The wines of Prince Edward County are like a really great indie band – well-known and loved by those who proselytize about their wonderful-ness, but pretty much unknown and neglected by the rest of the world. Adrian Amara, Sommelier and General Manager at Globe Bistro on the Danforth, aimed to change that a few [...]Continue Reading →
Our Easter weekend in the County was highlighted by a wonderful dinner at the Carriage House in Bloomfield, a quaint and homey space serving truly artful cuisine. Upon our arrival for our 8pm reservation, the restaurant was full and busy, and seemingly only served by two staff members. While they were clearly trying to [...]Continue Reading →
I get unnaturally excited at the thought of exploring one. When I travel I like to seek out the local market to see, smell and taste what they have to offer. One of my favourite places is the Halifax Farmers’ Market. According to their website they are the oldest continuously operating Farmers’ Market [...]Continue Reading →
I used to beg my mother to feed us Count Dracula, Kraft Dinner or those tiny cocktail wieners in a can. Instead, she made our meals and fed us fresh seafood and vegetables from the Farmers’ Market. Cruel, isn’t it?
I am no food expert. But like most of you, I love good food [...]Continue Reading →
Fresh, homemade, buttermilk scones served alongside crisp natural, wood-smoked bacon. Ever since we’ve discovered David E.M. Martin’s bacon, this has become our Sunday morning breakfast.
Even raw, it’s a beautiful thing: lingering scent of wood-smoke, chemical-free, thickly sliced, simple and handmade.
Chef and cooks at the Hoof/Hoof cafe are known for experimenting with flavours and meat. It seems that after numerous requests, these dark chocolate, gooey, cookies with a hint of salt, are regularly available. $4 for 4.Continue Reading →