Calamari from Newfoundland squid. I’m not a huge calamari fan, but this was good. (Nicole’s Cafe on Fogo Island)
My Caesar at the Cafe at the Rooms in St. John’s. Much spicer than my usual Caesar (Hello Sriracha) with a spicy sausage as a garnish.
Scallop salad at the Mystic Restaurant at Sinbad’s Hotel in Gander
Cheesecake for dessert at the Cafe at the Rooms in St. John’s.
The first night in St. John’s we went to George Street and had fish and chips in a pub. Classic.
My sister and brother in law were in Newfoundland visiting his family at the same time I was there. We frequently compared food via text and I was a bit confused when she said she was having a “mess” for lunch. I was so excited to discover “weiner mess” on the menu of the food truck in Farewell while waiting for the ferry to Fogo. My brother in law says I should have had dressing on it, but it was really good as is.
Salt fish dinner is one of my favourites, so I had to try salt cod pizza. This was one of the best things I ate all summer. The best part: it was topped with pork scraps (which fancy people call scrunchions.) (Nicole’s Cafe on Fogo)
Chocolaty goodness for dessert at Portabellos in St. John’s
Cod cakes at the Cafe at the Rooms in St. John’s
Scallop salad with bacon. Need I say more. (PJ Billington’s in St. John’s)
Bologna is one of those foods you either love or hate. I happen to fall in the love category, though I consider it mostly a lunch/supper fare. When I saw bologna as a breakfast meat, I knew I had to try it. The French toast was good too. (PJ Billington’s in St. John’s)
My trip to Newfoundland in July included lots of good food (of course). You know it was good when you’re still thinking about it two months later. 🙂
When leaving Newfoundland in July, I made a point of looking around the tarmac in Gander while boarding the plane. Dawn was just beginning to break (or at least in felt like it; it was a very early flight). The tarmac was mostly empty, but in my mind I was trying to picture it like this: By Source, Fair…
Fogo Island has been on my bucket list of places to visit for a long time; way before Justin and Gwyneth made it cool. I had the chance to last month and it was so worth the trip. I’d go back in a heartbeat.
Joe Batt’s Arm
Veteran Arriving in Farewell
Veteran docking on Fogo
Joe Batt’s Arm
Docking on Fogo
Ferry Route Map
Every year I try to watch some coverage or retrospective of the events of September 11. It’s impossible to not remember the sadness, confusion, horror and fear from that day. I’ve been watching the replay of the “Today Show” from that morning. I was at work that day had only watched “hi lights” on the news. It is surreal and horrifying…