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History of the Donair Pt 1: It Began With the Doner Kebab

Over the last couple of years I have completed Donair Quests of Calgary, Toronto and Edmonton but you may have noticed that I haven’t touched on Halifax. This is an ambitious task, plighted by a heavy discourse of strong opinions and neighbourhood alliances. The spicysweet truth is that I’ve been researching the donair extensively – interviewing the OGs and shop […]

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Halifax Nacho Quest: South End

The goal of the Halifax Nacho Quest is to discover the best nachos in the city. A group of 6-10 participants embark on a pub-crawl-like adventure, tackling one street at a time, and seeking out nachos wherever they may be. We’ve covered downtown so now it is time to check out the far north and south ends of the city. […]

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Halifax Nacho Quest: Waterfront

The goal of the Halifax Nacho Quest is to discover the best nachos in the city. A group of 8-10 participants embark on a pub-crawl-like adventure, tackling one street at a time, and seeking out nachos wherever they may be. So far we’ve done Spring Garden Road, Argyle Street, Brunswick Street and Barrington Street. And now we have conquered the best nachos […]

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Brunch at Durty Nelly’s

Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub 1660 Argyle St, Halifax, NS Durty Nelly’s recently launched a new brunch menu and invited me to check it out. I was pretty much sold on the Caesar menu and the prospect of a full Irish breakfast! About that Caesar list – there are 6 signature Caesars made with 6 types of booze. I got the Bushmills […]

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Fairview Pizza Quest

Since we included Rockingham within Clayton Park I figured it would make enough sense to include Armdale within the Fairview Pizza Quest. The Armdale pizza shops: Euro Pizza  Armdale Pizza (*Now Closed) (Yes, we did these before on the West End Halifax Pizza Quest but we are revisiting them here). The Fairview pizza shops: Velos Pizza (*now closed) Ken’s Seafood […]

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Fish ‘n Chips at Gazoo’s

Gazoo’s Take-Out 5361 Marine Dr, Porters Lake, NS Rating: 6.5/10 A while back I ventured to Gaetz Brook for what would be a failed chowder mission, and ended up in Porter’s Lake eating fish ‘n chips at Gazoo’s. Gazoo’s Take-Out is just a little shack on the side of the road, with picnic tables and parking. It is a seasonal […]

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Sandwich Showcase: Pork Meatball Banh Mi from Indochine

Indochine Banh Mi 1551 South Park Street, Halifax Indochine Banh Mi is Halifax’s premium Vietnamese sub shop, also specializing in bun, phở , fusion tacos and bubble tea smoothies. Owner, Liz Smith, was inspired by the banh mi shops of Calgary and decided to open her own shop with a decidedly Halifax style. The emphasis is on fresh, local ingredients […]

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