Tag: food culture

On Eating “Canadian”

On Eating “Canadian”

My first few years in Canada were widely focused on adopting new cultural traditions. My parents and I wanted to feel as “Canadian” as possible, taking every opportunity to rake autumn leaves (whether or not they were ours), drink warm beverages at Tim Hortons, and […]

Breakfast vs. Brunch vs. The World

Breakfast vs. Brunch vs. The World

I first learned about the decadent concept of brunch from the Simpsons. As part of his seduction tactic on Marge, the flirtatious homme fatale Jacques insisted on a brunch date, calling it “not quite breakfast, not quite lunch; but it comes with a slice of […]