Quick Bites 1233 

Tracy Higgs, Owner, Auntie Em’s Kitchen

PQ: What’s your food/wine philosophy?

TH: I am a nutritionist. My philosophy is food made fresh and with a lot of love and creativity. Having a little bit of creative flare to the meal, like a positive attitude.

PQ: One food you can’t live without?

TH: Potatoes and avocados and probably cheese

PQ: Weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

TH: When I was in Mexico I ordered a drink called tomatoe de clamato. It was tomato juice with real clams in it served with a spoon.

PQ: Where would you go to eat if you could go anywhere in the world?

TH: Thailand.

PQ: Most memorable meal you’ve ever eaten?

TH: Fondue with my family.

PQ: Where would you go for your last meal in Whistler?

TH: I would go to Samurai Sushi if Rue was buying.

PQ: Greatest professional moment?

TH: Getting Tony Routley to stop drinking coffee (at least for one season).

PQ: Best trend in food/restaurants?

TH: People are going healthier and getting away from fast foods. Also, people are moving away from the big corporations.

PQ: Worst trend in food/restaurants?

TH: Fast, deep-fried food. Although the chip truck every once in a while is not so bad.

PQ: Who has had the biggest impact on your cooking or career?

TH: Paul (homie) Charron.


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