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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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