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Stark and Perri rebranding to ‘The Prohibition Warehouse’ under new ownership

Uptown Waterloo’s beloved restaurant and bar, Stark and Perri, is getting rebranded. Now under new ownership, the restaurant closed down on Oct. 7 and renovations have been underway since. “We took it over about a month ago and we’re refurbishing and we’re looking at going in a different direction with the food,” said Wayne Montgomery, builder and designer. “We’ve done […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life ·
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Laurier celebrates Fair Trade Week with sustainable campus coffee

All across Canada higher education institutes are celebrating Fair Trade Week, promoting the fair trade food and drink products that are available to students on campuses around the nation to support ethical consumption. Laurier Food Services held the event for Laurier at Frank’s Coffee Haus, which opened earlier in the year. Samples were given out of Planet Bean coffee which […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Halloween candies and chocolate ranked from best to worst

By most people’s standards, I would be considered too old to be trick or treating. Despite this, my candy preferences are strong and have remained this way since childhood. I probably shouldn’t be critically analyzing each piece of candy I’m given on Halloween, especially because it’s all free. As the saying goes, beggars can’t be choosers, but I’d like to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Kentucky Bourbon and BBQ brings Southern food to KW

Kentucky Bourbon & BBQ is the newest addition to the Uptown Waterloo restaurant scene. It soft launched on Sept. 20, and the official grand opening happened this past weekend, on Oct. 4. The modern country-themed bourbon and barbecue restaurant specializes in southern comfort food, and has a respectably-sized menu. “Right now we’ve got 25 bourbons, we’ve got a pretty significant […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, 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 ·
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Fat Sparrow Group breathes new life into Harmony Lunch

Harmony Lunch has long been known as one of the Kitchener-Waterloo Region’s oldest dining establishments. Last October it closed its doors and served its last burger after 86 years in business. Former owner, Bruce Marks, sold the popular lunch spot at 90 King St. N. for personal and family reasons. Nick Benninger of Fat Sparrow – the restaurant group behind […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival brings out K-W’s finest

On a cold, stormy night in downtown Kitchener, a mac and cheese festival seemed like the perfect place to take refuge. Despite a sour event last year, THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival returned for a second year to dispel all doubts. The layout was set up similar to Taco Fest, a very successful event also held at THEMUSEUM. Instead of […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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New laws enforcing calorie counts on food menus raise concern

Last week, I went to Burrito Boyz with some coworkers for lunch. As I read the menu, I noticed that all of the calorie counts were beside each option. When it came time to order, I found myself subconsciously changing my order last minute to something that had less calories than the meal I had originally wanted. As of Jan. […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·