Book report #4 (2017)

Foodville: Biting dispatches from a food-obsessed city, by Timothy Taylor. Pub 2014. This little slip of a book is especially appealing to me as it highlights some of restaurant culture and history in Vancouver over the past 20 years, overlapping exactly with my own time period of dining here. From that point of view, this... Continue Reading →

Item #8 – Water Glass

When I was 3 and 4 years old, I attended what would now be called pre-school but back then was called nursery school. Happy Time Nursery School to be exact - on St. Mary's Road in Winnipeg, MB. The school was in a small house, with the upstairs decked out with a coat room, art... Continue Reading →

Item #7 – Our Daily Bread

I've never been quite sure what to call this item. I don't recall where it came from or how I came to have it. I don't remember getting it, just always having it. This is not a valuable ceramic by Doulton - just a made-in-Japan (literally) trinket. I remember as a kid being fascinated by... Continue Reading →

Suggested Serving

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency requires the placement of the words "suggested serving" on food packaging where a picture shows one possible way to use or consume the food in the package. Officially, the requirement is: On a vignette which illustrates a food that is not part of the package and could be misleading to... Continue Reading →

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