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Four Niagara Foods to Try this Spring

Four Niagara Foods to Try this Spring

Posted Mar 10th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

I knew winter’s end was on its way to Niagara as soon as I heard the sap had started running.

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Consuming Passions: Winemaker pours heart into helping Haiti

Consuming Passions: Winemaker pours heart into helping Haiti

Posted Feb 27th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Brian Schmidt has grapes and wine on his mind for much of the day. But the winemaker for Vineland Estates can’t help but turn his thoughts to something else during every spin around the sun.

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Meals Made for Chefs: Meet Staff Meal Niagara

Meals Made for Chefs: Meet Staff Meal Niagara

Posted Jan 15th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Features, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

A Niagara-on-the-Lake duo has made it their mission to cook meals for time-pressed workers in the service industry. Meet Staff Meal Niagara.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Thanking a Farm Worker

The Hands that Feed Us: Thanking a Farm Worker

Posted Dec 26th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

The Hands that Feed Us is a series of stories about seasonal agricultural workers who work on fruit farms, in vineyards and greenhouses in Niagara Region.

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The Hands That Feed Us: Shamar Dawkins

The Hands That Feed Us: Shamar Dawkins

Posted Dec 18th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Shamar Dawkins is a seasonal agricultural worker from Jamaica. He comes to Niagara for seven months a year to work in a local fruit orchard.

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Pearl Morissette Making Inroads with Michelin

Pearl Morissette Making Inroads with Michelin

Posted Dec 16th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette played host to a Michelin on the Road dinner in December 2017, suggesting Canada is making inroads with the Michelin Guide.

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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 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories

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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Meet Midtown: St. Catharines' Next Dining Destination

Meet Midtown: St. Catharines' Next Dining Destination

Posted Nov 14th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Karl Vanderkuip has big plans for a property on Russell Avenue in St. Cathairnes. He wants to make it Midtown's next dining destination.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Kashima Woodham

The Hands that Feed Us: Kashima Woodham

Posted Oct 18th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Kashima Woodham is a seasonal agriciultural worker from Montego Bay, Jamaica. She comes to Niagara each summer to work on a local fruit farm.

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Beginner's Guide to Hot Pot

Beginner's Guide to Hot Pot

Posted Oct 14th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

St. Catharines is home to two new hot pot restaurants. Here's a beginner's guide to hot pot for those who've never eaten fondue's big brother before.

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