Sushi & The Symphony

Evenin’ everyone, I’m blogging a bit later than usual today because I just got in from a fun evening out with Angie & Jaime. A few days ago I mentioned that Jaime and I won tickets from Symphony Nova Scotia, well tonight was the show.

In true Haliblogger fashion we made it a night out and met up for dinner beforehand. After hearing Jaime’s review of Doraku, I knew where I wanted to go…


Ang and I arrived a bit early so we had a bit of time to snap some pics. It looks like a little hole in the wall from the outside…

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But the inside was just lovely. The first place we hit was the bathroom. There were candles and all kinds of yummy smells throughout the building. 🙂 After powdering our noses our waitress took us to our seats – we actually had to take our shoes off and walk up the table. It was so neat!

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While we waited for Jaime to arrive we browsed the menu and decided on a bunch of rolls to split.

I like to have green tea when I’m having sushi, ours came in a beautiful teapot.

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We decided to start of with a cup of miso soup and a few bowls of edamame for the table. The miso soup really hit the spot on this cold, damp day.

And of course, the best part, the rolls. We ordered a few different ones to share including – Sweet Potato Tempura , Philadelphia Roll, Spicy Tuna and a Spicy Scallop. It was the best sushi I’ve had in the city. I’m definitely not an expert but better than the other 2 places I’ve been. 🙂 (Excuse my poor quality pictures.)

After dinner, we made a dash for the Cohn and arrived just in time to get a few ticket issues sorted out (the staff were great and very accommodating!) and got to meet two other Halifax Twitters@TammiHayne and @AliceinParis. So cool to meet other local twitters! I may have snuck a few pics once we got inside…

We enjoyed the sounds of “Brushstrokes and Bows.” Over all I liked it. I just wish I hadn’t have been up since 5am because I was pretty tired. It was my first time going to a Symphony though and it was pretty amazing! Thanks again to Symphony Nova Scotia for the tickets! I can’t wait to go back in December to see the Nutcracker!

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