Newfoundland and Labrador’s icebergs, puffins, and craggy coastlines have attracted tourists from all over the world for decades, but recently, St. John’s has become a culinary destination in its own right. Canada’s most easterly city is also the most colourful, and while the rainbow-like array of historic homes is often covered with fog, the food scene shines all year round. For a city of 150,000, there are surprisingly diverse offerings, ranging from Mallard Cottage’s reimagined Newfoundland cuisine to low-key Filipino at RJ Pinoy Yum.
It’s also worth noting that Newfoundland is the only province in Canada where you can legally serve wild game in restaurants. Pair that with an exploding craft beer scene, renewed interest in local ingredients, and some unexpected Asian influences, it means St. John’s offers much more than fish and chips (but the city does that pretty darn well, too).Read More