Asian Food Halifax
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East of East Dining Series: Izakaya at Dora-Q

Dora-Q Japanese Cuisine 1467 Brenton Street Website For my birthday this year, I told LuShark I wanted to go for izakaya! It just so happened that my birthday was on a Friday, and Dora-Q has extended their weekend izakaya indefinitely! Every Friday and Saturday night from 5pm-10pm you can enjoy an izakaya dinner in Dora-Q’s unique dining room. What’s izakaya […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House (Revisited)

Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House 8 Oland Crescent (Bayer’s Lake) Rating: Good/Some Good (Rating Scale: WTF, Meh, Good, Some Good, Right Some Good!) I originally reviewed Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House in 2014, at which time I declared: “Okay… so this might be the best fish ‘n’ chips I’ve ever had”. Since then, I’ve largely considered it to be some of the best fish […]

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Asian Food Food Quests Halifax
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HFX Ramen Quest Semi-Finals: Tako vs. Buta

Here we are at Round 2 of the Halifax Ramen Quest Semi-Finals! If you’re just tuning in, the Ramen Quest is a tournament-style food quest on which my team have so far critiqued 12 bowls of ramen in head-to-head combat. We’ve narrowed it down to the top 4, which have advanced to the semi-finals. Last week, Truly Tasty defeated Studio […]

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Asian Food Halifax Halifax Guides
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East of East Dining Series: South End “China Town” Food Crawl

Halifax has never been known as the most multicultural city in Canada, but anyone who lives downtown has probably noticed a bit of a shift, with more and more businesses catering to the growing Asian population. At the foot of Barrington and Inglis, there are signs of growth, indicative of a potential South End Halifax China Town. My observations were […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish ‘n Chips at Sydelle’s (Revisited)

Sydelle’s Fish and Chips  733 Rocky Lake Drive, Bedford Rating: Right Some Good! (Rating Scale: WTF, Meh, Good, Some Good, Right Some Good!) I originally reviewed Sydelle’s back in 2015, at which time I was impressed with the quality and value. I’ve eaten a lot of fish ‘n chips since 2015, and I feel that I am now a better […]

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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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