Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa, Cambridge, Ontario

Few restaurateurs have had such an impact on the Canadian hospitality industry as Bill Bennett and Mary Beaton. Bill is an architect with a passion for old Ontario structures and between them they completed the first renovation of The Millcroft Inn in the small mill town of Alton on the Credit...

The Wickaninnish Inn & The Pointe Restaurant, Tofino, B.C.

Soft round notes of a hidden flute rise as the early summer sun sets over the Pacific. The shores become shadowy; frogs take over, singing their hearts out. Offshore a line of breakers surge onto a reef connecting the islands.  This is Tofino, more specifically, The Wickaninnish Inn, the long time...

West Restaurant & Bar, Vancouver

The motto is “True to Our Region; True to the Seasons.” The commitment has never, ever wavered since the day that West first opened and it leapt onto the Vancouver restaurant stage as a serious contender for the most delicious regional food. The service at West is so superlative that it was...

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...

Bushwakker Brewpub, Regina, Saskatchewan

The folks at Bushwakker Brewpub in Regina demonstrate their commitment to all things local through their beer and food, but they’ve also made themselves a popular venue for local music. As well as their menu, the pub has 9 regular beers (brewed year round), 20 seasonal beers (brewed only at...

Play Food and Wine, Ottawa

Michael Moffatt is the Executive Chef of Play and its critically acclaimed sister restaurants of Beckta Dining & Wine and  Gezellig.  Michael is one of Canada’s most creative chefs and Stephen Beckta is certainly one of Canada’s great restaurateurs.  A reviewer in the National Post...

Treadwell Farm to Table, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

Stephen Treadwell is one of this Province’s food stars.  He was recently honoured by the Ontario Hostelry Institute with a Gold Award as Restaurateur of the Year and claimed a Silver in the 2014 Good Food Innovation Awards from Food Day Canada and The University of Guelph.   Long before they...

Sooke Harbour House, Sooke, British Columbia

The extraordinary sensual beauty is overwhelming. Across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, as it was years ago for me, the Olympic Mountains are awash in pink and blue and purple. The sea calls. Sooke Harbour House, and its visionary innkeepers, Frederique and Sinclair Philip, bought a small 3 bedroom...

Araxi Restaurant and Bar, Whistler, British Columbia

Chef James Walt can be very proud. The year 2012 marked over a decade of winning Gold for Best Whistler Restaurant at the Vancouver Magazine Awards.   This is a first for the Awards and it’s a testament to both Walt’s talent and leadership but also to his team. Araxi is Gold for a reason.  It...

Beckta Dining and Wine, Ottawa

Stephen Beckta is one of Canada’s great restaurateurs. There’s a winning combination at work here…his talent and the the team he has built with Chef Michael Moffatt.  An accomplished sommelier, Stephen started at Café Boulud working for the celebrated chef, Daniel Boulud,...

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