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Best of 2017: Best Winery in Prince Edward County

One of the greatest benefits of living in Kingston is the city’s geographic location.  We’re practically equidistant to large getaway destinations such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, and we have amazing communities dotting our perimeter.  From Sydenham to Merrickville and Perth, there’s a number of alluring places well within reach

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Best Fine Dining in Kingston

It’s Friday night, and you’re in the mood to celebrate a promotion, pop the question, or mark one of those significant Game of Life milestones. On such occasions, only the best of the best restaurants in Kingston will suffice. I’m talking the sort of place with exceptional table service, a

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Best Winery in Prince Edward County

On a recent trip to Toronto, I was having dinner at a restaurant downtown and opened up the wine list to find a number of wines from Prince Edward County available on the carefully curated menu. It was a definite moment of pride as I noticed just how many PEC

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Six Questions for Kody A. Paul

Meet Kody Paul. Or rather, you’ve probably already met Kody Paul. This frontman for The Kodeines is an unapologetic man about town (“I suppose when I needed it, the downtown scene was there for me,” he explains). Catch him sipping a Java at Casa Domenico or a bourbon at the

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Best Pasta in Kingston

Last Fall we ran a highly contested poll to identify the best Italian restaurant Kingston has to offer. The race was too close to call, with one of my personal favourites, Casa, narrowly beating their next door neighbour, Olivea, by a single vote.  The result is far from a decisive

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Best Steak in Kingston

There are few dishes as basic and as commonly found on the menus of restaurants that may otherwise have nothing in common.  The creation of this dish, while a staple for many, is an art form and, to be truly perfect, must meet the specifications of the customer.  The dish

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Eating Healthy by Accident

Dining out in Kingston is really fun. Good food, good vibe, and a fair amount of diversity. Many of us toggle between old standbys and adventurous new dishes. Many of us also start long term relationships with certain dishes and restaurants. (I am going on 6 years with Woodenheads’ Calamari

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What Tourists Say About Kingston

Late last month, Star columnist Adrian Brijbassi visited various destinations in Limestone City, which he highlighted in an article titled: Perfect Weekend in Kingston: Markets, history and relaxation.  Brijbassi paid Kingston some very kind compliments, as he remarked that our city is “stocked with credible restaurants…unique experiences that are educational,

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