2022 Chef's Guide to Halifax

Chef's Guide: OXALIS

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Chef's Guide: OXALIS
Oxalis Restaurant is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and has brought European farm to table dining to the Halifax dining community. This German and Austrian owned restaurant showcases incredible Nova Scotian ingredients that are in season, a masterfully curated drink list, a welcoming space, and impeccable service.

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Chef's Guide: DEAR FRIEND BAR

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Chef's Guide: DEAR FRIEND BAR
Dear Friend Bar is a cosy cocktail bar located in Downtown Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. They boast an impressive bottle collection of local and imported specialty spirits, and because of this, their cocktail menu is both tantalising and ever-changing. Their attention to detail is evident in every drink they make, and their concoctions are intentional and layered with complexity.

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Chef's Guide: EL CHINO SNACK BAR

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Chef's Guide: EL CHINO SNACK BAR
El Chino Snack Bar is an offshoot of Robie Street Station and owned by the same duo. The space that once housed a to go point for the popular breakfast joint now holds El Chino Snack Bar. What started as a passion project has become an inviting and intimate space with an impressive tequila list and lots of tasty snack style dishes.

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Chef's Guide: THE PRESS GANG

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Chef's Guide: THE PRESS GANG
The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is housed in one of the city's oldest buildings dating back to 1759, and it feels every bit that old. It’s a space consisting of exposed stonework, dimly lit rooms, low ceilings, and an olden day ambiance. It truly is one of the most interesting venues in Halifax, and some even say that it is haunted. Stepping into The Press Gang is like entering the Halifax of a previous century.

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Chef's Guide: THE RUSTIC CRUST

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Chef's Guide: THE RUSTIC CRUST
The Rustic Crust is located in Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia, and serves brilliantly made wood fired pizzas. Their menu is simple, yet inviting, and focuses on Italian-styled thin crust pizzas. They also have something for everyone as their options range from vegetarian pizzas to salads, meat lovers to desserts.

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