24th Annual Feast of Fields - Mono Cliffs

** Posted at the request of the organizers of the 25th Anniversary of the Feast of Fields – actual Local Lux coverage to come ** “The Grande Dame” of organic food festivals, Feast of Fields celebrates its 25th anniversary Sunday September 7th at the TRCA’s Cold Creek Conservation Area in King Township. With a star […]

66 Gilead Distillery - Wild Oak Whiskey

In early 2014 my husband introduced me to Scotch and we have quickly become friends. Recently, my new friend – Mr. Scotch – told me that he has other friends like him that I should get to know; I told him I’d be pleased to hang out with his whole gang, and so I did. […]

Sip and Sizzle

It’s beyond me why mother earth kept summer from us for so long this year. Thankfully, May brought with it buds on the vines and hope of the warmer weather that was to come. And, I had the pleasure of enjoying the sunshine with a glass of wine in one hand and some nosh in […]

RBG Arboretum - Magnolia

There isn’t anything I don’t love about Magnolia trees; they are gorgeous to look at and smell like a fresh spring day. I first saw one in full bloom when I lived in Niagara on a neighbour’s lawn around the corner from my home. In the spring I drove by it every day on my […]

Get Fresh - Vineland Estates

I thought that Mother Nature was never going to let Spring out to play this year! Thankfully, by the time April and Get Fresh arrived the sun was mostly shining and I had retired my winter boots and jacket. As much as I sincerely enjoyed the wine and food pairings during this Twenty Valley Tourism […]

Mountsberg - Collecting Sap

I love maple syrup. It’s sticky, honey-brown, delicious on pancakes with sausages and I couldn’t be luckier that nearly 100% of all the maple syrup in the world is made within a day’s drive from my own front yard. Usually, the first week in April has hubby and I driving to his hometown of Elmira, […]

Icewine Festival - Peller Dining Room

Every year in March and November, Signature Kitchens of Niagara-on-the-Lake run an 8-day event called Fabulicious. During this culinary event there are 17 restaurants who participate and this past November none of their menus made it easy to choose where to go. However, having fallen in love with Chef Jason Parson’s home made ice wine […]

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