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.

restaurant culture

How These 5 Restaurateurs Are Establishing a Kitchen Culture That's Safe for Everyone

“Stop mumbling that you can't afford an HR dept. You can afford YOU. That's how you start."
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In the Belly of America

This Bar Is a 60s Americana Oasis on the Mexican Border

Inside Polite Provisions, an only-in-America kind of place.
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Canada's Whitest Province Has Amazing Lebanese Food

How did a Lebanese place opened in 1979 end up being the longest-running family restaurant in the province?
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In the Belly of America

The Drag Queen Who Accidentally Broke the Internet Slays at Brunch

When an alt-right joke about her backfired earlier this year, Gilda Wabbit found herself at the center of viral meme fame. But she's still singing opera over eggs Benedict every weekend.
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In the Belly of America: The Former Cop Who Became an Avocado Farmer

JC Iamurri has been many things throughout his life. I spoke to him about guns, Girl Scout cookies, and the secrets to competitive arm wrestling.
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Anthony Bourdain Wants to Publish the Next Great Teen Novel

I spoke with Anthony Bourdain and his collaborator Laurie Woolever about YA novels, the hallmarks of a good burger, and most importantly, the duo's new genre-busting cookbook, Appetites.
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What Happens When You Age Fish?

Would you eat fish that’s over a week old? You're probably doing that already, and that might be just fine, according to seafood legend John Bil.
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Seals Are Delicious, So Let's Kill and Eat Them

They're cute, sure, but so are cows.
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