Side Hustle Snack Bar Can a family-friendly brewery be home to one of Dartmouth’s best new restaurants? Words and photos by Gabby Peyton These days the moniker ‘family-friendly’ doesn’t exactly scream ‘trendy’ when it comes to restaurants. Images of bustling chain restaurants with mediocre food …

Fork Restaurant Thirty minutes outside St. John’s, N.L., comfort foods meet Asian flavour In 1900, the French tire manufacturer Michelin created a series of guidebooks to encourage car rides around France (hence getting drivers to wear out their tires faster) and transformed the international dining …

If I’m being totally honest, we picked Ristorante a Mano in Bishop’s Landing for our business lunch because, well, it had onsite parking. There were snow flurries that day with a bone-chilling nip to the air. We wanted warmth, we wanted comfort food, and we didn’t want to walk 15 minutes to get there. Mano, a long-lived fixture of the city’s popular Bertossi Group of restaurants…

Associate Editor Gabby Peyton dines solo at the newly-reopened Fredericton restaurant—and becomes acquainted with a delicious side of pillow talk You know that refreshed feeling after a good night’s sleep? That’s how I felt walking out of 11th Mile in Fredericton the first week of …

Remember when airline tickets were handwritten? When you were served a hot meal on every flight? When you could take two suitcases and didn’t have to worry about how heavy they were? When there was (gasp!) an in-flight smoking section? I’m not going to waste …

How dare I talk about Christmas when summer’s still hanging on? I’m asking myself the same thing, as I sit here thinking more about heading to the pond for a swim than what I’d like from jolly ol’ Saint Nick.

Just when you least expect it: you’re asked to give a toast at an event. You may be acknowledging a retiring colleague or celebrating a major corporate milestone; presiding over your dining room table or a major meeting. Whatever it is, you’d just rather not have to get up and do it. Fear not. After Hours is here to save you, once again.

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