“I’m going to Iran”, I announced to my coworkers casually as they asked what my vacation plans were. “Iran? Oh how nice! You’ll come back tanned!” I looked around confused. Was this directed at me? Tanned? “But it’s cold there.” “NOOOO!! really?” When you’re from a country like mine you get used to random questions […]Read more "Two Weeks In Iran – First Stop: Tehran"
Lately brunch has been the topic of many discussions. To my disappointment, conversations around this meal have been negative with books such as ‘The Trouble with Brunch’ being released. Recently, even my favourite radio station, Indie 88.1 wrote a blog post about why brunch is to be hated. Source: http://www.bigcheesebadges.com/i-love-brunch-heart-25mm-pin-button-badge-p-277.html I have yet to read Mr. Shawn […]Read more "In Defense of Brunch"
As mentioned in a previous post, Anthony Bourdain’s latest adventure, with CNN’s ‘Parts Uknown’ program took him to the very unknown and ancient land of Iran. Anthony asked viewers to put aside their politics and rather focus on the food because “the food is great.” Through his one hour show, Anthony took us on yet another […]Read more "Anthony Bourdain in Iran – A Review"
Chef Raluca Cojocariu and professional traveler David Rivas combine traditional Colombian street foods like arepas, empanadas and patacones, with global flavours in an elegant fashion and are holding a 5-course tasting event at The Dep on November 16th. Want to go? Head on over to http://thedepanneur.ca/event/supper-club-colombian-fusion-tasting-menu-by-aracataca/ source: http://thedepanneur.ca/event/supper-club-colombian-fusion-tasting-menu-by-aracataca/Read more "Foodie Event Alert – Colombian Fusion Food"