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Dîner sans blanc

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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Started in 1988 in Paris, the fanciest of places, Dîner en Blanc is a dress-coded picnic whose glamourous public location remains a mystery until the night of. Now, people in cities across the world—including Halifax—pay to dress head-to-toe in white and lug their chairs, tablecloths and elegant baskets of food and wine to be part of this massive communal r ....

You say tomato

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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The reputation of Renée Lavallée's popular Dartmouth sandwich shop, The Canteen, is built—just like its sandwiches—on a foundation of freshly baked bread. Along with a devotion to beautifully baked sourdough, focaccia and bagels, The Canteen embraces seasonal ingredients that are used in creative and class ....

Cultivating small-business

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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When Saronn Pov moved to Halifax in 2010, she saw the farmers' market as the best way to put down roots in a new city. "I was really nervous thinking, what will people think of the food?" says the chef and radiant personality behind Saronn's Kitchen, a popular prepared food stall that's since made a name for its ....

A Star is born

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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Ugh, Burnside. If Dartmouth's industrial park were to have a slogan, it could easily be something along the lines of "Want to feel like a rat in a maze? Come to Burnside!" A labyrinth of streets walled with a series of squat warehouses and industrial-commercial buildings that have all the charm of a knocked-over ....

6 Occasions you need a keg

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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What’s your favourite locally-shot Christmas movie?

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Secret to success

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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"The tried and tested ingredients of food and music are the great cementers of community and relationships," says Sobaz Benjamin. The executive director of the community group In My Own Voice has been thinking a lot about those key ingredients lately, in planning—along with iMOVe team Kyle Hamilton, MJ Loppie, ....

Living la dolce vita

  • Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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If I've learned anything fromEat, Pray, Love—other than when you were planning a comeback, Julia Roberts, what were you thinking?—it's that Italy is more than just a country to stamp in your passport or the breeding ground for the world's best cuisine. It's the kind of place that inspires a whole way ....