Food/Drink

 

Select Nova Scotia Cookbook Promotes Buying Local

 

Select Nova Scotia Cook Book

 

November 16, 2014 - Nova Scotians can cook delicious food using local ingredients with recipes from the Select Nova Scotia cookbook. The book launch was held at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market. More in our story.

Select Nova Scotia Cook Book

 

 

COWS Creamery enters Chinese market with opening of Beijing store

 

COWS China

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Beijing, China - October 31, 2014 - COWS Ice Cream an icon of both tourism and food production on Prince Edward Island is set to enter a new marketplace with the opening of its first store in China.

COWS opens in China

 

 

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers Association Wins Government Support for Five-Year Strategic Growth Plan

 

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers

 

Halifax, NS – October 27, 2014 - The increasing popularity of craft beer in the Maritimes reflects not only a demand for specialty products, but a viable up-and-coming industry in Nova Scotia. This past Friday, at the Craft Brewers and Distillers Workshop at Acadia University, industry stakeholders and community organizers gathered to share knowledge and refine their skills.

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers

 

 

Mallard Cottage, St. John's and Edna, Halifax Nominated for enRoute Canada’s Best New Restaurants

 

enRoute Magazine

 

Toronto, August 5, 2014 - Canada's inflight magazine, Air Canada's enRoute announced this morning the return of the Air Canada enRoute Canada's Best New Restaurants 2014 People's Choice Award. Mallard Cottage in St. John’s and Edna in Halifax were the two nominated from Atlantic Canada.

enRoute Magazine Top New Restaurant

 

 

Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards Announced in Halifax

 

Taste of Nova Scotia 2013 Prestige Awards

 

Halifax, NS – November 26, 2013 - The Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards is a celebration of excellence to honour producers and restaurants that provide exceptional culinary products and experiences. Winners, from consumer nominations, were announced during the annual Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia’s (TIANS) Tourism Summit on November 26, 2013. Full results in our story.

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Mallard Cottage, St. John's and Edna, Halifax Nominated for enRoute Canada’s Best New Restaurants

 

enRoute Magazine

 

Toronto, August 5, 2014 - Canada's inflight magazine, Air Canada's enRoute announced this morning the return of the Air Canada enRoute Canada's Best New Restaurants 2014 People's Choice Award. Mallard Cottage in St. John’s and Edna in Halifax were the two nominated from Atlantic Canada.

enRoute Magazine Top New Restaurant

 

 

Roots, Rants and Roars Announces the Come from Away Chefs for 2014

 

Roots Rants & Roars

 

Elliston, NL – July 8, 2014 - The Dates are set and plans are being made. Roots, Rants and Roars 2014 will be held in Elliston September 19 & 20. Organizers say they are adding some exciting new elements to this year’s festival, once the planning is complete tickets will go on sale. Act fast! Last year's event was sold out in August.

Roots, Rants and Roars

 

 

Top Chefs in Dine Boston Program Showcase Seafood at Logan International Airport

 

Logan International Airport

 

Boston, MA - July 14, 2014 -- This summer, travelers at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) can sample award-winning seafood fare from Chef Americo DiFronzo, executive chef of The Union Oyster House, a landmark restaurant in Boston. AIRMALL® USA, developer of some of the leading airport concessions model in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at BOS, welcomed DiFronzo as the latest chef to join the Dine Boston Visiting Chef Program, which showcases New England chefs' specialties for a three-month period at the airport restaurant. Have a look at this inovative program from our neighbours in Boston.

Dine Boston Program Logan International Airport

 

 

Niki Jabbour On Her New Book Groundbreaking Food Gardens

 

Niki Jabbour

 

Halifax, NS – May 27, 2014 – Niki Jabbour says her latest book is the result of two years of work. It follows her bestselling Year Round Vegetable Gardener that has so far sold more than 56 thousand copies. Niki’s work has really captured the attention of a lot of people in the right circumstance. Her books offer practical advice on how to grow gardens that often right into an urban back yard environment. Our review of Groundbreaking Food Gardens and interview with Niki in our story.

Niki Jabbour

 

 

Moving Nova Scotia to the forefront of global wine trends says Jost Vineyards owner

 

Jost Vineyards

 

 

HALIFAX, May 15, 2014 - Jost Vineyards has launched Selkie, Atlantic Canada's premier frizzante-style wine. And it may, says Jost owner Carl Sparkes, "become the defining wine style of Nova Scotia."

Jost Vineyards

 

 

Ferry Service Restored between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine

 

Ferry service restored in Yamouth, Nova Scotia

 

Yarmouth, NS, May 16, 2013 - Yarmouth residents were on hand to greet passengers and welcome the Nova Star cruise ferry that arrived with its first passengers from the United States today, May 16.

Yarmouth Ferry Serivce

 

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Industry Honours Award Recipients at Gala

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Industry Awards

 

 

Gander, NL - February 28, 2014 - Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador hosted the annual Tourism Excellence Awards Gala on Friday night as the grand finale to the Annual Conference and Trade Show held in Gander. The Tourism Excellence Awards Gala featured the presentation of the Tourism Excellence Awards that honour businesses and leaders who are helping advance the tourism industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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