Welcome Home, Mother’s Pizzeria

I was sooo excited to hear that one of Hamilton’s nostalgic pizzerias, Mother’s Pizza Parlour and Spaghetti House, was returning to our city. I was curious how’d they reinvent it, especially bringing back the unique taste that made it so beloved back when we were bambinos.

I got to have my first taste of the pizza I loved when I was a kid back in May when I went out with some ladies I used to work with. I wasn’t impressed with the décor but the taste didn’t let me down. The owners have done a fantastic job nailing the original taste and flavours of the Mother’s famous pizza from back in the day.

Mother's Pizza Parlour and Spaghetti House
Mother’s Pizza Parlour and Spaghetti House

When I got home that night, I raved about it and told my family they’d have to try it. Life is busy in our household (as for sure it is in yours too!) so I finally made it back in August. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the Friday evening sun. I introduced the pizza to my young son while my husband had the Mexican Panzerotti (which was also very good!!). For days after, I wanted to go back for more …. I was addicted … lol!

Kudos to the owners for bringing back a little bit of Hamilton’s history and the authentic taste we all love and remember! Welcome Home!

Try the famous Mother’s pizza for yourself, visit their website: http://mothersrestaurants.com/

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Think Outside the Tank

Summer is almost done … Welcome Fall. With September upon us, it is time of a renewal of sorts after some much needed vacation time. Some companies are also starting to think of their Christmas/Holiday Cards (and even ordering them!) as well as planning for their Holiday Corporate parties. There’s always the thought: how are we going to top last year’s party? How can we make it unique, more fun and engaging to say “Thank You” to their employees for all their hard work throughout the year?

Chicago's John G. Shedd Aquarium
Chicago’s John G. Shedd Aquarium

In Chicago’s downtown area, consider hosting your next event at Chicago’s John G. Shedd Aquarium. It holds more than 32,500 animals housed in the aquarium. How cool would that be to watch dolphins and whales swim by the glass as you mingle and dine with your co-workers!  Shedd has an in-house events and catering team that will work with the needs of each company. Whether your event is for 50 or 1,200 guests, Shedd has seven additional event spaces available in different sizes to work with your needs.  There’s also Shedd’s Phelps Auditorium that is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology which can be used for meetings, award ceremonies, etc.

The aquatic animals will provide hours of entertainment as the guests watch in awe of their beauty and mysterious yet charming behaviours!

For more information on booking this unique venue space, please visit: http://www.sheddaquarium.org/plan_private_event.html