Category Archives: Food For Thought

Food For Thought – Rob Feeenie Joins Cactus Club

This week on Food For Thought, the story of Vancouver chef Rob Feenie’s career and how this one-time Iron Chef champion is now the ‘food concept architect’ for Cactus Club Cafes. Read the press release at the company website while … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Big Leaf Maple Syrup

This week on Food For Thought, a taste of Big Leaf Maple Syrup,  produced mainly on Vancouver Island.  Here is an mp3 audio file for your listening pleasure.  Here is an article explaining some of the research being done in … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Food Culture

This week on Food For Thought, a look at Canadian food culture through the eyes of three top Vancouver chefs, Rob Feenie, Greg Hook and Dennis Green.  Listen to the audio file here.  Funny, both Rob Feenie and Greg Hook … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Sake Making

Sorry for the late posting on last week’s column, but here is the information at last.  Pictured at left is Masa Shiroki, who with the help of Cassandra Anderton, is serving guests a taste of freshly pressed sake, fermented rice … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – The Young Man and the Sea

This week on Food For Thought, a chat with David Pasternack, executive chef at Esca, one of the best seafood restaurants in New York City, and his attitude toward cooking seafood.  Here’s the audio file for your listening pleasure. and … Continue reading

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Food For Thought – Had A Glass 2008

This week, a great new guide to choosing excellent wines.   The guide is called ‘Had A Glass, Top 100 Wines for 2008 Under $20’.  The authors are James Nevison and Kenji Hodgson.  I took a tour of the Marquis Wine … Continue reading

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