Find Out What Everyone's Talking About In The City

Get locked up, hooked up, sip incredible wine, visit a unique venue rich in history and more.

Sault Ste. Marie has a lot to talk about. Be in-the-know of what's New in the Soo and stop in at seven of the city's newest businesses.

Cordelia Plant-Based Meals

A new service to the city is offering organic, local, gluten and dairy-free recipes for people on-the-go. Cordelia Plant-Based Meals offer up vegan friendly, nutrition packed take-away meals in reusable mason jars, that can be picked up at Mill Market and Shabby Motley Handcraft. For more information on Cordelia Plant-Based Meals, including their weekly menu visit their Facebook page.

The Mill Steakhouse & Wine Bar

The Mill Steakhouse & Wine Bar is offering visitors high-quality steak and wine, served in a unique venue, rich in history. The restaurant, which has undergone major renovations to become the city's newest fine dining establishment, is now open daily from 11 am to 10 pm. For more information on the eatery, click here.

Konoba Mediterranean Cafe/Bar

Roasted chick-peas, steak bites in chilli sauce, and a variety of charcuterie boards are a few of the tapas items you can try at the newly opened Konoba Mediterranean Cafe/Bar on Gore Street. The tapas and vino bar, which offers a selection of red and white wine, local draft, and import beer, is located in the former Low and Slow location at 113 Gore Street. The late-night spot aims to offer quality food and drinks to Saultites from 5 pm to 2 am nightly. Visit here for more information on the new business. 

Lil' Orbits Mini-Donuts

Karl is carrying on the donut-making tradition in his family with the recent launch of the Lil' Orbits Mini-Donuts truck. The family-run business can be found at events around town, including the Algoma Farmers' Market at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion. On this week's New in the Soo, SooToday's Jasmyn Rowley stopped by the vendor to try some of their raved about pastries. To see where you can grab a lil' donut, visit the Lil' Orbits Facebook page for location updates.

Santini's Bistro

If fresh, homemade, original menu items are your thing, the new Santini's Bistro is a place to try. The recently opened restaurant is located inside The Tech, formerly St. Mary's College, on Wellington Street East. The eatery, which got its start in Collingwood before branching out to Sault Ste. Marie, is already a busy spot, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as catering many off-site events.  For more information on Saniti's, visit their Facebook page.

Sault Singles

In a dating world full of Tinder and bar meet ups, Emma Paat and Megan Campagna are looking to offer a different way to meet your match in Sault Ste. Marie. Find out more about the Sault Singles event group, and what it has to offer for people looking for "the one" in our area.

Locked Up Escape Rooms

If you're a fan of puzzles, deciphering clues, and beating the clock, the Sault's newly opened Locked Up Escape Rooms are a perfect fit for you. Locked Up has just opened its doors at 97 Great Northern Road, welcoming brave members of the community who want to take a shot at solving puzzles to gain escape from one of two theme rooms. For more information on Locked Up, including hours and rates, click here.

About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at—she’d love to hear from you!

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