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BEHIND THE LINE


Cheese sticks, eggrolls, and Blue: ill-prepared, ill-conceived, and illogical. Some people shouldn’t be allowed in a kitchen. Some people shouldn’t be allowed in bars. And some people shouldn’t be allowed out in public without a chaperone. These are their stories. That’s not how that’s done There was this great little takeaway near my first apartment. It was simple stuff. Sandwiches,…

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BEHIND THE LINE


Dirty feet, thieves, drinks, and a wretched hive of scum and villainy Well it’s a new year so let’s look at some timeless stories. I’m sure you have your own (and I would love to share them here so please send them in), but first, here are a couple of tales. One of them is mine and the others were…

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BEHIND THE LINE


Large servings, carpeted dining rooms, and other restaurant sins Over the years I’ve found that there are a few basic signs to be aware of that will make your dining-out experience better. Now, if a place you like to frequent ticks off a few of these boxes (three max, but never the terrible food one, that’s just a restaurant to…

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CHATTING WITH CHEF MICHAEL SMITH


Just prior to the PEI International Shellfish Festival, Salty was able to get a few moments of Chef Michael Smith’s time and asked him a few questions. Salty: You’ve just finished Beef and Blues with Fall Flavours, you’ve got two days before the shellfish festival kicks off and Feast and Frolic, and of course you’ve got Fireworks and the Inn…

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ICYMI


In Case You Missed It Congratulations to the members of this year’s PEI Royal Beef Team. Cody Cudmore, Nicole Drake, Jory Donovan, Olivia Drake, Sawyer Acorn, Molly Loane, Madison Pirch, Ryan Boswall, Isabella Acorn, Daniel Naddy, and alternate Isaac Drake will head to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this November to represent PEI. As well, the 4-H Dairy Team was…

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‘BOURDAIN DAY’ MARKED IN PEI


A celebration and a conversation about mental health in the restaurant industry On June 25, a group gathered on Victoria Row in Charlottetown for ‘Bourdain Day’. The gathering was both to honour Anthony Bourdain’s birthday and to open a conversation about mental health in the restaurant industry. Bourdain, a prolific chef, food writer, and TV personality tragically took his own…

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THE PEARL: A HIDDEN GEM


Summer opening showcases new rotating menus and more space for diners Even the sign is angled in a way that invites and welcomes you in for a meal. Our reservation was for 7:15 but I arrived early to walk the grounds a little and breathe in some of the country air. The Pearl is tucked between North Rustico and Cavendish…

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PEI CHOWDER TRAIL


Map highlights tasty chowders offered across the Island What began as the brainchild of Discover Charlottetown, has spread across Prince Edward Island. This year you can pick up a copy of your Chowder Trail guide and eat your way across PEI, bowl after delicious bowl. Seafood chowder is a staple offered at most restaurants in PEI, and why not? We…

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FROM THE LANDMARK CAFÉ TO LANDMARK OYSTER HOUSE


After three decades in business, popular restaurant in Victoria changes hands Eugene Sauvé was determined to find the ideal new owners for his aptly named Landmark Café. With the help of his family and small staff, Sauvé had spent three decades building the Landmark into an eatery much beloved by regulars in and around Victoria-by-the-Sea in Prince Edward Island. Word…

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CHANGE OF NAME AND PLACE


Gallant’s Shellfish evolves to allow for year-round operation in Charlottetown Feeding Islanders is at the heart of why Tyler Gallant is moving his restaurant. “We wanted to be be more Island-focused with feeding and producing good quality food for Islanders.” As I sit to chat with Gallant in the new space for his restaurant and catering business, construction continues around…

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