Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Two If By Sea opens second location

Dartmouth cafe arrives in Halifax

Posted By on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 11:01 AM

Two If By Sea Cafe (66 Ochterloney Street, 469-0721) is opening a second location on the Halifax waterfront, in the Historic Properties (1869 Upper Water Street). The cafe opens January 3.

“I feel like we saw a million spaces and had this on our minds for the past year,” explains co-owner Zane Kelsall in a press release. “When we first walked through Historic Properties, it felt like the first time we walked through our Dartmouth location. It matched exactly what we wanted to do next.”

Since it opened in 2009, TIBS in Dartmouth has become the a community hub---beloved for its coffee, cookies and massive, buttery croissants---and the centre of a downtown Dartmouth business revival.
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Stone Hearth Bisto opens

New food options on Bayers Road

Posted By on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Stone Hearth Bistro (7071 Bayers Road, 454-2888) is two eateries in one: a full service bistro and bar on one side, with seating for 95, and on the other side, Stone Hearth Cafe, offering coffee, lunch and baked goods for take away. The business also caters. Chef Phillip Smith has spent over 20 years in the food service industry and is an award-winning dessert creator. Stone Hearth also partners with Metroworks to offer training opportunities for disadvantaged individuals to gain employment experience.
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Monday, December 12, 2011

AGNS offers art and food deal at new eatery

Untitled Eats is the new resto in the gallery

Posted By on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 2:33 PM

To celebrate the official opening of the new eatery Untitled Eats at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (1723 Hollis Street, 424-5280), the gallery is offering a great holiday gift package, something called Art & Dine.

Priced at $85, Art & Dine provides unlimited access to gallery exhibitions, talks and tours, as well as value towards a relaxing brunch, lunch or afternoon tea.

You can choose to either receive the package to present the gift yourself, or the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will send it directly to the recipient.

Here's what Art & Dine provides:

1. A $50 gift certificate to Untitled Eats.
2. One year free entry and priority access to all gallery permanent and temporary exhibitions.
3. Exclusive events for members including exhibition openings.
4. A 10 percent discount on all Gallery Shop purchases.
5. A one year subscription to The Journal, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's membership publication.
6. A monthly e-newsletter.
7. Free admission to other select Canadian art museums.

To purchase your Art & Dine packages contact Krista Wadman at 424-4862 or email her at wadmanka@gov.ns.ca.
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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Le Bistro reborn

Downtown eatery reopens in its original location

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 3:57 PM

Beloved Halifax eatery Le Bistro (1333 South Park Street, 423-8428) has reopened in its original location on South Park Street. Former manager and now owner Liz Ingram-Chambers has revived the original's warm and friendly atmosphere. Familiar favourites on the menu include French onion soup, beef bourginion, and the Moroccan crepe, everything house-made with fresh ingredients by chef Brad Bowden. New items to encourage diners include pomme frites with garlic aioli.
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Friday, December 2, 2011

Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige award winners

Food, glorious food.

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 3:13 PM

Sledding Hill's lavender products
  • Sledding Hill's lavender products

On the afternoon of Tuesday, November 29, the Casino NS Schooner Room was packed with hungry Nova Scotian cuisine fans attending Taste Nova Scotia's Prestige Awards. 14 stalls were set up for attendees' snacking pleasure, featuring White Point Beach Lodge's bacon and smoked salmon french toast, Garrison beer, Atlantica's duck confit salad and more.

Congrats to this year's winners:

Innovative Product of the Year: Lavender Syrup, Sledding Hill
Restaurant of the Year – Chef Inspired Fine Dining: Fleur de Sel, Lunenburg
Restaurant of the Year – Chef Inspired Casual Dining: Charlotte Lane Cafe, Shelburne
Restaurant of the Year – Essence of Nova Scotia: The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou
Producer of the Year: Meadowbrook Meat Market, Berwick
Server of the Year: Simone Mombourquette, Trattoria della Nonna, Lunenburg
Consumer Choice Product of the Year: Pumpkin Muffins, Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet, Mahone Bay
Gary MacDonald Culinary Ambassador of the Year: Chef Alain Bossé, Alain Bossé Consulting

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