What’s Cooking August 1 to 7?
Between summer kitchen parties, Cantonese feasts and Food Day Canada…we can’t decide what to eat! That means you have to try it all so you don’t miss out on any of the delicious and local culinary experiences our province is offering this week.
August is Blueberry month here at Taste of Nova Scotia and we are berry excited to share all of our awesome locally inspired recipes, experiences and ideas with you all month long!
August 4: Summer Kitchen Party
Love summer, seafood, live music, wine and beer? Us too! Lucky for us, Old Fish Factory is hosting another Summer Kitchen Party at their Ice House Bar. Get there early so you can enjoy a glass of local wine and a seafood dinner on their patio overlooking the beautiful Lunenburg Harbour.
August 4: Food Day Canada
Get ready for Canada’s Local Food Day! This annual celebration of local food features chefs and home cooks honoring our farmers and fishers by serving local ingredients. This is a day to really appreciate what our land and sea has given us and you can celebrate in a variety of ways – thanks to all of our wonderful local restaurants and producers!
Participating Taste members: The Watch that Ends the Night, Chives Canadian Bistro, Brooklyn Warehouse, The Canteen on Portland, Battery Park, Chanterelle Country Inn, Le Caveau, Morris East, Flying Apron Inn & Cookery, Wild Caraway, 2 Doors Down, Charlotte Lane.
August 7: Cantonese Banquet Menu
The Orient Chinese Cuisine is changing up their menu for one night only to host a Summer Feast! The special menu will be filled with traditional Cantonese Banquet style foods made with traditional Nova Scotian ingredients. Don’t miss out on Nova Scotia Seafood Soup With Sea Cucumber and Cantonese Style Hot Chili Lobsters!
August: Summers In Full Swing!
With summer in full swing, Cape Breton is as beautiful as ever! Take the family out for a weekend soaking up the sun and enjoying local food and drink. For endless fun activities head to Cabot Links for a variety of activities for everyone including the bikers, hikers and ocean lovers. After that workout, you’ll for sure need something to fill you up, good thing Cape Breton is filled with a delicious culinary scene. Head to one of the many restaurants or producers close by: Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, Galloping Cows Fine Foods, Glenora Inn & Distillery or The Red Shoe Pub!
Halifax Seaport Beerfest (August 10-11) —Don’t miss out on weekend filled with over 300 breweries and cideries from around the world.
Flowers, Food & Farm Tour (August 12)— The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery is hosting a fun flower-filled day with special guest Denise Stockdale!
The Voyage Through Gin (August 12)— Join The Watch That Ends The Night as they bring in a special spirit sommelier to pair your dinner with six different gins from around the world.