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San Agostino – Quality Food Together

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 AM

We are heading into the summer months, which in the past has always meant a change of routine with kids out of school and summer activities to engage in. Perhaps your family has summer time traditions that you have come to count on: Friday night ice cream, long weekend camping or picnic lunches in the yard. While some traditions can be maintained and others may have to go by the wayside this year, there is one Brantford family who is maintaining their tradition of quality food and a service mentality...


Freshen up your flavour at Olive Oil Company

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:00 AM

At this point most of us can agree that our home cooked meal line up could use a fresh infusion of some new ideas or at the very least, some new flavours. There’s no simpler way to add flavor to your meal than olive oil. Known as a healthy fat with antioxidant qualities, olive oil can be added to more recipes than you might think.

At The Olive Oil Co. you’ll receive nothing but the highest quality oil. All their pure, extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) come with the Ultra Premium (UP) designation. To...


Stay Caffeinated

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 12:00 AM

Anybody else living on a caffeine drip these days? Whether it’s my morning jolt, my afternoon boost, unseasonably cold weather warm-up or just for the taste you can find me drinking a caffeinated beverage…let’s just call it often.  Personally, I gravitate towards coffee and every morning starts with the sound of my programmed coffee maker brewing the first pot. Lately, with stay at home guidelines, I’ve been expanding my palette on a more regular basis and enjoying tea in the afternoon. While...


May 28th is National Hamburger Day

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 AM

The start of summer is almost upon us and nothing beats that crave-inducing smell of a burger on the barbecue. You know the one – that savoury, smoky, meaty aroma wafting through the air, often mingling with summery hints of fresh cut grass… and it usually sends us racing home to fire up the grill. Whether you’re an order-in or cook-out kind of burger buff, an exciting day to celebrate the all-mighty beef patty is coming.

Thursday, May 28th is, you guessed it, National Hamburger Day. The origin...


Comfort Food for the Soul

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00 AM

“Comfort food is the food that makes us feel good – satisfied, calm, cared for and carefree (Ellie Krieger).

Comfort food is most commonly associated with food that reminds us of good memories or occasions and is something we turn to when we need to boost our spirits. We’ve all been finding ways to connect food memories to happiness and there is a wealth of options in Brantford to help us make those happen. Here are some heartwarming comfort foods and the businesses that are ready to serve you...