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We’re moving!

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I’d like to start by saying a BIG thank you for all of your tremendous support! As a result we’re moving the shop to offer you more of what you all love: Gourmet Foods!

As of May 5th, 2014 you will be able to visit us at 15 1/2 Second Street East, Cornwall, Ontario. Offered will be our meals to-go, take-out and (drum roll please): eat-in (yep, you can chat with us). Also offered will be different coffees, teas, gourmet foods, soups, yummy dessert selections (including custom cakes) and full catering services. To start, our hours will be 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday (Thursdays till 7pm) and Saturdays 8am to 1pm.

We look forward to serving you and the new Love Love Food Gourmet Food Shop. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for instant updates.

UPDATE APRIL 5TH: We’ve found our new tables and chair (they ROCK… we love love them!). Started to create the new menu (we’re designing some awesome coffee creations and some woot woot gourmet dishes). Paint swatches are chosen.  The moving sale continues til April 30th at our 10 Fourth St. East location, still lots to choose from.

Cheers,

Tony (aka Mr. Food)

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John Gray’s Kitchen

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John Gray’s Kitchen
Av. Niños Heroes, Lote 6,
Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, 77580
Mexico
Tel.: 998/871-0665
Closed on Sundays (no lunch, dinner only)

Over the holidays I was in Mexico, with the sun and the beach I discovered a most delicious gem in a little Mexican town called Puerto Morelos; John Gray’s Kitchen. This restaurant is a mix of local flavours with a twist of fusion cuisine inspired by the years of experience from the chef John. The menu offered such tantalizing dishes as: pork loin encrusted with a blue cheese, 3 cheese macaroni (that my nieces shared), and amazing appetizers (with which my partner created a mermaid dinner for himself). I started my meal with a spinach and smoked bacon salad which had a drizzle of reduced balsamic vinegar and a sprinkling of parmesan cheese, it was DELICIOUS!

spinach and smoked bacon salad

Spinach and smoked bacon salad

Then the main meal: fish can be iffy when you order it (sometimes lacking flavour or over cooked), not this time. The piece of salmon was lightly spiced, with a garlic infused oil, the fish was presented on a bed of mash potatoes with two vibrant green stems of asparagus. You might be telling yourself, mashed potatoes really? But it worked.

My main meal... the fish!

My main meal... the fish!

Then came a little treat… the desert. Now what would I choose… they had at least 5 different options. I decided to go with the banana bread (since bananas grow there it might have a fresher taste? The waiter placed what could only be described as a work of art banana bread: the square in the middle of the plate, with a small dollop of vanilla ice-cream the drizzled in a sweet and fresh caramel sauce… oh and did I mention the cake was warm, I was stuffed!

Mr. John Gray!

Mr. John Gray!

Chef-owner John (a former Ritz-Carlton chef) and his feisty hysterical wife Dora make it a point of chatting a bit with all guests (yet never overbearing). Using only the best and freshest ingredients—from local fruits and vegetables to seafood right off the pier John and his team work their magic in a relaxed and chill setting that feels more Downtown New York that downtown Jungle in Mexico.

Next time you’re in Playa Del Carmen or Cancun, make sure to drop by this restaurant, you won’t be disappointed.

Love and Mexico

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Maple Run Emporium

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Maple Run Emporium
49 Market Street
Potsdam, New York 13676
315-274-0102
Open: Monday to Sunday

Maple Run Emporium, love love food loves this maple place!

Here you will satisfy all of your maple needs!

On a recent little road trip to Potsdam, NY we discovered a quite unique and spacious gourmet shop specializing in all that is Maple! You’ve read right, maple this, maple that, maple everything!

More than maple syrup!

More than maple syrup!

When you walk-in to the shop your firstly impressed with the flow and the to die for maple floors. Cluttered is not a word that exist in this maple heaven, there are rows of what I call wired bakers racks, where the products are neatly and organically placed.

Baking supplies and more
Baking supplies and more

This best describes what they do:
(taken from the website)

Maple Run Emporium features an eclectic mix of gourmet and artisan foods, kitchenware, gifts, home furnishings, bath and beauty care, scented accessories, and grilling essentials – with an emphasis on maple. The shop specializes in maple products made by U.S. maple producers and internationally renowned makers of kitchen and pantry utensils,  furnishings, and cookware.

Spreads, rubs, sauces, dips... yes: all maple!

Spreads, rubs, sauces, dips... yes: all maple!They have so many different mix choices, you will want to buy them all!

One really coolk thing I found on their website is a section dedicated to maple recipes! Check this out, these are easy to make.

Maple based beauty products

Maple based beauty products

This is something you don’t see every day, beauty products with Maple in them! You will find a wide selection of soaps, creams, scrubs and more (of course with maple).

Maple wood bowl, not one is identical... makes a great gift

Maple wood bowl, not one is identical... makes a great gift

I can’t wait to go back to this store, it was such a pleasure to visit (and the care to details on wrapping our purchases in orange tissue paper and brown craft bag was perfect).

Love and Maple

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Calling All BBQ Aficionados!

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Love Love Foods love Memory Lane Sweets in Cornwall Ontario

Gadget Guy
613-662 TOYS (8697)
Cornwall, ON
gadgetguycornwall@hotmail.com
Every Saturday at the Cornwall Farmers’ Market
If you can’t make it to the Market, you can call or email him.

Ted Marsolais, owner of Gadget Guy

Ted Marsolais, owner of Gadget Guy

If you LOVE LOVE BBQ’s you’re going to want to check out this guy… the Gadget Guy! Don’t let the name fool you, he not only has one awesome selection of gifts for guys, but also carries an extensive line of sauces, rubs, marinades & more!

Jack Daniel's BBQ sauces

The Jack Daniel's line of barbecue sauces will transform the average backyard barbecue into a total grilling experience.

Ted (the Gadget Guy), searches high and low to find the best there is in BBQ gear. You will also find some pretty cool cooking tools at his booth.

Frank’s Red Hot Sauces

Frank’s Red Hot Sauces

Did you know that Frank’s Red Hot has different flavors? From Sweet Chili to Sweet Hot… and the list goes on!

Rub for any type of meat!

Meat Rubs!

Don’t forget to check-out his selection of golf & hockey inspired gifts. He has it all and the prices are quite reasonable.

Every guys dream gear!

Every guys dream gear!

Love and BBQ

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