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Get to Know Local Star Chef Nick McGregor

Erin Maynes | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada
Erin Maynes

Nick McGregor found his passion for cooking on the West Coast where localism and product sustainability are king. Now, you can get a taste of his We...

Get to Know Calgary Foodie Dan Clapson

Erin Maynes | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Dan Clapson is one of Calgary's top foodies -- eating his way across the city and rubbing elbows with some of the most exciting up-and-coming chefs. Dan curates the April edition of the CHEF'S BOX -- a monthly food subscription box delivered by FoodiePages.ca. We got the inside scoop on his favourite eats (in recent memory) and must-visit spots for Canadian foodies.

Get to Know Chef Eric Wood at The Beverley

Erin Maynes | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Eric Wood -- the chef at the helm of the super hot Beverley Hotel -- is a very likeable guy. There really isn't a more accurate way to describe this dynamic chef who is putting down roots in Toronto after years of globe trotting. Eric curates the March edition of the CHEF'S BOX.

Get to Know Chef Rory White at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club

Erin Maynes | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

The youngest contestant from season three of Top Chef Canada, Rory has a passion for butchery and charcuterie (and loves nothing more than to escape from the city to hunt, fish and forage for Canadian delicacies). Currently Rory wows the patrons of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club and this month he is curating the January edition of the Chef's Box.

Get to Know Chef Mark McEwan

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Chef Mark McEwan curates the November edition of the Chef's Box -- a monthly artisan food subscription from FoodiePages.ca. Below he shares his late...

Get to Know Chef Patrick Turcot

Erin Maynes | Posted 12.22.2013 | Canada
Erin Maynes

Patrick Turcot, Executive Chef at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, uses the endless supply of regional ingredients from the Charlevoix region as his cu...

A Foodie You Should Know: Ivy Knight

Erin Maynes | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada
Erin Maynes

Ivy Knight knows where to eat, drink and party in Toronto. She sat down with me to dish on the best spots the city has to offer.

A Foodie You Should Know: John Szabo

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

John Szabo was the first Canadian to add the "Master Sommelier" credential to his name and is one of 188 master sommeliers currently sipping wine worldwide. Here John Szabo tells us about his hidden talents, favourite food and essential kitchen tools.

A Foodie You Should Know: Whitney Rose

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Since storming onto the Toronto singer-songwriter scene in 2011, Whitney Rose has endeared herself to just about everyone with her songwriting, authentic country voice and throwback style influenced by Patsy Cline and Kitty Wells. Here Whitney tells us about her travels across Canada and her perfect food day.

Tips for Spring Eating From Top Chefs

Erin Maynes | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Sustainable seasonal and regional cuisine is the focus, and this Ottawa restaurant's gardens provide the kitchen with the freshest of vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. I recently nabbed a few moments of top chef Charlie Part's time to learn more about how he got started and what drives his pursuit of local excellence.

Get to Know An Olive Oil Producer

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Is your extra-virgin olive oil really what you think it is? How can you get a quality product that you trust? Get to know an olive oil producer, like Theo Rallis from Windsor, Ontario. Theo's extra-virgin olive oil is made by cold-pressing organic Korneiki olives that are grown on family-owned groves in a small Greek village.

Get to Know A Mustard Maker

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Mustard is a craftier condiment than it gets credit for. A truly versatile ingredient, it's used in the cuisines of countries across the globe and therefore is one of the most popular spices and condiments around. Janet Campbell is one of Canada's top artisan mustard makers, having honed her condiment craft for over 20 years in the Ottawa area.

Get to Know a Raw Food Chef

Erin Maynes | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Afke Zonderland is the enthusiastic chef behind Foods Alive. She has a passion for gourmet vegetarian food and lives an abundant and healthy lifestyle in Okanagan, British Columbia. When she's not busy in the kitchen, you can find her biking the Rocky Mountain trails in the summer or skiing the same snow-covered trails in the winter. Foods Alive products are hand-made in a second kitchen in Afke's home on a small acreage in the North Okanagan.