A Foodie Road Trip Through Waterloo Region

FamilyFunCanada.com – If you live with food intolerances, you will know how hard it can be to eat out. But that is changing fast. On a recent 2-day getaway to the three cities of Waterloo Region—Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge—I discovered a host of great food outlets that cater to intolerances.

exterior view of Arabella Beer Bar in Kitchener also showing the Oktoberfest tent on their patio

Micr-‘O’-Fest: Arabella Park Beer Bar Serves up Oktoberfest

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest will be quite different this year with traditional festhallen closed. However, Canada’s largest Bavarian festival is re-imagining itself when it comes to food with a restaurant program, and Arabella Park Beer Bar is participating as a Micro-Festhalle

chef in the kitchen of Homestyle Diner in Waterloo putting up a couple of completed meals to be picked up by the wait staff

Eat Like a Local: Breakfast Spots

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.

a chocolate and orange milkshake on a table at a 50's style diner

Milkshakes to say goodbye to summer

The milkshake – and its forgotten great-grandfather “the malted” – has a long and storied history. Now or 100 years ago, the frosty beverages are a perfect summer treat. And they’re perfect, too, for saying goodbye to summer, sad though that is. 

Raise a Cheer to Waterloo Region Pubs!

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.

Celebrate Dad! Father’s Day Ideas 2019

Whether your dad is into sports, enjoys a night on the town, likes to sit down to a great meal or hoist a glass of locally crafted beer, you can find just the right way to celebrate him this Father’s Day right here in Waterloo Region.

Kid Friendly Restaurants in Waterloo Region

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.

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Iconic Dishes of Waterloo Region

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.

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