Eating Niagara

Eating Niagara | Time For Grub

Niagara is my muse. These are the food stories happening close to my home and sometimes even in my home.


Just Matty + Blackberry Coffee Cake

Just Matty + Blackberry Coffee Cake

Posted May 8th, 2019

The blackberry coffee cake recipe from Matty Matheson: A Cookbook is one of many worth dog-earing  in the debut offering from Canada's most recognizable culinary export. 

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A Slice of Naples in Niagara

A Slice of Naples in Niagara

Posted Nov 28th, 2018

Mario Cesta, co-owner of Pie'za Pizza in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is one of three pizzaiolos in Ontario to be certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) for making authentic Napoli-style pizza.

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A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

Posted Nov 15th, 2018

The Illy Commisso Bistro + Cafe has become a community gathering place for coffee klatches to take part in the comforting ritual of sipping a good cup of coffee or tea.

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Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Posted Jul 20th, 2018

Niagara is no slouch when it comes to beer. These local brews will keep you cool this summer.

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A Rad(ler) Collaboration

A Rad(ler) Collaboration

Posted Jul 20th, 2018

Lock Street Brewery in Port Dalhousie has teamed up with Small Batch Co. to make a series of radlers that use real fruit juice and unexpected flavours.

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Consuming Passions: From Food Truck to Painter’s Studio

Consuming Passions: From Food Truck to Painter’s Studio

Posted Apr 1st, 2018

Tamara Jensen helped launch Ontario's first gourmet food truck. Now she's getting back to her first love: Art.

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Four Niagara Foods to Try this Spring

Four Niagara Foods to Try this Spring

Posted Mar 10th, 2018

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

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

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

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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