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Brantford International Villages Festival – ‘Til We Eat Again

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 12:00 AM

As we turn the calendar to the first week of July, thoughts in Brantford traditionally turn toward one of the City’s most vibrant and delicious signature events – the Brantford International Villages Cultural Festival. However, in what would have been their 47th consecutive year of presenting the festival, the Executive and Board of Directors suspended the event in the best interest of public safety. Even though the event will not be happening this year, let’s still find a way to keep the heart...


Bring home top shelf Italian fare from La Bottega

Posted on Friday, July 03, 2020 12:00 AM

La Bottega Fine Foods & Delicattesen is a family-owned and operated Italian deli that has been serving the Brantford community for over 18 years. The shop, located at 358 King George Rd., serves a mouthwatering selection of Italian fare available for pick-up and pre-order. You can pop in any time during their hours of operation to choose from an assortment of ready-to-go sandwiches for yourself or pick up a delicious Italian meal to feed your whole family for dinner.

Through years of experience,...


It's time for tea at Steve's!

Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2020 12:00 AM

Summer is in full swing! The sun will warm your skin, but a purchase from Steve’s Tea Company will warm your heart. Don’t let the name fool you, they have much more than just tea available at this local shop. Beautiful tea pots, accessories for loose leaf tea brewing, cups, travel drinkware, candy, and gift baskets. If you want to treat yourself or drop off a “ninja” surprise to a friend, family member, or coworker, you will surely find something special here – like the “Summer Chill” loose leaf...


The best thing since sliced bread: The Bun Shoppe Bakery

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:00 AM

Serving up fresh baked buns, breads, cookies, pies, and so much more, The Bun Shoppe (located at 10 King George Rd.) is a go-to place in Brantford to get your carb fix!

Serving chili? Pick up an ever-so-soft dinner roll to serve with it.  Having your social circle over for barbecued hamburgers? Buy your hamburger buns fresh the same day. Kids need a treat? Try The Bun Shoppe’s delicious M&M or chocolate chip cookies. Going for a picnic in the park? Get sandwich buns or bread and some...


Brantford Dining for Thai-Hard Fans

Posted on Monday, June 29, 2020 12:00 AM

It’s hot outside, and we’re craving fresh ingredients with a bit zip of tang and Thai-ny bit of spice. Puns aside, Brantford has incredible Thai restaurants that we’d love for you to add to your takeout rotation. The servings are always generous, the food is always fresh and tasty, and if you’re like us, you probably don’t have all the amazing ingredients to make a comparable Thai dish at home.

If you love Thai food, you’re likely a Pad Thai afficianado, but did you know that this dish is not the...