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Film competition

From Away is a film competition for Atlantic Canadian post-secondary students produced by the Atlant [ ... ]

Victoria Playhouse fundraising dinner

The Victoria Playhouse will hold its 7th Annual Fundraising Dinner on June 8 at the Landmark Café.  [ ... ]

Festival of Wines: Winemaker's Dinner Series

The Festival of Wines is returning to the Charlottetown Eastlink Centre with two nights of Grand Tastings on May 26 and 27. This year there are more than 260 wines featured at the Grand Tastings from around the world and eight food sample stations throughout the event with cheese samples by Cows Creamery, Glasgow Glen Farms and Oldfield's Dairy; Ganong chocolates, Papa John's Pizza, Shiny Sea

Gahan House opening in NB

Murphy Hospitality Group (MHG) from Prince Edward Island is bringing The Gahan House Restaurant and Brewery to Saint John in September 2017. The new location will be in the historic downtown area.

The restaurant, which will be located on Prince William Street, will feature a 120 seat dining room, 30 seat seasonal outdoor patio and 7 barrel DME brewing system. The restaurant will also feature an

Fall Flavours Festival wins award

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, announced the winners of the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism. Among the winners is Prince Edward Island’s Fall Flavours Culinary Festival.

The Fall Flavours Festival is a month long culinary celebration highlighting authentic PEI food and experiences that takes

PEI Lobster Festival

Celebrate PEI lobster at the PEI Lobster Festival hosted by Chef Michael Smith in the seaside town of Souris, PEI on June 25. Events start at 12 noon. There will be lots of fun festival events, demonstrations, contests and more. All followed by a traditional PEI lobster supper and music. For more information, visit or phone 1-855-566-3278.


Culinary Institute of Canada’s dining rooms close temporarily

The Culinary Institute of Canada’s dining establishments are closed for a period of six months.

The Lucy Maud Dining Room, the Institute’s fine dining restaurant, and the Montgomery Cafeteria, will undergo significant upgrades as part of the $7.5 million renovation and expansion that was announced in January 2017.

The renovation and expansion to The Culinary Institute of Canada was made possible

Defending champ

The challenge of Burger Love

by Andrew Sprague

Another Burger Love has come and gone. The 2017 edition featured a whopping 84 burgers at restaurants across the Island. It was a behemoth. Hundreds of cattle paid the ultimate price to ensure kitchens in more than a dozen communities kept pace with the roving masses of burger enthusiasts. The list of burger photos was nearly three feet


How to be a farmer in your own dining room

by Ann Thurlow

There’s something very hopeful about a tray of fresh greens growing by the window. Especially if it’s the winter; most especially if you can eat the greens just a few days after you plant them. They are microgreens—little shoots that taste like the very essence of vegetables. This week it’s spicy cress, next week it might be kaiware

Local Food Heroes: Joe’s Mediterranean

Submitted by Ann Thurlow

Fadi Malke carefully places a small glass of Arak on the table. “Drink it slowly,” he advices, “it’s very strong—50 per cent alcohol.” The drink tastes like licorice and is as strong as advertised. Fadi suggests having it with shanklish, a salad of cheese, tomatoes and spices. It seems an improbable combination—the tart salad with the sweet drink. But Fadi says it’s what

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Cooked market lobster sale
Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays in May & June

Stratford Lions Club will hold a sale of cooked market lobsters each Thursday 1–5 pm, Friday 10 am–6:30 pm and Saturday 10 am–3 in May and June. It takes place at the corner of Mason Rd and TCH, Stratford. Proceeds go to the QEH Foundation. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to

Local food in schools

Three Island schools will have more fresh, local food on their menus through a program aimed at improving food security and education.

The Food Security and Food Education Program will help Islanders access local food and teach about its nutritional value, where it comes from, and how it they are produced. Led by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the program will include a pilot project

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Some Upcoming Events

Dunes Island Art Gallery

Season launch and fashion show June 11
Dunes Studio Gallery The Dunes Studio Gallery and Café laun [ ... ]

Sixty Days of Fame for Eddy Schwartz

Until May 31
MacNaught History Centre and Archives Summerside artist Eddy Schwartz is marking Canada [ ... ]


May 31–June 3
City Cinema 14A. Dir: Nacho Vigalondo, Canada/Spain, 110 min. Anne Hathaway, Ja [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

At the microphone

Profile: Kinley Dowling by Jane Ledwell Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical persona [ ... ]

2017 PEI Science Fair awards

Organizers and 45 community partners of the 2017 PEI Science Fair handed out more than $15,000 in pr [ ... ]

PEI Cultural Strategy

Islanders encouraged to participate Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s fir [ ... ]