What’s Cooking November 28 to December 5?

Photo of: Battery Park Stout Cake

Can you name a more iconic food duo than chocolate & wine? Spend this chilly week indulging in decadent baked goods, getting in the holiday spirit, or picking up a bottle of wine at a local winery!

Be sure to check out our Taste of the Month. This month, discover the stories behind our local beer, wine, cider and spirits this November as we celebrate HAPPY HOUR at Taste of Nova Scotia. Cheers!

November 28 & 29: Xenia Social Society Dinner

Donair steam buns

The Xenia Social Society is a new collective of creative women who host immersive gatherings in non-traditional spaces. Their first event is a six course dinner in a secret location with Field Guide chef Natalie Rosen, with wine pairings courtesy of Little Oak sommelier Nicole Raufeisen. There’s only 40 seats available each night – reserve your space now!

December 2: Chef Night

Photo of Sugar Moon

This weekend, head to the farm for Sugar Moon Farm’s Chef Night. Chef/Sommelier Claude Aucoin is back  showcasing exquisite cuisine and exceptional wine. This is one Christmas Chef Night you don’t want to miss!

December 2: Planters Ridge Annual Holiday Open House

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This Saturday, Sample newly released red wines, and enjoy complimentary treats at Planters Ridge Annual Holiday Open House as you begin your Holiday shopping at Planters Ridge!

December 2: Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting

It’s time to get excited! Kick start your holiday season with friends and family at the Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Located at Alderney Landing, visit local bar and restaurants in the area before or after! Must see destinations: The Canteen, Humble Pie & Battery Park Beer Bar.

December 2 & 3: The Holiday Wishlist Expo

Still have some holiday shopping to get done? Then this is one market you don’t want to miss! The Holiday Wishlist Expo at Halifax Exhibition Centre has everything you’re looking for. From delectable treats to apparel and experiences. Keep an eye out for Barrelling Tide, Still Fired and Steinhart Distillery.

December 3: The Holiday Dough Ball

It’s time to get into the Holiday Spirit! The Holiday Dough Ball is the sweetest scene in the city – sample delicious doughnuts, cookies, candies and cakes from local Halifax bakeries and restaurants such as Lot Six, Acadian Maple, Haskapa & more!


Save the Date!

Holiday Brunch Buffet at The Flying Apron (Dec. 10) – This year, attend an annual tradition for many families. Reservations strongly recommended!

Gourmet Weekend with Celebrity Chef (May 4-6) – Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij will headline Fox Harb’r Resort’s 2018 Spring Culinary Weekend. Book before it’s too late!

Planters Ridge Chocolate & Wine (Dec. 9) – Enjoy a flight of Planters Ridge wines, paired with local chocolate for $10 plus tax! Book your tickets online now for an exclusive barrel room experience.

Planters Ridge’s Winter Wine and Yoga (Jan. 21)  – Take part in an hour long yoga session by our fireplace, followed by a tour and tasting. Yoga hosted by Yoga Room of Essence. Tickets available online now $35 plus tax per person.

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