The ultimate bucket list to make sure your Newfoundland staycation is the best summer vacation you’ve ever had!
Quebec City is for eaters. While Montreal is on everyone’s gourmand radar (and for good reason), but the Quebec City restaurants scene is far from the underdog with its culinary cornucopian of Québécois dishes, European flair and modern Canadian cooking, along with great pizza and vegan food. Take that Montreal!Continue reading 24 Hours of Eating in Quebec City Restaurants
The seven-year itch. A phrase alluding to marriage fatigue, a decline of intimacy. But The Food Girl in Town is a food blog feeling no lethargy seven years in — I may not post as often as I would like, but I’m still itching to eat at the newest St. John’s restaurant. I’m still itching to plan the next trip. I’m still itching to tell you all about it. When I moved to Halifax in 2012 and started this food blog, I had no idea where it would take me, but I knew what I wanted to do:Continue reading The 7th Blogiversary Itch
Charming B&Bs and vacation homes abound when it comes to Bonavista accommodations, but there is nothing like Bonavista Living’s eco glamping pods.
There are about a million hotels in London, England. At least it felt that way when I was trying to book a hotel for our two-years-delayed honeymoon last fall. In reality, there are 1500 hotels across London offering more than 123,000 rooms ranging from capsule bunks near Kings Cross to five-star penthouses in Mayfair. We decided to break up our visit to make the best of the city: The first hotel was a splurge stay at The Laslett in notable Notting Hill and the second was a pub hotel in East London, The Culpeper. The former was a disappointment (an explanation of why merits its own blog post later) while the latter gave me one of the best night’s sleep I’ve ever hard… and it was above a bustling corner pub.Continue reading The Culpeper: The Best Pub Hotel in London
Get cracking! The Wake Up to Yellow event is coming to St. John’s this summer bringing all the eggy goodness for breakfast.
Winter in Newfoundland is shit. It’s cold and dark and snowy. And long. But somehow we all make it through, the winter blues coloured rosy pink by Well & Good Dinners. Stacey works hard to make sure she uses as much local produce as possible and then spices it up (literally) with flavours from all over the world. Last fall, I had the pleasure of dining and photographing the fall edition of Well & Good Dinners replete with root veg, edible flowers and the biggest roasted chickens I’ve ever seen in my life. Just like last year’s dinner, it was hosted at The Grounds Cafe at Murray’s in Portugal Cove, which is one of my favourite venues in the city — its high ceilings and big windows a chapel devoted to housing plants and delicious things. And just like last year, delicious food, warm conversation and soft candle-lit glow washed over me.Continue reading Well & Good Dinners: Spring 2019