Whether you consider yourself a foodie or you only dine out a couple of times a year, Flavours of Halifax and Road Trips offers you a window into the best food the city has to offer.
The largest port on Canada's East Coast has long been a gathering place for people of differing cultures from around the world. Those same winds that drew people to Halifax are today attracting a new generation of chefs, bringing with them new flavours and experiences, and we are all the richer for it.
Some hail from places halfway around the world and bring with them the cooking traditions and sensibilities of their homelands. For those who grew up here on the East Coast, they have not only kept the culinary traditions of their home province alive but have adapted them and given them new life. The result is a Nova Scotia food scene that has never been more innovative or diverse.
In Flavours of Halifax and Road Trips, the best of the region's epicurean leaders take food lovers on a culinary journey through the city's emerging hotspots. Quite simply, it is a celebration of the culinary scene in all its resplendent glory.
About the authors
Tom Mason is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience. He is the former editor-in-chief of Atlantic Progress and a beat reporter for the Chronicle Herald. He has written for newspapers and magazines across the country, including Canadian Business, Canadian Geographic, Outdoor Canada, Saltscapes and many more.
Heidi Jirotka is a professional food photographer who has worked for Chapman's Ice Cream and other national companies. She did the photography for 2015's Flavours of Halifax and Road Trips.