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Stan's Fries: A History Blog

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 09:00 AM

A familiar smell has been greeting residents and visitors of Brantford’s downtown for more than 70 years: the smell of freshly frying fries with just a hint of malt vinegar. To many locals, this is a staple of their take-out routine, and a big part of why Stan’s Fries has been called “the best fries in Canada”.

 In 1950, Albert Wawzonek purchased an existing food truck and he and a friend were granted permission by Brantford’s City Hall to set up semi-permanent chip wagons at the corners of...

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Kickin' it old school at The Olde School Restaurant

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 03:44 PM

The Olde School Restaurant, located at 687 Powerline Road, is one of Brantford’s oldest restaurants. The Olde School Restaurant and Piano Bar has delighted diners in the Brantford area since 1982 and the building itself is a converted schoolhouse that dates back to the 1870s, when it was known as the Moyle School.

Whether you're stopping by The Olde School Restaurant for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch, their team always strives to make every dining experience memorable. 

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Fine Food and Drink at On The Lam

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 03:23 PM

On The Lam, located at 106 Queen Street, offers guests a unique fine dining experience in the heart of Brantford. 

On The Lam's menu changes weekly, so no matter how many times you visit, you can always expect something new. To view their weekly menu, check out their Facebook and Instagram

Whether you’re looking for a gourmet burger, exquisite cocktails and wine, or some delicious seafood, On the Lam has you covered. With their extensive list of cocktails, wine, liquors and craft...

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Time to be Sociable, at Sociable Kitchen + Tavern!

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 09:00 AM

Located in central Brantford at 45 King George Road, Sociable Kitchen + Tavern offers a delicious dining experience in a unique environs. 

Some of their most popular menu items include: Fish Tacos, DIY Chicken Mahogany Lettuce Wraps, Pad Thai, and the Yucutan Bowl - you can't go wrong with ordering any of these! If you have food sensitivities, they also have extensive plant-based and gluten-friendly menus too. 

If you're a fan of local craft beer, you're in luck! Sociable has 20 beers on...

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Plant-forward Eats at Lettuce Live

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 10:53 AM

Lettuce Live is Brantford’s newest conscious eatery, offering healthy and delicious take-away food from their beautifully upcycled trailer at 10B Edmondson St.

Lettuce Live's mission is to create an inclusive community for those with varying food preferences by offering a delicious plant-forward menu using whole ingredients that are fresh, local and nutritious. They offer a wide variety of healthy items that are available to-go, including: toasts, smoothie bowls, salad bowls, soups, chili,...