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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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Artichokes: Your Antioxidant Fix

Artichokes: Your Antioxidant Fix

Posted Oct 5th, 2017 in In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Artichokes are loaded with antioxidants to keep us healthy. But those aren't the only benefit of eating this cousin of the common thistle.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Peter Norville

The Hands that Feed Us: Peter Norville

Posted Oct 3rd, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Peter Norville is a seasonal agricultural worker from St. Lucy, Barbados, who comes to Niagara each summer to work in a fruit orchard.

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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 in Beyond Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

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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How to Steep the Perfect Cup of Tea

How to Steep the Perfect Cup of Tea

Posted Sep 15th, 2017 in In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Brewing the perfect cup of tea doesn't have to be difficult but there is an art to it. Here's how to steep the perfect cup of tea.

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