What’s Cooking March 7 to 14, 2017?

It’s the month of shamrocks, leprechauns and green drinks – St. Paddy’s Day is just around the corner and we have plenty of events to help you celebrate with local food and drink. This week, enjoy weekend market excursions, March Break activities,  St. Patrick’s Day Parades, and so much more!

March: Coffee & Tasty Treats at the Market

It’s a market kind of weekend! There’s nothing better then kick-starting your Saturday morning with tasty treats – check out some of the local vendors at Halifax Farmers’ Market such as: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Grand Pré Wines, Ironworks Distillery, Laughing Whale and Bramoso Gourmet Pizza. Enjoy more fresh produce across the province at Stirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

March 6 to 10: Lobster at Peggy’s Cove

Sou'Wester Lobster Roll

All week long join the Sou’Wester Restaurant at Peggy’s Cove for their Lobster Special. Indulge in some fresh, local lobster starting at only $16.99! Take that special someone out for a date, explore Peggy’s Cove then enjoy a delicious lobster lunch.

March 9: Savour Food & Wine ShowPhoto of Savour Food & Wine Festival

Let the connoisseur in you shine at the Savour Food & Wine Show.  Let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine. Keep an eye out for Taste of Nova Scotia’s members such as: Boxing Rock, Durty Nelly’s and Crystany’s Brasserie.

More Info: Savour Food & Wine Show

March 10: Live Comedy at the Grand Banker

Grand Banker Seafood Stew

Feeling like a laugh this weekend? Head over to the Grand Banker for a night of stand-up comedy. Indulge in delicious food while watching some of the best East Coast comics in Canada: Ian Black, Dan Hendricken, Andrew Vaughan and Travis Lindsay. Get your online tickets today, they’re only $15!

More Info: Live Stand Up Comedy at the Banker

March 12: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Photo of: Touch O Green

This Sunday, be “Irish” for the day and head over to Halifax to watch the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. After the parade, visit some of the nearby Taste members for great food: Cheelin Restaurant, 2 Doors DownHalifax Distilling, McKelvie’s Restaurant, Sugah! and Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory. Don’t forget to wear green!

More Info: Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16: Trivia Night at Lane’s

Photo of: Lane's Privateer Inn Chowder

If you’re dying to get out with some friends then Lane’s Trivia Night is where you need to be. Get the crew together and indulge in a Lane’s Pub Platter while competing in Trivia Night. You’ll also get a chance to win a $100 or $50 gift certificate to Lane’s Privateer Inn!

More Info: Lane’s Trivia Night

March 10 to 19: March Break at White Point

Photo of: White Point Lodge

Get ready for an eventful March Break at White Point Beach. Fill your week with s’mores, bonfires, night hikes, chocolate, swimming and so much more! White Point will be sure to keep your family busy with fun events all week long!

More Info: March Break at the Beach

Save the Date!

March 23 to 29Halifax Burger Week 2017 – It’s non-negotiable…we all eat burgers this week!

March 23Devour! The Sea – Featuring Nova Scotia chefs: Mark Gray (Battery Park Beer Bar), Craig Flinn (Chives Canadian Bistro & 2 Doors Down), Renée Lavallée (The Canteen) & Chris Velden (The Flying Apron Cookery).

April 21 – 13Saltscapes East Coast Expo – Don’t miss out on the largest buy local show in Atlantic Canada.

May 5 – 7 – The Chef Massimo Capra Culinary Weekend – If you’re a food lover then this is one weekend to set aside. This is an incredible opportunity to meet world-renowned chef and Chopped Canada judge Massimo Capra in an extravagant culinary weekend experience at Fox Harb’r Resort.

May 27East Coast Cider Festival – This is the province’s very first cider festival! Keep an eye out for Taste members: Bulwark Cider, Annapolis Cider, L’Acadie Vineyards, Meander River, Planters Ridge, Heartwood & Meadowbrook Meat Market.

May 27Northumbeerfest at Pictou Lodge Beach Resort – A festival celebrating great Nova Scotia craft beer and great Nova Scotian entertainment.

June 16 – 18 – A Taste of Devour – ‘Devour! The Food Film Fest’ Tour is Coming! For the second year in a row, Fox Harb’r Resort is partnering with Michael Howell and Lia Rinaldo to bring ‘Devour, The Food Film Fest’ to Fox Harb’r Resort!

July – SeptemberDining on the Ocean Floor with the Flying Apron Inn & Cookery – Reservations are now open!

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