Author Archives: Mike Lowe

About Mike Lowe

Mike Lowe is a lifelong resident and promoter of Niagara. A lover of good food and wine, he was written about the food, wine and restaurants of the region since 2004. Follow on Twitter @foodwineniagara

The Vinemount Velo: Touring Niagara’s Wine Route on Two Wheels

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Whether you do it for sport, as part of a healthy lifestyle or just plain fun, cycling has become a growing pastime for many Canadians and in Niagara we are blessed with some of the best roads and trails that wind their way through wine country. Continue reading

Terrapin Grille at the Marriott Fallsview — dinner with a dynamite view of Niagara Falls

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By Mike Lowe
The heart of the Niagara Falls tourist area, as a destination for local diners, often gets a bad rap but there are some places that deserve recognition. The Terrapin Grille is one of those places. We recently dropped by Terrapin Grille for dinner — here’s the lowdown. Continue reading

Mike Lowe eats and drinks his way through The Niagara Food and Wine Expo

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By Mike Lowe

The Niagara Food and Wine Expo got underway Friday at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. Featuring local restaurants, food trucks, gourmet food vendors and a bounty of wine, beer and spirits, the event beckons to those in search of some great bites and sips. Continue reading

Michael Lowe breaks down the chefs and food at Cuvée 2014

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By Michael Lowe

Ontario winemakers recently showed off their favourite wines at the 26th Cuvée Grand Tasting Gala. Although the focus is primarily on the spectacular array of wines, there is always a fine lineup of chefs presenting some delicious dishes for attendees to pair with them. Continue reading