What’s Cooking May 20 – 27?

This week we’re taking part in a beer vs. wine showdown, eating tapas, practicing yoga while sampling local wines and much more! Read on to check out what’s cooking around the province this week.

May 21: Wine vs. Beer

Agricola Street Brasserie is pairing up with 2 Crows Brewing for round two of their intimate and interactive dinner series. A five course meal prepared by chef Dwayne McLeod will be served along with a wine pairing and a 2 Crows beer pairing, guests will get to vote on which is best. Tickets are $75 and includes your food and drinks. Come on up to the North End and see what’s cooking!

Tickets are limited. Contact the Agricola Street Brasserie at 902-446-7664 or email james@rcr.ca for ticket info.

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May 22: Tastes and Tapas

Rebecca’s Restaurant presents: Tastes and Tapas, Spain and Beyond on Wednesday, May 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be five delicious courses of Spanish inspired tapas each paired with two wines (4oz of wine each course), hosted by two knowledgeable and engaging sommeliers in training, Mary Frier and Maddie Symes. For each course, they will pair one wine from Spain, and one wine from beyond. The price is $100 per person (plus HST and gratuity) and they ask guests arrange a driver to get them home.

More Information: Tastes and Tapas

May 22: Flying Apron Summer Hours

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The days are getting warmer, flowers are beginning to bloom, and The Flying Apron‘s switch to summer hours is just around the corner! Beginning on Wednesday, May 22, their Restaurant, Food Shop, Art Gallery and Used Bookstore are open during the following hours:  11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday’s and Saturdays, and Sunday brunch from 10 a.m.  – 3 p.m. They are closed on Mondays.

More Information: The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

May 23: Bread Day at Lane’s

Every Thursday Snug Harbour Gourmet Shop at Lane’s Privateer Inn is filled with the sweet and comforting aromas of freshly baked breads and pastries. Lane’s famous brown bread and tea biscuits are available as well as a shipment of breads and pastries from Boulangerie la Vendéenne. Stop by for a cappuccino and a pastry or take a loaf home with you. It’s a delicious Thursday tradition!

More Information: Bread Day at Lane’s

May 25: Square Dance & Beer Fest

Head on up to Mabou this Saturday to take part in Brook Village Grocery’s Square Dance & Beer Fest! Featuring beer from Tatamagouche Brewing, Garrison, Bulwark, Boxing Rock and more! Live music, square dancing and delicious Nova Scotia craft beer? Sign us up!

More Information: Brook Village Square Dance and Craft Beer Festival

May 26: Bend and Brunch

Enjoy a one-hour yoga session led by Holly Ross of The Yoga Hen Adventures in Avondale Sky’s tranquil winery tasting room followed by a delicious pre-set brunch. Ticket price includes yoga session, brunch and one non-alcoholic beverage. Mimosas and a selection of wines by the glass will also be available for purchase. Please bring your own yoga mat!

Tickets are $55 plus tax (gratuity included).

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Farmer’s Market Dinner (May 31 & June 1): Lincoln Street Food invites the farmers to join them for dinner where they will prepare dinner with produce from the farm. This event is always very fun and and important part of their hyper local philosophy. Offered monthly throughout the season.

Cuisine & Cocktails (June 7): Sip, Sample, Savour! is a series of exclusive events held at the Masstown Butcher Shop & Creamery that will be sure to please your taste buds! Three nights, four breweries, four distilleries, five wines, and a whole lot of food! For more information and tickets head here.

An Evening Of Cabernet Franc Small Lots (June 15): Join the Benjamin Bridge team at their private vineyard, located along the shores of the Minas Basin, in the small village of Kingsport for a guided tour and tasting as they launch their latest small lots: Cabernet Franc Rosé and Cabernet Franc Red. They invite you to stroll through this special parcel of land, home of the oldest Cabernet Franc vines in Nova Scotia, while learning about the effects of the terroir and tide in this unique location.

Tidal Bay Wine Tasting Adventure Tour (June 25): Join Uncork Nova Scotia on an exclusive wine tour that celebrates the province’s regional wine Tidal Bay and local cuisine at 3 award-winning wineries. Lobster feast included! Tickets are on sale now and they go quickly. Head to Wine Tours NS to reserve your spot now.

Wines and Steins Tour (Every Friday from June to October): Nova Scotia’s Avon River Valley is becoming the next great place to enjoy wine and craft beer! This tour will whisk you away to this charming part of the province to discover some hidden gems!

Lightkeeper’s Seafest (July 16): Step aboard a fishing boat in Yarmouth, welcomed with Nova Scotia oysters and wine. Tour the coast dotted with fishing communities enroute to Cape Forchu Lightstation where your sunset feast awaits, complete with live Acadian songs. Savour mussels and seafood-stuffed lobster, expertly paired by your host chef and sommelier with award-winning Nova Scotia wines. As night falls, your dark sky expert will share seafaring stories and legends of the stars. Presented by The Keeper’s Kitchen.

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