Saint John Ale House, Saint John, New Brunswick

Not only does chef Jesse Vergen man the stoves of the Saint John Ale House, he’s an organic farmer in one of Quispamsis, New Brunswick’s last standing farms. And he’s cooked from Vancouver to Paris.   His appearances on Top Chef Canada have allowed more and more Canadians to watch his...

Absinthe Café, Ottawa

Chef Patrick Garland’s steak frites have been dubbed as one of the city’s 101 must-try-before-you-die ‘tastes’ by Ottawa magazine. I’d say that it’s not just the steak that’s important in this busy, with-it restaurant.  Garland has a menu filled with lots of other...

Berlin, Kitchener, Ontario

The press release read “THE BERLIN is not your average neighbourhood restaurant”.  Quite an understatement for a restaurant with Chef Jonathan Gushue at the culinary helm. Located in the heart of downtown Kitchener, Ontario, across the road from the Conrad Centre for the Performing...

Zest Restaurant, Fonthill, Ontario

Chef Anthony Greco hails from Niagara and has been wise enough to stay at home to craft a focused and very successful career.  As a graduate of Niagara College’s Food and Wine Institute, his knowledge of the local food scene is well honed.  As Chef de Cuisine at Zest, he has garnered many...

Flying Apron Inn & Cookery, Summerville, Nova Scotia

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery is a true family enterprise. Chris (Uwe) Velden and his wife, Melissa, are likely best recognized in Nova Scotia as Hubbard’s and Lunenburg  Farmers Market vendors. Their mission statement reads: “Our mission is to showcase Nova Scotia Foods and the...

Wolf in the Fog, Tofino, British Columbia

This is a journey to the edge of the world, to a culinary destination perched on the rocky shores of western Vancouver Island. A winding road snakes its way through lush rainforests and deep ravines until the grand cedars, the sacred trees of the First Nations, meet the surging ocean swell of the...

Smoking Pig, Quispamsis, New Brunswick

“Wood Fired Meats & Locally Sourced Eats… Slow Food Done Fast”  With the rising trend of Food Trucks in Canada, the Smoking Pig is ahead of the game. Although not mobile, the Smoking Pig BBQ has become a staple within the community as a choice take-out & catering option....