On Labour-Inducing Burgers and Cancelling the Tofino Food & Wine Festival

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of a new donut shop and a death in the restaurant family.

On New Tipping Models and Avocado Toast Being Eaten by the Shark It Jumped

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds Charles Dickens' liquor log and gets a chef's picks for Tofino.

On the Upcoming Anthony Bourdain Auction and the Sudden Death of Celebrity Chef Carl Ruiz

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia finds Cory Booker eating hot dogs and a restaurant that thinks its a library.

On Cemeteries With Liquor Licences and Keeping Up With a Ketchup Guardian

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia finds influential bars and the museum world's taste for ancient food.

On Animating Sushi Construction and Bringing a Gun to a Chicken Fight

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds Germans cracking beer codes and depictions of a bygone Golden Age.

On Pumpkin-Spiced Nightmares and Threats of Violence in the Restaurant Trade

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds reimagined Egg McMuffins and chicken sandwich debates.

On Fried Chicken Sandwiches Doing Battle and Restaurant Critics Harnessing Tech

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds a menu full of bugs and immigration hardliners messing with restaurants.

On Baby Kissers Stuffing Their Faces and the Persistent Nostalgia of Fast Food

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia Kleinplatz learns of brazen birds and ice cream museums.

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.