Archive for the ‘TASTE BUDS’ Category

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Chris Cole HAD ANY GOOD lattes lately? If so, you may be ready for a new twist on the old routine: the breve. Breve translates from Italian as ‘brief’ or ‘short.’ What that has to do with this drink beats me! It should really...
July 18th, 2010 | VIDEOS, COFFEE | Read More

Best Ever B&B Breakfast

Best Ever B&B Breakfast
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. Travel writer’s note from Milli Thornton: I reviewed this B&B as a paying guest. BEACON SHORE ON GEORGIAN BAY BED & BREAKFAST is located in Midland, Ontario on the southeastern end of a stunning body...
July 10th, 2010 | DINING, BED & BREAKFAST, ONTARIO | Read More

Think Globally, Travel Locally

Think Globally, Travel Locally
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. Feature image courtesy Chris Cole of Peaberry’s Café. WHEN WE SAY travel, we tend to think of world travel—or at least going to another county or state. But most of us travel every day without giving it much thought. Sure, we might...
August 6th, 2009 | VIDEOS, STAYCATIONS, COFFEE, HEALTH, Conservation, Philanthropy | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More

About Thyme Bistro, Vineland, Ontario

About Thyme Bistro, Vineland, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. Milli Thornton at About Thyme BistroVINELAND IS TRUE to name: the countryside’s covered in vineyards and wineries. What else could you possibly order with your gourmet dinner at About Thyme Bistro but a bottle of wine from a local winery? And...
June 18th, 2009 | DINING, ONTARIO | Read More

Malivoire Wine Company, Twenty Valley, Ontario

Malivoire Wine Company, Twenty Valley, Ontario
OUR DINNER AT About Thyme Bistro, Vineland, Ontario would not have been as sublime as it was without the bottle of award-winning 2007 Old Vines Foch, a superb red. This came from Malivoire, a winery just down the road apiece from the restaurant. I can’t claim to be a wine connoisseur. All I know...
June 17th, 2009 | WINE & BEER, ONTARIO | Read More