Category Archives: Elgin County

Eating in Elgin County: St. Thomas, Alymer, Bayham, Central Elgin, Dutton/Dunwich, West Elgin, Malahide, Southwold.

Cookery Bank: My Favourite Chef in my hometown, West Lorne

    I got to meet Jeff Crump, one of my favourite chefs and owner of my favourite restaurant: Earth to Table Bread Bar in Hamilton. But what’s more exciting is I got to meet him in my hometown of … Continue reading

Posted in Elgin County, Hamilton, Other Culinary Thoughts, Southwestern Ontario | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mackie’s Orangeade Milkshake: YUM!

If you visit Port Stanley, you have to have a Mackie’s Orangeade! But now I’ve learned you also have to have Mackie’s Orangeade Milkshake!

Posted in Elgin County, Restaurants, Southwestern Ontario | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

GT’s fab new food, excellent customer service (& still a great location)

GT’s in Port Stanley has a great location on the beach and amazing lake views, but do you know they’ve got fabulous food too?   

Posted in Elgin County, Restaurants, Southwestern Ontario | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

St. Thomas’ got Country Charm 

You know those restaurants that are so bright, cosy, welcoming, warming and make you feel like you’re coming home? Well welcome to Country Charm Cafe in St. Thomas. Ray’s been the chef and owner for 15 years and you’ll understand … Continue reading

Posted in Elgin County, Restaurants, Southwestern Ontario | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Take a bite, in Dutton 

Jeff built his wife, Amal, a food truck and now I know I love mac and cheese balls… amongst many of their other great items.   Take a bite, food truck,

Posted in Elgin County, Food trucks, Restaurants, Southwestern Ontario | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Garden tea party at The Silver Birch Tearoom

The Silver Birch Tearoom (located in Aylmer at Heritage Line Herbs) is not like any tea room I’ve ever been to. But for me it’s actually a tea garden and a magical one at that.

Posted in Elgin County, Restaurants, Southwestern Ontario, Tea | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment