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Dive into fresh, ripe tomatoes with these recipes | Food and cooking

Hot-Cold Nacho Wreath MUST CREDIT: Photo by Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post

2 or 3 medium hothouse tomatoes, diced

2 scallions, trimmed and cut into thin slices (white and light-green parts)

Juice of ½ lime, plus wedges for serving

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

8 ounces fresh chorizo sausage links, casings removed

2 poblano chili peppers, roasted and cut into ¼-inch dice (see note)

8 ounces regular or low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature (do not use nonfat)

10 ounces sturdy corn tortilla chips, preferably DIY (see related recipe)

1 (8-ounce) block Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

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This famous dive bar in Toronto was originally a Finnish restaurant in the 1980s

Toronto is one of few places where a Finnish restaurant could transform into one of the city’s most beloved dive bars over the course of 40 years.

Bistro 422, affectionately nicknamed “The Beast,” has become known as a source for cheap shots and lethal mini pitchers with an awesomely grungy back patio, but before it developed this reputation it was opened as a restaurant serving Finnish food.

It was originally opened in 1984 by Devinder Chopra and Arja Chopra, who immigrated to Canada in the 1970s from India and Finland respectively.

bistro 422 toronto

The bistro did in fact start out as a

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Walmart explores ghost kitchens | Restaurant Dive

Dive Brief:

  • Walmart Canada is trialing in-store ghost kitchens that offer restaurant meals and convenience items from well-known brands, according to a press release. The first location opened last week inside a St. Catharines, Ontario, Walmart store, with four more locations set to add Ghost Kitchen Brands spots later this year.
  • Shoppers can select meals from restaurants like Quiznos, Saladworks, Taco del Mar and The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, and from CPG brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Red Bull and Beyond Meat. Orders are prepared in an on-site kitchen and available for pickup or delivery through third-party apps like
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