The Beet

Eating out: The Beet Organic Café & Market, Toronto

The Beet Organic Café & Market is housed in an old TD Bank building, its entrance behind a still-functional Green Machine ABM terminal. I’m not sure if this is an amazing coincidence or a subtle, “only in the Junction” political … [read more]


The best bread in Toronto?

French-trained master baker Marc Thobor of Celestin fame has recently taken over the restaurant’s bakery counter and renamed it Thobors Boulangerie. It offers mostly beautiful standard French breads – baguettes, boules, fancy savoury or sweet variations, some croissants and a … [read more]


Recipe: Earth bowl

Earth Bowl is the yummiest, healthiest, most counter-intuitive meal imaginable. Originally published by Caroline Dupont in Enlightened Eating (an excellent, continually surprising source of vegetarian, vegan and raw food recipes and inspiration), Earth Bowl combines apples, celery and nuts into … [read more]

Anthony Bourdain by Watchmojo via Flickr

Veganizing Anthony Bourdain

Hezbollah Tofu is a blog trying to organize vegans to “veganize” Anthony Bourdain’s recipes. They’ll publish them as a zine once they have collected enough. Bourdain is quoted from Kitchen Confidential: Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans, are … [read more]

Soup with your sandwich

Would you like soup with your sandwich?

Now we know how those Subway sandwich maker people always remember to ask us whether we want soup with our sandwich! They have a sign behind the counter. Only today, they had accidentally turned it the wrong way… Seen today … [read more]

3 Guys and a Stove by Johnny C via Flickr

Eating out: 3 Guys and a Stove, Huntsville, ON

For vegetarians, Muskoka isn’t always a particularly good food destination. In fact, area restaurants fall either into the ‘fine dining’ category (rustic, meaty fare, often involving game) or a cornucopia of chain restaurants that you’d find anyplace in North America … [read more]

Grocery Store by i5design via Flickr

Where food and water come from

There’s a great article about a speech David Suzuki – environmentalist, scientist, activist – gave at McGill University in The McGill Daily.

Lentils by Maggiejane via Flickr

Recipe: Curry lentil soup

4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 stalks of celery, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 4-6 medium yellow potatoes, diced (no need to peel) 1 pound (450g bag) green lentils, picked over and rinsed 4 vegetarian stock cubes … [read more]