Let’s Eat: Maverick’s Donuts Company Carleton Place

Elevating a simple pleasure to new heights If you ever wonder if we obsess on donuts, consider that Canadians consume more of them per capita than any other country in the world. Like hockey, maple syrup, and moose, we’ve adopted them into our national identity. So, it really isn’t a surprise that when Shannon and […]

Let’s Eat: Gather

Where friends and great food meet In June, Perth’s beautiful heritage downtown welcomed an exciting new food neighbour, Gather, located at 40 Gore Street East. Owned and operated by the team of Kerri Smith and James Gallant, it has quickly developed a strong following among local residents and visitors alike. Of all the restaurants and […]

Let’s Eat: Fat Bastard Burritos; quality shines

There’s been a recent influx of Mexican themed diners and take-outs in the region, and judging by their growing customer base, they’re enjoying success and filling a need. But there still a certain segment of the dining-out crowd that shuns Mexican cuisine fearing an excessively hot palette. Fat Bastard Burrito dispels that myth quickly and […]

Sagar Indian Cuisine applies for CIP funding

During Monday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, senior planner Karl Grenke presented a report to council from the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Evaluation Committee. Ummed Singh, the owner of the property at 21 Main Street East, formerly KFC, applied for funding under Program 2 of the Community Improvement Plan. The funding would be used […]

We Shop Local and Eat Love Smiths Falls: boosting local economy

During Monday night’s Committee of the whole meeting, Economic Development manager Jennifer Miller assured Smiths Falls town council that as the Stay-at-home order continues, Economic Development is working with community partners to support small business owners. This is good news for those who wish to shop local and still stay safe at home: We Shop […]

Kothu Labs; a great place to expand your tastes

Perth’s newest purveyor of great food, Kothu Labs is a great departure from the usual fare. Not that the usual fare in Perth is bad; on the contrary, this picturesque heritage community has more than its share of top-notch dining establishments covering a wide variety of cuisines and food cultures. Kothu Labs, located at 40 […]