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Food and Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles for La Piazza Allegra

In Uncategorized on April 4, 2013 at 6:31 pm

la piazza

At La Piazza Allegra you will experience traditional Italian food with a contemporary twist. Come and enjoy great good, exquisite wines and a warm ambiance.

Try their antipasta, insalata, zuppa, risotto amatriciana, calamari riepieni and the chef’s top signature recipes.

Come out to La Piazza Allegra and spend tonight in Italy.

Website:

http://www.lapiazza.ca/

Don’t forget to visit La Piazza Allegra at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth # 106 & 107

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

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Food and Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles of Red Canoe Resturant

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm

red-canoe-bistro

Red Canoe Bistro is deliciously acknowledged for their fresh, flavorful  exciting and innovative modern Canadian Cuisine, combining local ingredients with current concepts.

Red Canoe Bistro offers dining rooms, space for private parties, events, parties, private dining, off site catering and they offer wine classes!

No matter what your request, desire or restriction, Red Canoe will cater to your culinary needs, they accommodate vegans, allergies and special diets.

Come by for dinner and try their pumpkin bisque, mushroom eclair or their ultimate poutine!

Website:

http://www.redcanoebistro.com/

Don’t forget to Red Canoe Bistro at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth # 180

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Behind the Beer: Railway City Brewing Co.

In Uncategorized on February 13, 2012 at 6:54 pm

It’s the MOST delicious time of year…Food & Drink Fest time!  The Festival with Taste is returning on March 23, 24 & 25 at The Careport Centre on Longwood Rd. S. Hamilton, Ontario.  Before Food & Drink Fest, we hope to bring you a “behind the scenes” sneak-peak of many of the restaurants, gourmet food options, bakeries, local wineries and breweries.  Getting to know the Chefs, Bakers, Winemakers or the Brewmasters behind our local culinary scene isn’t always an experience we, the foodies, are privy to  have. The team at Food & Drink Fest believes that it is an important and organic step in a foodie’s culinary experience, so we encourage you to read on…then have the opportunity to meet these individuals at the show. If you have any questions of your own, please feel free to them through and we would be happy to ask on your behalf. Cheers!

1. Company Name: Railway City Brewing Co.
 

2. What makes you passionate about beer?

Everything! Whether it is having a delicious Dead Elephant Ale at the end of a long work week; or being at an event in Kingston hearing how people love the IronSpike Brews. It makes me proud to be from St Thomas and proud to be producing exceptional craft beer.

 
3. What lead you to a career in beer?

We all take different paths, it is the beer that keeps us here.

 
4. What is your favorite food pairing with beer?

Friends…Truly Canadian a nice full pint and poutine

 
5. What’s your favorite international beer?

Guinness

 
6. Do you cook with beer? If so what’s your favorite recipe?

http://www.railwaycitybrewing.com/index_files/recipes.htm

 
7. What’s your beer / brewing philosophy?

Lead Brewer Mike: “Fresh and Local.”


8. What’s your favorite “Beer Holiday”?

Days that end in “Y”


9. What would your ultimate “Last meal” consist of?
 
Fresh Sushi, with a hardy Ales…German chocolate cake with many diverse bohemian libations

 

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Behind the Beer: Creemore Springs Brewery, Granville Island Brewery

In Uncategorized on February 7, 2012 at 2:59 pm

It’s the MOST delicious time of year…Food & Drink Fest time!  The Festival with Taste is returning on March 23, 24 & 25 at The Careport Centre on Longwood Rd. S. Hamilton, Ontario.  Before Food & Drink Fest, we hope to bring you a “behind the scenes” sneak-peak of many of the restaurants, gourmet food options, bakeries, local wineries and breweries.  Getting to know the Chefs, Bakers, Winemakers or the Brewmasters behind our local culinary scene isn’t always an experience we, the foodies, are privy to  have. The team at Food & Drink Fest believes that it is an important and organic step in a foodie’s culinary experience, so we encourage you to read on…then have the opportunity to meet these individuals at the show. If you have any questions of your own, please feel free to them through and we would be happy to ask on your behalf. Cheers!

 

1. Company Name:  Creemore Springs Brewery, Granville Island Brewery

2. What makes you passionate about beer? 

The final product, nothing is better than a beer after a good round of golf, skate on the ice, etc.

3. What lead you to a career in beer?

Playing squash one day with a person working with Creemore Springs Brewery, he mentinoned they needed someone to do quality control work in the on premise accounts.  Drinking beer and visiting bars? Who could say no?!

4. What is your favorite food pairing with beer?

I have found each beer works well with different foods, last night I had a Creemore Springs Urbock beer can chicken, the sweetness of the carmel malt added a wonderful flavor.

5. What’s your favorite international beer?

Guiness

6. Do you cook with beer? If so what’s your favorite recipe?

www.cookinginhd.com/cream-of-mushroom-soup/  Great for a winter’s eve.

7. Do you do anything to celebrate the final process of a particular batch of beer?

DRINK IT

8. What’s your beer / brewing philosophy?

Brew / Savor each beer as if it was the last one you would ever drink.

9. What’s your favorite “Beer Holiday”?

Monday Night Hockey. Ski Day.

10. What would your ultimate “Last meal” consist of? 

Lobster, fresh from Canada’s eastern seaboard with St. Amborise Apricot ale

Lamb fresh from Metheral meats in Singhampton with Creemore Urbock

Heirloom carrots, slightly steamed covered with a garlic butter.

Beefsteak tomato sliced with balsamic vinegar and seasalt, ground pepper.

Sweet potato sliced and cooked with maple syrup.

Vanilla ice cream for dessert with a Guiness

 

Check out Creemore Springs and Granville Island Brewery  at 7th Annual Food & Drink Fest…the Festival with Taste in booth numbers 307 and 304

March 23, 24 & 25, 2012

The Careport Centre

270 Longwood Rd S., Hamilton

www.FoodandDrinkFest.com
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