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These stories about local food, restaurants and people behind the culinary scene in our area are made possible through the continued support of Trans Canada Wood Products as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Wine lovers can pop into Uncorked for 'modern, cozy vibes'

Wine lovers can pop into Uncorked for 'modern, cozy vibes'

Chad and Curtis Johnston, who've owned Winescape downstairs on Commerce Park Drive for almost seven years, opened Uncorked in 2020
Health-conscious mom starts organic baby food business in Barrie

Health-conscious mom starts organic baby food business in Barrie

'Riley's Kitchen is filling a (need) ...People are looking for more whole-food products with simple ingredients to feed their families,' said business owner/mom
Food experience takes off at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport

Food experience takes off at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport

'We have a beautiful outdoor patio with the best view of the sunset in the summer months,' Stella Gan says of Off Eleven Pizza + Eats
Lazy Tulip blossoms with new location at MacLaren Art Centre

Lazy Tulip blossoms with new location at MacLaren Art Centre

'I missed the personal connection with my customers and giving them a dine-in experience. And they have found me,' says owner Michelle Huggins
Jake's Bakes feeds Barrie area's appetite for pastries

Jake's Bakes feeds Barrie area's appetite for pastries

Barrie native Jake Johnson launched his business during lockdown, but now hopes to open bricks-and-mortar location sometime in 2023
Get the scoop: 'Instagram-worthy' dessert shop opens in Barrie

Get the scoop: 'Instagram-worthy' dessert shop opens in Barrie

'People eat with their eyes first and then their mouth, and this totally applies to D Spot,' says owner of south-end Barrie restaurant
Wheeled Brew Bottle Shop 'captures unique experience'

Wheeled Brew Bottle Shop 'captures unique experience'

Focusing on all-Ontario craft experience, the Wheeled Brew Bottle Shop on Clapperton Street in downtown Barrie has plenty of beers on tap
Mexhico's fully vegan menu 'really set us aside from the rest'

Mexhico's fully vegan menu 'really set us aside from the rest'

'Our recipes explore flavours that we grew up with, and those bring us back to our homeland at every bite,' says co-owner of downtown Barrie restaurant
New downtown eatery marries sweet, savoury combinations

New downtown eatery marries sweet, savoury combinations

'We are now in Barrie to offer a relaxed upper-scale funnel cake and waffle cafe with both dine-in and takeout options,' says Bird’s Nest Barrie co-owner
Lasagna Barrie comes with genuine Italian singing

Lasagna Barrie comes with genuine Italian singing

'Lasagna is the quintessential dish when we think of family and Sunday lunch when we reunite after a long work week,' says Francesco Celestino