Author Archives : Michael Strickland

VICTORIA-BY-THE-SEA: FROM SEAPORT ON A FARM TO FOODIE FAVOURITE


Village celebrates a historic two hundred years in 2019 Jenny and Jackie Myers dreamed of one day owning a business in the tiny village of Victoria. Born in nearby Tryon in 1967, their family moved to Ontario when the twin sisters were four years old. But they returned for every summer vacation (and a few Christmases), often staying on an…

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SUCCESS WITH ABSINTHE AT NATIONAL AWARDS


Uncommon spirit is awarded top honours at the 2019 Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition last month There’s a bit of ritual involved in properly enjoying absinthe. The distilled spirit—often mistaken for a liqueur, despite being up to 75 percent alcohol—is served with three parts ice water to cut the bitterness of wormwood. The water should pour from an absinthe fountain, onto…

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