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Mamakas: “This isn’t Danforth Cooking”

Mamakas: “This isn’t Danforth Cooking”

Thanos Tripi grew up surrounded by a big family, Greek hospitality, and a table that was never empty. And his new Ossington restaurant, Mamakas is a representation of those family values, his heritage cuisine, and of course, his mother. The...
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Notable Recipe: Roasted Almond, Basil Pesto and Fresh Mozzarella Thin Crust Pizza

As nostalgic as one can wax about their college take-out pizza binges, this kind of chow just won't cut it if you want to keep up with the foodie-frenzied upwardly mobile. Here's a notable dish to get you started on your journey to the top of the culinary food chain
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EAT! Vancouver Ready to Ignite City's Culinary Scene

This weekend it’s all about everything cuisine-related as EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival heats up BC Place Stadium. YPs looking to score fresh ideas for home entertaining as the summer approaches will find no shortage given it’s one of the largest exhibits yet
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Notable Spring Recipe: Matzo Ball Soup

As if the parting of the Red Sea or the resurrection of J.C. weren’t enough to get you into the spirit, whipping up some holiday-inspired food is a great way to experience cultural festivities whether you be Christian, Jewish, or Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
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Reena Vadan: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Reena Vadan is a bubbly and dynamic woman who knows how to roll up her sleeves in order to accomplish her dreams. At 31, Reena has just opened up her second business with her husband Amit; a market geared towards giving the downtown crowd healthier lunch options.
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Marni Wasserman: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur is culinary nutritionist and health strategist Marni Wasserman, who also owns Toronto's first plant-based food studio and lifestyle shop. What was the inspiration behind her career route? Find out in today's profile
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Thanksgivukkah 2013: Drumsticks and Dreidels

In a similar moniker mélange to its pop-culture cousin, Chrismukkah, the recently coined “Thanksgivukkah” is taking America’s holiday calendar (and our Twitter feeds) by storm, so we figured we’d see what all the fuss is about
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How to Grill Pizza

Many YPs believe pizza is a tastes-good-but-isn’t-good-for-you food that can’t be part of a healthy food routine. Certainly, a pizza can be healthier (less cheese, thin whole wheat crust, veggies) or less healthy (loads of cheese and deli meats); thankfully, when you make pizza at home, you can control the ingredients to fit within your overall eating pattern
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Review: Cooking Classes at Calphalon Culinary Center

With busy work weeks and packed social lives, finding time to learn skillful cooking can be a challenge. Calphalon Culinary Center at King and Spadina offers a variety of classes in a professional and relaxed atmosphere that will have you a master of the kitchen by the time summer entertaining season starts
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Slow Cooker Revival

Believe it or not, the slow-cooker is making a comeback in young professional kitchens. Both for its convenience and versatility, those on the go have found it be a great alternative to rushing out for fast food when time is tight. All it takes is a little pre-prep
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