Tag Archives : Charlottetown

Hop To It

PEI Beer Festival moves indoors Now in its fourth year, the PEI Beer Festival has moved its outdoor venue to one of Charlottetown’s most well-known indoor venues, the Delta Prince Edward. Removing the worry of being rained out has allowed for a smoother and more reliable experience. And smooth, from all outward appearances, is how the Festival ran. When the…

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Being Shellfish IS All It’s Cracked Up to Be!

Feast & Frolic kicks off the 2017 PEI International Shellfish Festival Bountiful. If only allowed one word to sum up the Feast & Frolic event on September 14th, 2017, this three syllable word would be the one. Other strong contenders would include: enticing, indulgent, grand, impressive, and spectacular. After all, how else could one describe an evening filled to the…

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Experience PEI

PEI Island food at the heart of experiential tourism business “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly without fear for richer and newer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt For many Islanders, the prospect of doing farm chores or tonging for oysters is likely to conjure up some choice thoughts…

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Tacos Without Borders

Sugar Skull Cantina opens its doors in historic downtown Charlottetown, offers Central American flavours along with vacation-like experience When chef Jane Crawford was five years old, her parents would take her to a pizza restaurant and she’d ask for escargot as a topping. Whoever was waiting on the table would ask, “For real? It’s not a joke?” “My parents were…

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Profile picture of Sara Sadat and Akbar Sadat at their restaurant

Observing Halal

Ensuring traditional meat options are available on PEI When Akbar Sadat and his wife, Sara, moved to PEI as refugees in 2007, they were able to get halal meat from the local mosque, but there was very little available. After some asking around, he was able to make a connection with the people at Shaw Meats who allowed him to…

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PEI Farm Centre exterior

New Market at Farm Centre Launches June 15

Thursday evenings in Charlottetown are about to get a whole lot tastier Whether you prefer to shop for your food before the weekend arrives or are simply in search of a convivial, green space to wile away a sunny evening, the new farmers’ market set to launch at the Farm Centre in Charlottetown is likely to suit your fancy. Every…

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Julain Molnar poses with an assortment of her fauxmage samples at the Charlottetown Farmers Market

A Fresh Start

New artisanal vegan cheese business proving popular with Islanders For actress and singer Julain Molnar diving into the world of artisanal food production offered the opportunity for a fresh start. While such a sentiment may sound a bit cheese-y, it’s technically fauxmage-y. As the energetic, one-woman show behind Fresh Start Fauxmage, Molnar is making her mark on Canada’s Food Island…

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Basket filled with different bread products

Profile: Breadworks

The hand-crafted bread of John Dale To catch a baker means getting up really early. The sun wasn’t up when I met with John Dale to learn about his breadmaking venture, Breadworks. His shop can be found just off Great George Street in Charlottetown, down a short alley and around the corner of a building. I found him tucked away…

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