Posts by Doug Townsend

Chef Joe MacLellan

DesBarres Manor Inn Names New Chef

Authentic Seacoast Resorts Proprietor Glynn Williams has announced the appointment of Joe MacLellan as the new Executive Chef at the Authentic Seacoast Resorts luxury property DesBarres Manor Inn. A native of Ohio, Nova Scotia, a


The 2011 Culinary Guide has arrived.

Warmer weather, longer days and brighter spirits are all sure signs of spring here in Nova Scotia. Another sure sign of spring is the release of the annual Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Guide. Click here to learn more about getting your free copy.


Warm up to our very own Icewines.

February 3-13, 2011 – Celebrate Nova Scotia’s internationally award-winning Icewines. Sample Icewine paired with local cuisine, learn how Icewine is made, try your hand at pruning or book a Winter Icewine Experience Getaway.

Fleur de Sel Awarded 3 Stars

We are thrilled to announce that Taste of Nova Scotia member, Fleur de Sel was awarded 3 Stars in Where To Eat In Canada. This is Canada’s best selling independent restaurant guide. Released each June,


Nova Scotia Wines Take Home 16 Awards!

Nova Scotia wineries received 16 awards at the annual All Canadian Wine Championships in Windsor, Ontario. The All Canadian Wine Championships, considered the country’s leading wine competition, announced the winners for 2010 on Friday, May

Saege Bistro Dining Room

Seage Bistro Re-opens After Fire

In recent weeks local proprietor and owner of Saege Bistro, Chef Geir Simensen had his business attended to by six fire trucks and 1000 gallons of water. Needless to say, Saege was in ruins. It

2009 Prestige Award Winners

A Celebration of Excellence

The 2009 Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards were announced on Thursday, November 5 at The Prince George Hotel in Halifax. Award recipients represent innovation and expertise in the industry and are committed to improving