Why did the chip wagon cross the road? To come to Smiths Falls

Chris Must Fans of the Britt’s Chips won’t have to make much of an adjustment to their routines once the local chip wagon moves to its new location. Britt’s Chips is moving across the road from its current site at 244 Highway 15 to 10 Ferrara Drive. “They’re moving across the road from where […]

Bridges Bar and Grill in Pakenham; Great place to meet between the bridges

Brian Turner In the restaurant business, being all things to all diners really does come with risks. It’s difficult to provide an all-encompassing menu without being weak in certain areas thus alienating some segments of your audience. But since Tracey Greer, husband David and brother David Jordan took over this Pakenham main street location […]

Second annual Good Food in Schools forum

Submitted by The Table Community Food Centre and foodcoreLGL There is a growing movement in schools across Canada, a movement that is looking more closely at the food kids eat at school and that is getting them more involved with growing, making and understanding healthy foods. It is widely acknowledged that school gardens, food literacy programs […]

A global look at after dinner digestifs

Brian Preston – The Travelling Sommelier The digestif was created for precisely what it sounds like – to aid digestion. One key difference between aperitifs and digestifs is that while dry and bitter helps create an appetite, a little bit of sweetness helps end the meal. Sipping on a vintage Port from Portugal or […]

The Hungry 7 in Perth — More than a simple lunch/dinner pit stop

Brian Turner  When the current owners took the chance and won an open-bid auction of the former Minuteman diner building on the very busy Hwy 7 commercial corridor in Perth to set up their own take on a lunch/dinner restaurant back in 2013, they knew they would have to offer something very different to […]

Airbnb-style home dining arrives in Perth

Matthew Behrens A taste of Europe has arrived in Perth courtesy of Chez Faith, a new Gore Street home dining experience that is the culinary equivalent of the sharing economy’s Airbnb, the informal accommodation network where individuals lease their living space for short-term rentals. Situated in a gorgeous 1870 heritage home with the original […]