Cinda Chavich knows food, and Canadian food in particular. She has 30 years of journalism experience—20 of them as a food and wine writer—under her belt and is a regular contributor to Avenue magazine (Calgary), West magazine and the Canadian Tourism Commission Web site. She is the cooking columnist for Alberta’s CBC radio and has written five cookbooks, including bestsellers High Plains: The Joy of Alberta Cuisine, The Girl Can’t Cook and The Guy Can’t Cook.
A product of the Prairies, Cinda was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, and has lived in Lethbridge, Saskatoon and Calgary. As we speak, she’s pulling up her deep Prairie roots to set up shop in Victoria, B.C. (more…)
Some of the many mouthwatering food photos from This Is Why We're Fat
Montreal food blogger Erika David says the most important qualification in her bio is that “I LOVE to eat!” Her passion for food and for her native city of Montreal definitely come across in the restaurant reviews on her blog, This Is Why We’re Fat, which she started in December 2010.
Each review is accompanied by multiple mouthwatering close-ups of food. We also love the lack of pretension: she covers everything from “crummy hole in the walls to stuffy, stuck-up eateries” and doesn’t mince words when highly rated places fall short of expectations. (more…)
Montreal native Jason is an amateur food critic who reviews Montreal restaurants for his entertaining and very funny (okay, and occasionally raunchy) blog, Shut Up and Eat. (more…)
Vancouver-based wine blog Cherries and Clay was started by Jake Skakun and Kurtis Kolt in 2008 to share their passion for wine, report on “rad tastings” they attend or just blog about things they “get stoked on”, which may veer away from wine into hockey, music and urban planning. (more…)