Food and Travel

Your Intimate Guide to Canada's East Coast

Great Escapes!

  • Fish New Brunswick's Miramichi
  • Experience Newfoundland by boat
  • See Nova Scotia by sidecar
  • Dine in style in PEI

Insider Tips

  • Get away to Grand Manan
  • Our guide to the perfect scallop
  • Lobster comes out of its shell

20 top beaches in Atlantic Canada



I’ve fallen in love with John’s Lunch in Dartmouth, NS. It all started when I posted a note on Facebook looking...

Welcome to New France. It’s easy to leave the trappings of the 21st century behind at Fortress of Louisbourg...

Atlantic Canada is home to long stretches of dreamy shorelines, perfect for sand castles, sunset strolls, and...

St. Andrews, NB, has a lot going for it: it’s known as Canada’s first seaside resort town and is home to awe-inspiring...

It started in March 2004, with the chance pairing at a Toronto function of Ben Cowan-Dewar—a man with dreams of someday...

It’s a cloudless May day in Halifax. Perfect conditions—too chilly for flies; warm enough to feel the sun on our cheeks...

She’s sexy, long and lean—but sometimes broad and beastly. She’s a constant presence, but never the same. Immortalized...

What do râpure, fricot, fish cakes and meat pies have in common? ? They’re all traditional Acadian foods...

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Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore may seem a bit remote, but in reality, it’s just a couple of hours from Halifax, Antigonish...

If the fabled black marlin is the king of what are called “big game” fish—and the stuff of the works of such salt...

The din is deafening. It emanates, in part, from Canada’s largest nesting colony of common terns; there are more...

Dar Purdy, from Cedar Lake, NS, is a long-time fan of music festivals like Celtic Colours and Stanfest. But topping...

The first time I visited Grand Manan, not long after meeting my wife-to-be, the small island near the mouth...