If you are on a quest for the most delicious food in the Ontario these three adventures will leave you satisfied. From sweet to salty, you’ll have trouble saving room for seconds.
What better combination than local bacon and craft beer? The farmland surrounding Stratford is Ontario’s top producer of pork, while the local Stratford Brewing Company is known for it’s signature pilsner. This self-guided tour of food shops and pubs in Stratford takes you to The Best Little Pork Shoppe for sausages and pork chops, as well as to Mercer Hall for herb, maple, jerk and natural bacon, with delicious ales to wash it all down.
Be still our hearts! At long last there is a trail where you can sample some of the most delicious butter tarts in Ontario – and there are eight different tarts to try. River’s Edge Goat & Dairy offers butter tarts made with Goat’s Milk, while Kenilworth Country Kitchen has taken things to the next level with a butter tart sundae. Bonus stop: If you’re traveling with a pet be sure to treat your pup to a very special butter tart dog cookie at Spoil the Dog Bakery.
You can find one of Ontario’s best apple growing regions on the shores of Lake Huron, where the moderating effects of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment create perfect conditions for growing apples. Lucky for us local bakeries have turned these apples into some mouthwatering pies, forming the tasty apple pie trail! With 34 different stops you will want to turn this into a weekend adventure. Don’t miss the good old fashioned apple pie from the Ravenna Country Market, or mix things up with the Ida Red Frozen to the Core dessert wine from the Oliver & Bonacini café grill.
Create your own adventure! What taste trail would you most like to travel in Ontario?