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Brantford Bagel Babe is Our Everything [Bagel]

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:00 PM

There’s a new baker in town, and she’s churning out the most delicious bagels and artisan cream cheese!

Terra Wilton is the Brantford Bagel Babe, and recently started operating out of a “ghost kitchen” out of Soulful Kafe (81 Brant Avenue, Brantford). Like many others, Wilton lost her job during the pandemic. She knew it would be a long shot to find a new corporate job in the industries she specialized in (special events, travel, etc.) so she started to brain storm ideas for her own business. Wilton...

platter of pretzel bites with dipping sauce.

We Asked, You Replied: Brantford’s Favourite Pub Grub

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:00 PM

Earlier this month, we asked one of our favourite local Facebook Groups – Food-to-Go Brantford/Brant & Area – where they go to get their favourite pub food, and what their favourite menu items are. What is pub grub? In its most basic form, it is food that you can order from a pub (typically western European in origin). For the purposes of this write-up, we expand “pub grub” as comfort food and snacks served in substantial quantities that pairs well with a cold beer.   

Like many other...

cheese and grapes on a charcuterie board

The Tipperary Bog at the Brantford Farmers’ Market

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:48 PM

Today we’re highlighting another vendor at the Brantford Farmers’ Market, The Tipperary Bog!

Whether you’re searching for a particular variety of cheese or need help building out your Friday night charcuterie board, The Tipperary Bog offers an incredible selection of award-winning, artisanal cheese and exceptional customer service. Established in 2010, owner Nadine Evans keeps market shoppers stocked with cheeses from Ontario, Canada and around the world. Here are a few recent highlights in stock:

  • Brebicet...

Three yellow coloured smoothies sitting on a store countertop.

Downtown Brantford Restaurant Scene is Booming

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:43 PM

Downtown Brantford is always changing, and one of our favourite changes is the uptake in restaurants choosing to locate downtown. In 2020, even during a global pandemic, some new local food and drink hotspots opened up, and are serving delicious dishes. Take a trip downtown to grab your next takeout lunch or dinner, and thank you for supporting local. Here are some of our new favourites, and we encourage you to share your own (and recommend what to order!)

Anna’s Soul Food Kitchen | 72 Colborne Street,...

Salsa and tortilla chips

Florcita's Classic Latin Foods at the Brantford Farmers’ Market

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00 AM

If you’ve been to the Brantford Farmers’ Market, you’ve certainly wandered past the enticing stacks of freshly-made salsas, guacamole and burritos at Florcita's Classic Latin Foods.

A core selection of products are prepared fresh every week, but they’re always introducing new dishes – so it’s best to visit often! To give you an idea of their menu, here are just a few delicious items that they serve:

  • Flautas – These fried corn tortillas are stuffed with chicken breast and include fresh, crisp and...