Articles by: Jason Dwyer
Is a painty design make picture person who has done work for for clients across North America. Currently the Interactive Designer at White Oaks, he does his best to make sure everything is good in the blog hood.

by / on October 30, 2015 at 3:28 pm / in DINING

Photoblog: LIV Winter Tastes

As the autumn colours fade into cool winter frost, LIV Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake releases a host of bold new flavours to compliment the season. Headlining this year’s Fall/Winter menu at the award-winning restaurant are hearty, fill-your-tummy meat dishes paired with succulent local tastes. Jordan Station Smoked Oka Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Forty Creek Whiskey Peppercorn Angus Beef Striploin, and Niagara Baco [...]

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by / on February 12, 2015 at 2:59 pm / in DINING, Uncategorized

Photoblog: Play Gets Veggie With It

With ever-new twists on traditional pub fare and healthy dining options, Play Urban Cafe in Niagara-on-the-Lake has set lofty standards with its recent menu launch. Not only do comfy food faves like wings and tacos grace the menu alongside beyond-healthy dishes like Quinoa Power Bowls, Play is making waves with some seriously tasty vegan and vegetarian choices. Play doesn’t just [...]

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by / on May 27, 2014 at 11:40 am / in DINING

Photoblog: Summer Foodie Surprises

Niagara foodies always delight in the usual change over to summer seasonal menus with fresh produce and bright coloured martinis but this summer the name of the game is adventure. Executive Chef at LIV Restaurant Michael Price, has infused his new summer menu tastes with carefully crafted surprises. The wildberry quinoa salad pops with an ice wine shooter, the grill [...]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm / in CONFERENCE

Niagara Event Space Inspiration

Often attendees and guests leave a conference or event with lasting memories of ideas hatched or relationships forged. But more often than not, their first impression is what sticks with them most…how they feel in the event environment has a huge impact…more than just setting the tone. With the right team behind you to shape your event, the sky should [...]

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by / on October 18, 2013 at 3:25 pm / in DINING

Photoblog: Fall LIV Foodie Art

LIV Restaurant has taken culinary artistry to a new level with the launch of its Fall 2013 Menu. The award-winning Niagara fine dining hotspot at White Oaks Resort celebrated the launch with a tasting event, and continues with its high standard of delicious dishes. Treat the foodie in you to an unforgettable dining experience, and take in the masterpieces…LIV’s fall/winter [...]

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by / on October 7, 2013 at 10:55 am / in FITNESS CLUB

College Fitness

Starting out at college is a time of excitement, anticipation, and oftentimes, extreme nervousness. One of the biggest sources of anxiety for students is unrelated to academics…a large percentage of students greatly fear the famous and dreaded freshman 15. The truth is, this isn’t an irrational fear: Most college students will gain between 15 and 25 pounds by the end [...]

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by / on September 18, 2013 at 2:54 pm / in DINING

LIV Restaurant Wins Golden Plate

LIV Restaurant at White Oaks Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake is proud to announce adding another award to its collection. In a recent ceremony, the popular Niagara fine dining spot was honoured with the coveted Golden Plate from Les Clefs d’Or Canada, the Hotel Concierge Society. The yearly award is given out to a restaurant that demonstrates a commitment to dining excellence, [...]

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 4:43 pm / in HOTEL

Photo Blog: Garden Sculptures

There are garden gnomes, and then there are garden gnomes. As the gardens of White Oaks Resort & Spa reach full bloom, the bountiful flowers and trees aren’t the only thing to take in. The Niagara outdoor event facilities‘ unique sculpture garden will also compete for your attention. Loosely deity themed, a handful of various sized sculptures are delicately placed [...]

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by / on March 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm / in HOTEL

Photo Blog: Works of Art

Far from the standard generic painting on the wall hotel room, the decor at White Oaks Resort & Spa has fostered a collection of unique works of art throughout its environs. From statues sculpted by local artisans to glass ceiling installations, curious ecclectic pieces can be found around every corner. See if you recognize any of these…  

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by / on November 21, 2012 at 9:44 am / in DINING

Soup and a Sandwich

Winter (and it’s frigid temperature) brings with it many traditions. Some, like shovelling hills of snow from the driveway are not quite cherished, while others like the age-old body warming combination of a tasty soup and sandwich, deliver more soothing memories. There is nothing quite like a hearty comfort meal on a cold day, to toast you up both inside [...]

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