What’s Cooking at Home June 12-18
This weeks update is all about Dad! From beer cookies to take home packages you’ll have lots of options for Father’s Day treats this year. Keep reading for a new recipe to try at your next BBQ and a delicious cocktail for those warm patio nights!
Treat your dad to Rebecca’s Restaurant this Father’s Day! This weekend, Chef Misty will be on the patio barbequing delicious kebabs, striploin, Mexican street corn, roasted potatoes and more. If that wasn’t exciting enough, they’ll also be making lobster rolls – you won’t want to miss out on this one!
Meander River Farm & Brewery
Meander River Farm & Brewery is offering a delicious Father’s Day pack this year! This includes beer cookies (yes, you read that right!), a bottle of Cold Porridge Oatmeal Stout, a Meander River glass and a free tasting card for your next visit to their brewery. Order online by the end of day June 18 to get your order delivered.
Sugar Moon Farm
D’Eon Oyster Company Ltd.
Did you know that D’Eon Oyster Company is shipping their oysters right to your door? They’re also offering FREE shipping throughout the Maritimes! If your dad is an oyster fan, they have you covered. You can order cocktail oysters or small oysters, in quantities of 50 or 100. For more information, or to place an order, you can call them at 902- 648-3472, email firstname.lastname@example.org or head to their online shop to place your order.
Lox Six Bar & Restaurant
Celebrate Father’s Day this year with Lot Six Bar & Restaurant at home! Whether you’re looking to send a meal for one or celebrate together with a family feast, they have you covered. They’ve put together combinations they know dad will love, complete with beer from a few of their favourite local breweries. Packages will be available all week for pick up or delivery. Visit their website for more information!
Sober Island Brewing Company
Weather-wise, this weekend is supposed to be BEAUTIFUL – what a perfect opportunity to hit the road with Dad and swing by Sober Island Brewing Company for their Beer Garden Grand Opening! Taking place on June 20, they’ll be celebrating with live music from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and with food available for order from The Henley House Pub & Restaurant. Book a table in advance; tickets are $10/person and include a half pint of your choice of beer. Call their taproom (902-885-2072) during their hours of operation to reserve your space.
Other Father’s Day Gift Ideas
There’s no shortage of great ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Nova Scotia! Visit our Celebrate Father’s Day with Local blog for some other great gift options.
Restaurants Now Open for Dine In Service by Region
As many of you know, June 5 marked a special day in our province; our local restaurants were allowed to re-open their doors for dine in service! Here’s a quick list of some Taste of Nova Scotia restaurants (by region) that are re-opening this week.
Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley
Cape Breton Island
- Meat Cove Campground & Chowder Hut Restaurant – Campground open now, the Chowder Hut Restaurant re-opening soon
Feature Recipe: Surf & Turf Burger
Mix up your next BBQ by adding this Surf & Turf Burger! This is the perfect combination of land and sea and will not only please your taste buds, but leave your stomach feeling satisfied. The extracts of shrimp, sausage, pork and creamy aioli will spice up your day! To complete the meal, you can add a side of Savory Dill and Garlic Potatoes or just have it on its own!
Pair this meal with the easy to make Steinhart Gin & Tonic with Haskap. This drink is light, refreshing and will leave you wanting more after every sip!
How to Keep Supporting Local
Whether you want to sit on a patio, go away for a weekend, visit a vineyard, or even just grab some local produce from your favourite market, we’ve got you covered! Visit our Get Your Hands on Local page where you can check out what’s open and plan your next visit. Don’t forget that a lot of restaurants are still offering take-out, so if you’re not ready to venture out yet you still have many options!