Triple A vs. Jubilee Junction

Corner shops are the backbone of any good neighbourhood. They embody the beauty of the local.   Halifax prides itself on local excellence – Triple A Convenience and Pizzeria, and Jubilee Junction Convenience Store being perfect examples. The rival shops are located at the corners of Preston Street and Jubilee Road.  Convenience is their biggest product: the corners of…

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Eat your veggies!

The delicate balancing act between school and a healthy lifestyle can be hard for some students.   I know it has been for me. Making time to meal plan, shop and cook is stressful at times. The good news is, the Dalhousie Student Union market is offering solutions to ease some of that stress! With the DSU bringing fresh food to campus, students can…

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Dalhousie professor baking his way to the top

Dalhousie Dentistry professor, Sachin Seth, is baking away the competition on season two of the Great Canadian Baking Show. The Nova Scotian baker started near the top of the group of 10 bakers during week one, and claimed the title of ‘Star Baker’ in week two.   Being on a baking show was a bucket list…

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Sweet tips for your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so students are preparing to head home or host Friendsgiving in the city.   Don’t stress about baking, because The Dalhousie Gazette talked to Dalhousie University professor and competitor on the second season of The Great Canadian Baking Show, Sachin Seth, for some sweet tips.   Seth recognizes that not all…

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Uber Eats hits Halifax streets

Put your sweatpants on and settle in for a relaxing evening of Netflix and chill because Uber Eats is here and you may never have to leave the house for food again.   Launched on Aug. 23, Halifax is the first city in the Maritimes to offer the Uber Eats service.  Simon Brown, general manager of…

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Harvest time in Halifax

September. A time of fresh starts, lengthy syllabi and the brutal end of healthy eating habits. Nutrition can take a back seat when the stresses of being a busy and financially strained student set in.  As far as produce goes, the attempt to buy fresh can seem fruitless in more ways than one. Add the…

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Zero-waste coffee shop and store coming to Halifax

Kate Pepler can fit the garbage she accumulates in one year in one small jar.   Items such as food stickers, clothing tags, straws and pill bottle wrappers are the few bits of waste that end up in the jar.   Pepler grew up on Toronto Island: a green oasis in Lake Ontario, within spitting distance of…

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Putting your money where your mouth is

Wanting to go vegan has never been as easy as it is today, especially in cities like Halifax.  More vegan restaurants are opening and others are including vegan options in their menus. Grocery stores are carrying vegan alternatives, and health supplements are more readily available.   But at the cost of not eating Miss Piggy –…

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Five-hundred people fed for Thanksgiving

The season of sweaters, pumpkins, and changing leaves is approaching, and with it, Thanksgiving; the holiday we all associate with an abundance of food – mainly turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie.  For a lot of people, this time of year is when we come together with those we love to show our thanks for…

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Delicious dishes to serve at Thanksgiving dinner

Tang Bing – Northern China Submitted by Lianne Xiao This recipe is simple and came from Lianne’s father’s memory. Ingredients Flour Cooking Oil Water Sugar Directions Cooking oil: I am not sure how much, like less than half a rice bowl of cooking oil.  Dough: use 2 hands full of flour and mix with water. …

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