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Han Brothers: Leemo & Leeto Han

Even though my brother’s not involved, HANMOTO comes from our names. The TO is Leeto; the MO is me.  – Leemo Han, chef-owner of Oddseoul, Hanmoto, and recently shuttered Swish by Han. Han’s menus are clever modern, American-influenced twists of familiar Korean and Japanese izakaya flavours. La Bête sketch on Hanmoto’s Instagram: La Bête Introducing on TorontoLife: Hanmoto, a Little Portugal izakaya … Continue reading

Dale MacKay

2014 was a great year of discovering the lesser known (to me) areas of Canada, one of which was Saskatoon, SK. There were a few reasons, most all of them gustatory, including visiting Ayden Kitchen & Bar which had been generating plenty of buzz across the coasts. Although I might have come to meet, and see … Continue reading

Alexandre Gauthier

Although some (in Canada) bemoan the significance of the Michelin Guide, few can deny the influence the macaron has on diner interest, or the blow felt to pride and business when a star is lost. And so the story goes that at only 30 years old, Alexandre Gauthier, already recognized for his culinary talent by … Continue reading

Dorie Greenspan

When I first started conducting interviews, I was hesitant in taking my own portraitures to accompany the pieces. So I had the opportunity to work with some pretty amazing people. One of those was Mr. John Gundy, an incredibly talented natural light photographer. Up until that point in time, I didn’t know that such a … Continue reading

Frédéric Morin

In summer of 2014, I had the opportunity to take part in a unique art-meets-food-meets-surprise-experience that involved Frédéric Morin and Kid Koala, both creative and well known Montrealers. The piece was slated for an online publication which has since closed its Toronto chapter, but the fun from that evening’s activities still live on in memories, a … Continue reading

Olivier Roellinger

The cook has the same responsibility as a mother anywhere in the world: nourishing others in an appetizing and healthy way.  – Olivier Roellinger, former* chef/owner of three-Michelin-starred le Relais Gourmand, now chef/proprietor of Les Maisons de Bricourt, a 14-room Relais Gourmand establishment in the small Brittany port of Cancale. In an interview with chef Roellinger, in which he … Continue reading

Thomas Keller

Where it all began… It only seems appropriate to launch this blog with my first milestone interview. Let me clarify. Up until this point in my budding food writing career I’d had the distinct pleasure of meeting, interviewing and writing profiles on a number of local talents who were all too kind to lend me … Continue reading

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