1. TURKISH DELIGHT
The cold of an Ontario January definitely requires finding some sizzle wherever you can. Thankfully, Eater has our back, with this in-depth look at a Turkish butcher who obviously loves his work: “#Saltbae is the Sensual Food Meme of Your Dreams”.
2. BARTENDER’S DILEMMA
To be or not to be. That is the question. Also pressing, however, is the question of whether bartenders should free pour or use a jigger. In Punch’s “Art of the Free Pour”, writer Leslie Pariseau gets to the bottom of the debate.
4. FUSION NATION
Lenore Newman travelled 40,000 kilometres back and forth across Canada to study our food culture. In the CBC’s “From cod tongues to butter chicken pizza”—an interview with Anna Maria Tremonti—she explains why she thinks there exists a “Canadian creole.”