Halifax Misc.
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My Shop Local Grocery Challenge 2022

Shop local, they say. It’ll make you feel good, they say. Let’s put this to the ultimate test! There has been lots of grocery talk lately, from inflation to shrinkflation, to the cops at the doors of your local Superstore (due to said inflation). Public servants protecting private interests…. with guns? What could go wrong?! What kind of corporate stranglehold […]

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Halifax Vegetarian
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The Best Vegan Donair in Halifax

Over the years that I spent researching the donair, ultimately leading up to writing the Book of Donair, I sampled over 50 donairs in 6 cities. I have written posts about the History of Donairs, Calgary Donairs, Edmonton Donairs and even Toronto donairs. But this post about Vegan Donairs has been a long time coming! If you are a vegan […]

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Halifax Nova Scotia
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My Top 21 Eats of 2021

I’m trying to remember the highs and lows of 2021 but it’s all a blur! I think the highlights of my year were getting called back to work and finally getting to visit friends and family in Calgary. The lowest part of the year was losing my dear Grandmother 🙁 And I have just been informed that Betty White has […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at Rudy & Olive’s

Rudy & Olive’s 793 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS I’ve been reviewing fish and chips since 2013, which is long enough that I have had to revisit places that I first reviewed 7 or 8 years ago. In all this time, there hasn’t been many new fish and chips specialty shops to check out anyway. Vicky’s (of Coldbrook) opened a location […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at Acadian (revisted)

I last reviewed Acadian Fish and Chips in 2014, which, living on the peninsula without a car at the time, required bumming a ride. Nowadays, I road trip everywhere with The Side Dish, but we still haven’t had a reason to go to Hammonds Plains. Well, she recently had to go out that way for work, so I hopped in […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at the Brown Hound

My quest continues for the best fish and chips in downtown Halifax. I’ve already reviewed the Resolutes Club, Henry House, Durty Nelly’s, the Gahan House and The Old Triangle. I did all of these in succession, over the course of 3 days, ending with today’s review of The Brown Hound. (I will continue my search shortly, as I still need to review The Lower […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at The Old Triangle

My quest continues for the best fish and chips in downtown Halifax. I’ve already reviewed the Resolutes Club, Henry House, Durty Nelly’s, and the Gahan House. Next up is one of my favourite pubs in the entire world: The Old Triangle. The Old Triangle is the closest thing in Halifax you’ll find to an authentic Irish pub (at least, according […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax
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Fish and Chips at the Gahan House

I’m well on my way into my fish and chips adventures in downtown Halifax. I’m trying to find the best fish and chips at a Halifax pub, and I’ve already covered Resolutes Club, Henry House, and Durty Nelly’s. The Gahan House is a P.E.I.-based brew pub, with locations in Charlottetown, Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton and Halifax. It started out as […]

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Fish 'n' Chips Halifax Pubs
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Fish and Chips at Durty Nelly’s

If you are just tuning in now, heads up – I’m on a quest for the best fish and chips at downtown Halifax pubs. I’ve already reviewed the Resolutes Club and Henry House. We are moving on now to Durty Nelly’s. Durty Nelly’s opened back in 2009 with much fanfare, boasting that the whole bar was designed and built in […]

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