August is Burger Month at The City Grill

Burger Month at The City Grill

Make sure to check out The City Grill for their Burger Month promotion, taking place the entire month of August. Enjoy 6 gourmet burgers that will only be around for a limited time, so try them while you can!

Self-Guided Wine Trail Ride with a Picnic Carrier

Visit North 42 Degrees Estate Winery and Serenity Lavender Farm any day of the week and cycle the shore on your own self-guided Wine Trail Ride. If you book in advance, you can also book a Picnic Carrier to take with you, filled with tasty treats for you to take on your adventure. Each insulated Picnic Carrier includes local, seasonal fruit, artisanal Ontario cheeses, a Serenity Lavender sachet and more, as well as plates, cutlery and cups for two or four. Everything you need to enjoy a nibble on your route all packed into a stylish and super cute pack! There’s even room in the Picnic Carrier for you to place a couple of wine purchases and North 42 will gladly recommend the perfect wine to pair with your snacks. 


Meleg’s Pick-Your-Own Strawberries Are Back

Meleg's Strawberries

The strawberries at Meleg’s Lakeview Orchards are ready for u-pick again! Smell it, taste it and pick it! They are awesome!  After you pick them, maybe you can try making this Chocolate Crepe Torte with Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling recipe.


Daisy Dukes and Cowboy Boots at Parkside Grille

Parkside Grille is hosting Daisy Dukes and Cowboy Boots on Friday, August 8, 2014. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. There will be live entertainment as well as food and drink specials.


The Windsor-Essex Pride Fest presents “River Rock”

River Rock is a music event that will take place as part of the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest on Friday, August 8 from 7:00pm until 1:00am at the Riverfront Festival Plaza in Downtown Windsor, Ontario.

Hosted by 93.9FM The River Radio’s Dan MacDonald, the event will feature Windsor’s own The Walkervilles and other exciting local artists such as the Unquiet Dead, The Blue Stones and the Tara Watts Band.

The event will also feature a cash bar, food and merchant vendors in a celebration of music, food and of course, a great time!

Admission is a suggested donation of $5.00


Burgs n’ Beats at Motor Burger

Burgs n Beats

Saturday, August 9, head to Motor Burger for Burgs n’ Beats, starting at 7:00pm.


Downtown Windsor Farmers Market

Downtown Windsor Farmers Market

A hotbed of activity every Saturday morning, make a visit to the Downtown Windsor Farmers Market. Visit Anchor Coffee House for their amazing Lemon Iced Tea or Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade, or pick up a loaf of bread from Blak’s Bakery and a bottle of wine from Colio Estate Wines or Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery. We even recommend picking up some sausages for the grill from Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage Co or ice cream sandwiches from The Little White Kitchen!

Not only is it great for grocery shopping and supporting local, but it’s also great for socializing, too!


Cooking class at Mauro’s

Austin Wellwood and Chef Josh Deneau of Mauro's on Erie

Cooking Class at Mauro’s

Starting at 6:00 pm on August 11, have chef Josh Deneau of Mauro’s demonstrate a 4-course dinner of French cuisine with a wine pairing for each course. By reservation only. Tickets are $45 per person.

Mauro’s will also be participating in Eat Your City Restaurant Week.


Beer Exchange Food Pairing with Mill St. Brewery

The Windsor Beer Exchange

On August 14, The Windsor Beer Exchange will be hosting a BBQ food pairing featuring Mill St. Brewery. The Windsor Beer Exchange will also be debuting their new House BBQ and Rub.

The event is just $15 and starts at 5:00pm.

The Pairings are:

  • Mill St. Helles Bock with BBQ Ribs with TBX House Rub
  • Mill St. Bobs Bearded Red with BBQ Chicken Wings in TBX House BBQ Sauce
  • Mill St. Lemon Tea with Asiago Dill Macaroni Salad


August 11-17, Eat Your City

Mettawas Station meal during Eat Your City Restaurant Week

WindsorEats invites you to a week long culinary event in Essex County.

From August 11 to 17, 2014, diners can visit over 30 participating Eat Your City Restaurant Week restaurants and indulge in a 3-course meal from only $10-$35.

Each restaurant will offer a unique Eat Your City menu and reservations are recommended for this WindsorEats event to ensure a seating upon your arrival.

For a complete listing of participating restaurants and their menus visit

Bon Appetit!


August 16, Wine Trail Ride

Meander the through the farmlands a la bicyclette and fall in love with Canada’s southernmost region.

Our friendly cycle guide will lead you to enjoy world-class wines and tours at Essex Pelee Island Coast wineries and then finish the day with the Wine Trail Ride’s signature long table feast made from locally sourced ingredients.

We’ll roll through the scenic, flat countryside at a leisurely pace and take in the sights, sounds and smells of a burgeoning wine appellation as we visit Aleksander Estate Winery, Pelee Island Winery and Black Bear Farms & Estate Winery.