"That's the million dollar question right now, we're really not sure yet, it's early days," Dover said. 's first Lobster Love campaign is being hailed as a success by one of its founders, Melody Dover. On my first eve in Charlottetown I dined at the cities most iconic restaurant. Restaurants & Cafes. If you missed out on this winning Lobster Roll, … Congratulations to the team at THE LOBSTER BARN PUB & EATERY for creating the first ever PEI Lobster Love's Most Loved Lobster Roll 2020! It was also a chance to raise the profile of local lobster, said Lobster P.E.I. We’re part of PEI Lobster Love, taking place from July 6th to 31st! Their winning dish was named The Classic Sweet & Salty, showing that fans are still in love with the traditional PEI lobster roll. Try Yvonne’s Lemony Lobster Roll created by Chef Paul Peters. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. board chair Charlie McGeoghegan. Lobster Love website can find a map of the Island to see where all the participating restaurants are. It is a partnership between Lobster P.E.I., P.E.I. The "Most Loved Lobster Roll" honours went to The Lobster Barn Pub & Eatery in Victoria-by-the-Sea, racking up the most votes for its offering "The Classic Sweet and Salty. That works out to 25,210 lobster rolls. Many cows roam freely, eating grass that has been salted by the ocean. That's an added benefit that is something that has been ongoing.". I remember when we needed to watch out for bones when eating fish, and lobster was and still is my favourite food. 3 oz of PEI Lobster mixed with Homemade Mayo served with Spring Mix and Coleslaw on a Garlic-Buttered and Toasted Bun, topped with Lemon Garlic Aioli and a Bacon-Wrapped Scallop. Islanders roll out the love for PEI lobster rolls. Lobster Love campaign is underway with 75 restaurants serving up their own signature take on a lobster roll. Buster’s Sea Cove. Lobster Love From Charlottetown. Prince Edward Island, which is surrounded entirely by saltwater, is literally awash in lobster, crab, mussels, oysters, shrimp, clams and many types of fish. "We're looking at this as a way to help as many small businesses as possible across the island.". Lobster Love is a partnership between Lobster P.E.I., P.E.I. Market Street Catch. On Facebook, the winning restaurant's reaction to the news was: "WHAT!!! Lobster on the Wharf has been “the place for lobster” in Prince Edward Island since it opened in 1981. "We like to joke at the office here that it's a boatload of lobster," said Dover of the 6,466 pounds of PEI lobster consumed at participating restaurants during the 26-day campaign. From July 6-31, participating Island restaurants from tip-to-tip will be vying for the inaugural title of Prince Edward Island’s “Most Loved Lobster Roll”. Burger Love, which was postponed this year until September because of the global pandemic. The Lobster Barn Pub & Eatery's Classic Sweet and Salty lobster roll is the winner of the inaugural Lobster Love competition. Best Dining in Prince Edward Island: See 48,706 Tripadvisor traveller reviews of 594 Prince Edward Island restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. With the bait set, organizers are waiting to see how the inaugural year will go — and how many rolls will be sold — as tourists and Islanders get their first taste of the new Lobster Love campaign. Burger Love campaign, P.E.I. Round off your meal with PEI potatoes and a big helping of local vegetables. Restaurants were able to register to be part of the campaign for free. With its long proud tradition serving fresh seafood both locally and selling it abroad, Canada's smallest and greenest province has some of the finest opportunities to eat delicious seafood. Best Lobster in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Find 14,415 Tripadvisor traveller reviews of the best Lobster and search by price, location, and more. The Lobster Love site describes it as "5.5 oz of PEI Lobster mixed with Homemade Mayo served on a Toasted Water Street Bakery Roll with Romaine Lettuce." The first P.E.I. Yvonne’s Lemony Lobster Roll – PEI Lobster Love; Opening on June 19th & Happy Father’s Day Specials; Cavendish Beach Music Festival Weekend is Here!!! To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Five hours later, the post had nearly 200 appreciative comments singing the praises of The Classic. Closing for the Season – Saturday, September 29th PEI Lobster Love is the newest ‘sea-foodie’ event to hit the shores of Prince Edward Island! Island Favorites, Cavendish. Well-traveled foodies know Prince Edward Island is the place to go for an Atlantic gastro-vacation, especially for seafood, and more specifically, succulent lobster wild caught from the sea at its peak. The Island food campaign is organized by the same company that manages P.E.I. We’re delighted to participate in the inaugural PEI Lobster Love campaign, which runs until July 31. Lobster on the Wharf, the seafood restaurant with an amazing view of the Charlottetown harbour and a menu that offers something for all tastes. Although we have over 30 years' experience, our restaurant and seafood market were almost totally rebuilt in 2004 after Hurricane Juan. An island tradition on PEI is to have a proper lobster supper at one of the … Dover said it all happened very quickly with the final agreements coming together only three weeks ago. See below for a list of restaurants in the GTA serving PEI Lobster. Named “The Classic Sweet & Salty”, this traditional-style lobster roll featured 5.5 ounces of PEI Lobster mixed with homemade mayo, and served on a … Market Street Catch. Lobsters are up to 1 ½ pounds in weight and come from the restaurant’s lobster pounds. If you can manage it, the desserts are also fresh and made in-house. “The Blue Mussel Cafe is a seasonal seafood restaurant located in North Rustico Harbour, PEI just off the beaten path. Lobster Love campaign is now underway for the month of July, with 75 different Island restaurants offering unique takes on the traditional lobster roll. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. We only use products that are harvested, caught or raised hours from your table, not days. Lobster Love From Charlottetown. "It is unprecedented times and why not put together something fun.". THE CLASSIC SWEET & SALTY: 5.5 oz of PEI Lobster mixed with Homemade Mayo served on a Toasted Water St. Bakery Roll with Romaine Lettuce. On Facebook, the winning restaurant's reaction to the news was: "WHAT!!! July 1st – Canada Day!!!! ", The Lobster Love site describes it as "5.5 oz of PEI Lobster mixed with Homemade Mayo served on a Toasted Water Street Bakery Roll with Romaine Lettuce.". If you think you’ve got the tastebuds to tackle this year’s amazing line-up of entries, then get ready to … John Robertson is a multi-platform journalist based out of Charlottetown. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. On Prince Edward Island, the first ever PEI Lobster Love campaign just ended where 75 local restaurants from tip-to-tip were all vying to win the inaugural title of the ‘Most Loved Lobster Roll’. "So they just opened up and now with the Atlantic bubble open, we feel it's a good time to launch this program.". Dover said the Lobster Love campaign hadn't been planned for this year — but then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Over the extended 45 day campaign, we saw so much love for our participating restaurants, Island farmers, food producers, and suppliers. This allowed organizers to offer restaurants the chance to participate in the inaugural year for free. Oyster Boy. 476 lobster license 90 trap rock crab license 700 lobster traps new to 6 years old 90 conical crab traps 1 year old 150 square wood crab traps new to 3 years old 120 dumps lobster rope New to 3 years old 30 7/16” crab rope dumps all good bouys and bait bags 20 2 tray tanks 3 trap buildings on wharf Will consider selling 2 -102 or 1-204 trap portion of stacked license. This is an unfortunate quirk in our system as it estimates shipping time based on the day of the week you are purchasing and the number of business days available to the shipping company. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. P.E.I. P.E.I. Everything there is made in house, even the salad dressing, and the rolls come fresh from the oven. ANNOUNCING THE FIRST EVER 'MOST LOVED' PEI LOBSTER ROLL. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. P.E.I. 's Department of Fisheries and Communities, and Canada's Food Island. Lobster Love campaign is the famous lobster roll, with more than 70 restaurants submitting their creative versions of this staple of summer. PEI Lobster Roll Call Contest participating restaurants: Beast Bodega. "We have a tremendous working relationship with Lobster P.E.I. Prince Edward Island is home to some of the tastiest lobster rolls you can find, and the first ever PEI Lobster Love campaign confirmed this. As uncertainty began to darken the summer forecast for many small businesses, the provincial government, the Lobster PEI marketing board and Fresh Media began working on a plan that might help. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. Thanks, PEI Burger Love fans, for an incredible 10th year of ‘Welcoming Everything Local to the Table’! Following in the same model at the popular Burger Love campaign, restaurants created different types of lobster rolls and encouraged customers to vote for the best one. Since it is a lobster pound as well as restaurant the lobster was very fresh as was the steak roll it was served on. PEI in a Box – I selected two-day shipping and it gave me an estimated arrival time longer than two days. It was at that time that the original lobster pound found on the site was transformed into a seafood restaurant which today has expanded to include 240 indoor and 110 outdoor seats. THE CLASSIC SWEET & SALTY: 5.5 oz of PEI Lobster mixed with Homemade Mayo … Lobster on the Wharf serves famous, fresh Prince Edward Island lobster, along with other delicious seafood choices. The organizers weren't sure what to expect when they launched the drive, she added. strengthens recommendation on mask wearing, Cavendish campground plans include leaving some of Dorian devastation in place, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. "We understand that obviously if you're a seasonal restaurant and you're kicking off your summer season with maybe some of the odds stacked against you, this would be a really easy ask for you to participate in an event that could bring some new customers through your door," Dover said. PEI also has incredible dairy and beef. A Lobster Supper in PEI. The first ever Most Loved Lobster Roll winner was The Lobster Barn Pub & Eatery in Victoria-by-the-Sea. John.Robertson@cbc.ca Twitter @CBCJRobertson Instagram @johnrobertsoncbc. Jake’s Grill & Oyster House Lobster Burger Bar Comments are welcome while open. The winning roll was from THE LOBSTER BARN in Victoria-By-The-Sea. Enjoy 75 different Lobster rolls from across the island for the month of July. ... Congratulations to the team at THE LOBSTER BARN PUB & EATERY for creating the first ever PEI Lobster Love's Most Loved Lobster Roll 2020! Beast Bodega. The potato salad was ok, but not amazing for PEI. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. THE CLASSIC SWEET & SALTY from Lobster Barn Pub & Eatery! It wasn’t toasted but it was still tasty and the meat was tossed in mayo with celery a lettuce. I tried all 3 of their lobster roll offerings in the Sailor’s Sampler – the … Dover told CBC News the 75 restaurants sold $456,270 worth of lobster roll dishes during the contest. She said restaurant owners have told her the campaign helped encourage a cautious public to go out again. Created by Fresh Media, the agency behind the P.E.I. He has been with CBC News for more than a decade, with stints in Nunavut, Edmonton and Prince Edward Island. Five hours later, the post had nearly 200 appreciative comments singing the praises of The Classic. Best Lobster in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Find 14,417 Tripadvisor traveller reviews of THE BEST Lobster and search by price, location, and more. She is the president and creative director for the company that created the contest, Fresh Media. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. There are pictures of the dishes being served, as well as the list of ingredients and where the lobster was supplied from. Best Dining in Prince Edward Island: See 48,706 Tripadvisor traveler reviews of 594 Prince Edward Island restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more. and the conversation came about of maybe this is the time to do it," said Melody Dover, president and creative director of Fresh Media, the company managing the campaign. What should I do? La campagne PEI Lobster Love vise à encourager le tourisme local et à donner de la visibilité aux restaurants qui y participent. 's first Lobster Love campaign is being hailed a success by one of its founders, who says claw consumers came out 'in droves. The feature dish for the first P.E.I. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. (Lobster Barn Pub & Eatery/Facebook) P.E.I. ', CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. The first P.E.I. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Jake’s Grill & Oyster House Lobster Burger Bar The Wilcox Gastropub Lobster Love campaign is underway with 75 restaurants serving up their own signature take on a lobster roll. WE WON!!" "Over all of the years of Burger Love ... sales are really great but it's also about starting to create new loyal customers. Join the island in eating the rolls, voting for your favourites, and helping us crown this year’s first ever ‘Most Loved Lobster Roll’ winner! Each participating restaurant has designed and will be offering their creation until the end of July. Lobster Love will continue at participating restaurants until July 31. Help support of our local lobster fishers and treat yourself to a tasty lobster roll at one of our following locations: Hunter’s at the Fox, John Brown Richmond Street Grille, Hunter’s Ale House or The Sandy Clam at Charlottetown Beer Garden & Seafood Patio. Department of Fisheries and Communities and Canada’s Food Island. "We couldn't do it during the season because restaurants were closed for 90 per cent of the season," he said. Photo : ATTRACTION IMAGES / Marc-André Lapierre Tags: ... Buy It Fresh: The Benefits of Shopping Local on PEI Eating fresh is definitely a perk of Island life you don’t want to miss. Discover the taste of Prince Edward Island Seafood. I would definitely get this again and would love to try more of their menu. 2015 Mackinnon's Lobster Pound Ltd., By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Lobster is on the menu, love for this experience is in my heart. 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