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HALIFAX: Beer on tap

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Restaurants On October 16, 2007 3 Comments

Halifax is a city full of great pubs so you can’t go wrong. I kept insisting on trying to find this pub I went to once that had… Read More »

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: The honour system

In Maritimes, Sights On October 15, 2007 1 Comment

Several potato stands line the highway from the Confederation Bridge into Charlottetown. They are not manned. They are run on the honour system. Imagine that happening on the… Read More »

FREDERICTON: At the Market

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Sights On October 13, 2007 2 Comments

Everyone has a favourite food at the Fredericton Farmer’s Market every Saturday. Mine always come from Kurt’s. Today, it was schnitzel (the unbreaded kind) with German mustard and… Read More »

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Last bastion of bottled pop

In Maritimes, Misc. On October 11, 2007 1 Comment

To Americans, it’s soda. To us Canadians, it’s pop. And to people who live on Prince Edward Island, it’s available only in bottles. It’s been that way since… Read More »

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Lobster supper

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Restaurants, Sights On October 10, 2007 6 Comments

The very first time I went to Prince Edward Island, I did the natural tourist thing and went straight to Cavendish to visit the site that inspired Lucy… Read More »

ST. STEPHEN: Sweet chicken bones

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Sights On October 9, 2007 10 Comments

Ganong is Canada’s oldest candy company, started in 1873 by the Ganong family in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Today, it’s run by the family’s fourth generation and the… Read More »

NEW BRUNSWICK: Noah’s Ark

In Maritimes, Sights On December 28, 2006 9 Comments

A pastor in this town of Florenceville had a vision in the late ’80s that he was supposed to build an ark so he did. The ark is… Read More »

FREDERICTON: It’s about time

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Restaurants On September 28, 2006 3 Comments

Fredericton, while abundant in good people and beautiful homes, could not boast the same about its restaurants. That’s slowly changing and finally the city has its first Indian/Pakistani… Read More »