Magnum and Steins, Creative Dining at St. John’s

Travelling Foodie Eats: Pan-Fried Cod from Magnum & Steins

Magnum and Steins is a Canadian restaurant, wine bar & lounge inside The Duckworth hotel in St. John’s, offering creative dining with seasonal fare & an intimate vibe. We sat at the bar lounge area which is a very intimate and cozy atmosphere. Chef Leon John, from Montreal, is the Executive Chef of Magnum & … Read more

Thoroughly Crafted Canadian Cuisine at Thoroughbred Food & Drink (CLOSED) | Toronto, Ontario

Travelling Foodie Eats: Buttermilk Fried Chicken from Thoroughbred Food and Drink

We went to Thoroughbred Food and Drink on a Tuesday night, which happens to be their famous Chicken & Crazy Cheap Champaigne Night! The bar seating area is very hip with the upbeat music and dim lights (so if you want to take photos, best to go during lunch!) Upstairs there are more normal dining … Read more

Mallard Cottage, one of Canada’s best restaurants in St. John’s

Mallard Cottage in St. John’s, Newfoundland showcases the provinces’ vast array of wild game, seafood & produce, displayed alongside a vital piece of Newfoundland’s built heritage. Located in an 18th Century Irish-Newfoundland vernacular style cottage, Mallard Cottage is recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada for being one of the oldest wooden buildings in … Read more

Tavola, the Kitchen Table [CLOSED] | St. John’s, Newfoundland

Located on Water Street, Tavola’s food is playful and original, drawing on the finest traditional techniques, but embracing local products and purveyors, reinventing small plates and larger meals dishes for a modern Newfoundland. It is owned by famous musician, Bob Hallett, of the Great Big Sea. Did you know? Tavola generally means “the kitchen table” … Read more

Nouvelle Newfoundland Cuisine at Bacalao [CLOSED] | St. John’s, Newfoundland

Bacalao is a passionately local, award winning restaurant. In operation nearly 9 years, Bacalao is proud to have been the catalyst and leader for the local food movement in Newfoundland and Labrador. I had the Tasting Menu at Bacalao, Nouvelle Newfoundland Cuisine, created by Executive Chef Matt McDonald with Wine Pairing selection by Sommelier Andrea … Read more

Evoo in the Courtyard, Mediterranean Inspired Cuisine in St. John’s

Evoo in the Courtyard is a Mediterranean inspired restaurant in St. John’s located in the courtyard of the historic Murray Premises Hotel, where One11 Chophouse used to be. The interior has a nice rustic ambiance. It feels like you are in a cottage with stone walls and wooden beams. I had the great opportunity of … Read more