BITS AND BITES
Perogies to go
Satisfy your craving for homemade perogies without spending hours in the kitchen. Chacha’s Pierogi, a new member of the Kitchen Collective, offers from-scratch dumplings in sweet and savoury flavours. Cost: $12 per dozen; order at www.chachaspierogi.com.
Boon Burger Cafe
Banish the boring veggie burger with a trip to Boon in Burlington. The new vegetarian burger joint offers four flavours of gluten-free and soy-free patties on a bun or a wrap, or on top of a salad. Boon Burger Café, 399 Elizabeth St., Burlington, 905-632-2666. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sacha Chocolate Fest
The Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton & Area (SACHA) is gearing up for its annual chocolate fest fundraiser. SACHA is offering an evening of treats from Hamilton-area chocolatiers, bakeries and restaurants. The event takes place Thursday, March 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N. Tickets range from $35 to $50; call SACHA at 905-525-4573 or email email@example.com. Proceeds will be used to help survivors of sexual assault and abuse.