A spoonful of comfort

As the temperature drops, leaves change colour and a new school year begins, having a comforting meal will help you get through the days when you may not be feeling your best. Whether you are homesick or just want a tasty meal, check out these comfort foods that will make your soul and tummy rejoice.

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The love language of food 

Food has always been a big part of my life.   From as early as I can remember, my mom tried to coax me into helping in the kitchen. Whether it was shredding Swiss chard for soup, carefully measuring out ingredients for a marinade or simply stirring pots to make sure nothing burned, there was always…

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Stunt food or good food?

For Haligonian Pete Earley, gaining recognition on TikTok wasn’t a mistake – it was a goal.  

Earley, who goes by @earlypete on the app, has been making since March 2020. He has 391,000 followers and 30.5 million likes as of January 2022. Earley’s content revolves around all things food: food marketing, restaurants, the food industry, and fun tidbits and facts he comes across.

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Holy Cow!

Haligonians filled local restaurants from Oct. 14 to Oct. 23, ready to consume anything from dessert burgers to kangaroo patties.    That can only mean one thing: burger week.   Halifax Burger Week   The Coast, Halifax’s alternative weekly newspaper, hosted its ninth annual burger week last month, with 144 restaurants participating.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, last years’ event was postponed to October…

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Serving up success

Real Fake Meats: The name might be confusing, but the local restaurant is an absolute hit. It’s Halifax’s first vegan butcher and the two-year-old Gottingen Street business plays a dynamic role in the community.   The restaurant offers plant-based food to take-out, pre-cooked meals and before COVID-19 had seating for dine-in. They also supply their food…

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