Common Roots Urban Farm sows its seeds

After picking up and moving across town, the community garden reflects on its season and plots what’s next.
8th Annual Harvest Hootenanny and Pumpkin Smash Bi-Hi Park, Bayers Road Sat Nov 2 1-5pm

Annie-Marie Bungay-Larose’s fine balance

The Halifax bartender finds harmony in flavours, competition and creativity as she makes her mark as one of the city’s best.
Spirited Away

Bliss Bowls blends beautiful nourishment

From the beach to the farmers’ market, hefty, highly decorated smoothie bowls helped Erin Lecky follow her bliss.
Bliss Bowls Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market 1209 Marginal Road Saturdays and Sundays

The Smash Burger

Side Hustle Snack Bar’s instant smash is nothing fancy and yet everything you’ve ever wanted in a greasy, diner patty.
Side Hustle Snack Bar at North Brewing Co. 899 Portland Street Sun-Thu, 11:30am-11pm Fri-Sat, 11:30am-midnight

The winds of change

As farmers attempt to move forward from Hurricane Dorian, the future’s on their minds.
After surviving last year's late spring frost and record-breaking warm summer, Nova Scotian growers recently faced off with Hurricane Dorian's 120-kilometre-an-hour winds.

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.


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Vol 27, No 24
November 7, 2019

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