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The Restaurant at Puddicombe House

In a profession that demands strong leadership at the helm, it might seem that a kitchen with two head chefs would be navigating rough waters and eventually end up on the rocks. But in Lance Edwards and Jammie Monk, the restaurant at Puddicombe House in New Hamburg has co-chefs who work together.

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Brew-tiful: Coffee in Waterloo Region

Canadians love their coffee. As a nation, we drink on average three cups a day. But in Waterloo Region, it is independent coffee roasters and vendors who are staking a claim as the favourites of local coffee aficionados.

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Unique Ideas for Date Night in Waterloo Region

What makes a good “date night” restaurant? It’s hard to say: every relationship, either budding or long-established, is different; each date with a significant other, whether first, second, or many months in progress, might require a special emphasis and considered attention.

Food ’Hood: Belmont Village

What started as a relief work-project during the Great Depression in the 1930s has evolved over the decades into a bona fide food destination known as Kitchener’s Belmont Village.

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Some Like it Hot – Waterloo Region’s Spiciest Spots

Many restaurants in Waterloo Region highlight heat readings on their menus, usually with a little red chili pepper beside the item. Here, we’ve created a short list of dishes and restaurants that feature such spicy foods – they may just provide the kick of heat and excitement to warm up a frosty Jan

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Appetizing Pairing: Waterloo Region’s Food and Music

Waterloo Region has a wide variety of warm and appetizing blends of food and live music, and when live music isn’t on stage, there may be DJs creating the acoustic atmosphere to go with what you’re eating. Here’s a short-list of some favourite venues for food and music in Waterloo Region.

EXPLORE WATERLOO’S ‘ALE TRAIL’ THIS FATHER’S DAY

“Father’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to take Dad on a new beer adventure,” says Michele Saran, Chief Executive Officer of Waterloo Region Tourism. “Ontario craft beers are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. They are delicious, they are unique and they are local.”

Art and Architecture

Explore the contemporary vibe of the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo. There are a number of notable and award winning architect design buildings such as CIGI, Perimeter Institute and Kaufman Lofts. Tour our outdoor public art trails and avant-garde galleries.

Warm up from the inside out this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. While traditionally this holiday is celebrated as a day for couples to cherish and spend time together, it is important to remember that Valentine’s Day can be celebrated between anyone who shares love.

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Take a Vacation…It’s Good for You!

It’s a New Year, and did you leave your vacation days unused last year? “We know that vacations are very necessary so you can relax, re-engage and re-energize,” according to Professor Linda Duxbury in a recent interview with the Globe and Mail, and yet […]

How Kitchener Inspires Me

When I am in need of inspiration, I’ll take a break by heading into Downtown Kitchener. It may sound a little odd that I choose to go downtown for relaxation when most people look to escape from the usual hectic downtown hustle and bustle. Downtown Kitchener is quite different however…

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