John DeGloria, the owner of Slough Food, traces the inspiration for his shop to his lifetime love of good food and wine as well as his travels in Rome. The place has an old world feeling and the owner himself stands behind the counter slicing meats and cheeses and greeting each customer who enters the store. Not only can you find incredible artisan cured meats, fabulous cheeses and an unbelievable wine selection, but you can also enjoy treats like locally made honey, unusual grains and, of course, Boundary Bay Brewery beer! You can also treat yourself to one of John’s tasting events to learn more about the delicacies you’re enjoying.
We were lucky enough to catch John for a few moments to ask him about Slough Food, why he chooses to support local businesses and why he decided to stock bottles of Boundary Bay Brewery beer when shelf space is a limited commodity in his tiny jewel of a store. Here’s what he had to say: