Culinary class act: Masala Corner Quality and cozy Indian cuisine is just a short walk from campus
Feb16

Culinary class act: Masala Corner Quality and cozy Indian cuisine is just a short walk from campus

By: Hafsa Sakhi What it is: Masala Corner is the perfect name for this delicious Indian restaurant, conveniently placed at the edge of a small plaza across the street from Westdale Secondary School. Masala Corner presents an affordable menu that is flavourful and simple, with popular dishes like butter chicken, naan bread and chicken biryani.The restaurant caters to a variety of lifestyles, cooking up vegetarian and meat dishes, a...

Culinary class act: Bastion’s Shawarma & Grill Authentic Mediterranean cuisine in Downtown Hamilton
Feb14

Culinary class act: Bastion’s Shawarma & Grill Authentic Mediterranean cuisine in Downtown Hamilton

What it is Bastoni’s Shawarma & Grill serves up authentic, Mediterranean cuisine that treat your taste buds to a marriage of smokey flavours and aromatic seasonings. Besides shawarma, the menu includes kabobs, gyros and falafel, as well as a variety of appetizers, salads, wraps and rice plates. The King St West staple is situated in a modest space that is not fancy by any means; you’d likely walk past without paying any attention...

Meet your new favourite cocktail Diverse offerings of New Orleans cocktails and oysters at Bar Sazerac
Feb09

Meet your new favourite cocktail Diverse offerings of New Orleans cocktails and oysters at Bar Sazerac

By: Hess Sahlollbey At Bar Sazerac, cocktail culture and seafood reign supreme. Even if you know nothing about artisan mixed drinks, co-owner Kyle Ferreira and Nick Incretolli, who run the bar program, will tailor a custom drink just for you. The James Street North bar was opened last month by Ferreira and co-owner Shane McCartney, who owns the neighbouring restaurants Saltlick Smokehouse and Knead Pizza. Sazerac’s seafood, cheese and...

Consider your Valentine’s Day plans covered Your go-to guide of what to do with your significant other in Hamilton

For some, Valentine’s Day is imbued with feelings of romance. For others, Feb. 14 is just another day. The holiday has always been marketed as the celebration of romantic love, making in an exclusionary holiday that often falls short of expectations. Amidst the stresses of midterms and an astounding lack of love around the world as of late, you can use this holiday as an opportunity to spend some time with those we cherish in our...

Culinary class act: the V-Spot Downtown dundas cafe and eatery offers a diverse vegan menu and comfortable study spots
Feb02

Culinary class act: the V-Spot Downtown dundas cafe and eatery offers a diverse vegan menu and comfortable study spots

By: Adrianna Michell What it is  The V-Spot Vegan Café & Eatery is like the cool vegan mom on the block, and they’re bringing delicious ethical eats to Hamilton one wrap at a time. You’ve probably already seen the V-Spot on your Instagram feed without even realizing it. Their vegan dishes are a treat for the eye and the stomach. Serving smoothies, wraps and bowls the V-Spot is ideal for lunch with friends or a study date. How to...

Heavenly Mexican treats Through beloved Farmers’ Market stand Carlota Cisneros realises culinary dreams
Feb02

Heavenly Mexican treats Through beloved Farmers’ Market stand Carlota Cisneros realises culinary dreams

When Carlota Cisneros immigrated to Canada six years ago, she got her new life off the ground by working at a local Staples. Although the company taught her about the workings of a new country, Cisneros has always been a cook at heart. She would bring forth this passion at work parties, baking cakes and other delicacies without charge. The reception was always an astounding success – everyone loved her food. After a coworker...