Sandwich Showcase: OMG Egg Croissant from Norbert’s Good Food

Norbert’s Good Food (of Selwood Green Farm) takes up residence at the Seaport Market. Fresh, organic home grown veggies are the main players here, supported by local meats and breads. The OMG Egg Croissant Sandwich is a best seller and the signature breakfast meal. “A single organic or free range egg omelet featuring That Dutchman’s gouda cheese, Roselane Farm bacon, […]

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Most Memorable Meals of 2013

Happy New Year!… err…. that’s coming a little late, now isn’t it? I decided to treat myself to self-hosting and a new template for Christmas, so I’ve been busy over the holidays getting everything set up. The new Eat This Town just became live yesterday and I couldn’t be any more happy with it!  Much thanks to Therrol who did […]

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HFX Foot Longs

Perhaps I was too ambitious in thinking I could complete a fish ‘n’ chips quest AND a hot dog quest this summer. There is a crispness in the air already, and I still have Part 2 of my fish ‘n’ chips quest to complete. However, I will present to you a cherished summer discovery: HFX Foot Longs. Have you ever […]

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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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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: John’s Lunch

Last weekend I prefaced my Halifax fish ‘n’ chips quest by blogging about the best fish ‘n’ chips I’ve ever had. Prior to that, my most memorable helping of fish ‘n’ chips  was at John’s Lunch in Dartmouth. Little has changed since 1969 when this place first opened, and it still has that charming 1970s vibe. Recently, Canadian Living Magazine […]

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Burritos at Dee Dee’s Ice Cream

Last week I lamented the absence of good burritos in Halifax. This was, perhaps, premature. I have not yet tried Chaechie’s Grill or Que Tal, as my feet don’t often carry me to Bayer’s Lake or Portland Hills. I am stuck downtown with the over-hyped Burrito Jaxx, and the Subway-esque Cantina Mexicana, which is always out of guacamole. Sorry downtown […]

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