Perigee’s canapé giveaway, LCBO wine sale, DIY nose-to-tail

Perigee’s canapé giveaway, LCBO wine sale, DIY nose-to-tail

The ubiquitous—and heretofore unrecyclable—coffee cup (Photo by Martin Cathrae) 

• Dinner for two at Perigee runs about $210, so this is the last restaurant we expected to be offering giveaways. Yesterday morning, however, executive chef Christopher Brown hit Union Station with 500 promotional canapés in an attempt to get business flowing. [Toronto Star]

• Toronto’s goal of diverting 70 per cent of its waste from landfills by 2010 makes every piece of waste a target. Back in the crosshairs of city officials is the ubiquitous—and heretofore unrecyclable—coffee cup. [Globe & Mail]

• Michael Schmidt’s trial has finally wrapped up, but the raw-milk advocate still has four months to wait before the verdict on whether he can continue to make raw milk available to customers. [Bovine]

• Now’s the time to get that pricey bottle of merlot: the LCBO is about to host its first Vintages sale in ages. [BlogTO]

• Local nose-to-tailers needn’t rely on the Healthy Butcher to help them get the most of the bird: here’s one frugal foodie’s do-it-yourself guide to carving a whole chicken. [Sun Times]