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deep fried cheeseballs in a takeout container

Cheeseballs in Brantford

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 11:13 AM

If you are looking for a takeout treat – may we suggest CHEESEBALLS! Deep fried bite-sized balls of cheddar cheese, need we say more? Enjoy them at one of several local Brantford businesses.

Admiral Submarine | 519-753-9796 | 55 Dalhousie St, Brantford

Large portions are a theme at Admiral Submarine, serving a wide variety of fast food including subs, burgers and fries. Order a generous portion of cheeseballs, deep-fried to perfection, sprinkled with seasoning to give them that extra zip and served...

artisan cheese bagels

Brantford Bagel Babe is Our Everything [Bagel]

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:00 PM

There’s a new baker in town, and she’s churning out the most delicious bagels and artisan cream cheese!

Terra Wilton is the Brantford Bagel Babe, and recently started operating out of a “ghost kitchen” out of Soulful Kafe (81 Brant Avenue, Brantford). Like many others, Wilton lost her job during the pandemic. She knew it would be a long shot to find a new corporate job in the industries she specialized in (special events, travel, etc.) so she started to brain storm ideas for her own business. Wilton...

platter of pretzel bites with dipping sauce.

We Asked, You Replied: Brantford’s Favourite Pub Grub

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:00 PM

Earlier this month, we asked one of our favourite local Facebook Groups – Food-to-Go Brantford/Brant & Area – where they go to get their favourite pub food, and what their favourite menu items are. What is pub grub? In its most basic form, it is food that you can order from a pub (typically western European in origin). For the purposes of this write-up, we expand “pub grub” as comfort food and snacks served in substantial quantities that pairs well with a cold beer.   

Like many other...

Man stands fishing at the bank of the Grand River.

Gone-a-fishin’ with H & H Tackle

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 03:02 PM

Here at Tourism Brantford, we are no experts when it comes to local fishing holes so we outsourced and had a chat with Matt Purdy, owner of H&H Tackle. Located at 53 Colborne St. W., H & H Tackle carries a selection of spinning rods, reels, tackle, waders, fly-fishing rods, tackle bags and fresh bait. During stay-at-home orders outdoor activities are permitted and H&H Tackle is open for curbside pick up from 9am - 6pm Tuesday - Friday and from 8am - 6pm on Saturday.

While we do take the...

Taren de St. Croix next to one of her art pieces.

April 2021 Featured Artist, Taren de St Croix

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:52 PM

April’s Featured Artist is Taren de St Croix, a mixed media abstract artist from Brantford. Born in Sydney, Australia, Taren moved to Brantford with her family in 1972. She completed her degree in Fine Art at the University of Guelph and now owns and operates her own online gallery, Taren Rebecca Fine Art. She began painting abstract paintings with acrylics in 2016 and is best known for her bright colours and engaging movement through textures and shapes.

Growing up surrounded by artists, Taren was...