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Win Tickets to the 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest!

In Hamilton Ontario on April 4, 2013 at 4:31 pm


Our region’s most fun and delicious event, the 8th Annual Food and Drink Fest: the Festival with Taste!, takes place from April 12-14. is pleased to offer two MB readers a chance to win four tickets each to the Fest.  The winners will be chosen by a random draw.

Please visit the Food & Drink Fest site, and then answer the following question.  Email your response to Cyndi Ingle, Editor at by Tuesday April 9th at 12 noon.  Winners will be contacted by email.

Question:  Name ONE of the corporate sponsors of the 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest.

What will YOU discover at the Food & Drink Fest?

You’ll experience an exciting variety of local and international wines & spirits, craft beers, and culinary treats created by some of the Hamilton, Burlington & Niagara Regions’ most popular restaurants, breweries & wineries.  There will also be a great selection of international wines and spirits, bakeries and delicious food products for you to taste and try.

Enjoy terrific live musical entertainment and fun informative cooking demonstrations all in one location.  It’s more than just good food and drinks; it’s a unique way to explore the amazing food scene of Hamilton, Halton Niagara and beyond!  Gather your family, friends and co-workers and “raise a glass” at the Festival with Taste! An added bonus: parking is free.

Tickets at the door are $15 each, or can be purchased online for $12.  Once inside you’ll want to purchase your sample tickets. The sample tickets will be redeemed at the various exhibitor displays to sample desserts, different cuisines, and drinks.

Sample ticket breakdown:

$10 =  12 sample tickets
$20 = 25 sample tickets
FYI – Most samples will range between 1- 7 sample tickets

While enjoying the delicious food and drink our region has to offer, you and your group can mingle with fellow guests, listen and watch some great entertainment on the main stage, take in one of the many daily cooking demonstrations or do a little shopping.  Be adventurous and try something new or reacquaint yourself with something old. Last but certainly not least, have fun!  Please remember to bring in a few canned goods or non- perishable food items to donate to Hamilton Food Share.

By Cyndi Ingle, Editor & Writer of Monkey Biz


Friday: Joel & The Jukes, and Crank
Saturday: Grenville Pinto on Violin, Andre & The J-Tones, Life of Riley, Tomi Swick and Friends
Sunday: Steve Strongman

Hours of the Fest:

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


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

This is an over 19 years of age event, please bring your identification with you, as it may be checked at the door. Kids and babies are not allowed entrance.

For additional information please visit the Food & Drink Fest site.



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 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!


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


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)