Eating Out

You're Most Likely to Get Food Poisoned at a Restaurant

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Each year, nearly 50 million Americans fall ill from contaminated food, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of foodborne illness. Symptoms can range from mild irritation to severe reactions, including stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and dehydration.

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!

37 Of The Best And Worst Ethnic Foods At Restaurants

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

If you haven't eaten sushi, spring rolls or samosas yet this month, we're guessing you will very soon. Yes, so-called "ethnic foods" have stepped ...

Top 10 Things To Eat In Richmond, B.C.

Lindsay Anderson | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Lindsay Anderson

A little over six months ago, I began a one-of-a-kind job: eating at 365 Richmond, B.C. restaurants in 365 days, and blogging about each and every one. I currently have 194 restaurants under (and expanding) my belt, and have consumed a number of foods I didn't previously know were edible. Of course, there's still plenty more to eat, see, and learn, but here are my top 10 favourite dishes so far.

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.

How Meal Planning Can Save Your Picnics

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

If outdoor camping, summer picnics, and family BBQs are all on your to-do list for the next few months, meal planning is the first way to stay organiz...

The Best And Worst Options For Your Health At Canadian Restaurants

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Living

When you think of the words "overweight" and "unhealthy," the growing trend is to focus on America. But Canadians aren't far behind in a race where th...

Healthy Eating in High-End Restaurants: "Haute Cuisine" Needs an Overhaul

Mahalia Freed, ND | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living
Mahalia Freed, ND

Too often, a restaurant's inflated price point leaves me flat when measured against the profoundly uninspiring vegetable accompaniment that has been prepared with all the verve and creativity of a dial tone. I'm sorry, but steamed carrots and a slice of wobbly bell pepper just doesn't feel good in my body.