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The February Listicle: Locavores do it better

The February Listicle: Locavores do it better

Posted Feb 29th, 2016 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories


It’s no secret I’m a locavore.

Encouraging people to eat local when possible was the raison d’être for this blog and it was a big reason I chose to cover agriculture as a...

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Strip Mall Gems: French toast and Formica served up at Diner House 29

Strip Mall Gems: French toast and Formica served up at Diner House 29

Posted Feb 29th, 2016 in Eating Niagara, Strip Mall Gems, Food Stories

The Diner House 29 is a gem of a breakfast, lunch and brunch spot in St. Catharines, serving up creative diner fare with a side of nostalgia.

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Strip Mall Gems: Spilling the beans on Falls burrito joint

Strip Mall Gems: Spilling the beans on Falls burrito joint

Posted Jan 27th, 2016 in Eating Niagara, Strip Mall Gems, Food Stories

Don Wong Mexican Asian Food Mart is a Cal Mex and Asian takeout joint in Niagara Falls serving up some of the region's best burritos.

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The Eating Niagara December listicle: A few of my favourite things

The Eating Niagara December listicle: A few of my favourite things

Posted Dec 5th, 2015 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories

My notebooks abound with all kinds of bits and pieces of information. It's not enough to warrant a standalone post but still worth more than a simple tweet with a shelf life of 30 seconds. So, I’m starting the Eating...

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All-star cast: Caring for cast iron pans

All-star cast: Caring for cast iron pans

Posted Nov 23rd, 2015 in Food Stories

Cast iron pans are an essential kitchen tool, loved for their even heat distribution and the iron they add to food. Here's how to keep the at their best.

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Cheering on the culinary misfits

Cheering on the culinary misfits

Posted Nov 4th, 2015 in Food Stories

Food waste is a huge social and environmental issue throughout the world. Here's how a few culinary misfits are combatting this incredible problem.

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Five hours, five breweries and one toddler: A taste of Buffalo craft beer

Five hours, five breweries and one toddler: A taste of Buffalo craft beer

Posted Oct 24th, 2015 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories


I’ve never been shy about professing my love for beer in a wine region.

I’ve made the case for an official Ale Trail in Niagara to run alongside our well-travelled...

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