The Deck @ Creekside Winery, Jordan, Ontario

Creekside Winery’s portfolio illustrates the story of a winery that refuses to be pigeon-holed. “The winery is a bastion for inspired experimentation, with a winemaking team that delights in defying Niagara winemaking conventions. At the time, both grapes were newcomers to the Ontario...

Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa, Cambridge, Ontario

Few hoteliers 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 River....

Queen’s Landing, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

One of the jewels in the Vintage Hotels crown, Queen’s Landing is on the waterfront in this history-rich community. Much of the story of modern Canada was solidified here with the battle of Queenston Heights where the British battalions triumphed over the invading forces from the south....

Prince of Wales, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

The corner stone carved with the date 1864 can still been seen today. It was also named The Arcade Hotel, The Niagara House, and finally in 1901, The Prince of Wales Hotel. This name was chosen in honour of the 1901 visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, who were later crowned King George V and...

The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette, Jordan, Ontario

No matter how hard you scan the social media or website of Pearl Morissette, it’s impossible to find a food image.  There’s a simple reason.  Executive Chef Daniel Hadida and Sous Chef Eric Robertson don’t want to be pinned down to a particular menu…or even a...

Taris On the Water, Welland, Ontario

Owners Leda and Tom Laborie built Taris on the Water armed with great enthusiasm and, dare we say, real vision. There could hardly be a niftier location right beside the magnificent iron Bridge #13 right beside the old Welland Canal. The location could hardly been better. “We couldn’t...

Park Grocery Deli & Bar, Guelph, Ontario

Park Grocery opened in 1890 on what was then the northern extremities of the City of Guelph on the southern edge of Wellington County.  Located on the main road north towards Owen Sound (now Highway 6), the wise merchants, Abraham and Emma Waters, had a ready market for their wares.  Over the...

360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, Toronto

Their tagline is “Canadian Ingredients ~~ Canadian Wine ~~ Canadian View”  The unspoken one…at least publicly is “we don’t buy things in, we make things here.”    Since John Morris took over as the Executive Chef, the dining experience at 360 has become even...

Boreal Berry Farm Winery, Saint Charles, Ontario

Boreal Berry Farm Winery is a natural, biodynamic fruit farm and winery in Northern Ontario and Canada’s coldest climate winery. They are also the only winery in Northern Ontario, and the oldest and largest haskap (honeyberry) orchard in Eastern North America, producing haskap, cherries,...

Fauna, Ottawa

One of the characteristics that set Food Day Canada chefs aside is how they are open to recommend others in the same city. Several of our Food Day chefs insisted that we check out Fauna.  And we found a great new FDC restaurant. “Fauna is about the things we love: eating and drinking with...