Just picked up the Japanese "bits" newspaper and saw an ad for a "BBQ Izakaya" called Arisu, at 584 Bloor, featuring "warayaki" every Thurs to Sat. Googled it and it seems to be food seared over a straw fire. Sounds interesting!
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy