Charlottetown restaurant slammed with a warning letter

The Unique Work (or Golden Work), a Chinese food restaurant in Charlottetown has been handed a warning letter by provincial health inspectors to get things in order. The restaurant which received its third warning in 2017, was issued a warning letter on December 14—with regards to various health violations such as, failure to follow proper hand washing practices and failure to receive [...]

20 January 2018

Murphy Hospitality Group launches new food delivery option

Residents of Charlottetown and Stratford can now conveniently order deliveries or take-out meals from a chain of popular restaurants in the city. The new delivery and take-out service is made possible by the Murphy Hospitality Group, as it launched a mobile app, MHG Delivered. The app gives customers an avenue to order from any of the company's restaurants in Charlottetown. The ap [...]

20 January 2018

Loblaws gift card inspires generosity — and skepticism — among Islanders

Many Islanders have pledged to donate their $25 Loblaws gift cards to food banks or other charitable organizations — happy news for P.E.I.'s Upper Room Hospitality Ministry, which runs the food bank and soup kitchen in Charlottetown.  Loblaws opened applications for its gift card program Monday after admitting to the company's role in fixing the price of bread from 2002 to 2015. [...]

19 January 2018

P.E.I. Lebanese community celebrates new year with music, dance and food

P.E.I.’s Lebanese community is a tight-knit family of which Olinda Gossen is proud to be a member. She was born in Brazil to Lebanese parents and later married a Lebanese man in Ottawa. The couple honeymooned in P.E.I. in 1970 and haven’t looked back. “We liked the Island so much that we stayed… we made a lot of friends with the Lebanese community so we enjoyed it here,” said Gossen [...]

19 January 2018

Their cup of tea: P.E.I. kombucha-makers planning to expand

A drink invented 2,000 years ago is seeing a major world revival, and an Island coule is reaing the benefits of the kombucha craze.  Kombucha is fermented tea and can be flavoured with anything from fruit to herbs. "It really fits with our riorities," said Amy Smith, who with her artner Verena Varga owns Heart Beet Organics in Darlington, .E.I [...]

19 January 2018

Top 5 Coffee Shops in Charlottetown

Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island has much to offer.  A surprisingly small, walkable city, there are many coffee shops to choose from.  Here is my top five of the best coffee shops on Charlottetown, PEI.  Give them a try, you will want to go back for more. Receiver Coffee Company A favourite of the locals and visitors alike in Charlottetown, the Receiver Coff [...]

18 January 2018