Thank YOU Canada!
Aug02

Thank YOU Canada!

We did it….a weekend of gratitude from the grass roots of our nation! On July 31st and August 1st, building and locations across our nation glowed the colours of Canada in honour of our farmers, our fishers, our chefs and our home cooks. From Niagara Falls to Bridge 13 on the Welland Canal To one of the most dramatic displays in Whitehorse with Air North’s Chef Michael Bock, Chef and Manager of Catering and Cabin Services!...

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Bauer Kitchen, Waterloo, Ontario
Jul20

Bauer Kitchen, Waterloo, Ontario

Fine restaurants were few and far between in the early days of Kitchener Waterloo dining.  If you wanted to celebrate or for a tremendous meal, you’d head to the Charcoal Steak House. The venerable steak house as grown into a full-fledged restaurant group with veteran Food Day Canada chef Todd Clarmo now overseeing the food service.  With his influence the Bauer Kitchen’s menu is going to become more and more local in its...

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Taris On the Water, Welland, Ontario
Jul19

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 believe there were no restaurants directly on the canal and as the saying goes…..”necessity is the mother of invention”. We view the canal and...

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Borealis Bar and Grille, Kitchener, Ontario
Jul18

Borealis Bar and Grille, Kitchener, Ontario

It may be the Flying Monkey Hoptical Illusion…or one of the other 18 beers/ales on tap at the new Kitchener location of Borealis.  Or it may be the Barrie Brothers asparagus-corn chips with house made salsa or my absolute Borealis favourite, their BBQ’d pulled pork sandwich. But after only a week of unlocking the doors for business, there are a whole cadre of ‘regulars’. And that was even before the grand opening. Borealis Grille and...

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George, Toronto
Jul17

George, Toronto

Lorenzo Loseto is one of Canada’s culinary giants. He has won many awards including Canada’s National Gold Medal Plates.   James Chatto, the culinary scribe and organizer of Gold Medal Plates, described the medal winning effort.  “At its heart were thick slices of superb ahi tuna that had been rolled in potato threads and deep-fried for the seconds needed to crisp them. The tuna itself remained essentially raw, glossy and dark...

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