#ygkChallenge: Cook Your Favourite Restaurant Dish


Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and […]

Local Food, Local Chef Demo: Clark Day of Aqua Terra


When dressing a sandwich or a hotdog, most people wouldn’t believe it’s almost as easy to make your own mustard condiment than it is to squeeze it from a container. Chef Clark Day of AquaTerra was in Market Square this past Saturday demonstrating (among other things) just that: how to make your own mustard from […]

Local Food, Local Chef Demo: Andrew Kirby of Atomica


Kingston is blessed by a bounty of good restaurants, but sometimes you want that gourmet meal in the comfort of your own home. Fear not: the Downtown Kingston BIA is producing Local Food, Local Chefs cooking demonstrations every Saturday this summer until Labour Day weekend. At each demo in Market Square, a chef from a […]

Days on Front


I`m not going to lie, when I heard whisperings that Matt Day (son of AquaTerra restaurateur, Clark Day) was opening a new restaurant in Kingston’s West End, I was worried. Sure, my curiosity was peaked: I read the newspaper stories, joined the restaurant’s Facebook group and read the initial reviews, but still, I avoided going. […]

Kingston Represented at International Agri-Business Expo


The Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) in conjunction with the Ontario East Economic Development Commission is attending the SIAL Canada (Salon International de l’Alimentation) International Food Expo in Montreal, Quebec from May 9 – May 11. The SIAL Canada show is one of the food processing industry’s most important meeting places for North America, hosting […]

Aqua Terra


Tucked away in the Radisson hotel is Aqua Terra, a highly acclaimed restaurant which boasts unique views of Kingston’s waterfront, as well as one the city’s most celebrated chefs, Clark Day. In spite of living in this city for well over a decade, I’d actually never dined at Aqua Terra until quite recently. I can’t […]