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Waring House Cookery School

The cookery school at The Waring House one of its great attractions. Opening in 1996 after the Rogers were inspired by attending a cookery school in Italy, it has been developed as a hands on recreational activity for all ages and levels of expertise. It’s fun but people always learn something new and enjoy dining on, or taking home the products of their labours. Cookery refers to the art, craft...

Lexus 350 ES Review

A Winter’s Tale. By Jeff and Tracey Keary This is the second in our occasional series of Lexus car reviews written from the standpoint of ordinary person just driving the car, we are not motoring journalists and hence no reference to horse power, gearboxes or drive trains will be made. The Lexus 350 ES, either executive saloon or elegant sedan depending on who you believe, is pitched in a very...

A Score for Westben

World Class Summer Concert Series Celebrates 20 years Every special anniversary must include a big party and Westben is doing just that in 2019 with a remarkable 20th anniversary celebration concert on June 2. The date marks the beginning of two full months of dazzling performances at The Barn, as it is fondly known. For those not familiar, the timber-framed, purpose-built concert hall with its...

The Acoustic Grill, Picton

Keeping Music Live: at The County’s smallest stage. The Acoustic Grill. Picton. In just three short words Steve Purtelle sums up his interests, “beer, food and music,” confessing he can talk about, “beer, food and music all day long.” Since he was a teenager he nursed the ambition to open his own pub, and an apprenticeship as a beer maker was an earlier step in that direction. Eventually cajoled...

The Acoustic Grill, Picton - 5.0 out of 5 based on 3 votes
Pinot Noir Braised Short Rib with Glazed Vegetables

Pinot Noir Braised Beef Short rib with Glazed Vegetables and Pain Rustique by Scott Royce, Karin Devaux and John Schneeberger Why this recipe works: This dish is perfect for cozy evenings by the fire. It’s all about when fall is turning to winter. Glazed vegetables can easily be adjusted with whatever is on hand. Though this dish is prep heavy, much can be done the night before. It’s...

Pinot Noir Braised Short Rib with Glazed Vegetables - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Quinn's of Tweed: Meet The New Owners

Quinn’s of Tweed welcomes new owners. Interview by Orbi Montblanc. Who are you guys? We are Paul Kite and Paula Fitzpatrick. Elevator bio: Paul Kite I was born and raised in Toronto, moving to Ottawa in the early eighties and then spent several years in England. Most recently I was working in software design and development in the United States. Elevator bio: Paula Fitzpatrick I hail from...

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