fbpx

Chez Piggy and Pan Chancho reopen after voluntary closure due to COVID-19 case

On Monday, May 3, 2021, both Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe and their sister restaurant Chez Piggy closed voluntarily after a staff member at the bakery tested positive for COVID-19. “Last evening we received word that one of our overnight staff received a positive COVID-19 test,” read a post on

Read more

Guide to Kingston patios 2019

Summer was a short one this year. So far, at least. But here we are, with Labour Day, the unofficial end of summer, barrelling down upon us. Fall begins on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, but if past years are any indication (I mean, they aren’t, given the climate situation, but

Read more

Corks and Forks International Wine Festival comes to Kingston

  In a few short weeks, Kingston will be buzzing with wine enthusiasts, from novice to sommelier. I am incredibly excited to check out some of the events during the Corks & Forks Festival coming up April 12-14, 2019. A wine festival is just what this craft beer town needs

Read more

Spiritleaf officially opens Kingston’s first cannabis store

With a swanky VIP-only event at Chez Piggy on Sunday evening, and a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning, Kingston is officially home to a cannabis store. Spiritleaf, a Canadian franchise operated locally by Daniel Telio, opened at 9 a.m. on Monday, Apr. 1, 2019 at 27 Princess in the Smith

Read more

Downtown Kingston BIA announces 2018 awards, new Board Members

The Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA) honoured five local businesses in four categories, all awarded for demonstrating exceptional business traits in Kingston’s downtown core. The awards were presented at the Downtown Kingston BIA annual general meeting, held at the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront on the evening of Wednesday, Nov.

Read more

MPP Ian Arthur eager to take on new role as environment and sustainability critic

Kingston and the Islands’ MPP Ian Arthur will certainly be busy in Queen’s Park having recently been appointed the environment and sustainability critic for the Ontario New Democrats. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath named the deputy leaders and critics for the party on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Rather than assigning

Read more

#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.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more