5 years ago this week I started posting weekly recaps on the blog, thank you to everyone who follows along.

From the folks behind Ol School Donuts, a second truck Ol School Ice Cream will be hitting the streets soon. Hard ice cream with lots of topping options.

Piez Bistro will be returning to their old home in Portland Hills

Souls Harbour Mission is opening a thrift store this fall in Bayers Lake called Mission Mart

Rasa: Flavours of India has opened where Fireside was

Halifax ReTales Closed

In the column of things I completely missed, Ji Xiang (AYCE) Sushi on Quinpool has been closed since December

The Robins Donuts inside the Woodside Esso closes on Thursday

Sonia’s Stone Oven Pizza in Portland Hills has closed

Bounty Boutique in Historic Properties has closed

Mirchi Tandoor will be operating a late-night takeout window from 11pm to 4am on Friday and Saturday’s

I posted in August but now that construction has begun, Hook’Em and Cook’em a seafood monger and eatery is taking over the old Zibi auto space beside the Armoury, it will also have a large outdoor seating area.

The old laundromat on Agricola (@ Woodill) is finally being renovated and will become a cafe

One rumour in the Mic Mac Mall sort of squashed I have heard food things are going on the second floor by where Target was, but the food court is staying where it is. A&W renovated this week.