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Nova Scotia Food Profiles: Cape Breton Pizza Burgers

If there is one food that screams “Cape Breton” it would be the pizza burger (if not Cape Breton Pizza). It is to Cape Breton what the Cheese Steak is to Philadelphia, what foldable pizza and dirty water dogs are to New York: the most unglamourous, albeit beloved, of comfort foods. It is not a hamburger dressed like a pizza. […]

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Nova Scotia Food Profiles: Garlic Fingers

Virtually every pizza shop in Atlantic Canada serves garlic fingers. This beloved regional food is so often taken for granted until people move away and are struck by its absence. Sure, “cheesy bread sticks” can be found in most towns but they’re just not the same. Garlic fingers are made on pizza dough which is slathered with garlic butter and baked with […]

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Nova Scotia Food Profiles: Pepperoni

People who have never been to Nova Scotia probably don’t realize how popular pepperoni is in this province. Not just any pepperoni, mind you, but Brothers-style pepperoni. It can be found in pubs, pizza shops, delis and grocery stores. People stock up on it to bring back with them to Alberta or Ontario. It has really become an iconic Nova Scotian […]

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Halifax Pizza Shop Poutines

That’s right. I’m dedicating this post to the travesty that is the Halifax “poutine”, found in pizza shops all over the city and delivered, along with regret, right to your door. Until recently, this style of poutine was all Halifax really had. Anyone with a 2011 copy of The Coast’s “Best of Food & Drink” edition can attest to this, […]

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