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Ghost Kitchens in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 03:41 PM

During the pandemic, we were introduced to the term “ghost kitchens”, also called virtual kitchens or cloud kitchens. Ghost kitchens differ from traditional restaurants as they don’t have dining areas or servers. They can be located in established restaurants or other certified kitchen facilities and meals can be ordered as take-out or from a delivery service, depending on the business. In Ontario, ghost kitchens are required to be registered and are inspected by the health unit before opening. Once...

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Where to eat in Brantford on Canada Day

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 03:29 PM

This year, Canada Day falls on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Here is a list of restaurants in Brantford that will be open on Canada Day, as well as some of their Canada Day specials. Please contact restaurants directly for more information and hours of operation. 

Did we forget to include your restaurant? Email to be added to this list and let us know about your Canada Day specials.

Brantford restaurants that are open on Canada Day Restaurant

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Seventh Coffee Co. Gives Back

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 05:13 PM

If you’re looking for coffee roasted right here in Brantford, look no further than Seventh Coffee Co. located at 111 Sherwood Dr. (Unit 2) in the growing Cordage Heritage District – home to many other wonderful locally-owned businesses. Seventh Coffee Co. started as a side business two years ago, creating hand-crafted, small batch coffee in a variety of flavours. They incorporated and launched in February 2020 – right before the pandemic hit Canada – and recently opened a retail shop.


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Meet The Scientist Behind Joosie Sweets Donuts

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 04:21 PM

Jess, a recent graduate in biochemistry and forensics, is the woman behind Joosie Sweets Donuts (pronounced “juicy”) – a fully licensed and Brant County Health Unit certified home-based business in Brantford! Celebrate National Donut Day on June 4 by placing an order for these delicious, gourmet donuts.

After graduating in the midst of the pandemic, Jess was home and found that she had extra time to focus on one of her favourite hobbies – baking! In May 2020, she decided to start making donuts as...

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Lidz CinaBunz Are On A Roll

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 12:32 PM

A brand new business launched in Brantford and they’re ready to take your orders for their delectable, fluffy cinnamon buns! Lidz CinaBunz is owned by Gennaro and Lidia Battista, a Brantford couple who have converted their garage into a commercial kitchen. Recently acquiring their official business license and successful inspection from the Brant County Health Unit, this home-based business is rolling out the red carpet for customers looking for the most unique buns in town.

When the pandemic...