Brunch Halifax
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Brunch at Black Sheep

Black Sheep 1569 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS Web Site How’s everybody doing? The weather is warming up, the birds are chirping .. and I just got engaged! That’s right – LuShark and I are going to seal the deal. We’ll be registered at a taco truck near you! I’m just joking, I meant Ikea…. Anyway! … to help us celebrate, […]

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Alberta Calgary Pizza
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Calgary Pizza Adventures

When I lived in Calgary (2009-2012) I had to make some adjustments to my lifestyle: long commutes, long underwear, and longing for garlic fingers! I learned that pizza shops make pizza – not poutine, nachos, burgers or fish ‘n chips. I learned that shrimp goes on pizza and that ranch dressing goes on everything. I also discovered that many of the […]

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Food Quests Hamburgers Misc.
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The Quest for the Best Fast Food Burger

When Halifax ReTales announced that he was gonna do a fast food burger tour in preparation for Halifax Burger Week, I was so down. His plan was to sample and evaluate a bargain burger from each of the 6 major chains. He even brought a scale to weigh the burgers to compare price/weight/quality. This is something I’ve always wanted to […]

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Asian Food Food Quests Halifax
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HFX Ramen Quest Pt. 5: Buta Ramen vs. Gangnam BBQ

Hello! We’ve made it to Part 5 of the Halifax Ramen Quest! This will be the last preliminary round before the semi finals. Newcomer to the ramen scene, Buta Ramen, is up against Gangnam Korean BBQ.  Sure, it’s a Korean restaurant competing against a ramen speciality shop, but all is fair in love and noodles! Meanwhile, Buta is serving bibimbap so when the tables […]

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Asian Food Food Quests Halifax
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HFX Ramen Quest Pt 3: Tako vs. Sushi Nami

Hello! Welcome to Round 3 of the Halifax Ramen Quest! Make sure to see Round 1 and Round 2 in which Truly Tasty and Studio East emerge successful against their opponents, B-Well Sushi and Water & Bone. Round 3 takes us to Clayton Park to evaluate Tako Sushi & Ramen and Sushi Nami Royale. Both of these restaurants have strong followings for their […]

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Best Meals of 2017

Whoosh! There goes 2017! I spent much of the year celebrating Canada 150 with my Iconic Foods of Canada series in which I partnered with bloggers from all over Canada, asking them to write about a unique regional food in their province. See the top 10 iconic foods for each province here. On Canada Day I published a list of […]

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