My column, Eating Niagara, runs every second Wednesday in the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune. There’s a structure at the end of the Niagara Parkway in Fort Erie. It’s a big arch on an even bigger lawn, and it overlooks the spot where Lake Erie funnels into the strident Niagara River….
This story I wrote about the history of Fort Erie’s Chinese restaurants originally appeared in Niagara Life magazine. This story was a year in the making and born out of a curiosity for why three Chinese restaurants existed side by side on the town’s quiet waterfront. The mindless scrolling through my Instagram feed came to…
Strip Mall Gems is a series of Eating Niagara, my column that runs in the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune. This instalment is about You Deserve It Café and Creamery in Fort Erie. Some people scream for ice cream. Others, like Connie and Arend Meiling, come out of retirement for it….