Book Your Holiday & Christmas Parties! Gift Certificates Available Your love of all things Italian begins at Gift Cards Available Book Now for Your Holiday Party! 519-652-7659 • HWY 401 & 4 • pastosgrill.com eatdrink.ca |@eatdrinkmag Legend and Legacy with Sarah Pratt performing Violin Concerto in D (November 23). Share the tradition of the Messiah performed with orchestra and presented by Stratford Concert Choir, St. Joseph›s Church (December 7). Special guests The Blyth Festival Singers. Enjoy the intimacy of a Christmas Sing-Along (December 13), presented by Stratford Symphony Orchestra at the Falstaff Family Centre. Around the Region St. Marys Winterlights Display is on between November 15 and January 5. Hop aboard horsedrawn carriages to ride through the park and admire beautiful festive light displays. The display opens following the Santa Claus Parade and will be lit nightly for all to enjoy. Love chocolate? Indulge in exquisite chocolate from Woodstock’s Habitual Chocolate — a bean-tobar chocolate company. Cocoa beans are bought from small family farms all over the world, and flavourful dark chocolates are handcrafted in the store. Choose from an assortment of culinary chocolate, dark chocolates and custom chocolates crafted for special occasions. Soy-free, nut-free, gluten and vegan options are also available. 389 Dundas Street, Woodstock, 519-535-1341, habitualchocolate.com Congratulations to Dave and Michelle Schonberger of Tree to Table by Ottercreek Woodworks who recently won Best Culinary Experience in Ontario. Within their first year of operation they also won 2018 Ontario’s Southwest Innovative Experience of the Year. ottercreekwoodworks.myshopify.com/ products/from-tree-to-table-workshop Christmas Movie Trivia at Upper Thames Brewing Co. Test your knowledge of holiday classics while sipping on craft beer at the brewery on November 27. upperthamesbrewing.ca Sollgood Holiday Social Market: Hit up downtown Ingersoll for a unique, curated artisan market of local goods, handmade products and tasty treats. sollgoodsocialmarket.com Brewed Exploration at Upper Thames Brewing Co.: Step behind the bar to learn about brewing from grain to glass and even bottle your own beer on December 7th. upperthamesbrewing.ca A Taste of Norwich Township: A food and drink event featuring the best of Norwich Township on November 31st. Call 519-476-6172 for tickets.
eatdrink: The Local Food & Drink Magazine Enjoy an Old Fashion Christmas at Snyders Family Farm. Don’t miss out on the holiday farm fun at Snyders, including s’mores, fresh-cut trees, bakery treats, a Christmas hayride, meet n’ greet with Santa and more open weekends November 23– December 15th. snydersfamilyfarm.com Celebrate New Year’s Eve with The Beatles at The Elm Hurst Inn, with a Beatles tribute band and a delicious, festive buffet. ElmHurstInn.com Oxford County chocolatier Cindy Walker is a small-town shop owner, a certified tea sommelier, and “The Queen of Ganache.” As owner and head chocolatier of Ingersoll’s Chocolatea, Cindy crafts hand-cut chocolates with unique, creative flavours and sources a handpicked selection of teas. In her upcoming Truffle Camp workshops (November 16, December 7 & 18), participants take on the role of chocolatier and step behind the counter to craft a dozen of their own delicious, multi-flavoured truffles alongside Cindy. 38 King Street East, Ingersoll, 519-495-6020, chocolatea.ca The grand opening of the 55,000-square-foot Eataly Toronto, the first in Canada, is set to open in the Manulife Centre on November 13. The food hall November/December2019 | 51 and culinary emporium comprises three floors, and is introducing over 1,000 Italian products new to Canada while showcasing Italy’s 20 regions. Pasta-makers, pizza-makers using specialty-made ovens, a Macelleria (butcher shop), a seafood restaurant and an Enoteca where one can have an aperitivo are among the offerings. If that isn’t enough, there is a bakery, formaggi (cheese) and salumi counter with 400-plus varieties of Italian and local cheese, a gelato lab, a chocolate and pasticceria (pastry counter), an on-site brewery, a marketplace and a culinary classroom. An all-day Grand Café serving all types of Italian-style coffees and alcoholic beverages. We want your BUZZ! Do you have culinary news or upcoming events that you’d like us to share? Every issue, Eatdrink reaches more than 50,000 readers across Southwestern Ontario in print, and thousands more online. Get in touch with us at email@example.com Submission deadline for the next issue: December 5 Far Out ... but we like it that way! Come for the planes and fall in love with the food! Book Your Unique Holiday Party NOW! Enjoy the airport runway view! Gift Certificates for all of your gift giving needs Blair Blvd London International Airport Crumlin Rd Oxford St MON & TUES: Lunch 11–3 WED, THURS & FRI: Lunch 11–5; Dinner 5–9 Weekends: Breakfast 9–12, Lunch 12–3, Dinner 5–9 519-455-9005 katanakafe.ca 2530 Blair Blvd, London Diamond Flight Centre