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Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private practice dietitian, is director of food and nutrition at Medcan. Follow her on Twitter @LeslieBeckRD

Just as it has in the past (almost) three pandemic years, personal wellness will be an important driver of food trends this year.

Environmental sustainability will also continue to sway our food choices in 2023, even more so as consumers become increasingly concerned about climate change.

And with persistent inflation, at least for the first half of this year, we’ll be looking to take care of personal and planetary health without squeezing our

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When Iliana Regan bought the Milkweed Inn in Michigan’s Nahma Township with her wife, Anna Hamlin, in 2019, she was searching for home. One might assume the critically acclaimed founding chef of the Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant Elizabeth might feel overly secluded at Milkweed; the 150-acre property is set deep in Hiawatha National Forest, a wide swath of land where three Great Lakes meet at the U.S.-Canadian border. But it was here that the couple planted roots, planning to run the 12-guest bed-and-breakfast during the six months of the year when the dirt road leading

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Metro Morning‘s food guide Suresh Doss joins us every week to discuss one of the many great GTA eateries he’s discovered.

This week, he talked about Wong’s Asian Cuisine. 

Below is a lightly edited transcript of Doss’s conversation with Metro Morning host Ismaila Alfa.

Doss: It’s been sometime since we talked about the cuisine of the Hakka people. It’s one of the most diasporic Chinese community groups, with a very long history of migration. From Northern China’s Yellow river, and then moving several times over generations heading south and out of the country to parts of Southeast Asia. A

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Antony Yannacoulias, owner of Venice House on Central, said their food is made from old family recipes with a Canadian twist. Their pizza dough is made fresh everyday and all their sauces including their alfredo, tomato and pizza sauces are homemade and made fresh with a secret blend of spice that is created within the restaurant.

At the Venice House on Central customers can enjoy the unique intimate atmosphere in the restaurant, their daily lunch and dinner specials or their pickup or delivery services. They feature a daily homemade soup and sandwich special at lunch from Monday to Friday plus

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