Let's Eat

Smith and Barrel not your ordinary pub, not by a long shot

Brian Turner When you head out with friends and family for a Friday night, work-week’s-done celebration, a local pub is a natural choice. You know you can find your favourite libation, an energetic, friendly crowd, and even some passable fare. But seldom do you expect hand-crafted fine cuisine to go along with your suds and […]

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My Place will be your place after one visit

Brian Turner I usually don’t put a lot of stock in online business ratings, but when searching for a restaurant in Smiths Falls to review, My Place kept coming up as number one on more than a few different sites.  So our neighbours joined my partner and I for a recent visit, and found out […]

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Let’s Eat: Mill Street Crepe Company

Brian Turner It may not be a hidden gem to Almonte residents, but it’s certainly a treasure. Located inside the Heritage Court Mall on Mill Street in Almonte is a restaurant that proves once and for all crepes aren’t just for brunch or dessert. Mill Street Crepe Company has been open for six years and […]

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The wait for authentic Indian Cuisine in Carleton Place is over

Brian Turner At long last Carleton Place can now boast an authentic Indian cuisine restaurant much to the delight of those with a taste for the exotic. But Sagar Indian Cuisine at 156 Bridge Street isn’t just any run-of-the-mill diner. One taste is all it takes to let you know. A soft opening for Sagar […]

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Penny’s Place: A diner with delicious meals and service to match

Brian Turner editorial@pdgmedia.ca  It may not necessarily be true that like old truckers, old truck-stops never stop rolling.  If they can’t change with the times and expanded tastes of their clientele, they may end up on the rust heap.  Nothing could be farther from the truth than Penny’s Place. Purchased in 1994 by Penny Bell, […]

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Let’s Eat: Fast food done right at Law & Orders

Brian Turner editorial@pdgmedia.ca  There’s nothing better in this country than the onset of our glorious summers.  Warm weather and plenty of sunshine beckon us to cottages, lakes, rivers, and campgrounds and finding a great place to recharge ourselves with some delicious hand-crafted food makes our journeys that much more enjoyable.  On that very popular commuting […]

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