Dishcrawl on Locke Street

Our Very First Dishcrawl on Locke Street, Hamilton, Ontario

Four great Locke Street restaurants in one night, for $60 plus taxes per person – this was Dishcrawl on Locke Street in Hamilton, Ontario. You can’t get that with Winterlicious or Summerlicious in Toronto, or other restaurant prix fixe campaigns that have become increasingly popular in various towns and cities. We recently wrote about Dishcrawl, which hosted its premiere event ...

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Fine Dining Etiquette – Infographic

When I was in Grade Seven, during a class trip to Quebec City, we learned about proper fine dining etiquette including when to use certain types of cutlery and glassware. Some of what was taught was what I had learned at home from my parents and grandparents. They taught me the European way of holding a fork in my left ...

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Things to do in Burlington, Ontario

There are so many things to do in Burlington, Ontario – this list just scratches the surface, but gives you a good taste of what this amazing city has to offer residents and tourists alike. Since April 2012, I’ve been a resident of Burlington, Ontario. However, my many first-time experiences in this beautiful city go back to early 2010. My ...

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Top five camping sites near Toronto

Getting a dose of nature away from Toronto, Ontario does not require hours on the road. At most two to two-and-a-half hours are needed to get to great camping sites near Toronto. We’ve either camped or hiked in many provincial parks or conservation areas in Southern Ontario with campgrounds over the years and love that they aren’t too far from ...

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Spring Festivals and Events in Southern Ontario

Spring Festivals and Events in Southern Ontario

Spring is just around the corner. March and early April are a transition period in Southern Ontario, where there are fewer snow storms, geese and other birds begin reappearing and in some cases, colourful crocuses break up the drably coloured ground. This time period is one where you plan out your backyard or balcony garden, take a March break with ...

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