- August 31, 2009 11:32 AM
- By Tara Kimura
By Tara Kimura, CBCNews.ca
In the corner of Portland's cramped Voodoo Doughnut sits a glass showcase, stuffed with round cakey doughnuts topped with thick layers of shiny icing and toppings including crisp bacon and sugar cereals.
Buzz about the famed eatery had prompted my friend and me to trek across town, despite warnings from the hotel concierge that the place was both a hole in the wall and situated in what he deemed a sketchy part of town. For a moment I wondered if we should indeed go, thinking that perhaps the sweet treats were overrated delicacies consumed by tourists alone.
- August 21, 2009 12:28 PM
- By Kevin Yarr
By Kevin Yarr, CBCNews.ca
As much as people in the Maritimes might like to eat local, it's getting difficult and is only going to get harder.
- August 19, 2009 4:29 PM
- By Jessica Wong
By Jessica Wong, CBCNews.ca
Maybe it's anticipation for Mad Men (and its parade of classic drinks) or perhaps that summer humidity has finally arrived in Toronto, but lately I've been finding myself hankering for some delicious libation in the evenings.
- August 17, 2009 3:38 PM
- By Andree Lau
By Andree Lau, CBCNews.ca
One of our closet doors is covered with Post-it notes, a daily reminder there's less than a month left until our wedding and many more tasks left to complete before that walk down the aisle.
However, one of the items that got crossed off first was the matter of food.
- August 13, 2009 3:20 PM
- By Amber Hildebrandt
It may be the middle of August, but here in Toronto we're only now getting a taste of summer weather. The thunderstorm-heavy weather has (finally) given way to a welcome cloudless heat. And with it, I can't stop thinking of that quintessential summer staple: ice cream.
- August 5, 2009 12:48 PM
- By Elizabeth Bridge
By Elizabeth Bridge, CBC Digital Archives
The imminent release of the movie Julie & Julia has renewed much interest in cookbook author, TV show host and bon vivant Julia Child, the woman who is credited with introducing Americans to French cooking in the 1960s.
Over at CBC's Digital Archives website, we dug up a 1991 radio interview with Child.
- August 4, 2009 2:03 PM
- By Amber Hildebrandt
For months, I've been on a crusade to reduce my trash. But I was unprepared for the lesson I learned during Toronto's five-week garbage strike about my food waste habits. Here are some of the few ways I tackled the growing problem.