What is a donair?

A donair is a variation of the Turkish dish, doner kebab (gyros, shawarma), and was invented in Canada in 1972 by Peter Gamaoulakos, who had emigrated to Canada just before the 1960’s and met with little to no success with selling his Greek gyros. In an effort to adapt to local tastes, he used beef…

Riding a New Red Rocket

My son likes to write. He’s very serious about it and his ideas sometimes even astound me. Often, much like his mother, he finds it difficult to concentrate at home and is sometimes left without inspiration. I suggested we find some time and do what I used to do – sit in a coffee shop…