What’s Cooking: March 11 – 18

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Days are getting longer, the weather is warming up, and there’s plenty of exciting things happening around the province this week! From International Women’s Day celebrations to maple brunches, St. Patrick’s Day giveaways, and more, this week’s What’s Cooking is one you don’t want to miss. Keep reading for culinary events happening throughout March, as well as a mouth-watering maple brunch recipe!


Shivani’s Kitchen

Shivani’s Kitchen is helping you celebrate International Women’s Day all month long! $1 From every spice blend and ready to use sauce you buy throughout the month of March via their online store will directly support women overcoming challenges and making change! Visit their online store here.

Sugar Moon Farm

Some exciting news just in time for maple season! Sugar Moon Farm is opening for limited dine-in service! Maple Magic is a reserved, prepaid package that includes a dine-in pancake brunch, shopping, an outdoor tour, and sugar-on-snow. It’s available at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday beginning March 20. Visit their website for all the details.

Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

Mark your calendars! On March 21, The Flying Apron is hosting their 7th annual Maple Brunch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Book your reservations ahead of time to make sure you don’t miss out on all the maple magic!

The Townhouse

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On Tuesday, March 23 The Townhouse is hosting another Supper Club with limited seating available. Tickets are available starting at 12 p.m. on Friday March 12. Stay tuned for menu details and drinking pairings!

Propeller Brewing Co.

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Propeller Brewing Co. is giving away seven gift packs, each including a $50 gift card to a local Irish Pub and a 4-pack of their delicious limited release, Irish Red. The contest closes on Monday, March 15 and the winner will be announced on St. Patrick’s Day. For more information visit their Instagram and Facebook. Good Luck!

Dine Around

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Did you miss out on some delicious Dine Around menus last month? You’re in luck, Dine Around 2021 is being extended until March 31! You now have a whole extra month to savour special menus from some of your favourite restaurants, priced at $10, $20, $30, $40, or $50.

Around the World

Curated Food & Drink Magazine’s new international food festival and fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia begins March 1 and will continue for the whole month. Participating restaurants are offering a selection of international dishes, so diners can circle the globe by trying various international cuisines, while supporting local restaurants!

The following Taste of Nova Scotia members are taking part in this year’s festival; 2 Doors Down, The Church Brewing Co., The Flying Apron Cookery, The Kiwi Cafe, Maritime Express Cider Co, Morris East Pizzeria, The Orient Chinese Cuisine, and Winegrunt. For more information, check out our blog: Around the World in 80 Plates Food Festival

Halifax Burger Week 2021

It’s almost that time of year again – The Coast has announced the 2021 dates for Halifax Burger Week! From May 13 – 22, get ready to see the city bustling with energy in support of local restaurants and Feed Nova Scotia. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Featured Recipe: Maple Bacon Crêpes

Looking for brunch inspiration? These Maple Bacon Crepes are perfect to enjoy on these relaxing spring weekends. Local bacon, sausages, maple syrup, and seasoned potatoes will have you reaching for seconds in no time!

Grocery List

Get your hands on local produce while shopping at Noggins Corner Farm Market, Masstown Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., or one of the many Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Find local maple syrup at Acadian Maple and Sugar Moon Farm.

Source your local sausage and bacon from Masstown Butcher, Meadowbrook Meat Market, or The Pork Shop.

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