Ivy Knight

Ivy Knight

Ivy Knight is a former cook turned food writer and the author of three books. Born in Alert Bay, BC, raised in Glenwilliam, PEI and now based in Toronto, she is a French Canadian who doesn't speak French.

  • You Can Ditch the Wig, Food Critic, We Know Who You Are

    In today's digital age—where camera phones and social media make privacy a relic of the past and hordes of hungry bloggers are taking over—why do some restaurant critics cling to anonymity? I talked to some respected critics to see what's up.

  • You Can Ditch the Wig, Food Critic, We Know Who You Are

    In today's digital age—where camera phones and social media make privacy a relic of the past and hordes of hungry bloggers are taking over—why do some restaurant critics cling to anonymity? I talked to some respected critics to see what's up.

  • The Restaurant Guy You Should Have on Speed Dial

    Meet the guy successful chefs call when their restaurant opening is swiftly approaching, they're hemorrhaging money, and their contractor just walked off the job.

  • The Restaurant Guy You Should Have on Speed Dial

    John Bil is the person successful chefs call when their restaurant opening is swiftly approaching, they're hemorrhaging money, and their contractor just walked off the job. He's the Mr. Fix It type of miracle worker, but no one can articulate his exact...

  • I Got Buzzed on "Cold Tea" in Toronto’s Chinatown

    Toronto has strict liquor laws that force bars to close at 2 AM sharp. That means late-night imbibers turn to Chinatown for an off the menu boozy solution to keep the party going.

  • Seals Are Delicious, So Let's Kill and Eat Them

    We talked to a Canadian chef who serves fresh seal meat about why seal hunting gets such a bad rap, how he likes his seal cooked, and what food industry practices we should actually be protesting.