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You are what you eat

Dairy, fish, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, tree nuts, peanuts, and shellfish. Seven rules for feeding me, or rather, what not to feed me—seven allergens that are ingrained in my memory. This list is a part of who I am. And no, it’s not easy navigating the world of food with a list of allergies like… Keep Reading

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The intertwined histories of St-Viateur and Fairmount bakeries

The stories behind the two bakeries that make up Montreal’s bagel-loving Montreal’s bagels are world-famous. Hand rolled, bathed in sweetened water (using honey or malt syrup), and baked in a wood-fired oven, each bagel is made with love and care. Although they can be found in bakeries across the city, most locals will tell you… Keep Reading

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Slicing into the history of McGill Pizza

Ever since humanity invented flatbread, we’ve wanted to embellish it with savoury sauces and tasty toppings. When students tire of eating overpriced wraps from La Prep, waiting in long lines at Dispatch, and digging for that elusive toonie at a samosa sale, McGill Pizza is there for them—a welcoming space to indulge in their favourite… Keep Reading

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Krispy Kremes challenge samosas as McGill’s new go-to snack

McGill students are known for their love of samosas. The crunchy snack is central to the university’s culture. However, Krispy Kreme doughnut sales are growing in popularity day by day, making their way up the McGill food hierarchy to threaten the dominance of samosas at McGill. While it is now quite common to find a… Keep Reading

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McGill’s annual International Food Festival: Sharing culture through curries, couscous, and more

On Jan. 25, the third floor of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) building bustled with hungry students leaning over plates of food at the International Food Festival. The festival, hosted annually since 2012 by the McGill-based organization Borderless World Volunteers (BWV), raises funds for student volunteer trips with non-governmental organizations each summer. Emillee… Keep Reading

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Holy shiitake: A bite out of Montreal’s Vegan Festival

From Nov. 4 to 5, this year’s vegan festival ran as an ode to the emerging success of the vegan movement in Montreal. The city’s first vegan festival debuted in 2014, and it has come far since then. Among the festival’s stacked list of guest appearances was Chris Cooney, a popular YouTuber with a cooking… Keep Reading

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Just eat the damn bagel

There are many kinds of monsters in the world—the people who don’t hold the elevator even though they see you coming, the baristas who underfill your $8 coffee, and the bread-makers at Subway who think that an 11-inch sub counts as a footlong—but these do not hold a candle to the evilness and villainy of… Keep Reading

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