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Brave New World

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

For a good part of this summer you couldn’t get anything but Gahan House draught beer on Victoria Row. And, for the better part of the last decade, you really couldn’t find a dedicated dance club in downtown Charlottetown.

Overcoming both challenges at the same time would require quite a bit of money and a whole lot of imagination. But it’s been done. You can
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Local

Local

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

When I moved to PEI in 1979, everyone ate local. Really, you had to or you’d starve. The grocery stores offered carrots, cabbage, turnips, potatoes and onions. Fish came from the local fish plant, meat from the farm. Seasonal shellfish was the big treat Strawberries came from the field in June and not from Mexico in January.

But then, something changed.

Maybe it was
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Chef Abroad Season Two

Since earning a huge following in Canada with three original television series, The Inn Chef, Chef at Large, and Chef at Home, Michael Smith has been poised to take on the world. Cellar Door Productions and Ocean Entertainment have now combined their expertise in lifestyle and documentary television production to create Chef Abroad. The show, financed through the Canadian Television Fund’s
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Seek and Ye Shall Find

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

I’ve discovered a new beach. I thought I’d seen them all by now, but not this one. This one’s special. It’s got red cliffs and white sand dunes, hoodoos and small caves. I’d heard about it for years and I was always told it might be the most beautiful beach on Prince Edward Island. I highly recommend a trip to Thunder Cove beach this summer. But you’ll have to
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Canadian Chef of the Year

Chef Hans Anderegg, a chef instructor at Holland College’s Culinary Institute of Canada, was named Canadian Chef of the Year by the National Conference of the Canadian Culinary Federation at the federation’s annual conference in Kelowna, BC recently. The award comes on the heels of the title of Atlantic Chef of the Year, which Chef Hans garnered a couple of months ago. It is the first time that a
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The Art of Flex NYC

The Art of Flex NYC
Paintings and photograpy from PEI decorate Island-inspired restaurant

When restaurant entrepreneurs Bobby and Laura Shapiro opened a new restaurant in New York they imported more than Island seafood products to the establishment. The restaurant, Flex, is a spinoff of Flex Mussels in Charlottetown which, as its name would incicate, has a menu which gives prominence to mussels, in particular the
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Chefs Back Home

Chefs Back Home

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Prince Edward Island is the best place in the world to come home to, and thousands do it every summer.

For two Island chefs, this summer marks a return to the flavours upon which they honed their craft. For one, the Island will provide a place to raise a family, and to re-explore the flavours he’s raved about for the last decade in other places. For the other
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Culinary Boot Camps

The Culinary Institute of Canada is offering a series of Culinary Boot Camps. The boot camps provide customized experiences that allow participants to enjoy the Island’s cultural culinary heritage. Working alongside experienced chefs in the culinary institute’s state-of-the-art kitchens, the culinary “recruits” will learn the intricacies of culinary creations as well as essential kitchen
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Food & Wine Awards

The Prince Edward Island Restaurant Association has announced the Consumer’s Choice Best of Show Awards for the 1st Annual Savour Food & Wine Show held at the Confederation Centre of the Arts on May 28. The following winners were voted on by Savour consumers through a balloting process in each of the designated categories:

Best Hot Food: Shaw’s Hotel—Serving Ravioli of Escargots tossed in a
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Tourism Award to New Glasgow Lobster Suppers

Minister of Tourism, Valerie E. Docherty, on behalf of Premier Robert Ghiz, presented the 2009 Premier’s Award for Tourism to Sterling and Jean MacRae, and William and Thelma Nicholson of New Glasgow Lobster Suppers, at the 2009 Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island’s (TIAPEI) Conference held in Charlottetown in March. On June 24, 1958, New Glasgow Lobster Suppers served its first
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