Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.

With, literally, hundreds of sushi restaurants to choose from, it can be a challenge to distinguish the exceptional from the rest—let this this selection of Vancouver’s best sushi restaurants guide your palate.

We asked judges in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto to narrow their respective cities’ finest offerings into a definitive collection of Canada’s best ice creams.

Internationally celebrated mixologist Lauren Mote shares three recipes for tequila-based cocktails.

Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.

Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.

A quiz to find your national park soulmate; a literary journal written by inmates; the oldest record of life on Earth.

Controversy in the art world; Montreal’s female-run vintage chocolatier; a business model involving attractive young women and weed.

A 40-year-old muse for sale; a new definition of feminism; a scene-by-scene breakdown of Fifty Shades Darker.

Emotion-controlled theme park rides; sushi-themed Kit Kat bars; an AI game that grows smarter the more you play with it.

Ultra-rich doomsday preppers; what’s new with Beyoncé’s mom; the visceral satisfaction of destroying smooshy foods. 

Age and eroticism; rogue scientists and Donald Trump; 30 portraits of Montreal couples in love.

Five favourite places in Canada, real-life “spider-men”, and how LSD saved one woman’s marriage.

Expensive bull semen, self-aware octopi, and how a 25-year-old woman’s Instagram account duped thousands of people.

Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.

The world’s most exclusive potato chip; the last unknown man; navigating internal struggles at holiday parties.

Let cool before serving, as difficult as that may be.

Pretentious people prefer dark chocolate; recipes that chef Ina Garten cooks for her husband; and a lucid guide on how to dress like an adult.

Halloween costume ideas; spend a night in Dracula’s castle; a map of all Canadian roads and highways; and how to make the best dumplings.

Astro-tourism, remote by nature, provides travellers with what they cannot find at home; on an average, clear night, a city dweller may see 500 stars, while some 15,000 visibly speckle a truly dark sky.

A recipe from Själ’s crystal-based wellness book “Elemental Energy”.

Americans are bewildered by Canadian Thanksgiving; forgotten constellations; the elderly and communal living; can psychopaths be happy?

A recipe from Lure: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast.

Elizabeth Kao, the blogger behind Self Taught Gourmet, has her finger on the pulse of Taiwan’s culinary scene.

Trinidadian-born, Edmonton-raised chef Roger Mooking draws culinary inspiration from a diverse range of cultures: his family’s Chinese and Caribbean roots, the Japanese, French, and Swiss German chefs he trained under. It seems only appropriate, then, that his restaurant would be located at the hub that is Toronto Pearson International Airport. At his restaurant, Twist by Roger Mooking, the chef serves …

Ezra Braves takes coffee seriously. At the Espresso Institute of North America in Toronto’s St. Clair West neighbourhood, Braves trains aficionados and café owners in his “laboratory” of coffee grinders, espresso machines, and percolators. He applies the same level of dedication and expertise to baked goods—and the result is seriously good. These fudgy brownies sprinkled with kosher salt and crushed …

“If you love the classic chocolate chip cookie, you will especially love our squares recipe,” says The Rolling Pin‘s co-owner and pastry chef, Vanessa Baudanza. “It’s the perfect spin on the cookie for a family gathering or work holiday party.” Excerpted from Amy Rosen’s Toronto Eats. Chocolate Chip Cookie Squares By Vanessa Baudanza and Isabelle Loiacono of The Rolling Pin. Makes …

This recipe from Robert Bragagnolo of Carver (Toronto’s pocket-sized, standing room–only restaurant on Peter Street), amps up the classic Caesar salad with bold, peppery kale and a drizzle of creamy avocado dressing. Avocado Kale Caesar Salad By Robert Bragagnolo of Carver. Serves 4–6 Ingredients Avocado dressing 2 avocados, peeled and pitted Juice of 1 lemon ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ …

Indulge in zesty lemon bars for the holidays.

To enjoy the bounty of Canada’s Atlantic provinces, good accommodations are required—fortunately, the East Coast offers lodgings as luxurious as they are hospitable.

The tiny perpetrators of the world’s largest genocide, how to save rare butterflies in your backyard, and cricket-covered corn dogs at the CNE.

This recipe by Thomas Haas of Vancouver’s Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie has a few moving parts, but don’t let that deter you for making it at home.

Nadège Nourian of Toronto’s Nadege Patisserie says the blackberry macaron is one of her staple flavours. “The acidity of the blackberry is offset by the sweetness of the macaron shell which create a perfect balance.”

Adam Chandler of Vancouver’s famous for his crisp, craquelin-topped profiteroles, for which a light choux dough is topped with a disk of butter-sugar mixture and baked, then served with a spiced, sautéed summer fruit (here, vanilla-bourbon peaches).

A recipe from Paris-based, Franco-American chef Justin Kent.

The fountain of youth exists, a rare Walt Disney and Salvador Dalí collaboration, and Michelin-starred food you can get for the price of a Big Mac.