HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House

Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House 8 Oland Crescent, Halifax, NS Rating: 7/10 The first time I heard about Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House, I had to give my head a shake. A tourist in an online forum was recommending it to another tourist. “Best fish ‘n’ chips!” they said. My eyebrows raised. Bayers Lake, you say? I interjected. “They very well could […]

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Brunch at The Auction House

Full disclosure: I was invited for a complimentary brunch at The Auction House. I told the manager that I would prefer to not announce my presence until after my food had arrived, and he accommodated that request. Free brunch! Who turns that down? Besides, I had been hearing good things about The Auction House and intended on trying out a […]

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Digby Scallop Quest

*Update – July 2018: This blog post remains one of my most popular, despite being out-of-date. A couple of the restaurants I visited have closed down permanently. I’ve also been back to Digby to try more scallops! I have left the post as it is, but have indicated which restaurants are no longer operating. There is also an appendage at […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Harbour Fish ‘N Fries

Harbour Fish ‘n Fries 7886 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS Rating: 7/10 I know I said I was going to Freddie’s Fantastic Fish House or Wharf Wraps this time, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a beach day with MGyver and a trip to Musquodoboit Harbour for some back-country fish ‘n’ chips. Musquodoboit is technically in Halifax, so it […]

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Brunch at the Mic Mac Tavern

The Mic Mac Bar & Grill (or Mic Mac Tavern, as the locals say) is known for its steaks and pub food. It is one of Dartmouth’s most beloved institutions and people have been known to cross the harbour for it. Brunch, as defined as breakfast and/or lunch, is available at the Mic Mac everyday – EXCEPT for the eggs benny, […]

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