Author Archives : Jessica Fritz

Sins Squared


Island Chocolates Hosting Choc-tail Hour in July and August If you’re a chocoholic, a visit to Island Chocolates in the village of Victoria-by-the-Sea is no doubt a pilgrimage you make each summer. If it’s not, it probably should be, especially since the long-established chocolate shop is upping the ante this year. Known for hosting wine and chocolate pairings, Island Chocolates…

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A Place to Relax


Lot 45 establishing itself as year-round pub in Souris It was like a Christmas present when Darin McAree and his partner, Linda Brown, learned late last year that their proposal to take over the vacant premises on 41 Breakwater Street had been accepted by the Souris Harbour Authority. Three months later, on March 10, they opened Lot 45 Pub &…

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Bringing Locals Together


Year-round market opens in Montague With Montague celebrating its 100th birthday this year, it seems a fitting time to try something the town has seen before, but with a targeted concept. On June 11, Caroline Farrell, supported by her husband, Paul, launched a new farmers’ market. Currently located in the rink of the local curling club **, the market is…

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Happy Animals, Tasty Meat


PEI Charcuterie brings 2017 food trend to the Island As food trends go, charcuterie will remain a hot one in 2017 according to a poll of 1,300 US chefs. That’s good news for Island food entrepreneurs and farmers, Karine Arsenault and Jordan Liantzakis. The couple launched PEI Charcuterie last month and are eager to share their ethically-raised, value-added meat product…

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Taking the Fight Out of Food


Celebrate Nutrition Month with the Dietitians of Canada “What is your relationship with food?” Maybe you’ve never asked yourself that question or maybe it’s one you’re intimately familiar with. In either case, it’s very likely that your relationship with food mimics that of any other relationship – with highs and lows, good times and hard times. To many, food represents…

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