Some like it HOT Dawson’s Hot Sauce is turning up the heat and taking the world by storm
Feb08

Some like it HOT Dawson’s Hot Sauce is turning up the heat and taking the world by storm

By: Hess Sahlollbey Are you a hot sauce fanatic? Addicted to that fiery sensation you feel when you take a bite of your favourite spicy dish? Whether it’s a drop of Tabasco on that cheesy slice of pizza or ghost peppers in your stew, most of us like a little bit of kick in our food, yet very few of us have actually thought to make our own hot sauce. Well, I’m about to let you in on a little secret: it’s not very hard. I will teach you...

It’s bean 10 years Hamilton’s Relay coffee roasters celebrates anniversary and reflects on humble origins as Red Hill Coffee Trade
Feb08

It’s bean 10 years Hamilton’s Relay coffee roasters celebrates anniversary and reflects on humble origins as Red Hill Coffee Trade

By: Adrianna Michell For the past ten years, Relay Coffee Roasters has been bringing quality cups of ethically-produced coffee to the hands of Hamiltonians. Throughout the decade the husband and wife team behind Relay have seen their roastery grow into the thriving business that it is today. Relay Coffee Roasters first set up shop in Hamilton in 2008 under at the name Red Hill Coffee Trade. At the time, Hamilton wasn’t the city it is...

Lulu’s Shawarma You need to try one of Hamilton’s most beloved shawarma and pita wrap restaurants
Feb01

Lulu’s Shawarma You need to try one of Hamilton’s most beloved shawarma and pita wrap restaurants

What is it? Many Hamiltonians swear by Lulu’s Shawarma. As an avid lover of the popular Middle Eastern sandwich, I make a point of trying it in every city I visit. After I heard about Lulu’s I had to give the mom-and-pop restaurant a try. I visited Lulu’s for the first time on a Friday night. The small restaurant was packed with a line up of hungry people waiting for their chicken shawarmas and falafel pitas. The smell of fresh...

The Grind at TwelvEighty Take a sneak peak — The Grind has opened its doors for their soft launch

TwelvEighty Bar & Grill has a fresh new café and study space complete with exposed brick, espresso goodness and plenty of outlets. The grand opening will be after the reading week. Related Posts Popping the BubbleUnion Market keeps things freshPassion for...

Boon Burger Café Plant-based restaurant sprouts on Ottawa Street
Jan26

Boon Burger Café Plant-based restaurant sprouts on Ottawa Street

What is it? The two most common misconceptions that people have when it comes to eating plant-based meals are that they’re boring and not filling enough. For a while, I was adamant that choosing juicy beef over a veggie patty was a no-brainer until I realized that it wasn’t the concept of eating plant-based that was hindering my food experience, but rather my choices of what and where to eat reinforced my misconceptions. A garden...

In the kitchen with Matt Johnny A quick and easy "fancy grilled cheese" from a #HamOnt culinary expert
Jan13

In the kitchen with Matt Johnny A quick and easy "fancy grilled cheese" from a #HamOnt culinary expert

To learn more about the book he is featured in along with other chefs from The Other Bird, Debauch, visit...