What’s Cooking June 17 – June 24?
This week we’re celebrating the official start of summer with a handful of exciting events from around the province! Pair pizza with beer, enjoy a meal from a Top Chef and more! Read on to see what’s cooking around Nova Scotia this week.
June 20: Business Connects On-the-Road at Steinhart Distillery
The first stop for Business Connects “On-the-Road” is taking place at Steinhart Distillery this coming Thursday. The Antigonish Chamber of Commerce is hosting this fabulous networking event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy socializing while taste testing delicious Steinhart samples, including a tour of the distillery!
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June 21: Friday Night Pizza & Pints!
Enjoy local Bella Roma pizza with your cold pint of Meander River Beer or Cider. Order any of the offered 9″ pizzas at the bar and enjoy your pizza + drink outside in the sun! Group orders at 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. for delivery to you at the brewery!
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June 21: Society of American Wines
The Society of American Wines is pleased to offer a special evening with Chef Ivan Chan at The Orient where you will taste multiple courses prepared with a Cantonese flair. Find out if their cellar master is up to the challenge of pairing wines for this fabulous and challenging menu.
Payment is in advance by cheque or with PayPal online.
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June 22: Top Chef Canada at The Beach Pea
Join Top Chef Canada top 5 finalist Renée Lavallée as she cooks alongside The Beach Pea Kitchen‘s Chef Martin Ruiz Salvador on Saturday June 22. They will be serving up a delicious 5 course meal from 6 p.m. onward. There are only 35 seats available, so grab a spot while you can!
Bookings can be made by telephone only, 902-640-3474.
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June 22: Saturday Nite Captain’s Catch
Make your way over to Paddy’s Brewpub & Rosies Restaurant in Wolfville to enjoy mouth watering seafood dishes! Every Saturday until February of next year, an entree sourced from the sea will be featured at the restaurant. Now that sounds good to us!
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June 22: Demo & Dine – Ocean Playground
Wow, there is so much to do this Saturday! Kitchen Door presents a Demo & Dine event, specifically focused on their favourites from the ocean. Taking place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., you will leave with a surplus of knowledge and extremely satisfied taste buds! Get your tickets before they run out!
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June 23: Chrissy Crowley at The Red Shoe Pub
Join Canadian fiddler Chrissy Crowley at The Red Shoe Pub on Sunday June 23 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Chrissy has performed throughout the world from Europe to Latin America and is returning to Cape Breton for a fun & music filled evening. Cover is $8 and the full dinner menu is available.
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Tidal Bay Wine Tasting Adventure Tour (June 25): Join Uncork Nova Scotia on an exclusive wine tour that celebrates the province’s regional wine Tidal Bay and local cuisine at 3 award-winning wineries. Lobster feast included! Tickets are on sale now and go quickly. Head to Wine Tours NS to reserve your spot now.
Planters Ridge Anniversary Tasting at The Port (June 25): Join Planters Ridge Winemaker and owner, John McLarty, for a guided tasting and history of their property at The Port by the NSLC in Halifax. Tickets are $25 and are available to purchase here.
East Coast Craft Beer Festival (June 29): Celebrate our coast and its magnificent craft beer creations. Tickets are on sale right now for $35 + tax each. This is going to be a fun one so make sure you save the date!
Wines and Steins Tour (Every Friday from June to October): Nova Scotia’s Avon River Valley is becoming the next great place to enjoy wine and craft beer! This tour will whisk you away to this charming part of the province to discover a few hidden gems!
The Wines of Nova Scotia (July 2): Obladee, A Wine Bar is excited to offer its first Wines of Nova Scotia course at their location. It is a 6-week, in-depth course designed for the beginner wine-enthusiast looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of Nova Scotian wine, Nova Scotian terroir and the food that goes with it!
Lightkeeper’s Seafest (July 16): Step aboard a fishing boat in Yarmouth, welcomed with Nova Scotia oysters and wine. Tour the coast dotted with fishing communities en-route to Cape Forchu Lightstation where your sunset feast awaits, complete with live Acadian songs. Savour mussels and seafood-stuffed lobster, expertly paired by your host chef and sommelier with award-winning Nova Scotia wines. As night falls, your dark sky expert will share seafaring stories and legends of the stars. Presented by The Keeper’s Kitchen.