Author: Tiffany Leigh

If Dad’s a fan of marvelous meats, he’ll love being a part of the Carnivore Club. Look no further if you’re searching for a unique gift for Father’s Day. This could satisfy some carnivorous cravings. For quality control purposes (of course), I gave one of the Carnivore Club boxes a ‘test-drive’.

At every turn, you’re greeted with an abundance of smiles, waves, and hellos. Is this some far away land? No, it isn’t Oz per say, but rather 1 ½ hours just southwest of Toronto. And, no, there is no ulterior motive to their welcoming exchange; they’re not trying to get you to buy or sign up for something, this is just the town of Stratford’s natural demeanour. The folks here are just so darned friendly! It…

Mercer Hall

On our first night in downtown Stratford ahead of the Savour Stratford culinary food festival, we decided to visit Mercer Hall Restaurant for dinner.

The charming space, which also doubles as an inn on the second floor, carried a slight air of confidence with its high ceilings and glittering chandeliers, all the while maintaining a welcoming demeanour; case in point, the cozy banquettes that lined the walls and the warm chocolate brown glass case which stocked the restaurant’s wines.

On Thursday, Friday…

Stratford, Ontario is known not only for its theatrical and artistic flair, but it’s been widely heralded as a culinary destination for food lovers alike. After all, this little gem houses the renowned Stratford Chefs School; many talented individuals have passed through its studious kitchens and the rigorous standards upheld by their Chef instructors. Alumni such as Top Chef Canada winner Carl Heinrich have marked their place in the culinary echelons of this ever evolving industry.

Where can you sample delectable fare in the presence of 60 beautiful female chefs? At Eat to the Beat of course. This year’s 18th edition was bigger than ever and it was all for a worthy cause. Funds raised went to benefit Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada, a non-profit organization which offers support to those afflicted by the disease.

Mieng Kum which means "many things in one bite"

It was an evening of celebration and feasting at Linda Modern Thai restaurant located in the Shops at Don Mills. The Thai Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) awarded Linda Restaurant with the Thai Select Premium Cuisine designation; an honour bestowed to those abroad by the Government of Thailand whose restaurants adhere to the strict guidelines and practices of Thai Cuisine authenticity. Linda Modern Thai restaurant is the first Canadian restaurant to receive this honour. Recently, an invitation-only gala dinner…

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