Monthly Archives: July 2008

Lanterns versus fireworks

I don’t like the fireworks here in Vancouver. You might think I am a killjoy, but I don’t see how the city benefits from this corporate celebration. Let me explain: each year there is an event in Vancouver (for no … Continue reading

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Slow Food Cycle Agassiz Tour

  Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Slow Food Cycle Agassiz Tour. It should be a great day of light cycling, grazing and chatting with producers and food enthusiasts.  

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Writing about food

At the moment I am finishing a manuscript for a book about the Porta Palazzo market. I think the hardest part of writing about food is feeling hungry all of the time. I can’t stop asking myself what I will … Continue reading

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Canada Stage

I am still catching my breath after my 14 students from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy left Vancouver on Saturday. I helped organise and plan their visit to British Columbia. They spent 12 days exploring BC foodways and … Continue reading

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