While your average breakfast may be a bowl of cereal, in Waterloo Region there are lots of great places to enjoy a more upscale morning meal featuring everything from pancakes and waffles dripping with maple syrup, made to order omelettes, bacon and eggs and more! Dine in or enjoy at home.
The pub, tavern, the neighbourhood local, the public house: call it what you will, your favourite casual food-and-beverage watering hole with sports on the TVs is your favourite because you love it, you feel comfortable there and it’s an oasis from the week’s (or the day’s) toils.
blogTO August 3, 2020 – Kitchener-Waterloo has all the makings of a lovely socially-distanced weekend getaway. While Kitchener-Waterloo might be known as a tech-hub, home to the offices of Google, it’s also filled with some great outdoor gems ready for exploring.
At once fluffy and crispy and sweet and savoury, the humble doughnut has made significant strides in Waterloo Region as a delectable and artisanal treat – but one which has never lost its delicious sense of humour and food fun!
Farmers’ markets are abundant in Waterloo Region, and are almost as plentiful as the vegetables, fruits and other products that fill their vendor’s stands! They’re a great way to take home fresh produce, and an even better way to meet the people responsible for growing your food.
Narcity July 28, 2020 – Angie’s Waterloo sells incredible gourmet cinnamon buns that look like a dream come true. You can get all sorts of unique flavours when visiting this sweet, family-owned venue. The buns are piled high with toppings, and just looking at one will have you drooling.
The coronavirus is re-writing the “contract” between the dining room and the customers at the tables, and, in response, Waterloo Region food operations large and small have focused on re-building that confidence.
Posted on Toronto Life – If you think fries that take six hours to make might be potato overkill, drive to Ayr in North Dumfries Township, take a seat at chef Murray Zehr’s new pandemic-inspired pop-up, Culinary Academy 1909, and order the Thai Fry.
Canada officially turns 153 on July 1st. Canadians love a reason to celebrate, and even though this year Canada Day will take on a different look, festivities are happening in Waterloo Region – virtually! Find out how to join in the celebrations in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Wilmot.
Date for Phased Re-Opening of St. Jacobs Farmers’ Markets
Outdoor Market Phase 1 Re-opening Thursday June 4th
Indoor (and Outdoor) Market Phase 1 Re-opening Saturday June 6th
Hours of Operation 7:00am to 3:30pm
Chef Thompson Tran of The Wooden Boat Food Co. is featured in Culinary Tourism Alliance Kitchen Party series
Dec. 15, 2019 – Everyone knows that the best parties always end in the kitchen. With our series, Kitchen Party, we’re sitting down with Feast On Chefs to get to know them, and the local foods that inspire them, a little better. Meet Chef Thompson Tran of The Wooden Boat Food Co. in Kitchener
What if you don’t like – or simply want a bit of a change from – the traditional holiday meal? The choice is excellent in Waterloo Region: between specialty food shops, butchers, and farmers’ markets, as well as local restaurant fare, there are lots of sources for alternatives.
The World’s 50 Best sent Korean chef Junghyun Park of restaurant Atomix in New York to travel around Ontario’s wine country, to experience the region’s best culinary experiences as well as its liquid treasures. Included in his tour was a stop at Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa
Nov. 6, 2019 – Appleflats Foods Inc., founded by brothers Glen and Alex Smyth of Wellesley Township, was featured as a signature local food business at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Appleflats combines the tart juice crabapples with a little sugar to make a drink mixer and crabapple jelly.
Narcity Oct. 22, 2019 – This annual event takes place in downtown Kitchener at THEMUSEUM on Friday, November 15, 2019. You’ll be able to take part in tastings and activities that pay tribute to our favourite pickled veggie.
Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa has been named a Finalist in the Culinary Tourism category at the 2019 Canadian Tourism Awards. Winners will be announced at the Canadian Tourism Awards on November 20, 2019 at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa.
The thing about a meal in a bowl is that it suddenly becomes comfort food, no matter what the ingredients. Whether conventional proteins and vegetables or straight-up vegetarian or vegan, these dishes pack flavour punch and healthy nutrients in a quaint concave vessel.
Little Mushroom Catering was named Caterer of the Year at the inaugural Food Awards of Ontario 2019 ceremony on July 15th, 2019. Winners are a true reflection of the professionalism, dedication and skill that form the Ontario’s food industry.
If you’re looking for something different – and something more distinctly Waterloo Region – there are indie-restaurants and less expected venues in Waterloo Region that excel at serving kids, from a simple burger joint to more upscale casual craft-beer havens that the parents want to visit too.
CBC News April 27, 2019 Make no mistake, in Waterloo region, we have our own iconic dishes that give us both an understanding of our past and a view of how we have evolved as a community. Many foods chronicle our cultural evolution, immigration patterns and geopolitics.
Farm-to-table in Waterloo Region means chefs can meet face to face with local producers, buy their products, and savour those ingredients in dishes prepared in their restaurants all in the same day. Lancaster Smokehouse and 5 Chicks and a Farmer are one example of this special type of relationship