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Best of 2013: Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

For a small city in between major centers, we sure are lucky to have such a wide variety of fresh, locally sourced restaurants.  The food scene in Kingston has thrived and this includes everything from smaller, ethnically diverse cuisine to gourmet restaurants, burgers and breakfast.  Most recently, we’ve seen an

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Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

Restaurant business is a tough business. Profit margins are low – often 10-15%, and costs are always increasing. They say that 1 in 4 restaurants that open will close within a year. In Kingston, the density of restaurants downtown is very high, and although the natural lifecycle of openings and

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Best of 2011: Guide to Late Night Bites

Over the past year we presented guides to everything including local bakeries, Museums, Beaches, Bed and Breakfasts and the list goes on.  As a city with three post-secondary institutions and a pretty active bar scene, it’s no surprise that one of our most popular guides was the one that detailed

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Guide to Late Night Bites

We published this Guide to Late Night Bites back in 2011. Looking for a more up to date guide? Check out the 2015 version of our Guide to Late Night Bites, complete with new listings and our top recommendations. What do most of us like to do after an evening

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Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

Yesterday we gave you Part One of our review of Fare on the Square. Today I’ll show you what other yummy items we sampled last Saturday. Our next stop was The Kingston Brew Pub. They were offering Local Bison Burgers. Once again, I didn’t sample since I don’t really like

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Fare on the Square (1 of 2)

As I’m sure many of you know, this past Saturday, Market Square played host to the Third Annual Fare on the Square. This event promotes locally sourced food by featuring dishes prepared by nine downtown restaurants.  At $2 a sample, it’s easy to try a bit of everything. In addition

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