Food Trucks Halifax Nova Scotia
1 0

Food Truck Reviews: Smokinstein

This is the first Eat This Town post written by Murray Wong, who will be contributing food truck reviews and other future content (stay tuned!). I have been a fan of Murray’s Yelp reviews for quite some time, and encouraged him to bring his unique writing style and critical palate to the Eat This Town team!  Smokinstein Food Truck Find […]

Continue Reading..

Fish n’ Chips at Pleasant St. Diner

Pleasant Street Diner was opened earlier this year in Woodside, by brothers Tommy and Stephen Fatouros, sons of Fotis Fatouros, who was once the co-owner and face of John’s Lunch. You probably know John’s Lunch either as “the best fish n’ chips in Canada“, or conversely, “not even the best fish n’ chips in Dartmouth” as Halifax ReTales would say. Diners must reconcile these accolades […]

Continue Reading..

Sandwich Showcase: Philly Steak Pita at Tarek’s

Tarek’s Cafe 3045 Robie St, Halifax This was my first time eating at Tarek’s despite a constant stream of recommendations coming from my social media channels. I was starting to feel not just like a bad blogger but a bad Haligonian. “What’s good?” I’d ask. “Everything” was usually the reply, but I’ve been trying to zone in on certain key […]

Continue Reading..
Brunch Halifax Maritimes Nova Scotia
1 0

Brunch at Mappatura Bistro

My family have been fans of Chef Terry Vassallo ever since his days at Trattoria Della Nonna in Lunenburg, where we came to expect generous portions of seafood with Italian flair. We followed him to Cafe Chianti where his Linguine di Pescatore was a big hit. Terry has recently opened his own restaurant with his partner, Simone Mombourquette (who is also his […]

Continue Reading..

Best Meals of 2016

It’s been a doozy of a year with some great highs (Go Cubs!) and some lows (ya know… let’s not dwell). I took trips to Alberta, Ireland, Baie Sainte-Marie (Clare) and Cape Breton, started a new relationship (hi LuShark!) and won the title of Best Food Blogger in The Coast’s Best of Halifax, alongside good company: Life of Burgers and […]

Continue Reading..

Spryfield Pizza Quest

The long anticipated Spryfield Pizza Quest has finally been completed! Thanks to our hosts, Eva and Christian, who offered up their new abode for our Spryfield conquest. For this quest we compared: Now We’re Cookin’ 179 Hebridean Dr, Herring Cove Crystal Pizza 386 Herring Cove Rd, Halifax Herring Cove Pizza 16 Dentith Rd, Halifax Uncle Buck’s 5 Dentith Rd, Halifax […]

Continue Reading..

Sandwich Showcase: The Dartmouth Hangover at The Canteen

The Canteen  66 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth (Closed Sundays) If you haven’t been to The Canteen, sandwich lover, you’re really missing out. This brainchild of Fiesty Chef, Renée Lavallée, is most coveted by those across the harbour. Hidden above Two If By Sea, on Dartmouth’s Ochterloney Street (and soon moving to Portland St), this is arguably the best place for sandwiches on the east […]

Continue Reading..