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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 (?!)...


Hot! Dog!

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Let’s be frank, we love hot dogs! As we move forward toward the dog days of summer, let’s relish this humble meal that can be elevated to a real weiner.

So, until you are able to get one of the best frankfurters in town served hot and ready from the hot dog carts at a downtown park or a north end hardware store, here are some great options in Brantford for when you need a hot diggity dog:

San-Frano’s Carry Out - A Brantford classic on Charing Cross Street since the 1960s with offerings like Hot...


OMG, is it ice cream season?!

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 12:00 AM

What better way to spend a hot summer day than going to an ice cream shop and having a delicious cool down treat? 

With a slogan of “taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary,” OMG Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt is the place to try this year. Located at 122 Colborne Street West in Brantford, this tiny shop hands out enormous, decadent, and definitely Instagram-able delights.

Founded in June 2016, OMG Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt is a locally-owned family ice cream shop that provides friendly...


Brantford’s Modern Sushi Bar

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 AM

If you’re a lover of fresh ingredients, unique flavour combinations, and beautiful food, we hope you check out Brantford’s newest sushi restaurant, Joy Sushi Bar. With nearly 800 reviews on Google averaging over 4 stars, this sushi bar has quickly become a local hotspot. 

Offering contactless takeout and super simple online ordering system, this restaurant has pivoted from their original iPad ordering system and all-you-can-eat menu, to continue to offer delicious meals that satisfy your Japanese...


Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00 AM

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, the flowers are in bloom…it’s picnic time! The best part about planning a picnic is the food of course!  You can let your creativity shine and it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own backyard, porch or balcony. Throw out your favourite comfy blanket, grab you finest (paper) china, and make memories with the kids or an at-home date night with your sweetheart.

What will be in your picnic basket? We want to help you with some tasty recipe ideas, with...