On Seagulls Stealing Food and Restaurateurs Cheating Industry Veteran

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of new Vancouver restaurants and Instagram accounts worth following.

On Restaurants Googling Your Social Status and Food Delivery Drivers Eating Your Food

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds a new use for red Solo cups and honours space travel with butter.

On Plant-Based Bitching and Making Life Increasingly Difficult for Food Trucks

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of banana peel troubles and legislators protecting burgers.

On the Racist History of Tipping and Robots Delivering Big Macs in Bike Lanes

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of mussels flexing and bars hidden deep in the forest.

Field Trip

A Knife & Fork Field Trip to Banff

Talia Kleinplatz digs into the unique culinary circumstances of Banff while eating corner cinnamon buns and sipping gin.

On Breaking Mezcal and the Donnelly Group Watching Cactus Club vs Earls

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds beer nerds in crisis and further evidence of the French living well.

On Leaving $5,000 Tips and Making Life Miserable for Instagram Influencers

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of menu misogyny in Arkansas and how to make a food show in prison.

On Meat-Based Vegetables, Astronaut Meals and Bar Staff Spitting on Customers

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia learns a tasty origin story and questions the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list.

Drinker

This Detailed Treasure Map Shows Vancouverites Where to Sip During Negroni Week

20 Places

With Negroni Week now underway, Talia Kleinplatz has detailed 20 of the best places to try classic and newfangled iterations of the drink.

On Vancouver’s Food Truck Bonanza and Meatless Burgers Being a Satanic Plot

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia looks at the toll restaurant life can take and feels for the bees.

On the Weird Science of Supertasting and Cooking Professionally with ADHD

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia looks at the diet of social media managers and wonders at 'salad frosting'.

On Fake Orgasms in Restaurants and Sipping Cocktails With San Francisco’s Rats

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of alligators being jerks and the things people put on ice cream.

On Truffle Fraud, Spray Cheese, and Bartenders Making Good Politicians

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of amazing street foods and an insect that makes coffee.

On the Archaeology of Beer and the Slow Death of the Old School Diner

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia investigates honey in space and what it's like to eat the story of the slave trade.

On Thousand Dollar Wine Mistakes and the Many Modern Roles of the Bartender

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds weird cheeses and cotton candy playing nice with coffee.

You Need to Try ‘The Lumiere’ Cocktail at The Vermillion Room

Here’s the thing about The Vermillion Room at The Fairmont Banff Springs: you really can’t go wrong with a drink order.

On Michelin-Starred Exhaustion and Taking the Spritz Out of Aperol

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds mergers brewing and people eating other people's leftovers.

So, About That Lethal Weapon Hanging Above the Bar…

Talia sat behind the bar at Ancora and noticed a bayonet from the 19th century hanging out with the top shelf booze. This is its story...

On Dire Threats to Maple Syrup and Wondering If You Could Ever Eat Yourself

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia considers drinking from a cluster bomb and wonders at guacamole cheese.

On Women Jumping Out of Cakes and Debating the Merits of Glitter Beer

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about pre-batched cocktails and beholds a mighty ice cream taco.

On the Rise of Japanese Gin and Using the Word ‘Crack’ to Sell Deliciousness

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of Diet Coke addictions and the history of classic red sauce joints.

On the Complicated History of Curry and the Great Mashed Potato Mystery of Mississippi

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds terrible dining advice and feasts on Game of Thrones.

On the Millennial Drinking Problem and Dads Stealing All the Girl Scout Cookie Cash

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia finds new food court eats and a food writer who thinks hard about word choice.

On Dive Bars as Endangered Species and Discovering New Ways to Hide Vodka

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds shrooms in marshmallows and good coffee in all the right places

On Killing the Craft Beer Buzz and Restaurants Asking Guests for Stool Samples

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia gets grossed out by a new restaurant concept and looks behind the lens of a famous bartender.

On Loving Terrible Booze and Setting Venerable French Restaurants on Fire

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia balks at expensive "vintage" water and wonders at pizza-eating pigs.

On Bad Days With Champagne Towers and Restaurants That Love MAGA Hats

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia revisits the Night Cafe and ponders booze journalism's relationship to social justice.

On Dinosaur Restaurant Critics and How Politicians Gain from Hospitality Experience

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia sips a Mai Tai and finds a sommelier dissing wine and food pairings.