Food Quests Halifax Nachos
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Halifax Nacho Quest: The Rest!

We are so close to trying every platter of nachos on the Halifax peninsula and naming the best nachos in Halifax – I can almost taste it! Tastes like cheese, and salt, and spice, and victory! Since 2014 we’ve done our streets: Spring Garden Road, Argyle Street, Brunswick Street, Barrington Street and Quinpool Road. We’ve also done the Waterfront, the […]

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Halifax Misc. Nova Scotia
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Summer of Ice Cream Part One: Ice Cream Cones

It’s that time of year again! The Coast’s Best of Halifax Final Ballot is in effect! Please take a moment and vote Eat This Town for best food blogger! Earlier this year, Halifax ReTales declared 2018 the #SummerofIceCream. This comes in the wake of the {hashtag} “death of fro-yo”. As that trend melted away, all kinds of unique ice cream […]

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Halifax Nachos
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Halifax Nacho Quest: Quinpool Road

The first nacho quest of 2018 kicks off on Quinpool Road, the final neighbourhood to be conquered by the Halifax (Peninsula) Nacho Quest! Today’s questers were: Denton, Halifax ReTales, Laurie Burns, Machzy and Halifax Wingman. Our mission: to find the best nachos on Quinpool Road (and surrounding areas). Quinpool isn’t exactly a bustling bar district, so these were our 4 […]

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King Street Fish ‘n Chips

King Street Fish and Chips  59 King St, Dartmouth, NS Rating: Some Good! (Rating Scale: WTF, Meh, Good, Some Good, Right Some Good!) I recently wrote a piece for The Coast’s Hot Summer Guide: “Batter Up: 7 Spots to Eat Fish ‘n Chips in the Sun“. I was pretty confident with my list, except for the embarrassing realization that I […]

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On The Road USA
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Adventures in Chicago-style Hot Dogs!

If you’ve been following me long enough you’ll know that I’m obsessed with Chicago. I’ve been there several times and I always jam as much food into my mouth as I can. I’ve written about my adventures with Chicago Italian Beef Sandwiches and Chicago Pizza but I’ve thus far neglected the third pillar of the Chicago food pyramid: the Chicago-style […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish ‘n Chips at Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley 1990 Barrington St, Halifax (Scotia Square Food Court) Rating: Right Some Good! (Rating Scale: WTF, Meh, Good, Some Good, Right Some Good!) Tin Pan Alley is a food-truck-turned-food-court-kiosk (themed after a food truck) in Scotia Square Mall, which is itself basically a glorified food court. Still with me? The speciality here is Dutch-style frites, fashionably served with […]

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