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Taco Bell Canada to Start Selling Booze

Taco Bell Canada to Start Selling Booze

Taco Bell Canada
Taco Bell Canada plans to start serving alcohol in 2017 (CNW GROUP / TACO BELL CANADA)

Would you like a beer with that Chalupa Supreme?

Taco Bell Canada says it plans to start selling alcoholic beverages as it expands its operations across the country.

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Food Musings: East India Company

Food Musings: East India Company

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

East India Company
East India Company, 349 York Avenue (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Thirty years ago, prior to my marriage, I lived downtown in the Holiday Towers. Often times on a warm evening while I sat out on my balcony, I would get a beautiful waft of mellow spices. East India Company (349 York Avenue) was responsible for the exotic aromas. Recently I stayed next door to my old apartment for a conference/retreat and followed my nose back to East India Company.

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Miss Vickie’s Recalls Jalapeno-Flavoured Chips Due to Possible Salmonella

Miss Vickie’s Recalls Jalapeno-Flavoured Chips Due to Possible Salmonella

By The Canadian Press

Miss Vickie's JalapenoMISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Miss Vickie’s is voluntarily recalling its jalapeno-flavoured kettle cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of salmonella in the seasoning used in the product.

The company says the recall is the result of a supplier’s recent recall of a seasoning blend which includes jalapeno powder that could contain salmonella.

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Chef Needs a Break: Dancing Noodle Pauses to Re-Energize

Chef Needs a Break: Dancing Noodle Pauses to Re-Energize

Dancing Noodle
Dancing Noodle owner and chef Xiaofei Zuo hand-pulls Lanzhou-style noodles at his Pembina Highway location. (PEGCITYGRUB.COM)
Dancing Noodle
Dancing Noodle’s popular spicy beef soup. (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Hand-pulling Lanzhou-style noodles six days a week can be exhausting.

So, Chef Xiaofei Zuo of Dancing Noodle at 1393 Pembina Highway has decided to take a little bit of a break.

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Subway Files Defamation Suit Against CBC Over Reports

Subway Files Defamation Suit Against CBC Over Reports

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

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People walk into the CBC building in Toronto on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – Subway has filed a defamation lawsuit against the CBC over reports the sandwich chain alleges have caused it to suffer significant sales losses.

In a statement of claim filed with a Toronto court earlier this month, Subway takes issue with television and online reports as well as tweets published by the broadcaster, which it alleges were meant to discredit the company and its products.

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Adds More Products to Flour Recall List

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Adds More Products to Flour Recall List

By The Canadian Press

Robin Hood Flour
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a recall for the Robin Hood brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada due to possible E. coli contamination. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

OTTAWA – A national recall of flour due to E. coli contamination, which was first announced last month, has been expanded yet again.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s recall on March 28 affected Robin Hood flour sold in four provinces in Western Canada and was later expanded across the country.

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Fionn MacCool’s Opening Second City Location in Grant Park

Fionn MacCool’s Opening Second City Location in Grant Park

Fionn MacCool's
Fionn MacCool’s will open a second Winnipeg location in Grant Park later this spring. (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — Diners in the Grant Park area will soon have another spot to grab a cold one and a bite to eat.

Fionn MacCool’s Irish restaurant and pub is scheduled to open in the northwest parking lot of Grant Park Shopping Centre later this spring.

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Red Ember Pizza Becoming Saucy Fixture at The Forks

Red Ember Pizza Becoming Saucy Fixture at The Forks

The Red Ember
The Red Ember is opening up a year-round location at The Forks. (FACEBOOK)

A popular Winnipeg food truck serving up wood-fired pizza will soon be a year-round operation.

The Red Ember, known for popping up at events and markets across Manitoba, will open a permanent location in The Common at The Forks.

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Food Musings: Falafel Place

Food Musings: Falafel Place

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

Falafel Place
The falafel breakfast at Falafel Place, 1101 Corydon Avenue. (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

For decades Ami Hassan has been a fixture at the River Heights restaurant he owns and operates.

He is typically visible in the open kitchen putting his special flair onto Middle Eastern dishes. I have known him to leave his station and come into the dining room to admonish patrons for lingering too long over coffee, declaring that he needed the space for hungry customers.

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