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Author: Patrick Fulgencio

Voyages: Water & Bone

Voyages: Water & Bone

Halifax has a new noodle contender in town and its got Chef Jamie MacAulay leading the charge. In the north end, on Charles Street, is where you’ll find Water & Bone – a dedicated noodle bar that MacAulay says was designed so the staff would […]

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: 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 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: 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: 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 […]

Voyages: Riot Snack Bar

Voyages: Riot Snack Bar

The latest addition to Quinpool Road is a story of love: for food, community, and the finest ingredients Nova Scotia has to offer. The brainchild of Nicole Tufts and Sonia Mota, Riot Snack Bar was first envisioned as the answer to a local food scene […]

Voyages: Kitsune Food Co

Voyages: Kitsune Food Co

Let’s be real – I love Japanese food, and I like it quick, so when Kitsune Food Co. opened its doors a few weeks ago, I knew I had to go. Brought to you by Ami Goto (formerly of Dharma Sushi) and her partner Eric […]

Voyages: The 244

Voyages: The 244

On the corner of Gottingen and Cornwallis stands The 244, a quaint little takeout place that aims to feed the neighborhood with simple, laid-back comfort food. The name is a nod to the address of a restaurant called the French Casino that stood on that […]