Mateus Bistro, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

Chef Matthew Krizan grew up in his mother Anna’s kitchen in the Czechoslovakian city of Bratislava.  His love of great cooking was nurtured there amidst the fragrance of earthy eastern European foods.   After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, he set out to see the world including...

Sonora Resort, Sonora Island, British Columbia

Sonora Resort is in what many believe is to be the most beautiful setting in coastal British Columbia, perhaps on the planet.  Sonora Island is at the mouth of Bute Inlet, a fiord where the majestic, glacier-crowned coastal mountains rise out of the ocean. The rivers that melt from them spill into...

Windjammer Restaurant, Delta Beausejour, Moncton, New Brunswick

Located in relatively rural New Brunswick, Chef Stefan Müller has access to some spectacular ingredients, many of which he has seen develop in the 14 years he has been at the Delta Beausejour. His 100 mile menu is served all summer long.   Begin with the very local Beausoleil oysters that find...

Savour in the Garden, St. Andrew’s by the Sea, New Brunswick

Chef Alex Haun is a someone to watch and to dine with.   He has been lured away from his great personally-run restaurant to open Savour in the Garden, the small dining space in Canada’s Garden of the Year 2013, Kingbrae. “I first decided I wanted to be a chef when working in the kitchen at...

Le Caveau, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia

Le Caveau is rapidly becoming one of the finest dining experiences in Nova Scotia and Eastern Canada. In August 2011, Wine Access Magazine dubbed Le Caveau as “one of the 20 finest places to eat and drink ” in their article “The World’s Best Winery Restaurants.”  In...

Farmhouse Tavern, Toronto

Describing themselves as “Serving farmhouse hospitality. Rooted in the charming influences of the rural Ontario farmhouse. A little bit country/ A lot rock & roll. Cooking a blackboard menu of farm driven food. Pouring Ontario craft brews + VQA juice.” Sounds like this place was made with Food...

Charlotte Lane Café, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Chef Roland Glauser hails originally from Switzerland but has spent his adult life perfecting his culinary artistry in Canada, from Jasper to Halifax where he and his wife, Kathleen, settled for many years. Sixteen years ago they moved to the absolutely beautiful, some say...