What’s Cooking Sept 5 to 12, 2017?

Oysters, Seafood, Shucked Oysters

Summer is slowly coming to an end and although the feeling is bittersweet, this week has nothing but sweets and good food in store for you! We have culinary adventures on the beach, a giant Food Truck Party & SO much more!

In addition, our Taste of the Month for September is OYSTERS – shell’s yeah! Stay tuned for lots of great recipes and oyster fun.

September 6: Chit, Chat & Chop with Kitchen Door Catering

Tune in tonight on Facebook Live and watch the premiere of Kitchen Door Catering’s weekly FB Live show! “Chit, Chat & Chop” will be hosted by Chef Ben Kelly and CEO/Owner Patty Howard. Get ready to be educated and entertained, make sure to pop in and watch them live so you can engage and ask questions!

More Info: Chit, Chat & Chop

September 9: Rasta Gumbo at the Shore Club

Photo from The Shore Club Lobster Suppers

On Saturday night, September 9th, the Shore Club is very pleased to welcome back Rasta Gumbo. This 10 piece, high energy, dance band will have you on the dance floor all night long. On Saturday night the doors open at 9:30, with dancing from 10:00 – 1:30. Tickets are $15 and are only available at the door! Arrive early and enjoy the Shore Club Lobster Supper before the dance.

More Info: The Shore Club

September 10: FRESHfest

Kitchen door listing photo

This Sunday, head to the Halifax Public Library between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. and take a stroll through an interactive festival of food delights. FRESHfest will have everyone exploring, tasting and thinking about food resources everyone should have! Enjoy cooking demos, food games, tasting, recipe sharing and so much more. Keep an eye out for Taste of Nova Scotia members Kitchen Door Catering, Sober Island Oysters and  Valley Flaxflour, joined by The Kilted Chef and Kelly Neil of Wild Card Creative.

More info: FRESHfest

September 10: Stellar Beach Feast & Night Stroll

Under the cloak of darkness, let White Point Beach Resort‘s chef, sommelier and a Dark Sky interpreter take you on an inspiring culinary adventure on the beach. This Sunday, be prepared for a Stellar Beach Feast for all your senses.

More Info: Stellar Beach Feast

September 14: September Food Truck Party

Garrison Cup

What better way to say farewell to Summer then by attending a giant Food Truck Party? Enjoy food trucks, pop-up vendors and a balcony for drinks! Keep an eye out for Taste of Nova Scotia members Bulwark Cider and Garrison Brewing Company, as well as Good Cheer Trail participants Good Robot Brewing Company and Sober Island Brewing Company.

More info: September Food Truck Party

Save the Date!

Avondale Garlic Fest (Sept 18): Who doesn’t love garlic?  Head to the beautiful Avondale Sky Winery. Chefs will be demonstrating their techniques while creating all things garlic. Artists from across the Maritimes will fill sixty tents with fabulous juried art. Great food will be available all day while wonderful music will provide the soundtrack to this great new event. Be sure not to miss the Recipe Contest where the winner will take home a cash prize! More info: Avondale Garlic Fest

Halifax Oktoberfest: Celebrate German culture with Garrison Brewing Company! This event kicks off with their Hops ‘n’ Brats event on September 15, followed by an all day Oktoberfest celebration on September 16. More info: Oktoberfest

NSLC Festival of Wines (Sept 25-30): Whether you’re a total expert or would love to expand your knowledge on wine, the NSLC Festival of Wines is worth marking in your calendars.

Halifax Oyster Festival (Sept 29 & 30): – Savour as many oysters as your heart (and stomach) desires at the annual Halifax Oyster Festival. Two delectable days of high quality local shellfish to sip, sample and enjoy. Taste members onsite: Sober Island OystersEel Lake Oyster Farm and Bay Enterprises LimitedMore info: Halifax Oyster Festival

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