The Devil Tempts Ontario’s Beer Lovers with a Shawinigan Handshake: A Look at Le Trou du Diable


Shawinigan is a bit of a curious place. On the shores of the mighty Saint-Maurice River, it has built a historical identity as a hard-working industrial city by making the most of its natural landscape with paper mills and hydro-electric power plants. But along the the way it has done this with a sly, dry… 

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Contest: $75 gift card for Bier Markt’s Fondue Feastivul


Whether on a first date or fiftieth or enjoyed with a group of friends fondue is one of the most convivial dishes. Despite the pair-them-together parties cheese and wine aren't always the best match and that means it can be tough to pick what to serve at a fondue party.

Savour Stratford 2011 – Beerology 101


As one of the world's oldest alcoholic beverages and one of the few safe sources of drinking water prior to the industrial revolution, beer deserves more respect than it often gets. Certified beer judge, writer, educator and promoter of Ontario and Quebec craft beer Mirella Amato is doing her part to change that. In fact,… 

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The Hoof Cafe

923 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON 416-551-8854MapApprox $30 per person Local Food? Many local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? excellent selection Brunch/LunchThu to Mon: 10am to 4pmBarThu to Mon: 5pm to 2amClosed on Tue/WedNo Reservations When Jen and Grant Van Gameren acquired the space across from The Black Hoof earlier this spring, the goal was to create an… 

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