What’s Cooking Valentine’s Week?

Photo of: Battery Park Stout Cake

Valentine’s Day is only one week away, and there’s no shortage of romantic meals and sweet events happening in Nova Scotia! If you’re feeling the love, then spend this week checking out Downtown Dartmouth Valentine’s Food crawl, indulging in sweets or going on a romantic stay-cation.

February 7: Reopening of The Canteen

Larger space, longer hours and a liquor license! Your favourite downtown Dartmouth sandwich shop, The Canteen, has moved to 22 Portland Street. It’s bigger and better with the same amazing food (but more of it!).

February 9: Decadence

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Savour Food & Wine and The Prince George Hotel bring you an evening of pure indulgence. Pairing rich artisanal cheeses and luscious chocolate with fine wine – if you have a sweet tooth Decadence is the event for you!

February 10: Downtown Dartmouth Valentine’s Food Crawl

Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery

It’s a Food Crawl! This Friday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. eat your way around Downtown Dartmouth. Taste of Nova Scotia participants: Just Us! and Battery Park Beer Bar & Eatery.

More Info: Downtown Dartmouth Valentines Food Crawl

February 10 to 12: Valentine’s Weekend at White Point

Photo of White Point beach marshmallow

Escape the city chaos this weekend and head to the ocean. Enjoy a romantic weekend at White Point Beach, arrive to a bottle of Nova Scotia wine and house-made chocolates. Get cozy by the fire and spend this two-night vacation relaxing with that special someone.

More Info: Valentine’s Weekend at White Point

February 10 to 19: Valentine’s Take-Home Meal

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If you’re feeling like staying in and cuddling by the fire with your sweetie this Valentine’s then Scanway has you covered! Between February 10 and 19 enjoy a romantic Valentine’s take-home meal. This delicious meal includes: phyllo wrapped salmon and scallop wellington, raspberry, rose and white chocolate mirror domes, chocolate dipped strawberries and so much more!

More Info: Valentine’s Take-Home Meal

February 11: Love Songs at Lane’s Privateer Inn

Photo of Lane's Privateer Inn Seafood Chowder

This Saturday, enjoy a jazz, pop, soul show with Ariana Nasr and Curtis Thorpe at Lane’s Privateer Inn. Savor the night with your Valentine in the relaxing atmosphere of the Barss Room. This is one concert you don’t want to miss!

More Info: Lane’s Events

February 11 & 12: Valentine’s Dinner & Brunch

If you’re like us then that means you’re a HUGE fan of brunch. This weekend enjoy a romantic dinner and brunch at the Flying Apron Inn & Cookery. Indulge in a three-course meal on Saturday evening and enjoy a beautiful brunch Sunday morning. These events book up fast so make your reservation today!

More Info: Dinner & Brunch Menu

February 12: The Coast’s Valentine’s Dough Ball

Take your sweetie to the sweetest event in Halifax! On February 12, The Coast’s Valentine’s Dough Ball will be at Lot Six. Sample delicious doughnuts, cookies, candies, and cakes from 11 Halifax bakeries and restaurants. Enjoy tons of baked goods along with a glass of Benjamin Bridge‘s award-winning Nova 7.

More Info: Dough Ball
Photographer – Riley Smith

February 14: Live Jazz at Morris East

Photo of Morris East

If you’re feeling the love this week then make a reservation at Morris East. Indulge in a three-course meal while listening to romantic live jazz performed by the Mike Cowie Trio band.

More Info: Morris East Events, (Live music will only be at the Bedford Location)

February 14: Valentine’s Speed Dating

No need to spend Valentine’s day solo! On February 14, The Stubborn Goat is having their annual Valentine’s Speed Dating event. Enjoy a night filled of snacks, refreshments and fun, who says you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day if you’re single?

More Info: Valentine’s Speed Dating

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February 14Valentine’s Day at White Point – Sweep your Valentine off their feet and head for the beach!

February 25 & 26 and March 4 & 5Nova Scotia Icewine Festival – highlighting Nova Scotia wine, Icewine and cuisine. An event for any wine lover, the Icewine Festival is a great way to sample the diverse styles of Icewine produced in the region, and is a great chance to try other wines as well!

February 25 & March 4 – Nova Scotia Icewine Festival & Ghostwalk – Savor a day full of wine tasting and food pairing at Domaine de Grand Pre. Shortly after, enjoy a Valley Ghostwalk at 4:00 p.m.

March 23Devour! The Sea – Enjoy the world’s largest food film festival. Featuring six of Nova Scotia’s most well-known chefs such as: Mark Gray (Battery Park Beer Bar), Craig Flinn (Chives Canadian Bistro & 2 Doors Down), Renée Lavallée (The Canteen) & Chris Velden (The Flying Apron Cookery). This is an event you don’t want to miss!

May 5 – 7 – The Chef Massimo Capra Culinary Weekend – If you’re a food lover then this is one weekend to set aside! this is an incredible opportunity to learn from world-renowned chef and Chopped Canada judge Massimo Capra in an extravagant culinary weekend experience at Fox Harb’r Resort.

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