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Road Trip

You Gotta Eat Here! 12 Restaurants That are Worth the Drive from the Big City

You Gotta Eat Here host John Catucci (photo: Geoff George)

You Gotta Eat Here host John Catucci (photo: Geoff George)

Canada’s big cities are home to all manner of acclaimed restaurants. Each year local and visiting foodies flock to by the thousands to the likes of Vij’s and Hawksworth in Vancouver, Canoe and The Black Hoof in Toronto, and Chives in Halifax. But there’s also great food to be had off the beaten path. On his Food Network Canada show You Gotta Eat Here, John Catucci travels across the country in search of the most mouth-watering dishes at hometown-favourite eateries. In advance of You Gotta Eat Here‘s season-three premiere on April 4, Catucci tells Where about some excellent restaurants that are well worth a road trip.

Click onward to see the restaurants that are worth the drive from Canada’s big cities!

BC Wineries: 5 Awesome Ways to Tour the Wine-Makers of British Columbia

By KAT TANCOCK

BC Wineries

BC Wineries: Experience them by helicopter (Photo: courtesy of Valhalla)

When it comes to wine tours, conventional wisdom dictates that if you’ve been to one, you’ve been to them all. BC wineries, however, have never been fond of convention. These New World players are coming up with clever ways to experience vineyards, and introducing people to new BC wineries and vintages along the way. Here are five west coast tours that showcase BC wineries in a way that you’ll never forget.

See our photographic tour of five awesome way to tour BC wineries »

Locally Produced Spirits: 5 Amazing British Columbia Distilleries

Driving Ontario’s Big Chute Marine Railway

Foodie Excursion: Niagara-on-the-Lake

Markets, Lakes and Gorges: Guelph to Southampton, Ontario

Niagara’s Other Wine Route: St. Catharines to Beamsville

Road Trip: Outaouais and La Petite Nation

Road Trip: Vancouver Island Coastal Drive, From Victoria to Tofino

Road Trip: Eastern Townships – Sherbrooke to Montreal

Road Trip: New Brunswick’s Acadian Coastal Drive

Road Trip: Calgary to Cranbrook on the Crowsnest Highway