Culinary Class Act: Sagarmatha Curry Palace Indian and Nepalese eatery is a treasure hidden on King William Street
Nov23

Culinary Class Act: Sagarmatha Curry Palace Indian and Nepalese eatery is a treasure hidden on King William Street

What it is Previously known by regulars as the Flavour of Himalaya, the Sagarmatha Curry Palace restaurant boasts an extensive menu of classic Indian and Nepalese dishes that are sure to satisfy every taste bud. Once you get past an exposed pipe at the bottom of the staircase leading to the underground restaurant, hungry locals and curious wanderers are welcomed by vast open space contained by orange and purple walls, festive lights,...

The little shop around the corner Newest café in Hamilton adds a burst of colour to Bold Street
Nov23

The little shop around the corner Newest café in Hamilton adds a burst of colour to Bold Street

On Nov. 6, Hamilton’s newest café, The Nook, opened its doors to the sleepy part of Bold Street just off James Street south. Those familiar with the area likely know the café’s location: a tiny space that has stood — or at least looked to be — vacant in recent history. With a dark exterior and darker windows, the spot was so uninteresting one could almost skip over seeing it without realizing a building was there. But Suad Abukamla...

Culinary class act: Mesa James Street Mexican restaurant offers large portions of nachos, tamales and burritos perfect for sharing
Nov09

Culinary class act: Mesa James Street Mexican restaurant offers large portions of nachos, tamales and burritos perfect for sharing

By: Hafsa Sakhi What is it?  I’m always looking for new places to eat, and Daniel, our Arts & Culture Editor, recently suggested Mesa, a Mexican restaurant tucked near the end of James Street North. Upon entering, I was awed by the beauty of the interior. Jewel toned light fixtures hung near the entrance, and a traditional mosaic pattern decorated both the walls and ceiling. A large cactus decorated with fairy lights sat next to...

Grain & Grit A look into the new brewery near McMaster's main campus

We went over to Grain & Grit, a new brewery to the south-west of McMaster’s main campus, to check out how they make their beer and what they have on tap. Related Posts Five interesting facts about Hamilton's historyLocal news mattersSix Hamilton Breweries You Should...

In the kitchen with Henry Luan Home chef and food blogger Henry Luan joins us to share his recipe for "Honey Cinnamon Almond Hugging Bear Cookies"
Oct28

In the kitchen with Henry Luan Home chef and food blogger Henry Luan joins us to share his recipe for "Honey Cinnamon Almond Hugging Bear Cookies"

You can find the written recipe and a bit more backstory behind it over on his blog. Our full interview with him also features insights into the food culture of Vietnam and his life in Hamilton. Related Posts Nolunchmoney’s Second Course initiativeNovemburger 2017Islands Caribbean...

Islands Caribbean Takeout Delicious and convenient Caribbean food for those late Friday night take out cravings
Oct26

Islands Caribbean Takeout Delicious and convenient Caribbean food for those late Friday night take out cravings

What it is On the Hess Street Village side of King Street West lie a number of take-out-oriented restaurants for residents in need of a quick bite and for the late-night crowds on Friday and Saturday evenings. The strongest recommendation out of all these locations easily goes to Islands, one of my favourite Caribbean restaurants in the city. Islands serves up great jerk chicken, oxtail, roti and curry goat. Their delicious range of...