What’s Cooking May 27 – June 3?
And just like that we’re saying goodbye to May and hello to June! This week we’re making sourdough, heading to Yarmouth for a craft beer festival, celebrating Friday in style and much more. Read on to find out what’s cooking around the province this week.
May 29: Locals Night
An evening for the town! Head to The Train Station Inn in Tatamagouche from 5 p.m. onward for an evening of fish cakes, beer, music, and celebrating the community. Kevin Aitchison will be serenading in the Alexandra Car while the Dining Car features their Atlantic Run Fishcakes with a drink for $20.
Call (902) 657 9091 if you want to make a reservation! Come for dinner or drop by between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. for drinks and music with Kevin!
More Information: Locals Night Event Page
May 31: Unwind at The Seagrape Cafe
TGIF! Come unwind with Jost Vineyards & the Seagrape Cafe every Friday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Meander through the winery boutique, pick up your favourite wines for the weekend and relax by the fire or on the patio with a glass of wine and a selection of seasonal fare!
More Information: Friday Unwind at Seagrape Cafe
May 31: Hands On Chef
David Chang’s Momofuku restaurant group has inspired a generation of young chefs with impactful Asian flavours and technique. Head to Kitchen Door in Dartmouth on May 31 to explore finger-licking dishes and start to demystify the deep roster of the Asian pantry.
Ticket Info: Kitchen Door
June 1: Craft Beer Festival
The Yarmouth Craft Beer Festival returns for year three on June 1, 2019! They will once again be celebrating the amazing craft brewing industry of Nova Scotia , including Taste of NS members: Boxing Rock, Garrison, Nine Locks, Saltbox, Rudder’s Brewpub, Tatamagouche Brewing Company, Wayfarers and many more craft breweries.
Ticket Information: Yarmouth Craft Beer Festival
June 2: Sourdough Bread Making
Join baker Jess Ross at The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery on June 2 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to learn how to make sourdough. Learn how to make a reliable sourdough starter, make a sourdough bread from start to finish, see the differences between rye and wheat based sourdoughs and explore different flours. Includes a starter to take home! Cost is $80 per person. Call 902-633-2300 to reserve your spot.
More Info: Sourdough Bread Making Event
Cuisine & Cocktails (June 7): Sip, Sample, Savour is a series of exclusive events held at the Masstown Butcher & Creamery that will be sure to please your taste buds! Three nights, four breweries, four distilleries, five wines, and a whole lot of food! More information.
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.
Fathers Day BBQ Brunch Buffet (June 16): Head to The Flying Apron to celebrate Dad with their Father’s Day BBQ Brunch Buffet. They have planned a delicious BBQ themed menu with something for everyone. Reservations required. Call 902-633-2300 to book your table.
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 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 a few 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.