OUR LOCAL EXPERTS: LOCAL SIPS & BITES

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A BITE OF WHAT’S TO COME IN 2017 BY LIA RINALDO, MANAGING DIRECTOR, DEVOUR! THE FOOD FILM FEST We’re wrapping up another stellar year and dreaming of an even more delicious 2017. Looking at food trends globally, we’re still a few light years away from having our food delivered by drones, reproducing it with 3D…

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BEST OF THE BEST!

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TROPHY BREWS BY CHRIS MCDONALD, ATLANTIC CANADA BEER BLOG There’s no point in denying that it’s always difficult to see summer coming to an end. Take heart, however, as fall has many redeeming qualities: beautiful colours and scenery, Thanksgiving, and an excuse to return to drinking the appropriate beer styles for the season. The NSLC…

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OUR LOCAL EXPERTS, SUMMERTIME!

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Barbecues and Beer Gardens  By Lia Rinaldo, Managing Director, Devour! The Food Film Fest Summertime! Sing it with me. Remember those moments back in winter when you couldn’t even imagine reaching this blissful time of year again? Well, we have arrived. Backyard barbecues, lazy beach days, farmers markets heaving with fresh produce and road trips around…

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OUR LOCAL EXPERTS CELEBRATE THE SEASON

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Merroir: The Terroir of the Sea Lia Rinaldo, Managing Director,  Devour!The Food Film FestLucky us! Here we are in beautiful Nova Scotia in spring, and as we look ahead to another plentiful year of planting, growing and harvesting fresh bounty from the land, I am going to draw your attention to the sea. It just…

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OUR LOCAL EXPERTS CELEBRATE THE SEASON

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Festive Wines With the festive season upon us, and the myriad of celebrations and cause for merrymaking that it brings, choosing local for your table will be sure to take any occasion to a new and delicious level. The abundance of locally farmed meats and foul, fresh vibrant produce, artisanal cheese, and the many selections of the finest seafood in the world,…

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OUR LOCAL EXPERTS SAVOUR THE SEASON OUR LOCAL EXPERTS,

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Harvest Happenings We’re throwing on an extra sweater as we head into one of the best seasons in Nova Scotia. Say goodbye to sweet summer vibes and hello to fall colours, crisp air and harvest time. There’s no shortage of fun new places to hang in Halifax this fall. Two of them just happen to be focusing on iconic cocktails…

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Our experts Ask, Where’s the beef?

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Trial By Fire Deciding which wines to enjoy with beef on the grill need not be a trial by fire. Whether a steak, a burger, or ribs, juicy, succulent, hot-off-the-coals beef calls out for wine with refreshing boldness, silky tannins and a punch of acidity. These characteristics mean the wine will stand up to the weight…

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Savouring the Season

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Spring is a time for eating and drinking local. Garrison Brewing’s Tall Ship Amber Ale is perfectly poised to pair with our province’s cornucopia of seafood. It’s light and crisp and is great to wash down lobster, scallops and mussels. Try Boxing Rock Brewing’s Temptation Red with a young Nova Scotia Gouda cheese. The sharp…

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