Gary Hynes

Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at Ryerson University, and Photography and Journalism at Camosun College. He has worked in radio and theatre, was the guitarist in Horn, played synthesizer with the Doppler Brothers and bass for Minutes from Downtown. After working as the sommelier at Palmerston Restaurant with chef Jamie Kennedy, Gary and his wife moved to Nova Scotia and opened the Cooper’s Inn and Restaurant, where Gary was the chef and received a star in Where To Eat in Canada and the Built Heritage Award from the Government of Nova Scotia. He has written for NW Palate, Western Living, West Coast and Century Home magazines and conceived and edited the award-winning wine book, Island Wineries of British Columbia. He lives, breathes, and eats in Victoria, BC.

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    UBC Farm

    Photo by Tracey Kusiewicz Amy Frye toodles the campus delivering UBC Farm free-range eggs to Agora and Sprouts, student-run organic cafés/stores. ...
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    Barbara-Jo McIntosh

    Photo by Tracey Kusiewicz When Umberto Menghi’s Vancouver restaurants upped the city’s dining ante, several local luminaries were spawned. John ...
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    Lee Fuge of FoodRoots

    Photo of Lee Fuge by Sherri Kostian Nowadays it seems many people know about food issues such as sustainability and security. Yet we’re still ...
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    In Search of Food Heroes

    Food Heroes: 16 Culinary Artisans Preserving Tradition, by Georgia Pellegrini (Stewart, Tabori & Chang) I first heard of Georgia Pellegrini on ...
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    Readying the Bees

    Helen Kennedy has reason to smile. Spring is an exciting time of renewal for this Kelowna beekeeper and recently published author of Honey for Your ...

    The Reef’s Sancocho

    Kathleen Duncan, Executive Chef at The Reef, excels at giving local ingredients a Caribbean flavour. This rich root vegetable stew originates from ...