Gourmet Traveler Video Local Tasting Tours

We enjoyed our tour with the Gourmet Traveler!

Pete’s Gluten Free Eatery tasting with guest from the Shambhala Center

Lauren from Pete’s new gluten-free eatery offers us a tasting of an amazing turkey and avocado sandwich with a pear and pecan salad; Melissa from the Halifax Shambhala center remembers her mom’s chocolate pound cake and is blown away by Odell’s gluten free version.

petesfrootique.comhalifax.shambhala.org 

Chocolate Tasting with Susie from Woozles

In this podcast with Omar from Chocolates by Design and Susie from Woozles, we taste a famous Belgian cheesecake chocolate and learn about a favourite Middle Eastern food from Omar’s childhood. Susie declares herself a foodie and tells why she loves local gems Morris East and Sushi Shige.

Uncommon Grounds Tasting with Colin from Bookmark

In this podcast we discover some cool new culinary books with Colin at Halifax’s favourite independent bookstore, and taste a delectable treat with Esther from Uncommon Grounds at the Public Gardens location – we also learn about more locally owned Halifax shops off the beaten path.

bookmarkinc.catheuncommongroup.com

Beer Tasting at the Granite Brewery with Tattle Tours’ Andy Smith

In this podcast we enjoy a beer tasting with guest Andy Smith of Tattle Tours GhostWalks and the owner of the Granite Brewery in Halifax, Kevin Keefe.  Kevin talks books after revealing the unusual nature of his famous Peculiar beer and Andy regresses back to childhood.

granitebreweryhalifax.ca – tattletours.ca

Pizza tasting podcast at Morris East with Stewart Legere

In this podcast with local singer/actor Stewart Legere and Chef Lauren Marshall from Morris East, we taste a signature wood fired pizza with local pears and learn about an upcoming album in the works.

Carry the River by Stewart Legeremorriseast.com

Coffee Tasting at Smiling Goat Organic Espresso Bar

Check out this podcast with guest Natalie McLellan from the Museum of Natural History in Halifax and Smiling Goat owner Geoff Creighton  – – we taste some pretty special single origin coffee and learn about fave locally owned Halifax businesses and a cool exhibit at the museum which is Out of This World.

smilinggoat.ca –  museum.gov.ns.ca

Bite Sized Travel Review

Take a look at local travel writer Krista Spurr’s experience with Local Tasting Tours – her great photos give a glimpse into the wonderful local food offerings from the talented chefs we visit on our tour.

BITE SIZED TRAVEL REVIEW

Joseph Jamieson Williams photography blog post

Talented local photographer Joseph Jamieson Williams checked out our Waterfront to Barrington Tour on a sunny July day – – here’s his take:

JJWBLOG

Le Bistro by Liz tasting with Compania Azul’s Sean Harris

This podcast features owner Liz of the popular Le Bistro by Liz on South Park Street in Halifax.  We taste her famous chicken crepe with guest Sean Harris who is the primary vocalist with Spanish musical company Compania Azul.  Liz talks about their live music line up for the season as well as one of her favourite locally owned shoe shops in town, and Sean gives us the goods on his involvement in the annual Jazz Fest and good home baked bread with molasses in Newfoundland.

lebistrohalifax.com compania-azul.ca