Café Amoré is located in an unassuming part of St. Catharines. It’s not on Facer Street – the street that has so many ethnic food choices it feels like a mini-Europe – and it’s not in Port Dalhousie – one of the city’s potential-filled tourist areas. The restaurant is smack dab in the middle of a strip mall in a residential neighbourhood. When I think of great cuisine I never think “strip mall.” That said, Café Amoré defies the situational expectations and offers a delicious experience for anyone who enjoys Mediterranean inspired meals. Continue reading Café Amoré: Review
Every city deserves a quality brewpub. A place that offers delicious food and unique beers in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere can be a haven for locals and visitors alike. So far, I haven’t found many options in Niagara but The Merchant Ale House does offer that experience. Continue reading The Merchant Ale House: A stout brewpub
When I moved to Ontario a friend asked me if I was going to write reviews of the local restaurants like I did in Halifax. I was flattered to find out that not only do people read my blog, but they have hopes for what I might write about. I can’t remember what my response was, but I certainly haven’t reviewed any restaurants since moving … Continue reading New series: Niagara restaurant reviews
“Now is the winter of our discontent!” said every Canadian cable TV customer upon seeing the ugly face of the new “skinny” packages. They are riddled with fees, requirements and consumer loathing. Continue reading The skinny on new Canadian TV packages
These messages and subtext are troubling. They are routed in prejudiced thought that often shows itself in uglier ways. I’m sure the author of this piece has a few friends who are nerds, but that doesn’t excuse his dumb and prejudiced characterization of nerds.
No blog post this week because of reasons and such. Instead I thought I would share a video which I think is a great exploration of one of my favourite things: music. Watch the video, I’ll be back with a new post in two weeks.
FIFA has been facing an enormous corruption scandal and they are not handling it well. They are focused on their own interests and not the interests of the beautiful game nor its fans.