As of Canda’s 2016 census,
2,731,571 people live inside the boundaries of Toronto. Add to that, “In 2016, Then, in 51.5% of the residents of [Toronto] proper belonged to a visible minority group.” 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”
If you were to sum me up in a dish, it would be something I call, “Coq Pie.” I call it that because it sounds dirty, and because it’s a high-low marriage of Coq Au Vin and Frito Pie. Continue reading “I am a “Coq Pie””
Canada has some fantastic local cuisine traditions (pick up ). Then there’s Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip 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”
Coles: Canada’s home for maps.
Kelly’s friend Liz said to me early on, “What you need to do is get a paper map.”
“Ok, this sounds dumb, but where would I even get one of those? CAA?” was my reply
She was wearing dark glasses at the time, so as far as I know, she didn’t roll her eyes as she replied, “A gas station.” Continue reading “Use a Map of Toronto to Butcher a Hog Belly”