Posts Tagged ‘Pig Iron Coffee Roasters’

The Canadian Artisan Tasting Fair wakes restful foodies from slumber

12 Dec, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

Written by Leigh Van Maaren Photos by Mike Sirois Sunday mornings are not my forte. As somebody who regularly finds themselves unable to get out of bed until 3pm on Sunday afternoons, I’ve long been relegated to all-day brunch places as my only option. When we heard about the Artisan Food Fair at Wychwood Barns on December 1st, however, the promise of a load of delicious cheese a mere 10 minute walk from my front door would get me out…

Thick & Juicy Word is here… with more (kind of) free stuff!

9 Sep, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

OH HAI FRIENDLY READERS OF FGFS! So as you may or may not know, THICK & JUICY WORD is happening tomorrow (Friday September 27, 2013) at Scout’s Honour. Did we mention it is free? Did we also mention that there will be free burgers (first come, first serve) served by The Rudeboy? Did we mention there would be doughnuts (an assortment) from Gloryhole Doughnuts? OH — well, there will be all that and more. But if that wasn’t selling you…

Kitten and the Bear Adding a Sweet Edge to Parkdale

7 Jul, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

A small new shop is opening up in Parkdale that is going to add a bit of soft & sweet edge to a neighbourhood perceived as rough and tumble .  Introducing Kitten and the Bear (1574 Queen Street West), founded by Sophie Kaftal and Bobby Zielinski, who have decided to bring their artisanal preserves shop from New Jersey back to Toronto, where they originally met. The idea behind Kitten and the Bear is simple: offer up jams that are beautiful and simple…

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