The Halifax Chronicles – Burgers & Rehearsals

Friday, Emily and I awoke with, thankfully, very little residual aches and pains from the evening before. Good thing, because we had some errands to run. It was a gorgeous day, and it was easy to enjoy the beauty of Halifax that I’ve missed so much.

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I met up for lunch with a different friend Emily. She wanted to introduce me to a little place in the North End called Ace Burger. They have a very simple, but great menu. Everything is local and sustainable. Emily got the deluxe burger and I got the jerk chicken. My burger had nuggets of fried chicken with lettuce, chipotle mayo, and pineapple. Oh my god, you guys, it was AMAZING. I wish I had more time in Halifax so I could head back a few more times. Emily mentioned that she often frequented Ace Burger, with good reason.

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After lunch, we decided we needed something sweet. We went to DeeDee’s , near the Halifax Commons. Emily knew that she wanted to try the pear and red wine ice cream pretty instantly. It took me a little longer to decide. I was torn between the Mexican chocolate ice cream and the mango sorbet. I ended up going with the sorbet.

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After dessert, we stopped back at Emily’s so I could meet her fur babies. I said goodbye to Emily so she could get back to work, and so I could run a few more errands before heading to Mike and Kristin’s rehearsal dinner.

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We went through the musical cues for the wedding, as well as the order of service. We then went to the St. Mary’s Boat Club for the rehearsal dinner. It was a beautiful spot right on the lake.

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We went back to Emily’s (the first one!) place for a quiet evening in before the big day. Our friend Kellie came by so we could visit with her. We made it an early night because we were still a little (okay, a lot) tired from the previous evening, and we knew we would have an early (and exciting) morning the next day.

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