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Brantford’s First Micro-Distillery Opens

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 10:00 AM

While the pandemic is still a part of our reality, a new local micro-distillery has opened that will make it easier to ‘GIN’ and bear it! Welcome Mann’s Botanical Spirits, Brantford’s first of its kind, located at 581 West St, featuring a modern and inclusive atmosphere and a vision to bring unique and desired spirits to the community.

Not wanting to define their distillery by one type of spirit, Mann’s Botanical Spirits is excited to have a vast inventory, exploring distinct tastes through blending...

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Catering in Brantford

Posted on Sunday, January 31, 2021 10:00 AM

On today’s blog, Brantford caterers get the spotlight. In the face of constantly changing regulations and guidelines, the catering companies in our community have remained resilient and adaptive, working tirelessly to protect their employees and customers while still providing exceptional food and service. During lockdown, there aren’t many opportunities to providing catering, but we aim to tease your appetite with some of their delicious offerings in hope that when we are free to host events and...

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Perogies and Poutine Brantford

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 03:30 PM

There is a new carb lovers menu in town, and it’s a good choice if you are looking for some comfort food. And for those who are prioritizing health and happiness as part of their 2021 resolutions, may we remind you that carbohydrates can assist kidney function and boost your brain’s release of serotonin resulting in a calming effect when we are stressed. You’re welcome. Perogies and Poutine Brantford, a new pop up restaurant by the owners of Symposium Café Restaurant and Lounge at 58 King George...

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Hot Brantford Bevvies

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 10:00 AM

Hot Brantford Bevvies

Winter and hot drinks go together like peanut butter and jelly…you can’t deny it! With the holidays behind us and two more months of winter ahead we’ve rounded up the local spots to get your warm beverage. We hope it keeps you toasty all winter.

If you’re looking to start 2021 with sugar free options there are many places in Brantford that have made tea their specialty. Check out Steve’s Tea Co. where you’ll find yourself faced with a whole wall of loose leaf selections. 

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Local Make-At-Home Meal Kits

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 10:00 AM

Local Make-At-Home Meal Kits

If part of ringing in the New Year for you is a delicious meal, you have more options than dine in, takeout and delivery! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and some guests’ preference to eat their meals at home, local food providers have come up with creative ways to keep you fed while learning more about what it takes to prepare a delicious, restaurant-quality meal.  


Cook @ Home Meal Kits for 2 from Sociable Kitchen + Tavern

45 King George Rd., Brantford...