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A&W Introduces Antibiotic-free Chicken To Its Menu

VANCOUVER — A&W Restaurants is now serving chicken raised without the use of antibiotics, a decision, which is purported to make the chain the...

Profiling 5 Chefs Bringing New Sensibilities to Their Craft

Toronto is strengthening its reputation for fine seafood, thanks to chefs like Michael Steh. Growing up in Oshawa, Ont., the young chef started cooking at Slovenian banquet halls with his mom and canning his own fruit and vegetables at home. But, since moving to Toronto, and graduating from George Brown College, the chef has helmed the kitchens of some of the city’s most celebrated restaurants, including Canoe and Splendido, and recently, SIR Corp.’s Reds Wine Tavern. For the past year, the 36-year-old has been the executive chef at a growing network of seafood restaurants by Toronto’s Chase Hospitality Group, including The Chase, The Chase Fish & Oyster and the soon-to-open Little Fin. He’s setting higher seafood standards while respecting his ingredients.

McDonald’s Announces Its Social Responsibility and Sustainability Plans

OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s Corp. has announced its first Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability plan, with goals to put it in place by 2020.

A&W Serves “Better Beef”

VANCOUVER — A&W has announced its beef doesn’t contain added steroids, hormones, preservatives or additives and is supplied from ranchers who are committed to...

Vancouver Sun: Robert Clark to Open Sustainable Fish Counter

VANCOUVER — Robert Clark, the chef who helped spearhead the sustainable seafood movement in Vancouver, is opening his own seafood store called The Fish...

Boulud’s Forager To Speak At Brick Works

TORONTO — Forager Tama Matsuoka Wong is set to appear at The Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 13, to discuss sustainable food...

Ontario Place Advisory Panel Calls For More Restaurants

TORONTO — The new Ontario Place should be robust with restaurants and food carts, according to a report released yesterday by John Tory, chair...

O’Doul’s Chronicles Revamp With VIdeo Blog

VANCOUVER — A new online video blog is documenting the transformation of Vancouver’s O’Doul’s restaurant, located inside the Listel Hotel.  “O’Doul’s has done its...

Fairmont Removes Shark Fin From Menus

TORONTO — At a time when shark-fin bans are becoming commonplace across North America, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has removed the delicacy from its...

N.S. Fourchu Lobster Enjoyed in New York

NEW YORK — A breed of lobster found along the coast of Fourchu, a village near Cape Breton Island, N.S., is making a splash...