Canada ‘Grade Eh’ Week:
Northern Eats & Drinks
June 24 t0 July 1, 2012
(Organized by The Eh Team)
Maple syrup, Moosehead, poutine, um…
Ask people to name some foods and drinks associated with Canada and they might cite two or three items, draw a blank, and then suggest something like “moose burger“.
But there are also some fun eats from The Great White North and we aim to share those, or twists on those, from June 24 to July 1 in the lead-up to Canada Day.
A half-dozen places in Beijing owned or managed by Canadians have agreed to each put an item on their menus that week (see below). We’ll add more venues and details on the dishes, prices, etc in coming days. Stay tuned, hoser.
Billy Kawaja and Adam Goodman
Maple syrup-glazed ribs
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Caesar shot with seafood
(A Caesar has Clamato Juice for a Canadian twist on a Bloody Mary)
(Fries topped with cheese curds and gravy)
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A Food Affaire
Beefy Mac ‘n’ Cheese
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No More Bunz
Hot dog with Canadian cheddar
(Still finalizing this one,
but expect something fun.)
As noted, we’ll be reaching out to more restaurants with Canadian owners and managers, so expect plenty of updates, and hopefully some Montreal smoked meats, salmon dishes, and maybe even beaver tails and prairie oysters, plus drinks deals. If anyone has questions or wants to get involved, let me know at beijingboyce (at) yahoo.com.
And for those who will inevitably comment “Canada has its own foods?” or “That [food name] is also popular in [country name]“, here’s your ha ha candy…