Tasty Lies and Statistics

As of Canda’s 2016 census, 2,731,571 people live inside the boundaries of Toronto. Add to that, “In 2016, 51.5% of the residents of [Toronto] proper belonged to a visible minority group.” Then, in 2011 alone, 43.7% of the population of Toronto was born outside the country.

With such a big, diverse group, let‘s consider a thought experiment: let’s call it  a “tasty lie.” Continue reading “Tasty Lies and Statistics”

There’s a Lot In Toronto

Canada has some fantastic local cuisine traditions (pick up Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip). Then there’s Toronto, with a deep well of international food along and a sizable restaurant scene that while smaller, may even rival New York’s more than 26,000 restaurants.

My US compatriots have little concept of just how vast and diverse Toronto is. When I talked about Toronto, most seemed under the perception that all TO had to offer was a wide variety of poutine and dijon ketchup. Continue reading “There’s a Lot In Toronto”