Tag Archives: John Jackson

Terroir Symposium 2014

6 May

Each year, Terroir Symposium attracts some of the world’s best chefs and thinkers to come to Canada and present their most brilliant ideas, and it puts our food culture on the map, by showing those international guests what we’ve got to offer right here.

Canadian Chefs Winning Instagram

11 Feb

The best chefs on Instagram go off-menu: among their tantalizing food shots are candid snaps from their kitchens, tattoo parlours and wilderness weekends. Here are some of my favourites to follow. Feast your eyes: A prolific poster, Connie de Sousa, […]

Food on Your Shirt!

12 Apr

Getting egg on your shirt doesn’t have to be a bad thing–in fact sometimes that’s the best thing that could happen to a shirt. Calgarians Pierre Lamielle and Candace Bergman think so. Each week they design a new food-centric T-shirt, […]

How to Make the Perfect Burger

15 May

Check out the big, fat, juicy moose burger on the cover of Reader’s Digest this month. And pass the partridgeberry ketchup!

Top-Notch Pig-Out

28 Jul

Connie DeSousa and John Jackson are all about serving urban rustic cuisine made with the best local ingredients. The CHAR in their restaurant’s name, CHARCUT, refers to Connie and John’s custom-built rotisserie and charbroiler and the CUT, to their vintage-style slicer. Lovers of patés, sausages and the like will also recognize the play on the word ‘charcuterie’–the craft of preparing such foods.