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Voyages: The Nook on Gottingen

Voyages: The Nook on Gottingen

Today’s voyage takes me to The Nook on Gottingen, a north end coffee shop and eatery that has been doing their thing for quite some time now. Upon walking inside, I see weathered wood paneling, a deep collection of plants, and countless other Instagram-worthy features, […]

Voyages: Scanway Bakery + Café

Voyages: Scanway Bakery + Café

Stepping into Scanway Bakery + Café, alive with the sounds of people chatting excitedly in languages from around the globe, I feel like I could be in any of the great cities of the world. As the sunlight washes over every inch of the exposed […]

Voyages: The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Voyages: The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Today’s voyage takes me to The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar where I’m told that Chef Chris Bolt has some interesting things in store for me. Upon walking in, someone takes my coat while another pours me wine. Jazz standards play softly overhead. At […]

Voyages: 2 Doors Down New Year’s Eve

Voyages: 2 Doors Down New Year’s Eve

With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to spend the big night, and I’ve got JUST the thing for you! When Chef Vedhas Deshmukh and his team from 2 Doors Down set out to create […]

Voyages: 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites

Voyages: 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites

Just when I thought Barrington Street had reached the saturation point for bars and gathering places, I got word that 2 Doors Down Bar + Bites had opened their doors with every intention of becoming the new watering hole for the local downtown crowd. Chief […]

Voyages: Shuck Seafood and Raw Bar

Voyages: Shuck Seafood and Raw Bar

The last time I crossed paths with award-winning Chef Luis Clavel was when I first met him at his casual fine-dining restaurant, East of Grafton. This time, I have the luxury of enjoying a meal cooked by him at Shuck Seafood and Raw Bar. A […]

Voyages: CRAVE – A Food and Drink Experience

Voyages: CRAVE – A Food and Drink Experience

If you have never attended an event held by the Canadian Progress Club, I can tell you one thing – they sure know how to throw a party. As I walk into the beautiful new space at the Pier 21 Museum for the CRAVE Food […]

Voyages: East of Grafton Tavern

Voyages: East of Grafton Tavern

Now that cold winds are funneling into every street in the downtown core, it’s about time I visit a cozy spot on the Argyle strip. East of Grafton Tavern has much coziness; walk in, take off your mittens, and take in the ambiance. The self-described […]

Voyages: The Anchor

Voyages: The Anchor

Making my way up the street where Dutch Village Rd snakes east towards Joseph Howe, I stumble upon The Anchor. Tucked away alongside the Fairview outpost of Freeman’s Pizza just minutes from downtown Halifax, co-owners Chef Richard Julien and Troy Arseneault have been working hard […]

Voyages: Starfresh Modern Diner

Voyages: Starfresh Modern Diner

Starfresh Modern Diner in Burnside is a restaurant that switches up their dishes daily but promises one constant – smooth sailing for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diners, all while keeping it exciting for carnivores like myself. If you call Burnside home but don’t think there’s […]