Siboire Microbrasserie, Sherbrooke & Montréal, Québec

The very first Siboire Microbrasserie (c 2007) is called The Siboire Dépôt simply because it’s located in the heritage train station in downtown Sherbrooke, Québec.  With its open concept view of the microbrewery, it wasn’t long before a second location opened, again in Sherbrooke near...

Euston Park Social Beer Garden, Moncton, New Brunswick

“The best journey you take is home.”  And home they came.  New Brunswickers Chef Gene and Susan Cormier decided to plant a shipping container in an area 0f Moncton that needed a neat beer garden with great food.  “After years of travelling our journey has brought us back to what...

Bogside Brewing, Montague, Prince Edward Island

It is so good to see Chef Dave Mottershall back cooking on Prince Edward Island.  No matter where he’s been, his Instagram handle is @chef_rouge…likely because of his red hair, but also because of the red-soiled island that he calls home. Dave has chef’d everywhere from Banff...

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...

SC Restaurant at River Cree Resort, Enoch, Alberta

For the past decade, Chef Shane Mederic Chartrand has been dreaming about how to express his First Nations identity through food and bring the beauty and excitement of Indigenous cooking to everyone who is interested—both in Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada. Shane and his...

Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort, Nimmo Bay, British Columbia

” E2 = MC Expectations Exceeded = Memories Created.  The Murray family’s and tourism’s new, Theory of Hospitality. ”  In 1980 the Murray family floated a lodge into from Port McNeill on Vancouver Island to one of the most idyllic locations on the coast of British...

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....

The Lookout Restaurant, Okanagan Centre, British Columbia

Gray Monk is an important winery in the food story of Canada.  It was founded by the Heiss family who moved to the Okanagan Valley from Europe via Edmonton with dreams of owning a successful vineyard. In 1972, George & Trudy Heiss were at the front of the line presenting their request to be...

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...