Halifax Pizza Quest: West End Halifax

For those just tuning in, this is the third installment of the Halifax Pizza Quest! Make sure to check out the rigorous accounts of South End Halifax and the Battle of Quinpool Road. Our methodology involves ordering a medium pizza with pepperoni and green pepper at each pizza joint and consuming them as simultaneously and thoughtfully as possible (something we’re still […]

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Hot Dog Party 2.0

A couple weeks ago I was finally able to hold the second instalment of my hot dog party series. In Version 1.0 each attendee had to present their own signature style of hot dog. Notable were the sushi dog, the fish ‘n’ chips dog, the poutine dog, and the “Halifax dog” – a work in progress. I decided that the […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Evan’s Fresh Seafood

Evans Fresh Seafoods Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, NS Rating: 10/10 Evan’s Seafood started out as a father/son fishermen team who wanted to sell their catch more directly to the public. Evan d’Entremont and his son-in-law Jimmy Kerr started the business in 2008 as a seafood market and delivery business. Now, with the help of extended family, Evan’s Seafood is […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Phil’s Seafood

Quinpool Road is becoming an exciting mix of new and old restaurants, with classic institutions neighbouring a multicultural mix. The Ardmore Tearoom has been around since 1958, Freeman’s Pizza since 1956, Athens Restaurant since 1982, and King of Donair since 1973. I had always thought Phil’s Seafood was a remnant of the 1970’s but it is not so! The restaurant […]

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