During my staycation last week, Brian and I drove up to beautiful Lunenburg; it is home to the Blue Nose II & her quaint Maritime feel has travelers from all over the world visiting.
Pictured below by Trip Advisor:
One spot both Brian and I cannot get enough of is a small diner called “Salt Shaker Deli”. There is a small patio in the back. Brian and I had our second date here in mid October 2015 on a bright sunny day, with the sheltered space we were able to dine in the fresh outdoors on this patio which sports a view of the Harbour. Lovely!
Unfortunately, it began to rain when we went up this last time. However, my superior ability to feel it would rain heavily allowed us to score one of the last tables inside minutes before the skies opened up.
I was super hungry and took a bite of my sandwich before I snapped my pic. Also, they are generous with the bacon! I was so hungry that day I ordered the beet salad with goat cheese & candied walnuts.
Brian ordered the haddock fish tacos which I thought sounded disgusting, and I hesitated in taking a bite, but I did it! Holy smackers it was an explosion of flavors with a bit of heat! There were hot peppers of some sort sprinkled throughout.
We both had Dark & Stormy bevvies which was made with Halifax’s local Propeller Ginger Beer and rum from Iron Works which is just down the road from the restaurant in Lunenburg. A must order as this dark and stormy was delish! I had a Boxing Rock beer in which I don’t recall the name, it was a bit too hoppy for my liking, but I am not into hoppy beers.
Once again you don’t have to take an expensive trip outside the province or state. Oftentimes, there is lots to see just in your backyard.
Peace & love – Rachel