Why do food blogs matter?

I just finished my first semester of journalism school. It was a fast-paced tough kind of fun, but my extracurriculars took a beating: Ethics class called food-blogging unprofessional, slamming bloggers for accepting free food, guest-speakers labeled bloggers as “amateurs,” and professors rolled their eyes when they found out I was a food blogger. […]


The perfect day of eating: Halifax

My perfect day, like many days, revolves around food. I daydream frequently about eating three meals a day at restaurants and I’ve decided to let you in on the fantasy. This is my no-holds-barred-budget-busting-shameless perfect day of eating in Halifax. Breakfast is a no brainer: The […]

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The table is set, but you can’t sit

Imagine a room filled with dining rooms and beautiful food to eat, but not a place to sit. This might sound like a cruel joke, or a line from an Alanis Morissette song, but it’s actually a unique fundraiser that happened just last weekend. Dine […]

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The most underrated restaurant in Halifax

The most underrated restaurant in Halifax is waiting to be found, hidden in the halls of the Akerley campus of Nova Scotia Community College. Fresh Twenty One, formerly known as the Akerley Dining Room, is a fine-dining restaurant that is run completely by the students of the […]

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Munching in München

I don’t really like German food. Don’t get me wrong, biergarten (beer garden) food is awesome with lots of pork, lots of sausage, and don’t even get me started on the Currywurst. But once I left the garden gate, there wasn’t much that tickled my fancy. This was my first […]

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Mohamed Ali Middle Eastern Cuisine

My sister Maggie and I recently had a lovely lunch where I ate some of the best falafel I have ever had. Mohamed Ali Middle Eastern Cuisine is located in downtown St. John’s on Duckworth Street and this place competes with any falafel I ate in Istanbul. After […]