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CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7 PM

Arts Club Theatre Company and Wines of British Columbia present  CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting   The Arts Club and Wines of British Columbia will host the 11th annual ChefmeetsBCGrape Signature Tasting on September 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. Up to 90 BC VQA wineries will pour in excess of 350 wines at this fun…

Monty Python Meets Dr. Seuss in Infectiously Fun Adventure from Best-of-Fest Winners

13-Time “Best-of-Fest” Winners James & Jamesy Set Sail on an Uproarious Theatrical Adventure in  – High Tea –   Monty Python meets Dr. Seuss in an infectiously fun, perpetually playful wonderland from Fringe Festival favourites From the multi-award winning, masterful comedians James & Jamesy comes the inventive and outrageously funny theatrical adventure High Tea, on stage September…

THE PASSION CONTINUES

Tickets on sale now for the 12th annual Scotiabank Passions Gala, benefiting the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation   Prepare to sip and savour and share at one of Vancouver’s landmark culinary events on September 13, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., as Scotiabank Passions – a benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation returns…

L’Epicerie Gourmande Introduces Limited-Edition Macarons

Mmm mmm macarons. Who doesn’t adore the French cookie that has taken Vancouver by storm with many bakeries and patisseries featuring this delicate meringue confection.  French Gourmet shop L’Epicerie Gourmande is well- known for its specialty macarons that have been created to celebrate occasions such as Mother’s Day and Canada Day.   In addition to its…

Coastal Invasion: JoieFarm and Wolf in the Fog Collaborative BBQ

September 12, 2015 | 5pm-8pm | at JoieFarm Winery     Spit, smoker, and fire! Hosted at JoieFarm’s Farmhouse Tasting Room, Chef Nick Nutty of Wolf in the Fog works alongside JoieFarm’s resident chefs, Chef Benz Henrikson, and winemaker and owner, Heidi Noble, for a sumptuous smokey spread to celebrate our first tasting room season and  harvest! Suckling pigs, lamb, and brisket…

Haywire Vineyard Now Officially Certified Organic

Okanagan Crush Pad is proud to have successfully transitioned Switchback Vineyard and has now received their Certified Organic Certification. When Switchback Vineyard was converted from a fallow orchard in 2006, it was designed with local expertise and farmed conventionally. The vineyard team poured immense energy into the project and was proud of the results, which…

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Receives Gold Certification from Green Tourism Program

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce that it has received Gold Certification from the international accreditation body Green Tourism.  The Okanagan winery has long been committed to crafting world-class wines using sustainable viticultural practices as well as providing ongoing support for a program to re-establish its namesake, the endangered burrowing owl, in BC’s…

Flamenco Rosario Marks Vancouver International Flamenco Festival’s 25th Anniversary with Impassioned Retrospective, Fast-Forward Rewind

 Local Flamenco Pioneers & Festival Founders Commemorate their Creative Legacy with an Epic Evening Showcasing the Evolution of Flamenco    Flamenco Rosario brings the fierce and intimate flamenco retrospective Fast-Forward Rewind, September 26, 2015 at 8pm to the Waterfront Theatre in celebration of the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival’s 25th anniversary. Performing excerpts from four poetic works,…

Marketplace Events announces The DIY Mommy as Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist

 Christina Dennis of Stony Plain, Alberta wins opportunity to speak at this fall’s home and design shows in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton    The search is over! Marketplace Events, in partnership with Urban Barn and Western Living magazine, is thrilled to announce Christina Dennis, founder of The DIY Mommy, as the winner of Western Canada’s Next Home…

LES DAMES SUMMERDINE A SUCCESS ON EVERY LEVEL

What do you get when more than 170 people gather at more than 30 restaurants across the province all on one night? You get a fabulously successful fundraiser that was a lot of fun and Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party. This past Wednesday (August 12th), Les Dames’ d’Escoffier BC Chapter held its annual Summerdine to raise funds for its scholarship and outreach…

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival Celebrates 25 Years of Fiery Passion

Magnetic Charisma with Line-Up of Foremost Flamenco Artists from Around the Globe. Festival Ignites the Spirit of Flamenco with Program of Spellbinding Dance, Music and Visual Art    The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival (Flamenco Festival) is delighted to announce the official line up for its electrifying 25th anniversary season, September 12-27, 2015 with free and paid events…

Pan Fried Chicken recipe #TasteofThursday Chef Alvin Pillay of Edible Canada

PAN FRIED CHICKEN SERVED WITH FINGERLING POTATO SALAD & FRESH OKANAGAN PEACHES   SERVES 4 CHICKEN & OVERNIGHT MARINADE: 8 PIECES BONE IN, SKIN ON CHICKEN, (THIGHS & DRUMSTICKS) 500 ML BUTTERMILK T/T KOSHER SALT T/T FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER   CHICKEN FRYING DREDGE (THOROUGHLY COMBINE TOGETHER ALL THE FOLLOWING INGREDIENTS) : 3 C RICE FLOUR…

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