Photo by Emily Waitson

Geo’s Anticafe offers a unique experience for students

With midterms fast approaching, the Laurier Library and nearby cafés will soon be filled with groups of students looking to cram in some extra study time, which means that finding a quiet spot to look over your notes might become a bit more difficult as the semester progresses. Geo’s Anticafé promises to provide an alternative working space for those looking to […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Alyssa Di Sabatino

Shop Sounds holds concert at Kitchener Market

Not many people can say they’ve been to a concert in a grocery store, but on Sep     . 5, the Kitchener Market hosted Shop Sounds: DTK’s grocery store concerts. Shop Sounds is a free intimate three-part concert series organized by the DTK team, Good Company Production and hosted at grocery stores across downtown Kitchener. The third and final […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life, Events, Food ·
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The inside scoop on KW’s top ice cream shops

Although the weather isn’t showing it yet, summer is fast approaching, and what better way to prepare for those hot summer days than by making a trip to a local ice cream shop?  There is a multitude of options for ice cream in Kitchener-Waterloo, so narrowing down the top contenders was no easy task.  The following article includes three of […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

Buck a beer isn’t as popular with breweries

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has garnered both praise and controversy regarding his decision to work towards lowering beer prices to just one dollar, an announcement which he has been proud to stand by since it was released. One criticism surrounding the ‘buck-a-beer’ campaign has been voiced by many local breweries who have seen this as an impractical policy to follow […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
Photo by Safina Husein

Anchor Bar opens new location in Uptown Waterloo

On August 23, 2018 Anchor Bar held its official grand opening as the newest restaurant edition to uptown Waterloo. Anchor Bar in Waterloo — ‘home of the original buffalo wing’ — is the fifth location of Anchor Bar’s franchise in Canada. Anchor Bar began its history in 1965 in Buffalo, NY. Since then it has spread across the globe and, […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Mr. Pretzels packs a big flavour in a small snack

Mr. Pretzels packs a big flavour in a small snack

Last week, a small group of fellow Cord employees and I had an incredible time taste testing the different pretzel flavours featured at one of Conestoga Mall’s most recent food additions, Mr. Pretzels. All of us had tried their pretzels at one point or another and we all had developed a strong addiction. Then the idea came up to try […]

by Michael Oliveri· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Legacy Greens brings fresh produce to downtown Kitchener

Legacy Greens in downtown Kitchener is the popular grocery store known for its fresh, local produce and high-quality food products. It has recently moved from its temporary King Street location to a permanent location on Ontario street.  The popularity of Legacy Greens has grown since it began in 2014 and its owner, Jordan Dolson, has been thrilled with its success. […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Lana’s Lounge provides a great atmosphere

Lana’s Lounge provides a great atmosphere

Nestled into the 220 King Street N. Plaza, surrounded by various other restaurants and cafes, is the home of a newly opened lounge and restaurant called Lana’s Lounge.   “We opened to the public April 12 of this year,” said Marissa Mansz, co-owner of Lana’s Lounge. Both owners, Mansz and Shan, have a great deal of experience in other fields. “We […]

by Michael Oliveri· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Safina Husein

Sticks and Scones is a new local treat

Sticks & Scones, a trendy and modern bakery, has recently opened its doors in the heart of the university area, located at 62 Balsam Street, behind Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis Hall.  The local bakery, which has now been open for approximately two months, offers customers fresh coffee and baked goods as well as a specialty catering service.  The store front […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life, Food ·