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Voyages: The Watch That Ends the Night

Voyages: The Watch That Ends the Night

As the weather shifts into winter coldness, before the holiday decorations start to pop up around the city, we have the gift of being welcomed in by one of Dartmouth’s newest gems: The Watch That Ends the Night. The restaurant stands on the base floor […]

Voyages: Vandal Doughnuts

Voyages: Vandal Doughnuts

It’s another mild winter morning here in Halifax, and as I stroll down busy Agricola street, I can’t help but admire the flashy new sign spelling out the name of today’s visit – Vandal Doughnuts. The logo, an oversized doughnut with pink frosting covered in […]

A Gift From The Gods: Quiznos Toasty Gyros

A Gift From The Gods: Quiznos Toasty Gyros

It’s 10 AM on a Saturday, and as I pull up to the Halifax Quiznos — located in Bayer’s Lake shopping district and nestled between stretches of retail stores and restaurants — morning errand-runners bustle about the parking lots. Upon walking through the glass doors, […]

Havana Hustle: Cuban Inspired Canapés & Cocktails

Havana Hustle: Cuban Inspired Canapés & Cocktails

The Halifax Central Library is far from quiet tonight, as The Clever Barkeep is hosting a Havana-inspired cocktail party on the fifth floor of the building. The night promises dance lessons taught by Halifax Salseros, specialty cocktails by various bartenders from throughout the city, and […]

Voyages: The Salt & Pepper Fox

Voyages: The Salt & Pepper Fox

Fall on Vancouver Island is notorious for an endless blanket of grey skies and rain, and as I head downtown to meet-up with my team, this day proves itself to be just that — typical. Fortunately, we’ve got a meeting with someone completely atypical on the […]

Made With Love: Morgan LeCreux’s Novara Nuovo Cocktail

Made With Love: Morgan LeCreux’s Novara Nuovo Cocktail

Today we’re headed to local cocktail bar & eatery 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites to have one of this year’s Made With Love competitors make us an exclusive, pre-competition cocktail. As we arrive, bartender Morgan LeCreux has the bar to herself – her energy fills […]

Voyages: Lock & Key Supper Club – Common Roots Pop-Up Brunch

Voyages: Lock & Key Supper Club – Common Roots Pop-Up Brunch

When I first heard that there was a ‘Secret Supper Club’ coming to Halifax, I could not help but be reminded of the allure and secrecy that came with 1920’s speakeasies. Undisclosed locations, delicious cocktails, and mysterious hosts – what more could you dream of? […]

Voyages: Patrons 902

Voyages: Patrons 902

We’re all guilty of it – when we find an area of the city we enjoy eating in, we tend to stick with what we know. That’s why here at The Starving Sailor, we are always looking to showcase the incredible culinary talent that continues […]

Voyages: Stockpot Café

Voyages: Stockpot Café

Driving down a busy street in Burnside filled with dull-toned buildings and fast food joints, Google Maps tells me to make a right and I’ll be at my destination – The Stockpot Cafe. Vibrant orange surrounds the entrance to the building, reminding me of a […]

Voyages: Benny’s Burgers

Voyages: Benny’s Burgers

If you’ve walked around Downtown Halifax lately, you’ve probably noticed that there are some new faces in the street food scene. Small but mighty, Benny’s Burgers is making waves around the city for their vegan burgers and classic hot dog stand vibes. When Ben O’Toole […]