Music Encoding Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 19-22nd May 2022

Meal Recommendations for Halifax, NS

These options reside within Central Halifax for ease of travellers. Organized by budget:

  1. Stories Fine Dining — seafood and game, intimate boutique hotel setting, in historic building downtown.
  2. Drift — local ingredients, on the waterfront, hip.
  3. The Bicycle Thief — Italian cuisine (note the film reference...), on the waterfront.
  4. The Barrington Steakhouse and Oyster Bar — steakhouse, downtown, live music.
  1. Julep — craft cocktails, fusion, Canadian, downtown.
  2. The Five Fishermen — seafood and steak eatery, historic building near waterfront.
  3. The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar — seafood, classic cocktails, rustic, downtown.
  4. Bar Kismet — small plates, cocktails, a favourite of Jennifer's (Agricola Street).
  5. Agricola Street Brasserie — French-inspired, local ingredients, stylish.
  1. Efes — great Turkish food (including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options), another favourite of Jennifer's, between campus and downtown (Spring Garden Road).
  2. Coburg Social — great coffee, breakfast, sandwiches, and licensed (close to campus).
  3. Morris East — wood-fired oven pizzeria, another favourite of Jennifer's, two locations (Quinpool and downtown).
  4. Cha Baa Thai — downtown, spacious, excellent Thai food.
  5. Waterfront Warehouse — raw bar and seafood specialties.

Notable options & food restrictions:

VeganHeartwood, The Wooden Monkey, enVie, Wild Leek.

Gluten sensitiveSalty's, Eliot & Vine, 2 Doors Down.

BakeryLF Bakery (superb French patisserie), Gingerbread Haus bakery (European pastries and artisinal breads).

PizzaPiatto Pizzeria + Enoteca Halifax, Tomavinos Ristorante, Rugova's Pizza.

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