Food

Published On: June 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses the popularity of plant-based meats and evaluates their nutritional value.
Published On: June 19, 2019

Residents in the east end of the city have no local grocery store — and the only commercially zoned property there sits vacant. So how do you fix a food desert?
 

Published On: June 19, 2019
OPINION: Chicken-less fingers. Vegan sausages. Beyond Meat burgers. Canadians are embracing plant-based proteins — and meat-producing companies need to seize the opportunity.
 
Published On: June 18, 2019

OPINION: A typical 50-seat cocktail bar fills two compost bins with lime husks every day. If we’re serious about cracking down on food waste, we should follow this pop-up’s lead and start putting them to good use.

Published On: June 04, 2019

OPINION: Food critics used to crown restaurant royalty — but their taste-making reign has come to an end.

Published On: May 22, 2019

Precise nutritional requirements. Cravings and aversions. Making food for a loved one who’s expecting can be a tricky business — and it calls for a new kind of culinary creativity.

Published On: May 14, 2019
OPINION: Workers at the Rainforest Cafe in Niagara Falls have been on strike for more than a month. What they’re fighting for proves the need for strong employment-standards legislation — and strong unions.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Commercial truffle production is virtually non-existent in Ontario — but perhaps not for long
 
Published On: April 22, 2019
Breaking with our culturally ingrained tendency to excess may seem difficult — but these eight simple ways of cutting back on waste are a good start.
Published On: April 03, 2019

The Heather now has just six seats, but Matt Cowan’s micro-restaurant has transformed the Barton Village neighbourhood — and become the target of anarchists.
 

Published On: April 03, 2019

OPINION: The distinction between paid advertising and personal endorsement used to mean something. But when it comes to Instagram influencers shilling for restaurants, the line has become blurred

Published On: November 28, 2018
A compelling journey into the culinary world of seven female chefs who are rewriting the rules of "kitchen culture" in the male dominated restaurant industry.
Published On: March 21, 2019

ANALYSIS: Many are saying that a new study shows that Health Canada’s dietary guidelines are too expensive for most Canadians. The reality is more complicated.

Published On: March 13, 2019

ANALYSIS: New research suggests that we can farm fish without creating ecological nightmares. John Michael McGrath examines what that could mean for Ontario’s aquaculture industry.

Published On: February 20, 2019

At the Anti-Alzheimer’s Silly Sisters Cooking Club, you’ll eat well and meet interesting strangers — and just maybe help prevent the neurodegenerative disease.

Published On: February 12, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Sylvain Charlebois to discuss a recent report that shows Canadians are not eating meat to the extent they used to.
Published On: February 12, 2019
The Agenda discusses Canada's complex food system and whether a national approach is needed.
Published On: January 23, 2019

OPINION: The 2019 version of Canada’s Food Guide won’t tell you how much cheese or bread to eat, writes Corey Mintz. Instead, it may actually encourage healthy eating habits.