Take a Look Inside Gran Fierro, the New Argentinean-Themed Restaurant in Prague

The new spot is actually a second-iteration/resurrection of a 2015 project of the same name by local restaurateur Juan Cruz Pacin.

Unemployed Sommelier Earnestly Tries to Review Brutal, 190 Proof ‘Everclear’

The pandemic isn't going to stop wine guy Prescott Vanmeyer III from tasting new and altogether exciting things...

This Tequila Bar is Trying to Circumvent Covid-19 Restrictions by Becoming a Church

The change would mean it could reopen to sit-down patrons...er, worshippers...from the same household or bubble.

Treasure Trove of Prohibition-Era Whisky Found in Walls of New York Home

The sixty bottles of 'Old Smuggler' were discovered in what used to be the home of a prominent bootlegger.

TRAILER // New Film on the Rise and Fall of the West Coast’s ‘Donut King’

Ted Ngoy embodied the American Dream by ruling the West Coast's donut scene until his gambling addiction caught up with him.

How a French Artisan Makes Butter in Brittany, the Old School Way

Jean-Yves Bordier makes butter using a 19th century technique that employs a big wooden wheel and his own hands.

When Miller Tried to Get America to Drink Light Beer Using Subliminal Messaging

"Hi (your place), would you like to join me for a Miller Lite? (Your treat) It's on me."

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 8 — Ending Tipping on the Other Side of the Pandemic

Chef/host Robert Belcham talks with Carl Heinrich and Dr. Sylvain Charlebois about revitalizing the hospitality industry.

A Massive Wave of Beer Once Washed Over a London Slum, Destroying Homes and Killing Eight

In the Fall of 1814, a massive vat of porter exploded in a London brewery, causing a 15 ft high wave of beer to wreak havoc.

Check Out the Modern Meets Old School Design of This New Cafe in Montreal

Located on the corner of Saint-Urbain and Saint-Antoine, the new location of Melk Cafe is reminiscent of the classroom.

How the Seasoning Duo of Salt and Pepper Became Such a Ubiquitous Pairing

Food historian Annie Gray walks us through the fascinating story of salt's long association with black pepper.

Baja-Inspired ‘Tranquilo’ Restaurant Opens at Galiano Island’s Bodega Ridge

Chef Elmark Andres has left the mainland for the serenity of Galiano Island to make some delicious things...

Dining Out in a Pandemic — A Reader’s Poll

How have you been feeling about the reopening of our restaurants? Let us know by answering the following questions...

New ‘Super Natural’ Gaia Grocery Now Open in Tofino

Tofino's newest business is fully stocked with local, organic and sustainable food options for shopping in-store and online.

OP-ED // On Raising Prices, Moving Away From Tipping and Paying Staff More

Victoria restaurateur/baker Clif Leir shares some thoughts on operational changes coming to his Fol Epi and Agrius eateries.

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 5 — Hospitality, Covid-19 and ‘The Big Reset’

In episode 5, leading restaurant owner/chefs explore how the industry can evolve for the better in the wake of the pandemic.

Why Not Try and Fix the Broken Restaurant Industry Before Reopening it?

The fixes need to come from diners, not restaurants. They need to figure this out, if only because it's clear we never will.

Closed by Covid-19, One of the Best Restaurants in the World Will Reopen as a Burger Bar

Copenhagen's Noma is set to reopen this week with a surprising new concept: burgers and wine in the garden.

New Table Service Protocols for BC Restaurants

All local diners, workers and restaurateurs should familiarize themselves with the complete Worksafe BC document.

Could Japan’s ‘Flavour Concentration Booths’ Be a Thing When Restaurants Reopen?

The idea of restaurant 'ambience' is toast for now, so how do operators turn atmospheric negatives into appealing positives?

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 4 — Tech Talk, Cooks Camp and More

In episode 4, we cross the intersection of tech and cooking with Forage chef Welbert Choi and Rational Canada's Tyler Schwarz.

Chefs Table Society Postpones Highly Anticipated ‘Cooks Camp’ to September 2021

The event was scheduled to bring 100s of hospitality workers together for a weekend of good times at the end of this summer.

Ferris’ Grill and Phillips Brewing Teaming Up for ‘Covirtual Beer Dinner’ on May 16th

Tired of eating and drinking in isolation? Here's a cool, collaborative idea from the good folks at Ferris' Grill and Phillips Brewing...

Vessel Liquor Launches Home Delivery Service in Victoria

This is going to be super helpful for a lot of folks who are really trying to limit their shopping trips in these weird times.

A Letter from the Editor

I can only speak for myself and my family, but from today forward it’s take-out, delivery and home cooking only.