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Brantford Featured in Great Taste of Ontario

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020 12:00 AM

The Great Taste of Ontario has launched its first season of passports and itineraries, and Brantford is featured as one of the best spots in the province to dine and explore! Learn about trip ideas and local stories to fall in love with Ontario again and again.

Each season, you can download one of over 80 passports (we recommend the Brantford one, of course!) to help guide your planning. When you’re ready, take the time to safely visit our growers and makers who make Ontario so special. Each time...

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Coffee Shops, Cafés and Tearooms in Brantford

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 12:00 AM

We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite coffee shops, cafés and tearooms in Brantford! Whether you’re looking for hot, iced or plant-based drinks, or local supplies for brewing at home – we have you covered. Did we forget one of your favourite spots? Share them in the comments below!

The Blue Dog Café | 199 Brant Ave | 519-512-0022

The Blue Dog Café is a beloved local café that serves up freshly brewed coffee and tea, all day breakfast and light lunch and dinner options. They also sell beans...

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Tasty Road Trips Launches A New Website

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Food tourism is popular for individuals and groups of all ages, as a way to make memories through experiencing local and traditional cuisine. Tasty Road Trips focus on small towns with big tastes through a variety of experiential food and cultural tours. Tasty Road Trips has developed tours to embrace comfort and safety for individuals and small groups to reveal local wellness, art, history, food and architecture by shifting from guided to self-guided tours. If you haven’t yet had the...

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A Brief History of Candy Apples

Posted on Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 AM

Wondering how candy apples, one of this season’s quintessential treats, came to be and where to find the best ones locally?

Other than pumpkin pie perhaps, nothing else welcomes the taste buds to the autumn season quite like the tangy sweet crunch of a shiny red candy apple. The very first candied apples were created in 1908 in Newark, New Jersey by a candy maker who never intended them to be eaten. It was the Christmas season when candy maker William Kolb came up with an idea to add some festive...

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Where To Find Carnival Treats in Brantford

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 12:00 AM

Each year, once the chill in the air starts, we bundle up in layers and check out our favourite fall carnivals and fairs. Although this year is a bit different, we can still indulge in some of our favourite carnival treats right here in Brantford. From cotton candy to caramel apples, to funnel cake and corn dogs, these treats are a staple of the autumn season, and will transport you back to the fall fairs that we’re all missing this season.

Candy Clouds | 9 Peel St., Brantford

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