I should subtitle this article "How to successfully use a kitchen torch and fail at decorating fish heads." In the Toqué! restaurant cookbook, the fish heads look all pretty. It's one of the restaurant's most popular (and simplest) dishes, but it turns out that when you take a … [Read more...] about Herbalicious and Spicy Fish Heads from the Toqué! Restaurant Cookbook
It took me a long time to get to Foxy, but after one visit, it's a place I know I'll want to go again and again. Voted one of Canada's top ten best new restaurants by enRoute Magazine last year, I knew it was good. The owners also own Olive & Gourmando's, so they get the … [Read more...] about Foxy Restaurant: A Buvette Chez Simone for Griffintown?
The story of fine dining in Lima, and cultural food pride in general, all stems from one man. Seems like a very broad statement, but every single person in Peru knows the name Gaston Acurio, and they say it with pride. This man went abroad, studied, hated his course of study, and … [Read more...] about Tant’a Restaurant and the Reign of Gaston Acurio