Unbeliva-bowl food on John Two new restaurants promise healthy, on-the-go meals without breaking the bank
Jun01

Unbeliva-bowl food on John Two new restaurants promise healthy, on-the-go meals without breaking the bank

Over on 225 John Street South, these two different concepts are located in the same place with the same chefs with a similar emphasis on fast, healthy food served in bowls. All the ingredients are locally supplied. All the bowls are light on your stomach. The most surprising part is that all promise to be well-priced, high quality options with plenty of quantity without any of these attributes lacking. Little Big Bowl, open from 7:00...

A&J Sugarbowl Local confectionery corner store offers large selection of sweets for your summer stay-cation
Apr06

A&J Sugarbowl Local confectionery corner store offers large selection of sweets for your summer stay-cation

What it is Growing up in Hamilton, summer break has always been synonymous with downtown trips, a waltz through the farmers’ market with my parents and promises of sweet treats after we’re all done. Ice cream, chocolates, candy and specialty sodas were my first sugar servings of choice, but As I grew older, my go-to treat was bubble tea. The Taiwanese soy milk tea beverage served with tapioca bubbles, grass jelly or pudding needs no...

Running a succesful #HamOnt Instagram foodie account 17K followers strong, Taste of Hamilton shares how to run a succesful food blog and Instagram
Apr06

Running a succesful #HamOnt Instagram foodie account 17K followers strong, Taste of Hamilton shares how to run a succesful food blog and Instagram

By: Adrianna Michell The growing food scene in Hamilton demands to be documented. With the influx of chefs and restaurateurs making the city their new home, foodies have followed in line to lend their voice. Instagram has become the preferred platform to share dining experiences and exciting innovations taking place from King Street East to West. Whether it’s cookie dough on in ice cream cone or one of Hamilton’s many coffee shop...

McMasteroni and cheese Treat yourself to this delicious and easy to prepare vegan recipe for the exam season
Mar31

McMasteroni and cheese Treat yourself to this delicious and easy to prepare vegan recipe for the exam season

By: Rebecca Murray With exam season rearing its ugly head, it is easy to forget to treat ourselves to something new. Here is a must-try delicious and highly customizable vegan mac and cheese for those to help you get through those inevitable late nights. Giving up cheese was the hardest part about going vegan for me. So naturally, mac and cheese was the first recipe I learned. This recipe also has strength in that it’s really quick to...

In a flutter for spring fashion Blackbird Studios offers an inside look at designing their new line of dresses and accessories
Mar31

In a flutter for spring fashion Blackbird Studios offers an inside look at designing their new line of dresses and accessories

By: Hafsa Sakhi As the warm weather approaches, Patricia Lynn Bebee of Blackbird Studios is busy preparing her James Street North store for a new line of spring/summer fashion. Their aesthetic is feminine with a bit of edginess, specializing in dresses, all of which are printed and hand-sewn. The women’s clothing store and fashion label has been running for nine years. Business partners Patricia Lynn Bebee and Kerry Wade are currently...

Culinary class act: Bul & Gogi Downtown Korean barbeque is a must try for hungry students on a budget
Mar23

Culinary class act: Bul & Gogi Downtown Korean barbeque is a must try for hungry students on a budget

What is it? If there was a meal to cure a miserable, late winter day, a sizzling stone bowl packed with rice, your favourite meat or tofu, veggies, and kimchi from Bul & Gogi Korean BBQ may be your best choice. Bul & Gogi is an often overlooked dining option when students first begin exploring the James Street North neighborhood. What it lacks in foodie popularity, it more than makes up for in its delicious and generous...