Matt Ives

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A cycle of exploitation: How restaurants get cooks to work 12-hour days for minimum wage (or less)

Embedded in the fabric of restaurant culture, as deep as the belief in fresh ingredients and sharp knives, is the idea that asking for fair compensation is greedy or lazy. For years, I have heard cooks and chefs describe it as a badge of honour to work so hard with so little financial reward in aid …

5 places to find Asian shaved ice in Metro Vancouver

Asian shaved ice is offered all around town, and it’s a delicious way to cool off during hot summer days.<p>No, these aren’t your typical carnival-style …

POLL | The Seven Best Places In Vancouver To Explore The Delicious Art Of The Humble Taco

For most Vancouver kids growing up, family “taco night” saw hamburger meat seasoned with bright reddish orange powder from Old El Paso and topped …

Forget the PNE. Try these fair-style sweets across Vancouver instead

Forget the crowds, the entrance fees, the wacky fair food and the inevitable gut rot. The Pacific National Exhibition might open Saturday, but that doesn’t mean you should subject your tender tummy to a roller-coaster workout fuelled by deep-fried tequila shots and pickle dogs. Why bother when …

Best Pizza In New Westminster

Food<p>Being one of the oldest cities in the outskirts of Vancouver, New Westminster is home to a few beauties when it comes to restaurants.<p>That’s why …

New Westminster

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Best restaurants in Canada, according to Yelp reviews

The foodies have spoken, once again crowning Toronto as the centre of the culinary universe.<p>The city is home to 40 of the country’s top 100 …

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

DINER | Rain-Craving Noodles? Scout Readers Rank The 11 Best Ramen Houses In Vancouver

I don’t want to date this list, but at the time of writing my wife is away in Japan and here in Strathcona it’s pouring with rain in the most …

Hear “Weightless,” the Most Relaxing Song Ever Made, According to Researchers (You’ll Need It Today)

As I write this, it’s election night, and I do not need to tell you about the thick haze of fear in the air. I have already had a couple friends ask …

Brain Imaging

Comics About Your Nerdy Dating Life

(4 Comics That Perfectly Describe Life As A Pokemon Fan)<p>Dating can be extremely awkward for extroverts, and since most nerds are somewhat introverted …

Rescued Owl Hugs The Man Who Saved Her Life

GiGi, the great horned owl pictured above, was recently saved by the Mississippi-based Wild at Heart Rescue organization. And when GiGi was reunited …

The Nature Conservancy

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

'For Allah' Inscription Found on Viking Era Ring

Ancient tales about Viking expeditions to Islamic countries had some elements of truth, according to recent analysis of a ring recovered from a 9th …

Archaeology

10 Signs You're Dating Someone Who Is Gonna Grow Old With You

Have you ever stopped to think about how the concept of “growing old with someone” almost seems archaic in today’s world?<p>I mean sure, exploring your …

Relationships