A month ago, I had never tried Haitian food, nor did I have a clue about the cuisine’s history. Now, i know that Haiti is a sleeping giant in the world of gastronomy, and I hope its time on the global stage comes soon. Today, we try some of Haiti’s greatest hits at Alabon Libon in Scarborough.
Canada has more dishes to its name than you may think, but most people conveniently forget about Indigenous cuisines that have existed long before any of these foods were invented. Unfortunately, discussing the erasure of Indigenous history and culture in Canada would take more than a few paragraphs. For now, let’s pay a visit to one of the few Indigenous restaurants in the city. I encourage you to do the same.