Meet Brawta Jamaican Jerk Joint’s Christine Allen

Meet Brawta Jamaican Jerk Joint’s Christine Allen

From the farmers’ market to a downtown jerk joint, Christine Allen’s childhood dreams come true with her Jamaican restaurant.
Brawta Jamaican Jerk Joint

In this together

Jessica Babin's new panel series Women in Hospitality aims to pay wisdom forward and give credit where its due.
Women in Hospitality: The Evolution of Hospitality As Told by Women Sun Sep 8 Lot Six, 1685 Argyle Street, 
3pm, $25

First look: Yeah Yeahs Pizza’s slick second home

Downtown gets a slice of Dartmouth’s favourite little pizza shop.
Yeah Yeahs Pizza 1663 Barrington Street Opens Thu, Aug 29 Josh Nordin had a hunch when he first took a tour of 1663 Barrington Street last fall.

Claudia Pinto’s happy place

After a decade in business, Cafe Aroma Latino’s founder is still about comfort over cash.
Cortaditos, Mexican hot chocolate, empanadas, arepas, tostones, tacos and churros are all among the colourful menu items at the little north end wonder, Cafe Aroma Latino (5780 North Street).

Where I work: Booza Emessa ice cream shop

Before the war broke out, Samer Aljokhadar ran a string of ice cream stores in Syria. Now he’s back in business in Halifax.
Who he is Before he spent his days making ice cream, the frozen dessert was a rare treat for Samer Aljokhadar.

Emma Adamski is the leader
of the pack

An innovative entrepreneur and total visionary, the Cafe Good Luck and Dairy Bar owner’s approach to food and business is making us all “cool by association.”
Emma Adamski is an animated talker.

Where I work: The Raven Espresso Boutique

Chantelle Buote’s cafe—a bright teal, vintage trailer—is all about Spryfield.
WHO SHE IS "Coffee vibes are good vibes," Chantelle Buote says as she crafts an iced latte.

Winegrunt brings the buzz

A perfect pit-stop on a valley road trip, the Windsor bar celebrates its grand opening this month.
Winegrunt grand opening 43 Water Street, Windsor Sunday, July 14, 12-8pm

20 things to eat right now

The days are longer and the sense of adventure is jacked right up there with the Humidex. With that and Halifax's ever-growing bounty of good meals in mind, we’ve rounded up a selection of snacks and dishes to explore and indulge in.
Spaghetti carbonara Mappatura, 5883 Spring Garden Road, $12/$22 Carbonara is a dish that so many restaurants make, but so few seem to nail.

FIRST LOOK: Sourwood Cider’s funky little bar

Just over a year after launching its unfiltered product, the curious, creative cidery debuts its taproom.
Sourwood Cider 5576 Cornwallis Street

Limestone Group is calling all jerk-lovers

Continuing its cultural crusade, Limestone Group is spotlighting a popular Caribbean cooking style.
The Great North End Jerk Off Saturday, June 1, noon-10pm Mayflower Curling Club 3000 Monaghan Drive $10-$30 tickets here

Grills for Good connects chefs for a cause

Dartmouth native Mark Brand brings his do-gooder dining revolution to the east coast.
Grills For Good Tuesday, June 4 Good Robot Brewing, 2736 Robie Street 5:30-9:30pm, $55,

The root of Anne Novo

Informed by her past, mindful of the future, the Toronto chef is making her mark on Halifax.
Elements on Hollis

Where I Work: Creamy Rainbow Bakery and Cafe

Why Helen Zhao is on cloud nine making sweets influenced by both Asian and French baking.
Creamy Rainbow Bakery and Cafe

A toast to our ocean playground: the best three Tidal Bays of 2018

Jessica Emin picks her favourites from the latest vintage of our appellation wine.
P icture it: You're sitting in a folding chair on a country lawn somewhere in the Annapolis Valley.


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Vol 27, No 17
September 19, 2019

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