Dining Out

How Not To Get Thrown Out Of Restaurants When Dining With Kids

Lisa Orr | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada Parents
Lisa Orr

Using this approach I have been fortunate to have wonderful experiences in restaurants with my family, even when things took a "turn for the worse" with my kids. Even though it is well rehearsed -- their dining etiquette is still a work in progress.

6 Signs Hidden In Your Menu

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Living

Menus are telling you a lot more than you think. In his book The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu, Dan Jurafsky reviewed thousands of me...

Take a Journey Through Vancouver's Most Delicious Dim Sum Spots

Yelp Canada | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Vancouver is well known for having phenomenal Asian food and, let's be honest, dim sum is your favourite. Come with us as we take you on a journey through Vancouver's most delicious spots to dine on dim sum.

Pairing Wine With Food Can Be Extremely Simple

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.28.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Matching the right wines with specific foods can be intimidating and unnecessarily off-putting. But it is a fact that a well-chosen wine does indeed have the ability to enhance the enjoyment of almost any dining experience.

Top Chef Tips to Get the Best Fine Dining Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Always wanting to learn more about the finer things in life, I spoke with Montgomery Lau, Chef de Cuisine at MARKET by Jean-Georges in Vancouver's Shangri-La Hotel. Montgomery shared with me his top tips on how anyone can have the best fine dining experience.

How to Escape the Sodium Trap

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

So, if you are absolutely determined to escape the sodium trap, the best you can do is to stick with whole fruits and vegetables, lean, unprocessed meats, fresh seafood, beans and legumes, and unrefined whole grains.

5 "Stick To Your Ribs" Yelper Recommendations!

Wendy Peters | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada Alberta
Wendy Peters

Finger food is better the messier it gets! Ditch your manners, stock up on wet naps and prepare yourself, Calgary -- this week Yelpers are out for meaty magnificence and sharing a few of their fave spots where you can saddle up with the most flavourful ribs in town!

I'd Like my Burger Without a Side of Erotica, Please

Jeni Marinucci | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Living
Jeni Marinucci

Recently my partner and I were enjoying a sunny afternoon on a patio. The waitress leaned in and asked if I had read 50 Shades of Grey. I replied that no, I hadn't. She assumed "hadn't" meant "hadn't yet," because she went on to describe in great detail how much I would love it. If I had specifically asked "How long can I expect to wait for the chocolate soufflé and/or a mind-blowing orgasm?" then perhaps her words may have been appropriate.

Dining Out Often? Try These Tips to Maintain Your Weight

Rose Reisman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

Many of us find ourselves eating out on a regular basis due to social or corporate demands, but restaurants' objectives are not to keep our weight in line. On average Americans eat out at least four times per week. Can you eat out and maintain your weight without consuming only veggies and steamed fish? Yes you can. Here is my advice.

Servers' Views On Restaurant Customers: Getting The Best Service Possible

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Living

What looks like a convivial scene is a waiter's nightmare: people at a table, chatting away, menus closed with drinks in their hands. Yet when Alex M...