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Rotary Radio Bingo

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown's Rotary Radio Bingo is played Tuesdays at 7 pm on 95.1 FM CFCY. Fo [ ... ]

Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Charlottetown Farmers Market

The Charlottetown Farmers Market is a Saturday “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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Honey Drop is Best New Sweet

Island product recognized at international awards in France

Island Abbey Foods Ltd., a Prince Edward Island company, recently announced the Honibe™—Honey Drop™ has been named as world’s best new product 2010 in the “Grocery—Sweet” category at the SIAL d’or Awards in Paris, France. The Honey Drop™ also won the “Country Award—Canada” as the highest scoring Canadian product for 2010. As a result of
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Atlantic Beef at Sim’s

Atlantic Beef at Sim’s

At a recent press conference held on Queen Street in Charlottetown outside Sim’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, a partnership between the Murphy Group of Restaurants and the Atlantic Beef Association was announced, by which Atlantic beef would be featured in MGR establishments. Speakers at the announcement included Kevin Murphy, president of MGR, Ross Munro, Director of Culinary of MGR, Jim Casey of
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A Trip to Camp

A Trip to Camp
A day at the Culinary Boot Camp of Holland College

by Luke Arbuckle

Education and hospitality were the flavors of the day as The Holland College Culinary Institute of Canada opened its doors for the second season of Culinary Boot Camp. A world-renowned establishment, The Institute draws students and visitors from around the world to its kitchens and dining rooms. It is considered by many to be the
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Flavours of Prince Edward Island: A Culinary Journey

Flavours of Prince Edward Island: A Culinary Journey
Austin Clement, Jeff McCourt, Allan Williams

Then I began driving up the long red clay lanes that lead to our farms, waded into the surf with an oyster rake, spotted golden chanterelles in the woods and downed shots of rum on the deck of a lobster boat at sea. Gradually, it dawned on me that food is at its best when we taste its flavours and its stories.”—Chef Michael Smith

Now you can bring the
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Viva Italia

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Over the last number of years, Prince Edward Island has become well known across North America as a culinary destination. Thanks to a concerted effort by Island restauranteurs, food producers, writers and government our little province has made quite a name for itself as a place where the food is fresh, delicious, and prepared with care. Most of the focus of
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Potluck with a Purpose

Potluck with a Purpose

The PEI Division of the Canadian Cancer Society launches a new twist on expression “potluck.”“With the support of Paderno, we’re delighted to introduce the Potluck with a Purpose to Islanders,” says Marla Delaney, Prevention & Public Issues Manager. “Finding cancer before there are signs or symptoms is crucial in the fight against cancer. That is why cancer screening is a priority and we are
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Tourism/Culinary Centre Grads

One hundred and fifty-six Holland College Tourism and Culinary Centre students celebrated their graduation in a ceremony on May 8 at the Confederation Centre. Megan Bruce, a graduating student from the Tourism and Travel Management program, spoke on behalf of the graduates. Zubair Siddiqi, General Manager of the Delta Prince Edward Hotel was guest speaker.

 

In Line for Chinese

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

A couple of weeks ago I had a rare, but excellent opportunity to dust off my drinking shoes and hit the town. A good buddy was without family for the first time in months and it was decided that a night out would be an appropriate course of action. Drinks at the house would be followed by drinks at a bar. As it turned out a few other friends were interested in
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Best Chef

Best Chef
Allan Williams recognized

Chef Allan Williams, a Research and Development Chef in Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, was named Atlantic Canadian Chef of the Year during the Canadian Culinary Federation’s Atlantic Conference in Charlottetown recently. The Atlantic Chef of the Year award recipient is selected from nominees from each of the Atlantic Provinces at the Canadian Culinary Federation’s regional
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Some Upcoming Events

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]