Windjammer Restaurant, Delta Beauséjour, Moncton, New Brunswick

Located in the heart of New Brunswick, Chef Stefan Müller can readily access some spectacular ingredients, many of which he has adopted in the many years he has been at the Delta Beauséjour. His 100 Mile Menu, showcased on Food Day Canada, is a true work of culinary art. Begin with the tangy,...

Black Rabbit on St. Georges, Moncton, New Brunswick

A late entry into this year’s roster, the Black Rabbit’s Chef Luc Doucet is well known to the Acadian region of New Brunswick.  His restaurant in downtown Moncton, opened this spring. Although this is lobster country, it’s also becoming renowned for its superb Acadian caviar...

Java Jack’s Restaurant & Gallery, Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland

Few National Parks in Canada are as dramatic as Gros Morne on the western shore of Newfoundland.  It’s a region of tuckamore and berries, fireweed and fishing.  A handful of small villages are tucked into the folds of the coast where it’s possible to refuel both body and soul.   Java...

Growlers Ice Cream Shop, Joe Batt’s Arm, Newfoundland

Growlers is pure Newfoundland.  Hyper-seasonal in nature, its staff, who are all local women, make some of the most innovative ice creams anywhere. They are sensational! Using the islands rich supply of berries, the signature recipes were originally imagined by St. John’s Chef Michelle...

Bogside Brewing, Montague, Prince Edward Island

It is so good to see Chef Dave Mottershall back cooking on Prince Edward Island.  No matter where he’s been, his Instagram handle is @chef_rouge…likely because of his red hair, but also because of the red-soiled island that he calls home. Dave has chef’d everywhere from Banff...

FireWorks, Inn at Bay Fortune, Fortune, Prince Edward Island

Rooted on the coast near Souris, P.E.I., The Inn at Bay Fortune’s gracious gardens and talented kitchen are embedded in island food culture.  It is the home of Chef Michael Smith’s dream restaurant.  Any one who has watched him in action knows that he casts a large presence and his...

Charlotte Lane Café, Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Chef Roland Glauser hails originally from Switzerland but has spent his adult life perfecting his culinary artistry in Canada, from Jasper to Halifax where he and his wife, Kathleen, settled for many years. Twenty one years ago they moved to the absolutely beautiful, some say...

2 Doors Down, Halifax

Leave it to Craig Flinn, the popular former Chef/Owner of Chives Canadian Bistro to deal with a problem by opening another restaurant.   2 Doors Down is Craig’s response.“We don’t want the slightest pretence in the space,” Flinn said. “It’s to be a come-as-you-are neighbourhood restaurant...

The Canteen, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Renée Lavallée’s public title is “Chef, Mother, Crazy Cheeses Lover”. As of 2014, she added “Restaurateur” to her moniker.  The Canteen quickly became one of the coolest new restaurants in Nova Scotia and this year grew out of its relatively small quarters. Renée...

Origines Cuisine Maritime, Caraquet, New Brunswick

“Le chef et propriétaire Benjamin Cormier revient dans sa région natale, après avoir travaillé dans des restaurants de fine cuisine, afin d’offrir une expérience aux saveurs inspirées du terroir des Maritimes. Le restaurant Origines Cuisine Maritime offre un menu gastronomique sous...