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Langdon Hall is #4 on Best Restaurants in Canada 2019

Langdon Hall is #4 on the 5th annual list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019. Voted on by food critics, leading chefs, legendary restaurateurs, elite diners and food fanatics from across the country, this is the definitive list of the best restaurants in Canada. 

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Fat Sparrow Group spreads its wings … to St. Jacobs

The Fat Sparrow Group continues to grow, and it has spread its wings into St. Jacobs, the company’s first foray outside of Uptown Waterloo. Stone Crock has been a St. Jacobs landmark and destination for locals and tourists alike for over 40 years. Nick and Natalie Benninger look forward to growing.

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6 Food Ideas for the Holiday Host in Waterloo Region

Food plays a central part in any holiday get together. Whether you’re searching for a host or hostess gift, items for a charcuterie board for those casual get togethers, or you need all the ingredients for a full family holiday meal, here are some ideas to get your culinary creativity started!

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Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar – More Than just Golf!

When you’re in the mood for an upscale sports bar, Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar is the place to be. Watch all the big games on Players’ 11-foot HD projection screens. Along with golf, Players features 13 incredible sports on their Full Swing Simulators and complete lineup of food and drinks

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Authentic Farm-to-Table Experiences in Waterloo Region

In Waterloo Region, it’s possible to meet our producers, see where their produce is grown, and savour those ingredients in dishes prepared by restaurants all in the same day. It’s part of our diverse and growing food scene. It’s a true farm to-table culture.

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A University Food Tour in UpTown Waterloo

Yes, you can easily tell: school is back in session. That much is obvious from the busy and crowded streets near any university with throngs of students, tightly packed and grouped together, as they make their way through the course of a day – including the pursuit of something good to eat.

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Restaurant Profile: Public Kitchen & Bar

A few years ago, Ryan Murphy and Carly Blasutti set a new standard for sharing plates and culinary adventure when they opened Public Kitchen & Bar in Kitchener. Now in their larger location on Victoria St. in Kitchener, Public continues to be a go-to dining spot in the city.

Chef Nick Benninger preparing a dish at Uptown 21

Restaurant Profile: Fat Sparrow Group

The Fat Sparrow Group business appeared in Waterloo Region in only 2017, but the names behind it have long made a mark when it comes to food and hospitality; it’s a parent company for the collection of eateries that chef Nick Benninger spearheads.

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Things to Do in St. Jacobs: Outdoors and Eats!

Part of what makes St. Jacobs so special is its location – perfectly situated in some of the most beautiful countryside in Waterloo Region. Hike, walk or cycle the trails – And, if you work up an appetite or a thirst after a busy day exploring, you’ll find lots of great options in the village

Adding up the Dim Sum in Waterloo Region

Call it “Cantonese tapas.” Dim sum are those little bites of food that arrive via pencil-and-paper order sheet – and, at one time, via a cart wheeled through the dining room piled high with the delicacies. Each item costs no more than a few dollars, and the selection is wonderfully wide

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Summertime and the Picking is Easy at Herrle’s

It’s still a few weeks away yet, but get ready to pick your own strawberries. Local farms and farm-stores have crops and times that you can pick your own. Perhaps the most popular venue for pick-your-own strawberries in the area is Herrle’s Country Farm Market in St. Agatha.

Visiting Waterloo with Kids

Sugar, Spice & Glitter – We spend nearly every Easter and Thanksgiving with family in Waterloo, so we thought it was about time we explored what else the city has to offer beyond my aunt’s house! None of the activities listed here are just for kids – because that’s not my idea of a family vacation.

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