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SATURDAY, APRIL 28

From the folks who brought you the 5th Annual Craft Beer & Local Food Celebration, DELISH is an all-inclusive evening of sweet & savoury dishes with local wine, cider, cocktails + more! Here is this year's menu.

THE EATS

BLACK SHEEP

Scallop Ceviche - Cured scallops, citrus, mango, vodka, scallions, corn tortillas

Pork Butt Slider - Spicy mayo, sesame bun

Kimchi & Tofu Stuffed Mushroom Cremini mushroom, Korean BBQ tofu, kimchi, vermicelli noodles

Fried Chicken - Buttermilk & citrus marinated chicken thighs, sweet with heat sauce, pickled cabbage slaw

Pineapple Upside Down Cake - Rum & ginger caramel

Chocolate Dulce Mousse - Chocolate & feuilletine base, sea salt

CHIVES CANADIAN BISTRO

 P.E.I. Beef Brisket Bourguignon & Potato & Gruyere Croquette

CHOCOLATE HACKERS

Assorted Chocolate Cornflake Cakes - dark, milk, blueberry & ginger, raspberry & rose, matcha

DEE DEE'S ICE CREAM

Buttermilk Ice Cream with Rasberry Swirl

Raspberry  Lemon Coconut Sorbet

ELIOT & VINE

Pristine Bay Oysters with strawberry, shiso & thai basil snow

Pristine Bay Oysters with cucumber & creme fraiche pearls

Pristine Bay Oysters with Kewpie mayo, bonito, wasabi & Korean nori

HARBOURSTONE SEA GRILL + POURHOUSE

Fried Chicken - Seitan Fried Chicken | Jalapeño Ranch | Radish Coleslaw  

Milkshake - Coconut Freakshake | Dark Chocolate | Sponge Toffee Crusted Strawberry Compote

LE BISTRO BY LIZ

Petite Coquilles Saint Jacques - Pan seared Digby scallops topped with a rich mushroom veloute sauce on a bed of whipped potatoes

RINALDO'S ITALIAN AMERICAN SPECIALTIES

Tuna Crudo - Ahi tuna, beets, red chilies, dill, crispy chicken skins, radishes, beet vinaigrette, served on house made ciabatta crostini

ROUSSEAU CHOCOLATIER

Chocolate Dipped Artisanal Lemon Marshmallow

Chocolate Dipped Artisanal Blueberry Marshmallow

STUDIO EAST FOOD + DRINK

Chicken Crisp with garlic aioli, gochujang mayo, green onions and herbs, sweet-soy sauce

THE BROOKLYN WAREHOUSE

Rabbit Empanada - Rhubarb sofrito, sorrel creme fraiche, chorizo powder

THE CARLETON

Nova Scotia Snow Crab in feuilles de brick with Acadian gold sturgeon caviar

THE NOODLE GUY

Mini Garlic Quark Ravioli with maple caramelized onions topped with Holmestead parmesan cheese

Black Spaghetti with pesto and meatballs and local asiago

Umeboshi Egg 

THE OLD APOTHECARY

Profiteroles - lavender with white chocolate, orange & walnut

Profiteroles - rhubarb with cardamom & vanilla meringue

Profiteroles - classic pastry cream & dark chocolate

THE PRESS GANG

Free Range Chicken Liver and Foie Gras Pate with PEI blue dot salt beef brisket in lentil crisp with blackberry and smoked jalapeño coulis

THE STUBBORN GOAT GASTROPUB

Fresh Nova Scotia Oysters on the half shell with pickled rhubarb and smoked jalapeño relish

THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT

Patatas Bravas - Fried baby potatoes, romesco & leek powder, garlic - cocoa soil, aioli, micro scallions

 

THE DRINKS

 

CRAFT COCKTAILS presented by Shane Beehan, Jeff Van Horne & Matt Boyle

Zombie Ironworks Amber Rum, Compass Rhumb, Lime, Grapefruit, Grenadine, Cinnamon, Absinthe

Fresh to Death Ironworks Vodka, Barreling Tide Arctic Kiwi Liqeur, Lime, Green Juice, Soda

Lifeblood Ironworks Amber Rum, Barreling Tide Javalley Liqueur, Cinnamon, Angostura, Orange Peel

AVONDALE SKY WINERY

2014 Montavista - dry, lightly oaked, medium body red blend

2016 Lady Slipper - off-dry, rosé blend

2015 Tennycape - off-dry, white blend

BENJAMIN BRIDGE

Nova 7 White Blend - “In the glass, a pale coral pink with a bright peach hue. On the nose, successions of floral notes – rose petals and water lilies – intermingle with tropical hints of fresh papaya and litchi fruit. On the palate, suggestions of ripe mango and fresh apricots are brightened by crisp and energetic undertones, revealing the trademark electricity unique to our cool climate.”

BBNV Sparkling - “In the glass, a pale golden colour with a straw hue. On the nose, the wine displays suggestions of smoke and lemon rind with strong sea minerals undertones. The palate is luscious but with good intensity and vibrancy. Hints of green apples and dried cranberries are magnified by the wine’s bright structure, unfolding in a lengthy mineral finish.”

BARRELING TIDE DISTILLERY

5 Fathom Dark Rum

Rhubarb Gin

Cherry Liqueur

BULWARK CIDER

Raspberry Cider

2017 People's Cider

CHAIN YARD URBAN CIDERY

Foundation

Hopped Up

GinxBerry

COMPASS DISTILLERS

Vodka, Rhumb, Moonshine, Spiced Rhumb, Gin, Gin Wild, Aged Gin & Aquavit

GARRISON BREWING

Pucker Up! Pomegranate, hibiscus and cranberry kettle sour 4.9% ABV

Wintervention Imperial Chocolate Stout 10% ABV

DOMAINE DE GRAND PRÉ

Ortega Vintner’s Reserve - The Ortega is a brilliant white wine with intense aromas of pear, dried apricot and honey, layered with delicate floral notes of rose petal.  Produced in an off-dry style, the pronounced nose leads to an elegant, balanced and complex palate. Enjoy this wine with summer greens, fish, poultry or your favorite cheese.

Tidal Bay  - Nova Scotia’s Premiere White Wine.  There is no other grape growing region like Nova Scotia. A wine with unique character, Tidal Bay brilliantly reflects its birthplace: the terrior, coastal breezes, cooler climate and our winemakers’ world-class craftsmanship.  It has a distinctive brightness in the glass. The nose is fresh yet complex. The palate is dryishly crisp, with body and fullness that lingers with every sip. It is the perfect complement to Nova Scotia seafood or to share with friends.

Riesling - This medium-sweet white wine exhibits intense pear and citrus fruit aromas such as bergamot, orange and lime. It is naturally high acidity and pronounced fruit flavours also lend this wine the potential to age gracefully. Pair it with white fish, pork as well as cheese and spicy Asian dishes.

Millot Vintner’s Reserve - This nicely balanced oak-aged red wine displays delicate aromatic notes of plum and dried figs. The wine is soft and layered with flavours of cherry and dark chocolate with a long finish. Pairs great with grilled meats and cheese.

Castel Vintner’s Reserve - Rich, dense and deeply pigmented, this wine offers inviting herbaceous aromas of caraway and black pepper.  A wine of distinction it offers an expressive nose, complex full body, and a balanced palate of ripe fruit and integrated tannins. This bold wine is especially well suited to grilled beef, game meats, caramelized onions or roasted root vegetables.

Pomme D’Or Apple Cream Liquor - This Cream Liquor is silky smooth on the palate. It can be served over ice, after dinner or mix it with coffee or tea.

IRONWORKS DISTILLERY

 Aged GinAfter several months in Hungarian Oak barrels and then rested for a year in stainless, this soft gin, distilled using 100% Nova Scotian juniper berries has a lovely additional nuance of the wood tannins. 

Rum Boat Rum "Shipwrecked Edition"Ocean aged on a boat afloat in Lunenburg Harbour, this is a lovely, lively spirit – with a completely natural deep amber colour. Aged two and one half  years on land in our Lunenburg cellars and a year at sea before the wreck. Bottled in 500 ml Apothecary bottles, wrapped in a story!

Raspberry LiqueurLike sticking your nose into a big bowl of fresh raspberries!

L'ACADIE VINEYARDS

2015 Vintage Cuvee Rose Certified Organic - Traditional method, certified organic, brut. Gold medal at 2017 National Wine Awards.

Mousseux Certified Organic - Traditional method, certified organic. Top Scoring Sparkling at 2017 Atlantic Canada Wine Awards.

PLANTERS RIDGE WINERY

2016 Elevation - This frizzante style wine is a blend of L'Acadie, Frontenac Blanc and Muscat Ottonel. This mouth-watering sparkling exhibits aromas of citrus and lime zest. On the palate, crisp bubbles deliver notes of grapefruit. 

2015 Quintessence Red - Their signature red blend is a combination of Lucie Kuhlmann, Marquette, Castel and Pinot Noir. This wine has a slight earthiness, notes of red fruit, and balanced acidity. Both complex and soft, the Quintessence Red is food friendly and smooth. 

2017 Tidal Bay - Theirs is a blend of L'Acadie, Frontenac Blanc, Frontenac Gris, NY Muscat and Seyval. Their Tidal Bay showcases tropical notes, with aromas of baked pear. 

PETITE RIVIERE VINEYARDS

Risser’s Breeze - The nose is bright with notes of citrus, white flowers and fresh pear. The palate is refreshingly crisp, revealing notes of mineral, pear and grapefruit.

Lulu - Mouthwatering aromas of strawberries,
minerality, and a hint of cherry confectionary.
Revealing fresh fruit flavours of wild
strawberry, this rosé has a gentle acidity
showing a smooth elegance and intensity with
a plump finish
.

LaHave - This elegant red wine with garnet tones has vibrant
aromas and flavours of red currants and black pepper,
with a hint of smoke, spice and leather. It exhibits
silky smooth tannins with a lingering finish.

SHIPBUILDERS CIDER

ShipBuilder's Cider

SID'S CIDER

Strawberry Rhubarb