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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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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Outer Sackville Pizza Quest

The Halifax Pizza Quest has conquered all of Halifax & Dartmouth (including Clayton Park, Fairview and Spryfield) and now we have eaten our way through Sackville. You may remember our disappointing Lower Sackville Pizza Quest late last year, and I’m happy to say that Middle Sackville was much more satisfying. All of these pizzas are better than any Lower Sackville […]

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Asian Food Halifax
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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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Halifax Misc. Nova Scotia
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5 Types of Burritos on Spring Garden Road

You could say the burrito is a perfect food. It’s a whole meal wrapped up in a tortilla for easy transport and extra carbs. If you take away the tortilla, you still have a feast of meat, rice, beans and veggies (a.k.a. “burrito bowl”) and the fun part is customizing all of this into a personalized package. You can make […]

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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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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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