Toast to Tapas

Whiskey   Week # 1   February 1 – 7

Chez Piggy
Whiskey BBQ Lemoine Point Farm pork ribs paired with a 40 Creek Whiskey Blood Mary

Le Chien Noir Bistro / Brasserie
1792 Small Batch Bourbon-spiced Haanover View Farms pork terrine, Revel Stoke Rye mulled fruit, Glen Breton Rare Single Malt apple-scotch jelly glaze, Alberta Dark Horse Rye-burnt honey mustard with crostini paired with Kinsip Wild Oak Whisky Manhattan (1oz)

Tango Nuevo
Whiskey-braised pork shoulder from Wendy’s Mobile Market, confit garlic crème fraiche, braising jus, brown butter and herb spätzle with pickled red onion paired with MacKinnon Brother English Pale Ale

Cheese   Week # 2    February 8 – 14

Harper's Burger Bar
Enright Cattle Company & Black River Cheddar sliders, soya-glazed ‘shrooms, Patchwork Gardens micro-greens with truffle aioli paired with MacKinnon Brothers Red Fox Ale

Windmills Casual Fine Dining
Fromagerie St-Albert smoked cheddar mac & cheese paired with McKinnon Brothers 8 Man Pale Ale

Obaztin spread, a blend of imported German and locally sourced cheeses, spices and a splash of Beau’s Lug Tread, served with pretzel and rye bread.

Choose from mushroom caps stuffed with Ontario japapeño havarti and goat cheese or mini roast beef sliders topped with mushrooms and Ontario goat cheese paired with either Sandbanks Baco Noir or Riesling or MacKinnon Brothers 8 Man Pale Ale.

Maple Syrup     Week # 3   February 15 - 21

Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse
Vader's maple syrup smoked bean & Bush Garden Farm Pilgrimage cheese papusa
curtido, tomato salsa, micro coriander paired with Skeleton Park Amber Ale

Grizzly Grill
Maple Sambal roasted cauliflower fritters with maple, rhubarb & ginger yogurt paired with a cocktail of Maple Tootsie Roll with Kavi whiskey, chambord, soda & maple syrup

Aqua Terra
Maple brined Quinn’s pork belly, white bean puree, braised patchwork kale, maple black bean sauce paired with Chateau des Charmes Chardonnay or Cabernet Merlot or Gananoque Naughty Otter beer

Beer   Week #4    February 22-28

MacKinnon Bros. Brother's Ale & Creel & Cambrel fontina beer dip, tomato & goat cheese bruschetta, fried focaccia paired with MacKinnon Bros. Brother's Ale

The Public House
Featherstone Farms buffalo chili paired with 1840 Stout from King’s Town Beer Company (served all day)

House made honey garlic beer sausage on a pretzel bun with pickled peppers, crispy onions and cheddar-ale dip paired with Skelton Park Brewery Amber 6.6


Spice up FEB FEST this year with local food and beverage pairings, this year all month long with a different food theme each week at downtown restaurants – each week 3 or 4 restaurants will use either whiskey, cheese, maple syrup or beer in their specially designed for Feb Fest tapa.

Have your Tapas Tasters program stamped at each restaurant and then enter your completed program to win at the Visitor Experience Centre on Ontario Street.

*Unless otherwise stated, beverage pairings are 3oz wine and 12 oz beer and are served between 3pm and 6pm daily.