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In the kitchen with Brandon Jackson   The ultimate student hack on carbonara with instant ramen
Nov29

In the kitchen with Brandon Jackson   The ultimate student hack on carbonara with instant ramen

Photos by Kyle West Influenced by Jackson’s ramen restaurant, Slurp Ramen, this recipe incorporates the fresh and high quality produce found at his fingertips at the Hamilton Farmers Market. While Slurp Ramen’s kitchen is steps away from some of the city’s best local produce, cheese and meat vendors, you too can be inspired by the ingredients and flavours of the downtown market. This recipe takes your instant ramen noodles to the next...

Remembering This Ain’t Hollywood’s legacy as venue is put up for sale Hamilton’s iconic music venue is up for sale but the legacy will live on
Nov15

Remembering This Ain’t Hollywood’s legacy as venue is put up for sale Hamilton’s iconic music venue is up for sale but the legacy will live on

Graphic C/O Razan Samara Like the black and white ransom note style letters that spell out This Ain’t Hollywood, the wild and tame performances that have graced the music venue over the years are just as starkly juxtaposed.   Whether you’re born and raised in the Hammer or you experience the city as more than a university town, This Ain’t Hollywood has often served as an introduction to Hamilton’s music scene. From metal performances...

In the kitchen with Grant Whittaker Simple yet decadent mushroom ragù recipe
Nov13

In the kitchen with Grant Whittaker Simple yet decadent mushroom ragù recipe

Photos C/O Hannah Walters-Vida, Sasha Dhesi Print recipe here! This mushroom ragù recipe is multi-purposeful and versatile. While simple to make, it looks and tastes decadent and earthy. Mushroom ragù is traditionally prepared as a main course and paired with chicken, pork or beef but this recipe calls for a vegetarian twist. It can also make a great appetizer served with toasted points or crostini. Any variety of cheese will work...

In the Kitchen with Sara Wiseman Fulfill fall comfort food cravings with this recipe for potato and carrot latkes
Nov01

In the Kitchen with Sara Wiseman Fulfill fall comfort food cravings with this recipe for potato and carrot latkes

Photos by Razan Samara Whether you’re a seasoned cook or simply craving for an opportunity to learn to make something new, nothing beats a warm home cooked meal. This recipe for potato and carrot latkes served with a simple apple sauce was created to complement student life. The ingredients to make these golden and crispy potato pancakes are budget-friendly and many can be found in the McMaster Students Union Food Collective Centre’s...

With great art comes great responsibility Hamilton Artists Inc. hosts dinner and conversation over gentrification
Nov01

With great art comes great responsibility Hamilton Artists Inc. hosts dinner and conversation over gentrification

Photos C/O Grant Holt A long table draped with cloth and vases filled with fresh flowers may have transformed Hamilton Artists Inc.’s gallery space into a typical dining room, but the scattered blank cards and copies of the Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network newsletter foreshadowed much more than a meal will be shared. The room was quiet as a few artists and community members stirred around the table. Little Theo sat on the ground...