OQLF in Quebec

OQLF: Quebec’s French Language Stasi

In Quebec, Canada’s French-speaking province, there exists a team of men and women wandering around with cameras, snapping photographs of shop signs and restaurant menus. Their purpose? To make sure that the French language remains predominant over the English Language in all aspects of daily life. Their presence has caused confusion, destroyed the identity of businesses and has resulted in Anglophones fleeing the province en masse. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the Office Québécois de la Langue Française (OQLF), and they suck balls.
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Ice Cream Food Trucks

Ice Cream Mafia, Food Trucks & Other Shady Street Businesses

With frozen treats and beautiful summer days, driving an ice cream truck must be the safest job. Wrong! Competition and other factors can, of course, lead to some dangerous circumstances when being involved in the business of food trucks.
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Obesity

Obesity — A Tale of Two Countries

Historically Mexico and Chile have been synonymous with vacations and adventure, but now a third and less exciting commonality presents itself: obesity. Recent global research studies indicate these nations can now count themselves amongst countries with the highest obesity rates in the world. Why?
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Fast Food Burger

Fast Food in the East – Spreading the Disease

Fast food is the new obsession of the century. With new restaurants popping up all over the world getting more creative, diverse, and convenient, they have slowly but surely invaded our lives and culinary habits.
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Eating disorder and strong not skinny

Eating Disorder: #StrongNotSkinny Does More Harm Than Good

Search up #StrongNotSkinny in your Instagram browser, and you’ll be hit with an entire feed of sculpted, predominantly female bodies, macro-friendly meals, and the inevitable ‘progress pic’ where born-again gym fanatics pose next to a snap of their former thin, unhealthy selves.
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Vegans planet

5 Reasons Why Vegans Are Killing the Planet

There is this new hype in town that “vegans are killing the planet,” but this is quite a claim that demands a deeper analysis on what could be the possible reasons. As we all have been growing up, hearing that eating vegetables is far healthier than meat, how could it be that healthy food eaters are now defamed as the destroyers of this planet?
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Fake food

Uh Oh! There’s a Mighty Chance You Are Eating Fake Food

If it’s true that you are what you eat, then you better think long and hard about what you have been eating all your life because chances are, the food you so fancy might not be really what you think it is. Yup, there just seems to be no lack of fakeness in this world that even food can be, sad to say, adulterated.
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food waste

Food Waste: 9 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Isn’t it the best feeling when you’re hungry and are finally able to sit down and devour something delicious? Food is precious, and we need to acknowledge the fact that we should worship the human fuel more than we do. For those who don’t know what it feels like to really be hungry, you may still understand based on how you feel when you skip a meal. Food waste is a real problem in a world full of hunger.
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