The Watch That Ends the Night, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

If you search the net for the meaning of this absolutely brand new restaurant’s name you’ll see several references but co-owner Joe Gurba explains it this way: “The Watch That Ends the Night is the name of a 1958 novel by Hugh MacLennan, born in Glace Bay, NS. It seeks to...

The University of Guelph Culinary Innovation Award 2010

The University of Guelph Innovation Award is presented to restaurants from across Canada that approach food in a new and exciting manner with a particular emphasis on creativity and innovation. A menu design might solve a problem, add unusual flare to a traditionally prepared dish or perhaps...

Food Day Canada 2009 Word Cloud

Ontario is squarely in the driver’s seat in 2009! Not to be outdone though, is Canada front and centre. What words will Canadians use in 2010 to describe their menus and experiences for Food Day on July...

Food Day Canada 2008 Word Cloud

Canada, Ontario, Local and Fresh! Do we see a pattern...

Anthony Walsh Raises the Bar of Food Day Panel

Food Day is pleased to announce that Anthony Walsh is joining this year’s judging panel for the first annual Food Day Awards. Walsh is one of Canada’s most respected Chefs, currently leading the charge at Oliver & Bonacini’s famous flagship restaurant, Canoe. The Globe and...

Food Day 2010 Website Launch

We are pleased to announce the unveiling of version 1.0 of the new Food Day website. Yes, it will look flashier. Yes, it will look funkier. Yes, it will have more functionality. For now though, it is an ever-growing source of information about the local regional seasonal food movement in Canada....

Prince Edward Islanders have a lot to celebrate in culinary terms.

Nancy Reeves of Charlottetown writes: “I will be hosting a BBQ on Saturday evening for friends and family. We will be spending the day at Crapaud Exhibition, as my son will be showing his 4-H calves in both the 4-H and open show. The BBQ will be a great way to wind down after a long but...

Here’s a note from Ottawa’s own Judson Simpson, Executive Chef at the House of Commons:

“Another wonderful excuse to have a summer party -celebrate our agri and aqua culture! Family members from Toronto and Brockville will join us in Ottawa for a BBQ – rain or shine it doesn’t matter!” The menu is a coast to coast odyssey from an Olympic Chef! * Wines from B.C. *...

Food Day Canada: The First Postings

Food Day Canada 2003 was a momentous year, bringing Canadians from all three coasts together in solidarity with farmers. The idea was simple: at 6:00 PM “Your Time”, fire up the BBQ, invite some friends and celebrate Canadian Food. People from all over the country did so and emailed...