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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...


Pick Your Own Strawberries

Posted on Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Summer couldn’t come at a better time! Nature is in full bloom and along with excitement buzzing over the ability to see family and friends again (in limited numbers), there are a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy for your next family outing.

June is the beginning of strawberry season. The lower prices in stores are a bonus, but why not pick your own this year? A safe activity to invite friends or grandparents to, berry picking is also certain to tire out your little munchkins and give you...


Hot Days Call for Locally-Made Cool Drinks

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:00 AM

Lounging on your porch and cracking open a cold beverage on a hot day is one of the greatest, relaxing moments of summer. Take an extra indulgent trip to downtown Brantford (or order by phone or app) to try out some of our area’s most refreshing local, handmade beverages. From delicious iced teas and kombuchas, to fresh fruit smoothies, to milk teas with a unique East Asian flair, downtown Brantford’s beverage selection will have you coming back time and time again to cool off from the spring (?!)...