Food&Drink

Annual maple syrup producer’s fall skills workshop scheduled for Sept. 22, 2018

Submitted The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) is pleased to announce it is hosting a Maple Syrup Fall Skills Workshop on Sept. 22, 2018, an all-day event to provide producers with information to maximize both production and efficiency for maple syrup production. The workshop, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Dr. Warren Hollis Lombardy Vineyard

Brian Preston – The Travelling Sommelier brianpreston@hotmail.com Dr. Warren Hollis and his wife Dr. Elaine Chagnon operate the Perth Family Health Centre. Along with healthy living and chiropractic care, they have another dream which is beginning to come true. For full details see another article in this issue by my colleague Sally Smith. What I want […]

The Opinicon; a Feast for the Senses

Brian Turner editorial@pdgmedia.ca The long wait for the reopening of The Opinicon at Chaffeys Locks last year was certainly worth it. This resort and dining facility has a storied history dating back to 1865 when John Chaffey built the main structure. It grew and evolved over the years under multiple owner/operators to become a destination […]

The Cove Country Inn Westport; One of the best reasons to take a country drive

Brian Turner editorial@pdgmedia.ca Usually when I visit a restaurant or diner to complete a review I’m accompanied by my partner and it’s just the two of us enjoying an evening or afternoon out. But a good test of any food service facility is their ability to handle larger tables with multiple orders and separate cheques. […]

Celebrate Lanark County’s bounty at Harvest Festival

Submitted Want to get fresh with a local farmer? The fifth annual Lanark County Harvest Festival will give everyone a chance to do just that! This outdoor event, slated for Sunday, Sept. 9 at Beckwith Park (1319, 9 th Line, Beckwith), will celebrate the county’s bounty of the harvest featuring local producers, food seminars, cooking […]

The Hungry Planet Pop Ups

Submitted The Table Community Food Centre, and Community Chef Judy Dempsey are excited to announce, for a limited time only, the return of one of Perth’s all-time favourite restaurants – The Hungry Planet!  Many people have fond memories of the famous Pad Thai and the Santorini sandwich among other delicious creations. Do you remember the […]