When a person hears ‘Saskatoon’ what kind of imagery comes to mind? Is it visions of a bustling downtown scene with martini-sipping, olive-biting trendsetters of this new decade? Or perhaps a lonely tumbleweed on flatlands slowly making its way inot the sunset? Probably the latter, which is why I am writing this post. This city has much more than berries to offer you in the evening; it has Flint.
One of the unique things about Flint is its simple yet variable food menu. The establishment boasts a sort of ‘choose your own adventure’ charcuterie board menu. Partnering with a local specialty cheese & meat supplier/shop, The Bulk Cheese Warehouse, the lounge offers an array of options to make your board exactly how you want it! Choosing my ‘own’ adventure in the charcuterie world, I opted for a plate consisting of schinenspeck (German-style smoked bacon), tomme de savoie cheese, breemster cheese (aged gouda), sundried tomato tapenade, locally-made mustard relish, and pickles, accompanied by a hermit loaf to serve as a blank canvas for all possible combinations. I chose the ‘Berry Saskatoon’ martini to drink while enjoying the food (when in Rome, right?)…this piece is featured on the Food Network Canada website. To read the rest of it, click here!
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