We've earned a whole lot of love & support when it comes to the local media, from newspapers to food bloggers, to national TV.  And they've all got nothing but good things to say. Check out our long list of news history.


Aug 21: Big 7 Travel: The 7 Best Burgers in Halifax

Jun 19: The High Button: Trying out the new restaurant, Pon-Zu Poke Sushi Bowls

Mar 2: Halifax Magazine: Upstreet in the neighbourhood

Feb 7: The Chronicle Herald: THE MENU BOARD: Halifax gourmet burger pioneer still getting it right


Dec 13: The Chronicle Herald: THE MENU BOARD: Lots of flavour, a shuffleboard at Dartmouth’s Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse

Dec 7: CTV News Atlantic: Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse - Brisket & Beer

Nov 8: Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants: News Inspired Fall 2018 Edition

Nov 6: CBC: What are restaurants doing to cut down on plastics

Oct 19: WISE 50 over 50 award: 2018 Winner, Chef Bill Pratt

Jul 23:  Canadian Beer News: Upstreet Craft Brewing & Chef Inspired Group Opening Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse in Dartmouth

Jul 23:  Upstreet BBQ Brew House Press Release: A Match made in Heaven: Upstreet Joins Forces with Chef Inspired

Mar 27:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Spring 2018 Edition

Mar 25:  CBC: May the best burger win: Fredericton chefs show off unique creations for YFC Burger Battle

Feb 5:  RestoBiz:  Cheese Curds - Restaurant concepts to watch in February 2018


Dec 11:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Holiday 2017 Edition

Nov 8:  Unis TV Sel et Diesel: Halifax : La capricieuse

Sep 28:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Fall 2017 Edition

Sep 18:  The Coast Halifax:  Food Truck Party - My Halifax - Things To Do In Halifax

Sep 15:  Truro Daily News:  Dartmouth-born food chain bringing unique burger and taco joint to Truro

Sep 14:  Chef Inspired Group Franchising; Fall Newsletter; Steady as she grows

Jun 27:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Canada 150th Edition

Jun 6:  The Chronicle Herald:  Now’s your chance to own a used school bus

May 30:  Food Network Canada:  10 Canadian Burger Joints You Gotta Try This Summer (#2)

May 10:  Metro Toronto:  Mixed reaction to surcharge for employee health benefits

May 5:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Mother's Day Edition

Mar 27:  Localxpress:  Halifax gourmet burger king cooks up expansion plan

Mar 20:  Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants:  News Inspired Spring 2017 Edition  

Mar 16:  Canadian Restaurant News:  Cheese Curds/Habaneros lands first franchise in New Brunswick

Mar 16:  Life of Burgers:  Halifax Burger Week 2017 Preview - Part 1

Mar 13:  The Chronicle Herald - NowNS: Nova Scotia’s Cheese Curds, Habaneros expanding to New Brunswick

Feb 1:  CNW NewsWire:  First Cheese Curds/Habaneros Franchise to Open in Oromocto, New Brunswick


Oct 26:  CTV Atlantic Morning Live:  Foodie Week, featuring Gecko Bus Part 1 / Part 2

Oct 17:  Lighthousenow:  Popular Halifax restaurant plans Bridgewater franchise

Oct 1:  The Chronicle Herald:  Cheese Curds to open new location across from Bridgewater Mall

Sep 6:  Halifax Donair Reviews:  #5 Habaneros

Sep 1:  The Exchange on CBC News Network:  Chef Bill on the increasing costs of Canadian Dairy

Aug 23:  hubNOW:  Food truck rallies a hit in Colchester 

Aug 12:  Global News Halifax:  Food Truck Friday - Gweilo Jr.

Aug 10:  BellAliant TV1 - Sea and be Scene:  Hubbards Barn Food Truck Rally

July 19:  The Globe and Mail:  Hike in milk prices irks food producers and restaurants

July 18:  The Chronicle Herald:  Milk, cheese price hikes hit local eateries

July 8:  Global News Halifax:  Retired Navy officer uses ancient techniques to sharpen knives

June 7:  Food Network Canada:  10 Canadian Food Courts with Fantastic Fare

April 6:  Far and Wide:  The Best Cheap Eats in Nova Scotia

January 18:  Global News Halifax:  Rising cost of food hitting restaurants, impacting menu prices


December 8:  YP.ca / Life of Burgers Blog:  Check out the best budget burgers in Halifax

November 19:  Waterfront TV:  Halifax Poutine Fest

November 13:  Global New Halifax:  HFX Poutine Fest 

November 12:  Destination Halifax:  Top 6 Poutines in Halifax

August 8: The Chronicle Herald:  Food trucks revving up appetites all over town

July 12: HFX Lunch - Every Wednesday:  Truck-Side Food Truck Food Court

July 10:  Halifax Magazine:  Keep on truckin'

July 3: The Burnside News:  Food Trucking flipbook, pages 4, 6, & 16

July: Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015

June 28: Eat this Town:  HFX Fish 'n' Chips Quest: U-Pick-Fish

June 18: The Burnside News:  Truck-Side grand opening celebrated

June 17:  Restaurant News Atlantic:  Food Truck Food Court in Dartmouth

June 5: hello Dartmouth:  Truck Side a' la Burnside

May 22: Food Network Canada:  12 Canadian Food Trucks worth seeking out

April 28: The Chronicle Herald: SHELF LIFE:  Food court for food trucks opens in Burnside Park

March 13: Chronicle Herald: The truck stop’s here: Burnside eatery takes new approach

February 19: Metro News Halifax:  Burnside food court pulls into town: indoor food-truck restaurant opening soon

February 16: snapd:  CheeseCurds Celebrated 3rd Anniversary

February: Food Day Canada 2015:  Truck-Side, Dartmouth, NS


October 3: Canada's Food Network: 7 Gourmet burgers worth splurging on from Coast to Coast

August 10: Noshing Nova Scotians 008:  Habaneros Modern Taco Bar (Gecko Bus)

July: Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014

February: Global News Halifax:  Gecko Bus makes Halifax debut

February 2:  Restaurant New Atlantic:  Rolling out a Taco Bar

January 13: Global News Halifax:  Monster Food Truck

January 20: The Chronicle Herald:  Habaneros to bring its Mexican fare to Halifax


December 4: The Nova Scotia Business Journal – Industry Spotlight: EOY Award Winner Bill Pratt

July: Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013

June 18: The Chronicle Herald: Burnside gets some gourmet love

May 2: Food Network Canada: YGEH Season 2, Episode 22 - CheeseCurds

April 3: Anita Stewart’s Food Day Canada 2013 - CheeseCurds


December: Where - Canada's Travel Planner:  Best 10 Restaurants to Open in Canada 2012

May 9: Gluten for Punishment: Cheese Curds takes care of Celiacs

May 1: THe Chronicle Herald: Local Burgermeister once private chef to new Dutch King

March 29: Chronicle Herald: Onion Rings alone worth returning

March 13: CBC: News video

March 12: Chronicle Herald: No saving this beef for later

February 23: Haligonia.ca: CheeseCurds Grand Opening

Feb 16: CBC News: News video

Feb 16: Chronicle Herald: Diners line up to taste retired Navy Chef's fare