What’s Cooking: May 20-27
The May long weekend is here and with it comes many local, culinary-inspired events. From restaurants reopening for the season, to new menus featuring locally inspired cuisine, the annual Tidal Bay launch, a wine course and so much more. Keep reading to start your culinary adventure for this week.
Old Fish Factory Restaurant & Shipwright Brewing Company Wharfside
Old Fish Factory in Lunenburg has just opened for the season. Stop in and enjoy a truly Nova Scotian culinary experience and pair your meal with a local wine, spirit, or craft beer.
Canadian Brewing Awards
We’re sending a big congratulations to all the Taste brewery members who received award and recognitions at The Canadian Brewing Awards earlier this week.
- Propeller Brewing Company was awarded Bronze for their Big Lift
- Schoolhouse Brewery was awarded Sliver for their Principle
- Tatamagouche Brewing Co. was awarded Gold for their Ketch Berliner Weisse and Silver for both their Two Rivers Baltic Porter and their Hierlihy Irish Stout
- Sea Level Brewing received an Honourable Mention for their Blue Heron ESB
Congratulations to all!
Avondale Sky Winery
Avondale Sky Winery will be opening for the season May 20. They will be open Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., with restaurant service and a new menu from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Obladee, a Wine Bar
Maritime Express Cider Company is hosting a Ciders and Sliders event on May 26th in honour of the new Nova Scotia Cider Route. They will be serving 16 ciders from 16 cideries across the province. There will be live music, free sliders (while they last) and free admission!
Founders House & Hop Scotch Dinner Club
Chef Chris Pyne from Founders House Dining & Drinks and Chef Stephanie Ogilvie from Hop Scotch Dinner Club are teaming up to bring you an exciting collaboration dinner. The six-course dinner will be served at Founders House on May 29 at 6:30 p.m. To find out more information and how to grab your reservation visit foundershousedining.com.
Taste Tidal Bay with Amy Savoury
In just a few weeks, the most expansive Tidal Bay launch yet will be coordinated by the Wine Growers Association of Nova Scotia. The launch will feature activities throughout the province and the Annapolis Valley. From events at wineries, to restaurant and tour operator experiences, and a Taste of Nova Scotia partnered event with sommelier and Nova Scotia wine aficionado Amy Savoury, there are so many exciting ways to celebrate Tidal Bay this year.
Featured Recipe: Tidal Bay Marinade & Dressing
Made with Tidal Bay, this fresh, zesty sauce can be used as a marinade or a salad dressing. Enjoy with a glass of the same Tidal Bay for a harmonious pairing.
Tidal Bay wines are made by 14 wineries including Gaspereau Vineyards, Jost Vineyards, Mercator Vineyards, Grand Pre Wines, Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards, Blomidon Estate Winery, Planters Ridge, 1365 Church Street Vineyards, Avondale Sky Winery, L’Acadie Vineyards, Benjamin Bridge, Luckett Vineyards, Eileanan Brèagha and Sainte Famille Wines.
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