What’s the best part of to-do lists? Easy. The simple items designed to be crossed off as complete with basically no effort. And don’t pretend you don’t know what I’m talking about, pal. We all add them to our lists […]
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Arbitrary: Food book picks for pesky contrarians
Browsing for good books about food is difficult, not because such books don’t exist, but because bookstores make it easy to browse for one particular kind of food book at the expense of all others. If you’re looking for a […]
Arbitrary: On the Joy of Not Finishing a Terrible Book
By nature, I don’t like leaving books unfinished. Yes, I’ll put them aside for a month if I’m just not feeling it right then, but I rarely start a book without finishing it. Some of it comes down to the […]
Review: El Sabroso Guacachips
True fact: Not everyone likes guacamole. Even if you like the flavours, the texture is tricky. It can be slimy or rich, creamy or mushy. It’s a mouth perception thing, and no amount of garlic or lime will distract enough […]
Review: Neilson Jersey Milk chocolate bar
Jersey Milk is a functionally abandoned chocolate bar. Yes, it still exists. You can find it without any difficulty in Canada at theatre concessions, in corner stores and in supermarkets. But despite its existence, it’s like nobody wants to talk […]
Food Fight: Miss Vickie’s vs. Kettle Brand Honey Dijon potato chips!
Kettle Brand Honey Dijon chips are one of my longstanding favourites. If I’m tasked with bringing chips to an event/BBQ/picnic/gathering, they’re the ones I pick. They’re great as a side to a sammich or served with hot dogs (also arguably […]
Review: Coca-Cola Georgia Peach
Does the state of Georgia have a more globally known export than Coca-Cola? Does a single product from Georgia touch more people around the world on a daily or weekly basis than the century-old soft drink that is within easy […]
Review: Coca-Cola British Columbia Raspberry flavour
Looking for a drink with a Canadian twist to mark your Canada Day festivities? The Coca-Cola people would no doubt love it if you tried their new British Columbia Raspberry Coca-Cola, which is made with natural raspberry flavours and cane […]