What’s Cooking February 25 – March 4?


If you’re looking to let your taste buds run wild, have a hankering for a maple brunch or want to celebrate a local distillery – this week is full of delicious options!

February 28: Savour Food & Wine Festival

Let the connoisseur in you shine at the Savour Food & Wine Show, Atlantic Canada’s premier food and wine event! In its 16th year, the event showcases more than 70 of Nova Scotia’s finest restaurants, wines and beverages. Take in the evening and let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine presented by Nova Scotia’s finest.

More Information: Savour Food & Wine Festival

March 3 & 10: Flying Apron: Maple Brunch Buffet

Maple season is upon us. To celebrate this sweet treat, The Flying Apron is hosting its fifth annual Maple Brunch Buffet, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 3rd and 10th! Brunch items include: buttermilk pancakes, maple syrup, Oulton’s bacon, scrambled eggs and more. Reservations are required so contact them now to guarantee your spot for a delicious, maple-inspired brunch.

More Information: Maple Getaway Package

March 3: The Watch That Ends The Night Dinner Series

As the brainchild of Chef Janie Bogardus, Barometer Rising will be a dinner series hosted by The Watch That Ends The Night featuring culinary trained individuals who are early in their careers and eager to make waves in the food industry. The eight course menu for the evening will showcase three producers: Getaway Farms, Very Local Greens and The Alderney Market. Each dinner will be held bi-monthly.

More Information: Barometer Rising – Dinner Series

March 4: Celebrating Steinhart

There is a very exciting celebration happening for Steinhart Distillery at The Townhouse Brewpub & Eatery. Steinhart’s spirits and beers will be featured in your glass and on your plate. Call or drop by the restaurant to purchase and reserve your spot. You will not want to miss out!

More Information: Steinhart Celebration 

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Mardi Gras Masked Ball (March 5) – Stay tuned for WINEGRUNT’s upcoming Mardi Gras Masked Ball Event featuring guest speakers, live dixieland jazz, a guest winemaker and wine pairings and a special carnevale-themed menu. Tickets and more details will soon be made available.

“Secret” Food Show Filming (March 6) – Sugar Moon Farm is hosting a film crew from a “secret” food show and looking to fill their restaurant with 50 – 60 happy guests, at no cost to you. Must be available from 10 a.m. to at least 3 p.m., happy to eat Sugar Moon Farm food and drink, and prepared to sign a release to be on camera. All ages are welcome. If you are keen to participate, email and tell them why you love Sugar Moon Farm.

Decadence (March 7) – Take part in an evening of pure indulgence at the Prince George Hotel on March 7. Decadence is a night filled with delectable dishes and luscious desserts, paired with fine wines from Nova Scotia and around the world.

Flying Apron: Ultimate Local Getaway Package (March 29 – 31) – This package includes: two demo class registrations, dinner on Friday night (in your class), a Meet Your Farmer Dinner on Saturday night, accommodations for two nights, breakfast each morning, and tasting certificates to Meander River Farm & Brewery and Avondale Sky Winery!

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