Meredith Hardie

Meredith Hardie


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6 of the best veggie burgers in Toronto

Forget meatless Monday, we sample Toronto's best veggie burgers that you’ll want every day of the week.

Fresh City Farms: on the shelf at Toronto's organic grocery store

From local produce to fresh meals in a jar, we find out what's growing at Fresh City Farms, Toronto's sustainable, organic, seasonal grocery store and grocery delivery service.

A guide to fermentation with Noma's David Zilber

We interview David Zilber, Noma's former director of fermentation and co-author of The Noma Guide to Fermentation, to learn all about the magic of microbes.

Restaurant delivery review: French Made

Paris is always a good idea... unless it's a global pandemic. If you're craving a Parisian-inspired cafe experience, French Made will have your day made.

The best BBQ restaurants in Toronto

From fall-off-the-bone ribs and crispy fried chicken to mac 'n' cheese and baked beans covered in brisket drippings, we round up the best BBQ restaurants in Toronto.

Celebrate Canada Day with this Caesar drink recipe

A Canadian classic, this cocktail will up your brunch game and cure that hangover. We'd give this Caesar drink recipe from Yorkville's Sophia restaurant an eh+.

Goodbye Foodora, hello unionization

 New union, who dis? Foodora may have left Canada, but couriers continue to pave the way for positive change.

Delivery of the Day: Antler

A viral video may have put Antler on the map, but their dedication to serving regional ingredients and non-traditional meat is here to stay... even in a pandemic.

Learn how to cook online with virtual lessons from top chefs

Make the most out of your time at home by brushing up on your cooking skills or start from scratch (literally) with these online chef hacks.

Best Instagram accounts to follow for comfort food fun

In a time of uncertainty and physical distance, the internet serves as a place of connection and comfort cooking. Here's a list of foodie Instagram accounts to follow for meals and feels.

Top Six in the 6: Best bakeries to get that grain

Bread's bad rap is turning a new loaf thanks to these top bakeries. From sourdough starters to a bagel lifestyle brand, the bread revolution has begun.

Back to Basics: Orange wine

It might seem like a fad, but orange wine is one of the oldest winemaking processes. The Grape Witches help us unravel the skin-contact confusion.

Bucket-list worthy food experiences and traditions from around the world

A taste of our favourite foodie destinations beyond your fridge, from floating markets in Thailand to a festival devoted entirely to an onion.

Weapons of Choice: Ninja Foodi Hot and Cold Blender

Take your blender game to the next level with this high-speed hot and cold Ninja Foodi.

Uber Eats waives delivery fee in response to COVID-19 pandemic

If you're craving something other than a leisurely walk to your fridge, ordering in food just got a whole lot better. 

Top Six in the 6: Best Dumplings

These little pockets of happiness from all over the world are our favourite culinary ambassadors. 

Flavour of the Week: The Green Wood, King

The Green Wood's King Street location offers down-to-earth, homestyle cooking that will take you away from King West and into the Mediterranean.

Flavour of the Week: Bar Koukla

From the folks who gave us Mamakas Taverna on Ossington comes a place just next-door that breathes new life into Toronto’s tired snack bar genre.

Toronto's best gluten-free pizza

Gluten causes breads to rise, gives baked goods their light, fluffy texture and makes pizza dough taste like, well…pizza dough – until now. Here's a list of Toronto restaurants changing the gluten-free pizza game for the better.

Best Date Night Spots for Valentine's Day

Catch up over drinks or catch feelings all over again at these charming date night spots where the food isn’t the only thing you’ll fall for.