If you’ve ever been in the Western Hill area you know it’s in desperate need of some new businesses. Fortunately, Market West Goods has opened up shop and is bringing life into the community with an incredible selection of vintage goods, delicious food, and some of the best iced coffee in the city.
Justin Pepe is the brilliant mind behind the quickly growing meal prep businesses out of Niagara-on-the-Lake. When you hear meal prep businesses you often think of those sorry excuses of “tasty” boxed meals consisting of chicken and rice. Cacio Pepe is quite the opposite. They create delicious gourmet meals for you and take away the gourmet meal time it takes to create it.
Located in Western Hill is the long-standing family owned and operated storefront Valentino’s. Formerly an Avondale, the new and improved store has had an amazing transformation that includes some of the best home cooked meals you can get.
I came across this tasty salad bar shortly after I started my Instagram blog, so if you’ve been following me for a while you already know about them. Urban Cravings is bringing the city fresh salads, rice bowls, smoothies, and so much more. It’s a must try.
Have you ever gone to the grocery store to buy a charcuterie board and you realize half of them have plain cheddar and mozzarella with a sorry excuse of a serving size? Adding in the fact that they’re over priced and underwhelming you’re either stuck making your own from scratch or settling with mediocre. Well, impressing your friends for wine night just got a whole lot more impressive with Marissa Hartley the owner of CHZ PLZ!
If you’ve followed my day to day stories then you already know about Incoho. The new eatery is bringing the downtown core amazing fresh foods at affordable prices. Add in the fact that they focus on using in-season, local foods, while reducing food waste and you know you have something special.
With over 35 years in the food business the Grazi Cafe has been serving the Garden City amazing meals. Located off of Fourth Avenue is where you’ll find the family owned and operated business that will keep you coming back for years.
Starting a new diet or trying to cut something out? Whether it’s sugar, corn, or dairy products, the gluten-free bakery Edible Options has you covered.
Located off of Fourth Avenue in St. Catharines, is where you’ll find the urban bakery serving up some of the best desserts you can get your hands on.
Today’s local business feature is something that’s near and dear to my heart…coffee! If you love fresh and flavourful coffee and want to support local business then I’ve found the coffee for you.
Manic Pixie Dream is a local coffee roaster based out of St. Catharines, Ontario. Owners Kristen and Casey are roasting the freshest coffee with intense attention to detail, creativity, and passion for quality coffee at an affordable cost.
Twenty Kitchen and Bar is a new spot in the downtown core of St. Catharines. You can find it across from the Performing Arts Center at 259 St. Paul Street. I had the chance to visit during their grand opening and I was impressed from start to finish. Right when you walk in you can tell that the atmosphere is intimate, trendy, and fun. It’s somewhere you want to be on a Friday or Saturday night to have some drinks with some friends.