What’s Cooking: July 22 – 29
It’s another exciting week here in Nova Scotia and we want you to get involved! From live musical events, festivals, new products, and more – there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Continue reading to find out What’s Cooking this week in Nova Scotia.
Warehouse Sunsets launches Thursday, July 22nd starting at 6 p.m. Relax on Waterfront Warehouse’s seaside patio, enjoy a selection of locally sourced cuisine and beverages, and listen to music from a local DJ. Grab your friends, and cheers to summer patio nights!
Join WINEGRUNT for a weekend of live music! On Friday, July 23rd from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., catch Zakary Miller performing his fun, folky and old-time tunes. Then on Saturday, July 24th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Kyle Folk will bring jazzy vibes with his solo guitar performance. There will be no cover cost either night, but reservations are recommended. While you’re enjoying the live music, enjoy a selection of locally sourced cuisine and extensive assortment of Nova Scotia wines, craft beers and ciders.
Petite Rivière Vineyards
Petite Rivière wants to celebrate the release of their new honey wine with you! While being inspired by the bees and their importance to our environment, Petite Rivière created their new honey wine using locally sourced honey. Join them Saturday, July 24th to try their new wine and show your support for the bees!
Sou’Wester Restaurant & Gift Shop
Join the Sou’Wester Restaurant & Gift Shop every Sunday this summer from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (weather permitting) for musical performances on their patio. On July 25th Brian Zinck will be performing, followed by Ted & Ed Saunders on August 1st, and Danny Banfield on August 8th. Relax on the patio while you listen to live music and enjoy the beautiful view of Peggy’s Cove. Grab something to eat from their locally sourced menu featuring fresh Nova Scotia seafood and local beverages. If you’re a seafood lover, you’ll love the Seafood Tower – their newest menu addition! To learn more about their Sunday Matinees on the Patio, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liscombe Lodge Resort & Conference Centre
Liscombe Lodge will be offering a Mardi Gras package on August 2nd & 3rd. The package includes a room for two nights, breakfast each morning, a welcome reception on August 2nd, Cajun dinner buffet on August 3rd, and a welcome package upon check in. Tickets start at $307.50/person. You can book your tickets on their website or by calling 1 800-665-6343.
Lobster-Licious Cape Breton
Lobster-Licious is back for another year in Cape Breton! From July 1 – 31, enjoy non-traditional and delicious classic lobster dishes from various food establishments across Cape Breton Island. For every lobster dish purchased at participating restaurants, have the vendor stamp your passport to enter to win prizes.
Patio Lanterns Festival
The Patio Lanterns Festival is back! This summer and fall our local businesses will be lighting the province up with live music, food and drink specials, summer décor, fun activities and more. The festival runs from July 15th – October 11th. For upcoming events and a list of participating businesses, check out their website!
Shore Club Lobster Suppers
The Shore Club is celebrating it’s 75th year! To commemorate, they will be hosting a series of concerts every Saturday night during the summer. On July 31st, they’re welcoming Matt Minglewood to the stage. Matt first played at the Shore Club in 1969 and has been playing most summers since. He will be joined by his bandmates and will perform all of their great hits! Tickets are being sold in groups of six or eight. If you’re unavailable Saturday, no need to worry – you can still stop by for the Shore Club’s Lobster Suppers! Their Lobster Suppers are every Wednesday – Sunday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and all meals include fresh cultivated mussels, salad and dessert. Make sure to book a reservation on their website to ensure a spot.
Lake City Cider: Lake City Cider is bringing the heat this summer! Their cider ‘Portland Heat’, features local hot peppers, apples and honey. It’s the perfect balance between sweet and heat. You can pick yours up at select NSLC’s, online at lakecitycider.ca or you can stop by Lake City Cider’s taproom.
Tatamagouche Brewing Co.: Find a gold lid in cases of 12 or 24 Dekorum and win a prize from Tatamagouche Brewery. Prizes include a keg party and lots of merchandise, valued at over $300. The contest is available Canada wide and there are still three gold lids to be claimed. Check your cases and win today!
Sea Level Brewing: Want to win a BBQ Prize Pack from Sea Level Brewing? All you have to do is post your most creative ‘Sea Level Summer’ inspired photo on either Facebook or Instagram, tag @sealevelbrewing in the photo and use the hashtag #sealevelsummer in your description. Then tag two friends you would like to share this prize pack with in your description for a chance to win! The BBQ Prize Pack includes a $50 gift card for Sea Level Brewing, Sea Level merchandise and apparel, and more. You must be a resident of Nova Scotia and of legal drinking age (19+). The contest will run until August 10th with one entry per person. Good luck!
Featured Recipe – Seafood Brochettes
In Nova Scotia, we say what grows together, goes together – and this recipe is no exception. These delicious seafood brochettes from Jost Vineyards & Seagrape Café feature Atlantic salmon, large shrimp, and scallops, tossed in lemon lobster butter. The flavours of local seafood pair perfectly with our fresh local produce and a glass of Jost’s award winning Tidal Bay. It doesn’t get much more Nova Scotian than this!