October’s Most Notable Eats

What a month! I’ll get right into it. I told you I was busy! Oct 5: Mongolian Hot Pot for a friend’s birthday. I’d been meaning to try this place for years, and it did not disappoint. As soon as I entered, the smell of the steam from dozens of tableside broth pots smacked me right in the face. Our group had three different hot pots, and we … Continue reading October’s Most Notable Eats

Hi Again + Dahlia on the Radio: Birthdays, Meal Planning, Cheese Boxes, and a Lightning Round

This is the huge charcuterie and cheese platter served as a warm-up for the literally enormous, nigh irresponsible amount of food we had at (Canadian!) thanksgiving last month. Hi, Chew on This friends!  I’ve been extremely MIA all through October because of things like birthdays, job changes, visitors, a weekend away, thanksgiving, and a Life Curveball or two. However, November is looking much more relaxed and I’m … Continue reading Hi Again + Dahlia on the Radio: Birthdays, Meal Planning, Cheese Boxes, and a Lightning Round

Apps & Oysters: Bivalves on a Budget

I love oysters. Briny, salty, a little weird, and distinctly oceanic, they’re one of my favourite foods in the world. They do carry a certain amount of elegance, which makes sense because as you throw back these beautiful bivalves, you’re basically swallowing $1-4 at a time. It’s so worth it, though! SO worth it. Splitting a dozen (or two…) with a friend or partner is a very special, absurdly delicious … Continue reading Apps & Oysters: Bivalves on a Budget

Throwback: Reflections in the Refrigerator Light (2013)

Originally published on Leacocks.com, a McGill University Arts publication, in January of 2013. At the time, I was living with four of my best friends in a small apartment with one kitchen and one tiny bathroom. It was wonderful. —– It’s 2:30am and I’m eating a stacked sandwich. I’ve been told time and time again not to eat midnight snacks. “It’s bad for you!” they … Continue reading Throwback: Reflections in the Refrigerator Light (2013)