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Best Tacos in Halifax

With the first Halifax Taco Week approaching, I thought it would be valuable to know who is making the best tacos in Halifax. But I am going on record to say: Halifax isn’t ready! We are just starting to get some quality taquerias in town, but it’s too early to start a festival based around BBQ fried chicken tacos topped […]

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Halifax Taco Quest: “De Moda” Edition

Welcome to the final leg of my Halifax Taco Quest, where myself and a team of taco enthusiasts search for the best tacos in Halifax. It all started with the Vegan Taco Quest, and from there we did the Classics, Al Fresco options, “Authentic” restaurants, and here we are today hunting down the most bougie tacos in the kingdom. This […]

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Halifax Taco Quest: “Authentic” Edition

The term “authentic” is problematic, as the world of food is not a static world; cultures have always mixed, cooks have always adapted, and tastes are always changing. The question of “what is an authentic taco?” will likely depend on region and generation. The “spirit” of the taco is also challenged by the availability of ingredients and local tastes. The […]

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Halifax Taco Quest: Al Fresco Edition

This is the third installment of my Halifax Taco Quest. I previously wrote about Vegan Tacos and the Classics, but today we’ll be addressing al fresco tacos. With the summer wrapping up, time is running out to enjoy seasonal sunshine patio tacos and your goddam watermelon beers. We ventured to the Stillwell Beer Garden, where Beverley Taco Service is enjoying its […]

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Nova Scotia Food Profiles: Cape Breton Pizza Burgers

If there is one food that screams “Cape Breton” it would be the pizza burger (if not Cape Breton Pizza). It is to Cape Breton what the Cheese Steak is to Philadelphia, what foldable pizza and dirty water dogs are to New York: the most unglamourous, albeit beloved, of comfort foods. It is not a hamburger dressed like a pizza. […]

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Halifax Taco Quest: The Classics

Last month I commenced my Halifax Taco Quest, as 2019 seems to be the year that Halifax finally gets its “taco boom”. We haven’t had much of a craze since the gourmet burger/fro-yo boom, but here we are in 2019 freaking out about tacos and doughnuts. I started out with a Vegan Taco Quest, where newcomer El Nino kicked some […]

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Brunch at Robie St. Station

Robie St. Station  2394 Robie St, Halifax My Brother and I took my Mom out to Robie St. Station for Mother’s Day Brunch on my suggestion, as it has an approachable menu and a bright, funky space. It’s just got that “brunch vibe”. I also hadn’t been there since I reviewed it in 2014, and I’ve never actually been there on a […]

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Halifax Pizza Quest: Vegan Edition

Eat This Town will be entirely vegan/vegetarian this month of May! I’ll be posting some fun vegan content, while committed to an ovo-lacto vegetarian diet. Follow along as I discover delicious alternatives to animal-based foods, while reducing my carbon footprint! The Pizza Quest has taken me all over Halifax, from Cole Harbour to Lower Sackville to Spryfield. I plan on […]

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Top 10 Vegan Junk Foods in Halifax

I’ve always noticed that vegan & vegetarian restaurants seem to serve healthy food. Even a standard burger is likely to have some sort of sprout on it, and I’ll bet ya anything it comes with roasted potatoes or a kale salad! Look – plant-based diets are generally pretty healthy, and the people who follow them are generally into self/world-improvement. But even […]

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Halifax Taco Quest: El Nino vs. Indochine (Vegan Edition)

Eat This Town will be entirely vegan/vegetarian this month of May! I’ll be posting some fun vegan content, while committed to an ovo-lacto vegetarian diet. Follow along as I discover delicious alternatives to animal-based foods, while reducing my carbon footprint! Back in 2014 I predicted that tacos would be the next big food trend in Halifax… and I was right! […]

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