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LCBO Food & Drink magazine

Tauck Nov 11, 2013 01:09 PM

I picked up the Holiday edition of Food & Drink and I am disappointed at the lack of Christmas cheer. I appreciate other traditions, but why they stripped the joy of Christmas is just sad.

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    ecoman RE: Tauck Nov 11, 2013 03:02 PM

    I would like to see the magazine ended:
    1) It must be incredibly expensive to produce but no data are ever made available
    2) It puts privately published magazines at a severe disadvantage, an abuse of monopoly power

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      jayt90 RE: ecoman Nov 11, 2013 07:15 PM

      It is paid for by forcing major alcohol distributors to buy ads, or else lose shelf space.
      Even so, they must lose money on the French edition, but never admit it.

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        pourboi RE: jayt90 Nov 12, 2013 05:22 AM

        Which is still probably cheaper than the alcohol distributors having to provide promo material to every corner store in quebec...

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      Dean Tudor RE: Tauck Nov 11, 2013 04:58 PM

      It is wretched excess...

      My wife, who can always find ONE worthwhile recipe in every issue since 1990 or so, could not find a single thing worth cooking.

      Few wine notes too..

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        millygirl RE: Tauck Nov 12, 2013 05:26 AM

        I agree. In fact, I'd say the past 3 years have been disappointing. I still pick one up but hardly even bother to look through it.

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