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Sympathy for the Rebel

I have a love hate relationship with second hand shops. I always see friends wearing amazing pre-loved items from thrift stores. And yet every time I go to one, I get lost amongst the racks of clothing, never finding that piece that embodies that vintage charm with that unique edge. Ryan Kennedy, owner of Sympathy for the Rebel, has solved this problem. I…

The Sapphire Room

I finally popped by the Sapphire Room in downtown Peterborough and was quite impressed with their atmosphere and decor. Think 50’s glam with a bit of naughty and jazz mixed in. It was fairly quiet on a Thursday night but I’ve heard that Sundays are quite poppin’ with their trivia nights. I loved the soft glow of the lights and…

Chasing the Cheese

Knock Knock Who’s There? Cheese! Cheese Who? Cheese a jolly good fellow   You can imagine how many knock knock jokes I’ve heard growing up (because my name sounds like knock)… but this one may actually be the worst. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to finally visit Chasing the Cheese, a little cheese boutique just a block away…

Reggie’s Grill House

Last Sunday, as I was working away, I looked up at the tv to see an amazing burger on the food network’s “You Gotta Eat Here“. And then all of a sudden, I heard him say “Peterborough”. WHAT!?!?! PETERBOROUGH ONTARIO?!? How have I not heard of this place?!? Clearly if John Catucci was telling me that I had to eat there… who…

La Petit Bar

My week isn’t quite complete without a visit to Le Petite Bar on Water st in Peterborough. Although it’s only 7 months old, this cozy little restaurant has made quite an impression with its made in-house charcuteries, cheeses from the neighbouring shop (Chasing the Cheese),  and home made mustards and desserts. It’s a very intimate setting with only 7 tables…