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Take a look inside Windsor's Dainty Foods — the only rice mill in Canada

Les Aliments Dainty Foods Inc. has been quietly located at the corner of Ojibway Parkway and Broadway Avenue in Windsor since 1967.
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Devonshire Mall food court surprising home to local Venezuelan restaurant

A mall food court isn't exactly the place where you'd think Jonathan Pinto would find the inspiration for his latest local food story — but that's exactly what happened.
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Feast on Persian kebabs, stews and rice at Windsor's Alborz Restaurant

The former Snack Bar-B-Q space on Chatham Street is now a Persian restaurant.
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Vegans in Windsor can now join in on the paczki day fun

Windsor company Plant Joy is selling a vegan version of Windsor's favourite calorie-laden fried treat.
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Hiram Walker's Don Livermore blends art and science into award-winning whiskies

Livermore was named the first "blender of the year" at the Canadian Whisky Awards.
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Eat shawarma fries from this Thunder Bay restaurant that moved to Windsor

Kabab Village closed in Thunder Bay last April — and re-opened in Windsor last month.
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Experience bean-to-bar craft chocolate from this tiny Riverside shop

Michèle Bowman churns out some of the most unique chocolate bars in southwestern Ontario from a 350 sq. ft. shop on Wyandotte Street E.
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In a sea of Subways, Windsor sub shop SPYS stays afloat by never changing

Facing an intense craving for an old-school submarine sandwich, Jonathan Pinto pays a visit to SPYS, a shop at Howard Avenue and Tecumseh Road that has been keeping things pretty much the same since opening in 1993.
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Check out this pink Kashmiri-style chai from Tea House Windsor

Popular in Pakistan and India, this warm, milky tea gets its hue without the use of colouring.
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Inside Highline Mushrooms' organic, 365-day a year Leamington farm

The mushrooms never strop growing at this year-round mushroom farm in Essex County. The CBC's Jonathan Pinto went on a tour.
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Caldwell First Nation opens restaurant on the road to Point Pelee

The Happy Snapper is an economic development lab for Caldwell First Nation.
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Find award-winning hard cider off a dirt road in Thedford

Jonathan Pinto pays a visit to Lambton County's Twin Pines Orchards and Cider House.
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Blak's Bakery celebrates a century of feeding Windsor

Eating a slice of Blak's rye is consuming Windsor history — literally.
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Edible flowers more than just a pretty garnish — they taste good, too

Ruthven flower farm, Oxley winery team up to serve dishes featuring local flowers.
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Ontario cherries beat U.S. cherries in flavour, says Blenheim farmer

Ontario cherry season has been in full swing for the last few weeks, so why do American cherries get all the love in supermarket flyers?
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CBC spends a day with the crew of a Lake Erie fishing boat

Wheatley, Ont. is home to the world's largest freshwater fishery. CBC Windsor reporter Jonathan Pinto spent the day aboard the Kimmy Sue — a boat which supplies fresh lake fish for Dockside Fisheries.
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You'll never guess London Ice Cream Co.'s most popular flavour

Hint: It's not vanilla — or chocolate.
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Cottam farmers turn kale deal gone wrong into booming organic business

A few years ago, Lesley and Tom Labbe found themselves with far too much kale. Thanks to the Downtown Windsor Farmers' Market, they've turned their Cottam farm into a booming, community-supported organic business.
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Some of London's best Mexican food comes from a parking lot on Oxford Street

Ivanopoblano is tiny food truck — actually, more of a trailer — on Oxford Street E. that churns out delicious, organic Mexican food all year long.
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Not your average chevre — Wyoming, Ont. goat farmers specializing in hard goat cheese

Anthony & Marjorie Sjaarda's goat cheese isn't the typical soft, crumbly kind you commonly associate with chevre.
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Slurp handcrafted soup dumplings at Windsor's Shanghai Bistro

Jonathan Pinto discovers a Wyandotte Street restaurant making handmade xiao long bao, a.k.a. soup dumplings.
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Facing economic uncertainty in Italy, family opens bistro in Windsor

Facing economic uncertainty and the elimination of services for their son with cerebral palsy in Italy, Ivana Perfetto and Giampiero Mastracci moved back to Windsor and opened Perfetto Bistro Bottega in Pillette Village.
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Check out these handmade Nepali dumplings from London's Momos at the Market

Afternoon Drive's Jonathan Pinto learns the story behind Yam Gurung's hand-made momos.
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From school project to storefront, Lakeshore teen has big plans for fattoush dressing company

Ameen Fadel is the 18-year-old founder and CEO of Cedar Valley Selections, a Lakeshore-based company that makes fattoush salad dressing and fried pita chips.
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Downtown Sarnia meat shop wants to take your plate for a ride on the wild side

Totally Game Meat is a shop in downtown Sarnia that claims to be Ontario's only retailer that exclusively sells game meat.

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