Tag: food

Montreal’s Italian Week recognizes cannoli’s place in Italian culture

From Aug. 4 to 13, Montreal’s Little Italy bustled with a variety of Italian cultural activities as the city celebrated the annual Italian Week. Along Saint-Laurent Boulevard, stretching from Rue Saint Zotique to Rue Jean-Talon East, the streets were dotted with stands from local eateries, many of which were giving […]

Fresh off the Petri dish: The emerging industry of cellular agriculture

Which came first: The chicken or the egg? In the not too distant future, the popular dilemma may become less universal. On March 13, Effective Altruists at McGill, with the support of Greenpeace McGill, hosted an informative presentation delivered by co-President Trent Eady entitled, “Saving the World through Biotechnology.” Eady […]

Fact or Fiction: Chocolate is the ultimate love drug

Famously exchanged by lovers on Valentine's Day, tucked in an attractive heart-shaped box, chocolate is almost unanimously recognized as the sweet treat of love. Beyond being a sentimental gift to express affection, some believe that chocolate directly influences feelings of attachment and arousement, with the snack being historically considered as […]

Campus food initiatives find solutions to reduce their food waste

Wasting food is often unavoidable, whether producing extra scraps from cooking or throwing out moldy and expired food. For many student-led food-based initiatives on campus, food waste is an ever-present issue that requires  large-scale efforts to combat it.  Reducing food waste can begin with the early stages of production. According […]