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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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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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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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East of East Dining Series: Beaver Sailor Diner

Beaver Sailor Diner 1820 Hollis St, Halifax This is the second chapter of the East of East Dining Series in which I will showcase different types of East Asian dining experiences that are available to us here in Halifax. In February we went to Canton Garden for dim sum. Today’s journey takes us to Beaver Sailor Diner, which is tucked away on Hollis […]

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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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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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