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I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

There is the odd occasion where I have to start an article with a disclaimer of sorts, or an admission of conflict of interest. In this case it’s because the subject is a close personal friend, an associate in theatrics, and one of the finer people I’ve ever known. He is also, however, the proprietor of a unique dining institution. It’s a place that a person
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Coffee Connecting Cultures

Coffee Connecting Cultures
PEI Association for Newcomers hosts event at Timothy’s

For centuries the world over coffee has been the drink that connects people and bonds friendships. The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEIANC) and Timothy’s World Coffee understand the importance of building friendships and have teamed up to host Coffee Connecting Cultures.

This event featuring ethnic music and cultural performances
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Breakfast is Ready

Breakfast is Ready
Ruby Doucette volunteers with Breakfast for Learning PEI

Difference Engines
by Nina Linton

Separating the halves of a bagel, Ruby Doucette drops them in an industrial toaster as two crispy pieces slide out the other end. She collects the done dough and adds it to a mound of other toasted O’s in a tray, as she prepares for the arrival of her hungry regulars.

Two mornings a week Ruby Doucette is up
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Totally Chocolate

Totally Chocolate
Island Chocolates Company hosts fall festival in Victoria

by Peggy Miles

Forget love, I’d rather fall in chocolate.” That’s the adage written on a little container I have in my home office, and quite succinctly expresses my adoration for the decadent substance. Linda Gilbert shares this passion for confectionery and operates the Island Chocolates Company in Victoria by-the-Sea.

Gilbert’s self
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Domestic Arts

Domestic Arts

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

Sarah Forrester Wendt is kind of amazed that most people can’t sew on a button. And she’s even more incredulous at the idea that many people don’t think they can cook. She sees these things, not as chores, but as domestic arts—the kind of activities that should be enjoyed and shared.

She practices what she preaches. For seven years she taught macrobiotic cooking in
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Anything But Common

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Halifax is one of my favourite cities. I always enjoy myself there. My sister has lived there for almost ten years. Several life-long friends call the Maritime capital home as do a good many fairly new ones. I tend to spend a lot of time there. When I go to Halifax for reasons other than business my itinerary is fairly standard; dinner somewhere nice, followed
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Oyster Shucking Champion

Eamon Clark, winner of the Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship at the Tyne Valley Oyster festival, will be competing for the world championship in Galway, Ireland in September with support from the provincial government. Mr. Clark works at Rodney’s Oyster House in Toronto.

Summerside Farmer’s Market

The Summerside Farmer’s Market is open every Sat year round from 9 am–1 pm located in the lower level of the Holman Building, Downtown Summerside. Products include locally grown food produce, food service vendors and works by local artisans. For info check out their Facebook page at Summerside Farmer’s Market or call 432-8396.

Charlottetown Farmers' Market

The Charlottetown Farmers' Market is a Sat “must” for anyone. Enjoy the warm atmosphere in the heart of the community. Meet local farmers, craft and food artisans and producers. Purchase locally, organic produce, fish, meats, baked goods, preserves, roasted coffee and speciality teas, and foods for those with special diets. Serving ethnic foods from around the world, the Charlottetown Farmers’
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Asian Infusion

Asian Infusion

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

So my friend is on the phone and she’s saying “Sushi? Are you kidding? This is Charlottetown!”. And all I can think is—what, you’ve been living under a rock? Because, if there’s one thing Charlottetown suddenly and wonderfully has tons of, it’s places to get it’s sushi.

At last count, there were four sushi places, with another set to open soon. And there are a couple
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