer.

Bon Appetit shares their list of food trends that they hope will die along with the shitty year, including smoothie bowls, grain bowls…pretty much all of the bowls.

And on a similar note, SAVEUR shares their list of ingredients they hope you begin to play with in 2017, including Mezcal, Italian Pimentos and Delicata Squash.

Eater’s Helen Rosner turns to Anthony Bourdain to make sense of the insanity that was the 2016 presidential election, among other things.

Restaurant etiquette went right out the window for a few customers this past year, including the man who threw a python at the window of a sushi joint and the family that played Pokemon Go through their entire meal at Noma.

In case anyone is heading East anytime soon, the New York Times provides a fresh roundup of the city’s best dishes of 2016, including a clam pizza, a frozen yogurt and a classic burger.

Eating via Instagram honours this week go to Boulevard Kitchen and all of the truffle!

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