As I write this, the Ice Dance free program at the Sochi Olympics is playing. Having studiously avoided Twitter all day, I get the best of both worlds: I can fast-forward the commercials but still have the suspense of watching it live, because I don’t know who wins.
Whether your poison is hockey or figure skating, ice skating is a pretty iconic Canadian past-time.
The Capital Region is proving to be a trove of culinary gems, and while some are hidden (Haru), The Blue Door in downtown Fredericton has already racked up multiple awards. The Blue Door succeeds so well because it’s a reflection of Fredericton itself, offering refined dishes in an attractive setting without putting on too many airs. Continue reading →
Still wondering what to do for Valentine’s Day? Us too. Here’s a rundown of the events throughout the Maritimes that caught my eye while I was searching for the perfect way to celebrate with my husband. Continue reading →
The Fredericton Boyce Farmer’s Market offers up everything from sausages to hand-knit hats to fresh produce every Saturday from 6am – 1pm, but we go for the chicken. It turns out that real chicken, the kind that isn’t pumped full of water before you buy it, is flavourful and has a wonderful texture.
What’s on offer at the Market isn’t just locally-raised but sold at prices competitive with the big grocery chains, so we get to support our local economy, not pay any more, and get a far superior product. Win/win/win!