Risky's Pop-up Café & Resto
Enjoy your Live-in Festival events this year with some locally-sourced and consciously made fine eats catered by Quincy Russell. Café open before events most days for coffee, tea and snacks. Pop-up restaurant-style dinner seatings will be scheduled throughout the month. Reservations required.
Pricing by suggested donation. Cash only.
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Risky's Pop-Up Proprietor: Quincy Russell
Quincy is a Halifax-based artist, who, often meagerly supports his artist
life-style by cooking. A long-time theatre enthusiast, relatively
recent performer, long-time shape shifter, exploring the world of
things to do, for whom, cooking has been his most consistent
occupation, Quincy is at home when in the kitchen. Enjoying the
creativity, and chemistry of cooking and consuming food, his
experience cooking has seen him cooking full restaurant fare from a
truck, farm-fresh inspired entrees for hundred with volunteers, and
hosting 50 seat pop-up restaurant sittings from home, He is excited
to merge his experience, and inner Italian Nona's Instincts to feed
friends, and his new found ambition for learning and sharing in
performance for this years Live-In Festival.
Risky's Compassionate & Creative Co-Chef: Courtney Harris
COURTNEY HARRIS is
a baker, shadow puppeteer, stage manager, singer, props builder and
collaborator, originally from the Annapolis Valley, NS. She has been
based in Halifax since graduating from Acadia University’s Theatre
program in 2012. Courtney is
a co-founder of Second Sight Collective, who just presented their
premiere piece, "Shadows of Bluenose Ghosts," an exploration of Nova
Scotian folklore through traditional music, shadow puppetry/analog
projection and movement, and also included her favourite tradition of
baking and breaking bread. Courtney especially loves growing food, preserving and fermenting, making chocolates, and herbalism. She has been making baked goods on commission for five+ years as Coco Confectionary.