Gabby Peyton

Freelance contributor

Gabby Peyton is a freelance food writer in St. John’s.

Latest from Gabby Peyton

Got a sweet tooth? Here's where you can satisfy your cravings in St. John's

The St. John's area has a fantastic selection of all things sweet, from pastries filled with curd to Instagram-worthy mile-high milkshakes.
First Person

For your mouths only: The rise of private dinner parties in St. John's

Reality check: private dining in St. John's has prices comparable to eating three courses at a nice downtown restaurant. Small wonder, writes Gabby Peyton, that the pandemic has encouraged people to try the trend.
Point of View

COVID-19 crushed this woman's cookery school dreams. Now she teaches worldwide from Tors Cove

COVID-19 restrictions put a major damper in Alex Blagdon's original dream for the Alder Cottage. Instead, Blagdon now runs an online cookery school.

The answer wasn't Netflix, it was the kitchen: A review of the dining scene in 2020

One of the most exciting industries is also its most volatile, says St. John’s writer Gabby Peyton, as she looks back at how one blow after another hit restaurants and the food business.

Here's where to buy gifts for the foodie on your list in St. John's

Christmas is all about giving and eating, even in COVID times. So why not combine the two and give the gift of delicious to your fave foodie friend? Freelance writer Gabby Peyton is your guide.

A new knife in town: This TV-famous chef is slicing into the St. John's dining scene

At 27, Morrow has already been the executive chef of two restaurants. Now she's taking on a vastly different kind of Newfoundland cuisine.

Double rise: Chef Katie Hayes takes a step back into the kitchen

Chef Katie Hayes is just shy of 35, but she's not a new face on the culinary scene in Newfoundland and Labrador.

I got to be a Burger Ambassador, and then COVID-19 flipped the narrative 

Destination St. John's and Quidi Vidi Brewery transformed the former Burger Battle into Burger & Brew Fest, an initiative set to take place throughout the whole month of March. 

The sisterhood of Toslow: Talking female food entrepreneurship in downtown St. John's

Contributor Gabby Peyton recently sat down and chatted with the women of Toslow in St. John's, about their business and female entrepreneurship in the restaurant industry.

An oldie but a goodie: St. John's restaurants that stand the test of time

Contributor Gabby Peyton writes that while many restaurants open and close within a year in the St. John's area, some have stood their ground in the churning economic tides.