Tag Archives: Restaurant

The Spitfire Arms – Windsor, NS

I can think of several examples of good Irish pubs in Nova Scotia.  There’s the Old Triangle in Halifax, Celtic Corner in Dartmouth and, of course, The Dock in New Glasgow.  However, fewer examples of authentic feeling English locals come to mind. Some people might wonder what’s the difference.  There are many similarities.  A good… Read More

Tempo Food & Drink – Halifax

Last week, Halifax’s newest restaurant opened its doors in style with a huge grand opening party.  Tempo (@tempofooddrink) fills the main floor of the Barrington & Duke corner of the Delta Barrington (@deltas_in_hfx), bringing to life this section of downtown. The party was a local-lovers dream – Blomidon Wines, cocktails made with Ironworks liquors and… Read More

Craft Beer Tour – Annapolis Valley

paddys pub beer sampler craft beer NS
It probably isn’t a surprise that we are craft beer fans, especially Nova Scotian craft beer.  We’re also big fans of the Annapolis Valley and the Port Pub.  So when Halifax photographer, beer aficionado and tweeter Andrew @monochromegod offered to join us on one of our tours to help us with our photos, we thought what… Read More

Chowder Trail – South Shore

Lanes Privateer Inn Liverpool Chowder Trail Taste Of Nova Scotia
We're on the Taste of Nova Scotia Chowder Trail! Read on for our thoughts on three South Shore Chowder Trail locations: Lane’s Privateer Inn – Liverpool  (7.7/10) We visited Lane’s Privateer Inn two years ago when we first started The Local Traveler NS.  At that time we fell in love with Liverpool’s waterfront, which Lane’s… Read More

The Five Fishermen – Halifax, NS

Five Fisherman Nova Scotia
Five Fisherman (@5fishermen) is a mandatory stop if you are a tourist in Halifax.  So it comes as no surprise that my first experience took place during a visit from Drew’s Scottish side of the family. The building has a lot of history. It was originally built in 1817 as a school house. It was… Read More

The Bistro – New Glasgow

The Bistro New Glasgow
After our wildly popular and much debated post on Pictou County pizza, we have decided to return to PC to check out some of the other dining options.  If a slice isn't what you're in the mood for and it's a special occasion or you're just looking to treat yourself, you really can't do any… Read More

Wasabi House – Halifax, NS

Wasabi House Halifax
In the past few years, HRM’s sushi options have blossomed from a handful of small shops to a smorgusboard of sushi chains, boutique stores, and all you can eat options. One of the newest kids on the Halifax sushi block, and the closest sushi option to our block, is Wasabi House (@wasabihouse). Wasabi House opened… Read More

Stayners Wharf – Halifax, NS

Stayners Wharf
Located on the Halifax Waterfront, this restaurant and jazz bar can boast the best calamari in the city. In the summer, its large patio area makes it an ideal place to check out all of the happenings on the waterfront such as The International Busker Festival. In the winter, its intimate stage and sultry atmosphere… Read More