Nostalgic Food

Do you have something in your life, a favorite food, a favorite place, a favorite book, that just thinking about it makes you happy and reminds you of good times?While I have several of such type effects, there is one that seems to stick out in my mind lately; Herbert's Fisheries in Killarney, Ontario, CAN.

Blythefield Hills Baptist Church
In high school I started going to a new church, Blythefield Hills Baptist Church in Rockford, MI and became very involved with the youth group.Every year, right around the first week after school lets out for summer, they have a sailing trip in the North Channel of Canada called Dawn-treader.I went each year and had some truly life changing and amazing experiences there.Not only is the landscape peaceful and majestic but just the experience of sailing was so much fun and brought me so much happiness.

Killarney, Ontario
Towards the end of the trip we would take our fleet of about eight 30-50 foot sloops to a sail-through town called Killarney in the middle-of-nowhere of Ontario.It was a small fishing town that didn't have much besides a small catholic church, a hotel, and a gas station with pay showers. Killarney makes me think of those perfect little towns that you see in the movies where everyone knows your name and each others business.But, the best thing about Killarney was Herbert's Fisheries.

Only open on the weekends during the summer, Herbert's is an old red and white school bus that has been converted into a fish-fry.The only thing they serve are fried fish, french fries, and the option of a combo of fried fish and french fries.Every summer the same two women cut up the freshly caught and flopping cod and quickly fry them up and place them in a white cardboard box.Buy yourself a can of root beer out of the vending machine standing unevenly on the gravel ground and sit down at the many picnic tables right off the dock.You can even feed your leftovers to the many awaiting seagulls, that is if you have any leftovers.

Nothing Else Compares
Ever since having their fish, no other fish and chips even remotely compares in flavor.I wish that I could go there again and have such amazing food; and the thought of having it brings me back to the happiness and pleasure that I would get from those sailing trips.

It’s an eleven hour trip from my currently location to Killarney, and there are times that I have thought about just doing it.If I was physically able to drive for that amount of time and had the expendable income for a few days of vacation I would do it.Maybe one day when I have the money, I can take my own sailboat back up to Killarney and the North Channel.

Browse Culinary Arts Schools & Colleges

Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
            • Has a team of about 4,000 faculty members focused on helping students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas.
            • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary.
            • Provides program coordinators who work with students to ensure they have the learning materials, assignments, facilities, and faculty to get the most out of the program.
            • Over 50 campus locations nationwide.
            Good for Working Adults
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Received the 2015 and 2013 “Cooking School of the Year” Award of Excellence from the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP).
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
            • Externship opportunities are available at numerous famous New York City restaurants.
            • Campus is located near downtown Manhattan, within walking distance of many popular attractions such as the Radio City Music Hall.
            Show more [+]
            Good for Working Adults
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            4 Program(s) Found
            • Hands-on culinary education with focused attention on each student
            • An ACCSC School of Excellence with multiple “Best Vocational Cooking School” awards*
            • 15,000 graduates, including celebrities like Bobby Flay, David Chang, and Christina Tosi*
            • Programs in Culinary Entrepreneurship, Professional Culinary Arts, Professional Pastry Arts, and much more
            • Campuses in New York and Silicon Valley with nearby housing available
            Show more [+]
            2 Program(s) Found
            • Students get real-world experience through the required externship at the end of the program.
            • Curriculum includes laboratory sessions, academic preparation and hands-on experience.
            • Program objectives are to provide students with skills needed for cooking wholesome, attractive, food preparations and to assist graduates in obtaining positions in the food service industry.
            • Accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
            • Has campuses in Melbourne, Sarasota, and Tallahassee, Florida
            Show more [+]
            2 Program(s) Found
            • Ranked among the Best Colleges in the South in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Ranked the 13th  Best College for Veterans in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • A private institution founded in 1977 with a current total undergraduate enrollment of over 15,00.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 12:1, and 89.3% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
            Show more [+]
            1 Program(s) Found

            Lackawanna College is the premier, private, accredited two-year college serving the people of northeastern Pennsylvania. With a focus on keeping higher education affordable and accessible to our immediate community, Lackawanna draws 80 percent of its student population right from our own region.

            With a main campus situated in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna’s expanding footprint also includes satellite centers in Hawley, Hazleton, New Milford, and Towanda.

            3 Program(s) Found
            • Culinary Arts program includes the 3-week Farm To Table® Experience, where students gain a direct, in-depth look at where food comes from.
            • Numerous scholarship opportunities and financial aid are available to students who qualify.
            • Accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), and the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
            • 2 campuses located in Boulder, Colorado and Austin, Texas.
            Show more [+]
            Good for Working Adults
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid