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Consumers Push for More Transparency in Food

by Ed Dugas For those who are familiar with The Omnivores Dilemma, Michael Pollen’s manifesto of mastication, or Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin’s sugar-less spoonful of medicine, Skinny Bitch, it’s not just about what we eat, but also our food’s … Continue reading

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Wanna build some steam for your restaurant?

by Ed Dugas, Industry Blender During an economic downturn, things have a tendency to stop happening. Auto salesmen, when not pacing and sighing, spend hours over-grooming their stalled vehicle inventory.  Homes sit vacant while For Sale signs half-hang from single … Continue reading

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Vancouver Booze Review – “A sobering” issue

by Ed Dugas, Industry Blender For over 5 years now, Vancouver policy planners have been trying to implement a liquor service policy that will both satisfy the majority of shareholders, and represent an appropriate solution for the city. The draft … Continue reading

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The case of the shrinking burger

by Steve Venegas Wendy’s is on the chopping block. There are a few perfect things in life. The Beatles, Adidas Shelltoes, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Zelda 64, and for cheap snackwiches; the Junior Bacon Cheeseburger over at Wendy’s. … Continue reading

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Are you prepared to save Jaws from extinciton?

by Lauren Mote I was mid-bite; savouring a piece of sablefish the other night at Boneta. I started to wonder… As the Ocean Wise Dine Out program comes to a close in Vancouver, I wanted to write a riveting, and … Continue reading

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Fast-er Food Movement – An introduction

by Lauren Mote Vancouver’s “fast-er food” scene has started to really take shape – and this couldn’t have happened at a better time. The recent economic crisis has hit disposable income hard, and because we restaurant folk are at the … Continue reading

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