Lobster Roll: Magnolia’s Grill, Lunenburg

Magnolia's Grill Lobster RollIf you haven’t been to Magnolia’s Grill in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia yet (or at all), I’d suggest now is a good time. Not only is it a consistently great restaurant, but on my visit last week they had lobster rolls. Delicious, delicious, lobster rolls. Pair it with the Mussels a la Provence appetizer, and you’ve got a delicious maritime feast! Continue reading

LaHave Bakery, Nova Scotia

Leaving my mother’s cottage in East Port Medway, Highway 331 winds along the Lighthouse Route on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, whisking us past the green lawns and carefully tended flower gardens of rural homes set far back from the road, and occasionally opening up to allow a glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean crashing against the rocky shoreline.

Slowing down to 50 km/hr, we approach the small town of LaHave. The roads narrow, and houses come closer to the road, eventually perching right on the edge of the street. Parking is a challenge during the summer, but now, mid-May, we’re able to find a spot right in front of the LaHave Bakery. Continue reading