Posts by Food

Resolution: Salad days

By Zoe Doucette • January 10, 2014


The battle to eat healthy begins anew each January as swathes of eager, optimistic folks full of New Year’s resolve fill farmer’s markets and …

Fool’s cooking school: breakfast edition

By Emily Hiltz • September 27, 2013

Fool’s cooking school: breakfast edition

With school back in session, it’s easy to fall into a grab-and-go breakfast routine when hitting snooze seems like a better idea than cooking. …

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

By Meagan Wiederman • September 27, 2013


Everyone loves the taste of pumpkin in the fall, especially with a hint of spice.  This pumpkin phenomenon is unparalleled in coffee, with the …

Noshing frosh

By Caitie McIntosh • September 13, 2013

Local Food by Leandra Villermet – 02

The inevitable changes in first year are scary enough without the idea of a 15-pound weight gain.   Everyone will be quick to warn you …

Best of the burgers

By Sam Vlessing • April 5, 2013


A week-long love affair

Our grapes, our soil

By Jessica Emin • February 21, 2013

In Luckett Vineyard, you can use this phone booth to call any loved one for free. (Jessica Emin photo)

Embracing the bounty of Nova Scotia wines

Chardonnay, the king of grapes

By Jessica Emin • January 30, 2013

There are so many different ways that Chardonnays can awaken your senses. (Jessica Emin photo)

It is the Mac-daddy of all grapes, the most versatile and the most forgiving in a variety of climates. For years, Chardonnay has reigned …

Fun movies for wine lovers

By Jessica Emin • January 23, 2013

Even when you're tired, your wine fix just won't go away. (Jessica Emin photo)

There are only so many events you can plan surrounding wine, if that’s your thing. You’ve got dinner parties for pairings, blind tastings and…drinking …

How to pair food and wine

By Jessica Emin • January 16, 2013

The richness of the Chardonnay and the richness of the lobster make this pairing a winner. (Jessica Emin photo)

A few weeks back I met my boyfriend for a late meal at a lovely Italian restaurant on the Halifax waterfront. It was late …

Spread the holiday cheer

By Jessica Emin • November 22, 2012

The discarded corks from bottles opened that evening. (Jessica Emin photo)

Friday night, I attended an evening tasting at Bishop’s Cellar in downtown Halifax. Bishop’s Cellar is a specialty wine store and has lots of …