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This week in food news from across Canada: August 6 to 12

Liora Ipsum Aug 11, 2017 11:41 pm 835

From coast to coast Canada’s culinary scene is thriving. In this weekly column, we round up the biggest food-focused stories from across the country each week.

See what your fellow Canadians are hungry for right here:


TWG Tea Snowskin Mooncake (Photo courtesy TWG Tea)


  • Calgary will host one of four dinners in the first annual Prairie Grid Dinner Series, a celebration of all things Prairie-made. The dinner will feature five chefs offering a multi-course feast inspired by the spectacular shapes, colours, and textures of the farming grid system.


  • Embracing one of Canada’s most iconic delicacies, Montreal is hosting a BeaverTail eating competition on Saturday which will see competitors consume as many of the flattened fried dough treats as they can… sans hands.
  • Cricket burgers, silkworm tacos, and soft serve ice cream in a termite chocolate-dipped cone are now on offer in Montreal as part of the insect tasting menu offered by the Insectarium, now until September 4.


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Liora Ipsum
A former Daily Hive Toronto Food Editor.

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