David Chang’s Momofuku closing its Toronto restaurants

David Chang’s Momofuku closing its Toronto restaurants

A decade after Torontonians first lined up hours for bowls of ramen, platters of bossam and pork belly baos, New York-based chef David Chang’s restaurant company Momofuku announced that it is ceasing operations in the city on Dec. 23. BlogTO first broke the news Thursday about company’s exit from the city, quoting an anonymous former … Read more

Buying groceries more difficult for many Torontonians

Buying groceries more difficult for many Torontonians

Cynthia Macgillvray was sitting on a bench in front of the No Frills in Riverdale on Tuesday afternoon, two grocery bags in tow, while another customer offered her contacts for food-share organizations. “I hate coming here,” she said. “You come for something and think, ‘Oh, it’s only a couple of dollars.’ But you get in … Read more

Ossington named one of the coolest streets in the world

Ossington named one of the coolest streets in the world

Ossington Avenue in Toronto has claimed a spot as one of the coolest streets in the world, according to an annual list curated by British media company Time Out Group. As part of an annual survey to index the best entertainment scenes across 59 different countries, Time Out asked more than 20,000 people what street … Read more

Bill Ackman says fast-food chains are an inflationary shield. Here’s two he likes, and one he just sold.

Bill Ackman says fast-food chains are an inflationary shield.  Here’s two he likes, and one he just sold.

A cautious session is ahead for Tuesday, following the worst smackdown since June for major indexes. That’s as an increasing number of investors see the Fed pivoting from rate hikes to be a tall order in the face of stubbornly high inflation and a global growth mess. We’ll find out Friday when Fed Chairman Jerome … Read more

Food price inflation in Canada starting to peak, say experts

Food price inflation in Canada starting to peak, say experts

Shoppers pick up fresh produce and groceries at Summerhill Market in Toronto on Feb. 2.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press Food price inflation has likely hit its peak in Canada, according to experts, despite sustained record highs, which they predict will ease in the coming months. On Tuesday, Statistics Canada reported another record high for food inflation: … Read more

Feeling anxious about rising inflation? Interest rates? Here’s what to do – National

Feeling anxious about rising inflation?  Interest rates?  Here’s what to do – National

As Canadians navigate their way through higher interest rates and rising inflation, many are feeling more anxious and fearful when it comes to planning their finances, according to some financial planning experts. But, there are ways to deal with the uncertainty by becoming more financially literate, they say. “One of the most important things to … Read more

Afghanistan is a picture of sorrow one year after Taliban takeover

Afghanistan is a picture of sorrow one year after Taliban takeover

Outside a Kabul mosque last month, a prosthetic leg is a stark reminder that Afghanistan is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world. Mosques were crowded due to the Eid al-Adha holiday amid fears of Islamic State militants who oppose Taliban rule. Globe and Mail photographer Goran Tomasevic has been documenting life … Read more

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Smoke from a forest fire in central Newfoundland on Aug. 7.The Canadian Press The worst forest fires to hit Newfoundland and Labrador in more than 60 years have stranded hundreds of travelers who had returned to the island’s south coast for a series of summer festivals and reunions, while officials scramble to airlift food to … Read more

TikTok’s Viral ‘Pink Sauce’ Makes Everyone Want to Puke

TikTok’s Viral ‘Pink Sauce’ Makes Everyone Want to Puke

Last night on Twitter, two words started trending: “Pink Sauce.” Not like the creamy, tomato-based pasta sauce, but a mysterious, controversial condiment with an alarming neon color and upsetting, viscous consistency. After an explainer from TikTok user and YouTuber Spill Sesh, who recaps internet celeb drama on their channels, made its way onto Twitter, the … Read more

Marché Adonis’s beloved pita machine working again

Marché Adonis’s beloved pita machine working again

Hani Tawil knows first-hand the passion this small morsel of bread evokes in his customers. “The pita brings so much emotion and memory for people. When it’s not available, I get calls about it daily,” said Tawil, the store manager at Marché Adonis. Since opening seven years ago on the Golden Mile strip in Scarborough, … Read more