Eat an Indian dip. Move over tzatziki and tahini, the popular creamy dip these days is raita. The Indian side dish is a minty mix of yogurt and cooked vegetables, perfect for your next luncheon. Check out this recipe from BBC Good Food and get to dippin’ and dunkin’.
Read Vet at the End of the Earth by Jonathan Hollins. In this memoir, the sole veterinarian of four British Overseas Territories recounts his experiences treating everything from herds of reindeer to a 200-year-old tortoise. It’s a delightful read for any nature lover.
Watch Quiz Lady on Disney+. This light-hearted road trip comedy, which premiered at TIFF earlier this year, stars Awkwafina and Canadian icon Sandra Oh as a pair of sisters who turn to a TV quiz show to cover their mom’s gambling debt and pay ransom for a kidnapped dog.
Listen to Cartwheel by Hotline TNT. The sophomore album from the Brooklyn indie rock (fronted by a former Vancouverite) is simply a blast. It’s endorphin-pumping rock that blends fuzzy shoegaze riffs, heart-on-sleeve punk power, and whip-smart pop sensibilities.—QH