Beyond Niagara

It's good to get away from it all. Here are some of the places to do it. 


The Wonders of White Asparagus

The Wonders of White Asparagus

Posted May 31st, 2018

White asparagus is a unique spring vegetable popular in Europe but it's catching on in Ontario thanks to one Norfolk County farmer.

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Reel Tasty: Pairing Hamilton Restaurants and Must-See Food Films

Reel Tasty: Pairing Hamilton Restaurants and Must-See Food Films

Posted Dec 8th, 2017

Food and film go together like salt and pepper, PB and J, Pépin and Child. Here are some reel tasty pairngs of Hamilton restaurants and must-see food films.

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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair: A Love Story + Giveaway

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair: A Love Story + Giveaway

Posted Oct 25th, 2017

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is one of my favourite fall events. Here's a chance for it to become your favourite event of the year, too.

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A Chef's Knife and a Prayer: The Story of Chef Dave Hamer

A Chef's Knife and a Prayer: The Story of Chef Dave Hamer

Posted Sep 21st, 2017

Chef Dave Hamer and his wife, Carolyn, run River Spring Lodge, an inn in Darien Center, New York. They've devoted their lives to food and spirituality.

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Road Trip Worthy: The Finger Lakes, New York

Road Trip Worthy: The Finger Lakes, New York

Posted May 6th, 2017

Road trips are as much a part of summer as t-shirts and sunscreen. A road trip to the Finger Lakes offers endless possibilities for a memorable getaway.

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From Niagara winery to Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

From Niagara winery to Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

Posted Apr 12th, 2017

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. is a craft brewery in Dundas, Ontario, that was founded by Ed Madronich, who owns Flat Rock Cellars in Jordan.

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100KM Foods connects farmers and chefs

100KM Foods connects farmers and chefs

Posted Nov 28th, 2016

100KM Foods is a local food distribution company that connects farmers to chefs throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe in Ontario.

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Blogging for a cause: Meet Charlene Theodore

Blogging for a cause: Meet Charlene Theodore

Posted Oct 7th, 2016

There's more to food blogging than creating recipes. Some bloggers do it better their community, like at Chew Street where blogging for a cause is the norm.

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Chef John Ash, a sandwich, and his mentors

Chef John Ash, a sandwich, and his mentors

Posted Aug 24th, 2016

Chef John Ash dishes about his mentors, including M.F.K. Fisher, who has a most unconventional way of making sandwiches: using young chefs' behinds.

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Grub: A Podcast about Food digs into stir-fry techniques

Grub: A Podcast about Food digs into stir-fry techniques

Posted Aug 4th, 2016

Kian Lam Kho talks about his Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees, his award-winning cookbook about Chinese cookery that dispels the myths about stir-frying.

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