OPEN CITY MAY 9 Half Price Tours All Day!

open city halifax may 9


Take a bite out of Halifax for Open City 4.0


Open City is a chance to get out, enjoy the spring weather, and explore Halifax in a new way, experiencing local shops, eateries, music and events all over Halifax and Dartmouth.  Keep your eyes out for details on Back Door Take Out, music events, demos, deals and more on …

Saturday May 9 2015

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craft beer from North Brewing Halifax Nova Scotia

Check out the quickly changing North End of Halifax, a popular area which has blossomed into one of the city’s most thriving culinary destinations. Come sample the best of East Coast craft beer at popular local breweries such as Propeller Brewing  and North Brewing Co., and taste an amazing range of local specialties at hot new spots.  Many of these unique eateries are showcasing the best of locally-grown Nova Scotian produce and newly renovated, forward-thinking spaces.  Savour delectable grilled cheese, tasty cupcakes, authentic deli fare and gourmet ice cream at local favourites like Lion&Bright, Dee Dee’s, Hali Deli, FRED and more. Get the inside scoop on the city’s finest new chefs, the growing local food scene, and the history of this unique and ever changing neighbourhood.  Tour 1.5 km in length, includes 6+ food tastings & 3+ beer tastings, enough for a light lunch.

Departs from Ratinaud French Cuisine on Gottingen Street


Open Kitchen Food Tours Halifax

Go behind the scenes with local chef Claire Gallant as you explore the best of Halifax’s North End culinary district on this Open Kitchen tour.  A popular tour with locals, moms and dads (kids welcome), and visitors alike, this 1 km culinary walking tour gives a chef’s perspective on sourcing food locally and creating innovative dishes at home.  Meet several top notch chefs at the city’s hottest North End eateries, step into professional kitchens and take an up-close look at food prep and operations.   Learn tips and surprising food facts, watch kitchen demonstrations, view recipes, and best of all, taste mouth-watering creations such as artisan pizza, house-made sausages and cheesecake.  This tour highlights the Hydrostone Market, Agricola Street and the city’s North End.  Tour 1 km in length, includes 4+ tastings & wine tasting, enough for a light lunch.

Departs from Highland Drive Storehouse on Kaye Street


night out on quinpool food tour open city may 9

Check out the Halifax Quinpool Road district like a foodie  -with substantial tastings at five restaurants, including Greek, Lebanese, Thai, and Korean cuisine, with cheesecake for dessert.  Learn fun food facts, the story behind the menus, and explore this unique strip which boasts an incredible concentration of local restaurants and family owned businesses. Discover the history of this off-the-beaten-path West End neighbourhood while you stroll the bustling, brightly lit street.  This food tour is ideal for couples, bachelorette groups, conference groups or a girls’ night out, and includes enough tastings  for a full dinner. Tour less than 1 km in length, includes 5+ substantial tastings & 2+wine tastings, enough for an evening meal.

Departs from the Oxford Theatre on Quinpool Road

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