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3 Questions with Mario Spina of NaRoma Pizza Bar

3 Questions with Mario Spina of NaRoma Pizza Bar

Attention to detail are three words that summarize Mario Spina’s approach to pizza making. His NaRoma Pizza Bar (on Locke Street in Hamilton and on Brant Street in Burlington) has been celebrated for several years as one of the go-to pizza spots. Why does it […]

Chacha’s Pierogi: Lyndsay Boyd

Chacha’s Pierogi: Lyndsay Boyd

Over the last couple of years, Lyndsay Boyd has practiced and perfected the art of pierogi-making, a family tradition passed on by her mother and her “chachas” (meaning aunts). The recipe belonged to her great-grandmother who immigrated to Canada from Ukraine. Lyndsay started her business Chacha’s Pierogi […]

Jonny Blonde: Giving Back Through Food

Jonny Blonde: Giving Back Through Food

If people are hungry, you have to feed them. It’s as simple as that for Chef Jonny Blonde, who is no stranger to cooking for a cause. A pillar of Hamilton’s food scene, you’ll often see Jonny Blonde out and about in the community, at […]

Interview with Erin Dunham of The Other Bird

Interview with Erin Dunham of The Other Bird

When people hear the word entrepreneur, most recall successful examples: Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Mark Zucherberg or Jack Dorsey. Rare are the stories of hardship and failure, or the fact that you are more likely to fail as a business than succeed. Birds of a Feather Can Do […]

NOSH Chef Wars: Who will be Hamilton’s Top Chef?

NOSH Chef Wars: Who will be Hamilton’s Top Chef?

This year marks the first year of NOSH, Hamilton’s weeklong culinary celebration with almost 60 events to honour the city’s food culture. From October 17-23, you’ll get to enjoy special menus, promotions, cooking demonstrations and more from the likes of Made for you by Madeleine, Mezcal […]

Karam Kitchen: Hamilton’s Generous Catering Company

Karam Kitchen: Hamilton’s Generous Catering Company

By now you have likely heard of Karam Kitchen, a new Hamilton catering company translated to Generous Kitchen in Arabic. Founded by Brittani Farrington and Kim Kralt, Karam Kitchen is led by chefs Rawa’a Aloliwi, Dalal Al Zoubi, and Manahel Al Shareef, three Syrian newcomers […]