On Sexual Harassment PSAs and Making New York Bars Great Again

The folks at Munchies lay a big old pile of shame at our feet for spending so much time on the great hotdog/sandwich debate.

In case you missed it, the team that brought you Savio Volpe is set to open Pepino’s Spaghetti House this summer on Commercial Drive.

Looks like it’s time for a trip to the Bay Area, which is now home to the most 3-Michelin-Star restaurants in the United States.

The bizarre story of the Meyer lemon gets told in this fascinating long read by Munchies.

Inspired by instructional Heimlich maneuver posters, this sexual harassment PSA was designed by women for folks working in the restaurant industry:

Katia Hetter of CNN asks: Why do restaurants serve tasting menus?

A Bowie-inspired menu on offer at a New York restaurant reflects the evolution of a brilliant artist and musician.

A New York judge ruled in favour of a bar who refused to serve a Trump fan because he was wearing a Make America Great Again hat.

The Atlantic takes a nuanced look at the complicated history of the classic American diner food we all know and love:

“Neither fast food nor the American dream ever truly existed as people imagine them, but the folklore is irresistible, even if it’s unhealthy.”

Eater on the magic that is one of the best selling butter brands in the US. Now if only we could get Kerrygold shipped to Canada!

If you could use a break from the neverending and brutal news cycle, just crack a beer and scroll through these delightful photos of 30 celebrities also cracking beers.

This week in food podcasts, Momofuku’s David Chang launches a new series on culture, food and his experience opening his latest restaurant in LA.

Eating via Instagram honours this week go to @oh_sweet_day who has created the perfect way to celebrate strawberry, rhubarb season.

Another ICYMI: Scout sits down with winemaker Tyler Harlton to chat role models, favourite locals and home cooked meals.

Binge alert! Bestselling novel Sweetbitter has been adapted to the small screen and tells the tale of a young woman stepping into the New York restaurant scene.

With the Kit’s and Trout Lake Farmers Market re-opening this coming weekend, this spring produce guide should come in handy.

Sifting through ancient excrement….I suppose that’s one way to learn about the diet of humans living 400 years ago.

In his search for the best Mint Julep, cocktail writer Robert Simonson asked 15 bartenders to share their favourite recipe.

Ever wonder what type of cocktails would be served at a James Comey book party? Here’s your answer.

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