Craftoberfest 2017

twblogoThis year’s Craftoberfest event is coming up this weekend – October 6th and 7th. Organized by Together We’re Bitter brewing co-op, the event brings an astounding local craft beer selection together under one roof for you to sample. Fantastically for us, that roof happens to be the same one we operate under – the Kitchener Market. We’ll be busy this week cutting french fries, braising brisket, roasting squash and filleting fresh trout to stock up for hungry attendees this weekend. It will be a long weekend for us in both senses of the word, but we’re super excited. Here’s what we’re offering to pair up with some of the great beer you’ll be trying -

~ Sliders – on a 2oz whole-wheat bun

Reuben – slow-braised Ontario beef brisket, dijon mustard, caraway slaw
Fish - locally farmed pan-fried trout fillet, julienne veg, house tartar
Squash - roasted butternut squash and goat cheese purée, sunflower sprouts, pickled carrot, brown butter

~ Fries – hand-cut Yukon gold from New Dundee

Homestyle – kosher salt, pickled pepper mayo
Bistro – truffle oil, shaved parm, chopped chive

Hope to see you there!

Summer Menu and Vacation

TLC with BaconIt’s a great time of the year for sandwiches! The Farmer’s Market is rife with beautiful veggies for the summer – pickling cucumbers, tomatoes, berries and fresh greens of all sorts – corn is starting to come in and we’ve got new potatoes to look forward to soon. We just got a massive harvest of garlic scapes from Nick’s dad and we’re looking forward to getting our hands on this year’s hot pepper harvest. Pickling time is now so we’re hoarding jars! We’re celebrating a fresher time with a departure from the menu of the Ms. Piggy and the B.B. Squash. We’re treating our bacon right with tomato, lettuce, chèvre and chipotle, hold the pork for vegetarians. Back by popular demand is also the El Granjero, a chorizo sausage patty garnished with a corn, bell pepper and lime salsa on a bun.el granjero

We’ll be repeating last year’s vacation itinerary, closing on August 16th and returning on the 30th. We’re excited to rejuvenate and do a bit of traveling. We’ll also be rocking some deep cleaning, remodeling, and organizing at the stand.