A Valentine’s Day Menu for the Chocoholic at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread and Koko Monk Chocolates are delighted to present our second annual Valentine’s Day Menu for the Chocoholic featuring raw chocolate and Rocky Mountain Flatbread favourites. Rocky Mountain Flatbread’s Chef Oliver Zulauf has created a delicious three-course menu for Valentine’s Day that offers over 75 pizza and pasta combinations to choose from…

Just Like Romeo and Juliet

  Romance Your Valentine with Delectable Gifts from Thierry Cafe  For those contemplating the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, look no further than Thierry Cafe to make the heart grow fonder.   This Valentine’s, celebrate the most romantic of days by choosing from Chef Thierry’s repertoire of spectacular cakes, chocolates, and confections. Thierry’s unique Romeo and Juliet cakes…

ROMANCING THE CACAO BEAN: CHOCOLATE EXPOSED FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017

  Tulalip Resort Casino Chefs Go Crazy For indi chocolate In Their Kitchens  Tulalip Resort Casino chefs are going crazy for cacao in their kitchens from February 1st through March 31st. During a recent trip to Seattle, Executive Chef Perry Mascitti discovered Seattle’s indi chocolate location at Pike Place Market, which is a true small…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …

#TasteofThursday chocolate holiday sausages recipe

  chocolate holiday sausages “This weird and perhaps not-so-attractive and yet festive novelty is a delight and you’d be crazy not to make some quickly !” Of course, this isn’t my invention, this is an Italian and Portuguese holiday sweet, often called “chocolate salami” … I simply re-adapted my chocolate and biscuit blocks for the holiday…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

SPEND “CHRISTMAS IN PARIS” WITH BETA5 CHOCOLATES’ HOLIDAY COLLECTION

Get Festive with Tasty Stocking Stuffers, Signature Gift Sets and Snowman Cream Puffs    Delight the chocolate lovers on your list with a culinary journey to the City of Light. BETA5 Chocolates‘ 2016 holiday collection, Christmas in Paris, pays tribute to one of the world’s most romantic, delicious and historic cities. The holiday collection is a celebration in itself, ideal…

Top Five Gourmet Foodie Gifts Made in British Columbia

  Featuring BC’s first handmade, small-batch chocolate salami Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store welcomes the season of gift giving with their top five gourmet gifts that are great for entertaining, as a stocking stuffer or for the person that has everything. 1) Chocolate Salami-$14.00 (Available in-store or online; Ships Canada-wide) Angie Quaale, food expert and BBQ champion, has done it…

HAAS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THOMAS HAAS MAKES SPIRITS BRIGHT THIS FESTIVE SEASON WITH SIGNATURE CHOCOLATE CREATIONS

  ‘Tis the Season for Holiday-themed Confections, Stocking Stuffers and New Bûche de Noël Collection Chocolatier Thomas Haas is warming up the winter and loading Santa’s sleigh with a collection of Christmas-themed confections, stocking stuffers and baked goods available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie. For 2016, Haas features an assortment of new handcrafted creations including:…

CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY DELIGHTS

  Chez Christophe unveils 2016 Christmas Collection   Newly minted Cacao Barry Ambassador Christophe Bonzon is ready to enchant people of all ages this festive season with his 2016 holiday chocolate collection at Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street). This year, expect several new imaginative chocolate art sculptures inspired by nature, as…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick…

Christophe Bonzon named to prestigious Cacao Barry International Ambassadors Club

  Burnaby’s Christophe Bonzon, owner of Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street), was recently appointed to premium French chocolate Cacao Barry’s prestigious International Ambassadors Club. He joins more than 100 pastry chefs and chocolatiers from over 20 countries with this invitation-only honour, and just the fourteenth Canadian. “We can proudly announce, that Christophe Bonzon, high…

The 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event

  Last Thursday Liberty Wines held another of its ongoing events that support local charities. This time it was a milestone 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event featuring some of world’s best Port and Dessert wines, and world-class chocolatiers from BC. All proceeds from their signature “Tasting-in-the-Park” event went to benefit the Vancouver Rowing…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…