Visiting a craft brewery with the kids? Yes, that’s a thing. It’s an option that’s popular in the US and gaining ground in Canada, as more craft breweries welcome families. Thunder Bay’s Sleeping Giant Brewing Company is opening its doors to families with both special events and a general “come on in” policy, in part because so many of its owners and staffers have young kids of their own. The idea goes back to German beer gardens, which were friendly all-ages community hubs.
Sweet G’s Family Restaurant Visit: March 2017 Top 3 kid-friendly menu items 1. Finn or fluffy pancakes 2. chicken fingers 3. grilled cheese sandwiches What’s for the grownups? Sweet G’s has it all: homestyle meals, coffee, beer, wine, pie, butter tarts… What’s the vibe? Modest décor, cozy atmosphere. Lots of wildlife pictures on the walls, which the kids love. Known for Friendly staff and quick service. We like Sweet G’s because it’s close to home and we can give our kids a q
Monsoon Thunder Bay
Visit: February 2017
Top 3 kid-friendly menu items 1. Butter chicken 2. Paneer vindaloo (mild, made with cottage cheese) 3. Chicken kebab sate What’s for the grownups? A variety of homestyle authentic Indian food, with staples like perfectly spiced samosas and beef vindaloo and vegetarian dishes like hara bhara kebab and aloo gobhi. What’s the vibe? Modern and comfortable family-run restaurant, with hammered copper pendant lights and teal and gold stenc