The Coast postpones Burger Week to June 2020

With heavy sauce we bring you a Halifax Burger Week update from Burger Week HQ here at The Coast.

A cut above the rest

Chives’ chef Stephanie Ogilvie to showcase Nova Scotia’s food scene on new season of Top Chef Canada
Sitting at a table in Chives Canadian Bistro on Barrington Street, Stephanie Ogilvie exudes confidence—a pair of bold, black-framed glasses rest on her face in a way that projects an "I know my shit, don't test me" vibe.

Meet the new Ostrich Club

After a lengthy closure, The Ostrich Club (5529 Young Street) re-opened last month in the Hydrostone with a completely redesigned interior, a more intimate vibe and a slightly more booze-forward focus, "blurring the line between bar and restaurant," according to owner Rachel Knox.

First look at Propeller Brewing's Quinpool Road tap room

Six months ago the west end was a craft-beer desert, but now it's getting its second brewery.
If you've ever wanted to quiz your brewer on the finer points of mash and hops while downing a pint, Propeller Brewing's new Quinpool Tap Room and Cold Beer Store has got you covered.

Canada’s ultimate beer and cider crawl, right here in Halifax

Staking a claim for the city’s suds and sipping superiority, complete with self-guided tour map.
Consider: All over this country are places where you can find a cluster of brewers, and we're not just talking about East Vancouver.

Learning the language of beer

Canada’s leading beer-sommelier program makes its Nova Scotia debut.
If your favourite beer could tell a story, what would it be?

20 brews for 2020

A shopping list of new craft beer and cider releases from around the province.
Note: Unless otherwise indicated, these beers and ciders—which are presented in no particular order—should be available at NSLC and/or private liquor stores around Halifax until supplies run out. When in doubt or desperation, check with the individual brewery/cidery.

Re-inventing the craft beer festival

The Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival is bigger and better and rebrandeder than ever.
Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival March 21, Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road

Drink This

Dahlia cocktail at The Dahlia by Jukai, 15 King’s Wharf Place, open daily at 4pm
Inventing the cocktail menu for a new bar sounds as awesome as you'd imagine.

First Look: the return of Sushi Shige

A new home on Almon Street for Halifax’s sushi authority keeps things small, sincere and seriously delicious.
Shigeru Fukuyama has made sushi for more than 40 years.

Cocktail Cupids

If staying in is the new going out, The Middle Spoon has you covered this Valentine’s Day

With its sultry lighting and amorous ambience, The Middle Spoon Desserterie and Bar has been a prime destination for romantic evenings and mouth-watering desserts since 2011.

The Cheesecake Test

Going full Myers-Briggs on a first date isn’t very chill, so learn what you need to know about your would-be bae by what slice they order.
Ideally, the person who slid into your DMs would arrive on the highly anticipated first date ready to provide any need-to-know info you weren't able to suss out from their social media.

Why is it so hard to find legal edibles?

The long wait for "Cannabis 2.0" products is almost over—here’s what’s about to hit Nova Scotia shelves.
In the last week of January, a month after edibles arrived at the NSLC, the Clyde Street store was mostly bare of them.

Welcome to The Town's End

Doug Townsend and Renée Lavallée, the team behind Dartmouth's The Canteen and Little C, go down-home with a low-key Portland Street tavern

Where I work: Frédéric Tandy of Improv Café

Thanks to a strong business partnership with Almonak's Christopher Campbell, Tandy is living his French bistro dreams.
WHO HE IS Ten years ago, Frédéric Tandy opened Ratinaud French Cuisine, a charcuterie brimming with cured meats, rillettes, sausages and imported cheeses.

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Vol 27, No 43
March 19, 2020

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