Even if they haven’t had the pleasure of indulging in one yet, it’s safe to wager the average Canadian has at least heard of the iconic Beavertail treat. For many, this sweet (or sometimes savoury) treat is prone to conjure up memories of summer road trips and ski hill visits. It’s the perfect shareable snack of deep-fried dough – somehow both perfectly crispy and delectably soft – smothered in mouth-watering toppings like maple butter, chocolate hazelnut spread, or the classic cinnamon and sugar dusting. But do you know the origins of this distinctly shaped delight? A sign just outside of Killaloe, Ontario proudly welcomes visitors to the birthplace of the Beavertail and blogger Glenn, from Roadstories.ca, couldn’t resist stopping to share the story of the town and its sweet claim to fame. Read the full story here.
Local’s Take is a series highlighting the staycation experiences available close to home this summer. The experiences featured in this series were hand curated to highlight fun insider spots in our region. Use these stories as your launchpad to create your own staycation in Ontario’s Highlands. Local: Jenifer Brown From: Smiths Falls Travelling: Lanark County This summer my husband and I […]