Taste Buds

Taste Buds

www.canadalandshow.com/shows/taste-buds
What do chefs, cooks, and restaurateurs really talk about when you’re not around?


Bow To The Bread
Aug 15, 2018 • 27 min
Three generations of cooks — a former ego-driven chef turned recruiter, a recent cooking school grad who’s fed up with low rates, and a workaholic “lifer” who trains and mentors young cooks — sit down with host Corey Mintz to speak candidly about…
Squid Tentacles And Chicken Feet
Aug 8, 2018 • 20 min
Should aspiring chefs go to culinary school? How do you ask for a raise when you’re earning less than minimum wage? What’s ‘the mandatory fourteen’? Braden Chong and David Schwartz are young cooks sweating out long, back-breaking days. And they…
Let Them Have Their Soggy Fries
Aug 1, 2018 • 18 min
Are over-the-top food trends trumping taste? Should restaurants accommodate their customers, even when it means making their food worse? Host Corey Mintz joins buds David Ginsberg, Hassel Aviles, and Monte Wan, to talk trends, taste, and the…
Slaughtered With Love And Care
Jul 25, 2018 • 26 min
Suzanne Barr found out she was pregnant the day she opened her restaurant. Then came the real problem: landlords so unhinged she had to call the cops on them. Danny McCallum was a radical environmentalist whose roommates were BLOWN UP (possibly…
Critic vs. Restaurateur
Jul 18, 2018 • 26 min
What happens when a restaurant owner sits down with the critic she blames for killing her business? Jen Agg is Canada’s top restaurateur. Chris Nuttall-Smith is Canada’s top critic. And Chris’ 2012 review of her beloved restaurant, Raw Bar (his…
Appetizer
Jul 12, 2018 • 1 min
Corey Mintz joins restaurant insiders after hours to eat, drink, and dish about the industry and its culture. First episode drops Wednesday, July 18th. Here’s a taste.