Niagara Food & Drink

peasant fare

Peasant Fare

For those of you who don’t know much about the subject, you may say that cassoulet is a bean and duck stew. Others like Julia Child described cassoulet like thi...
choux

Choux on This

I was standing in front of a pastry counter in the centre of Paris. My mind went crazy; almost like it had already ingested all the sugar it was visually feasti...
how to eat seafood

A Guide to Eating Seafood

Sitting around the Tide and Vine Oyster Bar is akin to gathering at a friend’s house: there is some debate, a little bit of knowledge sharing, and a great deal ...

Cool Food Jobs in Niagara

Have you ever been at store or market and wondered how certain products come to be? Who was the first person to decide to pre-slice bread? Who thought to packag...
new orleans dining

The Big Easy

“Oh, you’ve got to go to this restaurant I ate at last night,” panted Joanne as she ran to catch up to me. She rummaged around in her purse until she found the ...
bone broth

The Health Benefits of Bone Broth

You’ve noticed them in the butchers’ meat counter. Parts of animals you don’t want to see and you wonder, “who buys this stuff and what do they do with it anywa...
address to a haggis

Address to a Haggis

If it were possible for lamb stew and oat porridge to have a love affair, they’d call their love child Haggis. It was the favourite dish of Alexander Graham Bel...

The Norton Underground

You take the short walk through the hotdog shoppe, careful to follow the directions with the utmost precision. You see the phone booth at the back of the room, ...
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The Jam is in Session: Greaves Jams

We have our favourite restaurant, our favourite pair of jeans and many other “old reliable” things that make people creatures of habit. Greaves Jams in Niagara-...