What’s Cooking June 13 to 20, 2017?

Photo of: The Coast Food Truck Party Goers
The weather is warming up this week just in time for Father’s Day. Whether you have an artsy, health conscious, outdoor-loving or foodie dad we’ve got you covered. We’ve done all the work for you so you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. All you’re missing now is a few dad jokes to make this a great fun-filled week.

June 14: Kombucha Brewing Workshop

Kombucha is nature’s natural fermented bubbly and it’s jam-packed with nutrients. Ever wonder how this effervescent tea is made? Haskapa is holding a hands-on kombucha brewing workshop which will guide you through the process of making your very own kombucha. It’s fun, educational, healthy and tasty all rolled into one.  More info: Haskapa

June 15: The Coast’s Summer Food Truck PartyPhoto of: The Coast Food Truck Party

15 food trucks all in one spot and local brewery tastings to top it all off! Bring your family, a blanket, chair and even your four-legged friend to join the fun. New this year – the craft beer balcony. Check out Taste members ready to quench your thirst like Bulwark Cider, Garrison Brewing Co. and Meander River Farm.  More info: The Coast

June 15: The Cake Lady on the Waterfront

Have you tried The Cake Lady‘s amazing treats at the weekend markets? Life is about to get a little more tempting. Her new waterfront location is opening and you can now grab these sweet treats anytime you like! You’ll find yourself looking for excuses to have cake every week, trust us.
More info: The Cake Lady 

June 16-18: A Taste of Devour

In partnership with Fox Harb’r Resort, enjoy a weekend indulging in the finest local wines, fresh oysters, and the best of film at Devour, The Food Film Fest. More info: Fox Harb’r Resort

June 17: Avondale Art Fair

Photo of:Women Sipping Wine at Avondale Sky

This weekend is the Avondale Sky Winery Art Fair & Ginger Fest featuring local art, music, food and cooking demonstrations. Be sure to visit other Taste members nearby such as Meander River Farm & Brewery or The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery while you’re there. More info: Avondale Art Fair

June 18: Father’s DayLiscombe Lodge

This Father’s Day take dad on a road trip! The Memory Lane 1940’s Heritage Village has their 17th annual Antique Car show. The whole family will love this – featuring live music, father/child Kub Kar races, cook-out meals and more. Give dad the royal treatment and stay the nearby Liscombe Lodge Resort. Scenic hikes, a swinging bridge, a man-made salmon ladder and delectable food, you may never want to leave. More info: Memory Lane 1940’s Heritage Village

June 18: Free Steak for Dad

Yes, you read that right. The Stubborn Goat is giving away one free steak dinner for Dad, per table of four. Make sure to get a reservation straight-away because a deal this good is going to go fast. While you wait, cheers dad with a drink from Boxing Rock Brewing Co., Bulwark Cider or Garrison Brewing Co. Good drinks and a free steak dinner is pretty much the perfect combo for your #1 dad.
More info: The Stubborn Goat

Save the Date!!

June– Stay tuned for the opening of The Canteen‘s little C. This small take-out shop will be located next to the main Canteen location for your quick grab and go lunch.

June 23–  Planters Ridge has teamed-up with Meadowbrook Meat Market to host a pig roast and wine sampling for their third anniversary, help them celebrate on their beautiful vineyard.

July 2-9– It’s time for the 2017 Antigonish Highland Games and you’re all invited. Come and watch in awe as pipers, drummers, highland dancers and athletes from around the world compete in new and enhanced competitions. Stop by nearby Taste members Main Street Café, Snow Queen or Gabrieau’s Bistro and fuel up before the games.

August 11-12– Picture your summer days spent enjoying refreshing beers near the Halifax Waterfront. What could be better? The Halifax Seaport Beerfest is back and with 110 producers discussing over 300 unique products, you won’t want to miss out. Taste members you’ll want to sample include: Boxing Rock Brewing Co, Bulwark Cider and Garrison Brewing Co.

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