Tag Archives: The Chowder Trail

The Chowder Trail: Minas Basin

chowder advocate harbour nova scotia
The northern shore of the Minas Basin is a less-explored area of Nova Scotia, especially by us.  I’d been there once before for a workshop at Advocate Harbour School and Gillian had never been.  The three Chowder Trail stops along the route here seemed like as good an excuse as any to visit the area.… Read More

Chowder Trail: Murphy’s & Salty’s – Halifax

Murphys Halifax Lobster Dip
The Halifax Waterfront, with its festivals, deep sea fishing tours and restaurants, is a popular tourist destination.  Two of the best known restaurants, Murphy’s (@MurphysHalifax) and Salty’s (@saltysR), are both on the Taste of Nova Scotia Chowder Trail, so we spent a weekend doing back to back chowder tastings. Murphy's Halifax: We visited Murphy’s first. … Read More