Have you ever heard of the "Immortal Health Elixir"? It's said to fight disease, regrow hair, and even cure cancer. Okay, maybe it can't do all that, but kombucha does have some pretty amazing effects. But first, what is kombucha, anyway? Just like yogurt and kimchi, kombucha is...

With all the warm weather hitting Halifax lately, we can't help but want to spend more time outside. And being outside doesn't necessarily mean packing up and heading to camp in the woods. Sitting on a rustic outdoor patio gives you the best of both worlds:...

  When thinking of a name for a restaurant, aspects that may influence your decision may include location, type of food or wanting a quirky play on words. In our search for a name, we enlisted the help of local design powerhouse Breakhouse, with its unmistakable creative...

Eliot & Vine is a European inspired restaurant with a skew towards Mediterranean. Having lived and traveled in that part of the world, I have it embedded in my aesthetics and persona. The marble of the bar and tables is directly attributed to having lived...

There is a special feeling when you sit down in the frolic room. The benches, tables and chairs contribute to its cozy atmosphere, but what makes it truly unique is the mural-clad walls. There is something special about Jean Bradbury's work and its whimsical nature-inspired details. Metallic leaf is...

The Eliot & Vine kitchen is alive, busy and ready for supper. The mouthwatering aromas are wafting in my direction. For the last hour I’ve been dreaming of food after watching the fantastic Eliot & Vine kitchen team prepare ingredients for tonight's menu. Since I'm in the mood...

We’re so thrilled that glorious sunny weather is finally upon us. As the first rays of the afternoon sun beam down through our windows and light up the restaurant, we can’t help but marvel at how amazing the place looks. We’d like to give a shout...

Last month, we were documenting artist Jean Bradbury’s mural painting on social media as it grew bigger and more intricate with each passing day. The mural itself has a unique story, but today we’ll share the tale of our artist’s history with us (and why we love...

In celebration of our grand opening, we want to show off the changes we've made to our Clifton St corner. Before Eliot & Vine, Ocean Entertainment’s downstairs space was occupied by a used clothing store called Formerly Yours Boutique. When the boutique came to an end, it...