Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation announced two Montreal finalists 

  Jonathan Morrison of Barolo & Co. and Massimo Piedimonte of Le Mousso inch closer to the $10,000 grand prize   The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship is thrilled to announce Jonathan Morrison of Moncton’s Barolo & Co. and Massimo Piedimonte of Le Mousso as the finalists of 2017’s Montreal Regional Heat. Both will carry on to the Hawksworth Young…

Celebrate a Day at the Races with Granville Room’s Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is one of the great Spring parties and the newly-renovated Granville Room is celebrating the occasion with Kentucky-inspired bacchanal on Saturday, May 6th. This year marks the return of Donnelly Group’s Derby party to its original Granville Room home and, along with feature food and drink, there will be Best Dressed prizes,…

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic…

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…

CURRYING FAVOUR: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY CHEF, CO-OWNER FELIX ZHOU CLAIMS PEOPLES’, JUDGES’ CHOICE AWARDS AT 4th ANNUAL CURRY CUP COMPETITION

   Zhou’s Yarrow Meadows Duck Curry With Potato Rösti Turns Heads, Tempts Palates   Heritage Asian Eatery Chef and Co-owner Felix Zhou truly curried the favour of all involved at the 2017 edition of the annual Curry Cup competition at Heritage Hall last night, winning both the Peoples’ and Judges’ Choice Awards with a Yarrow…

Record turnout & new winner at 10th annual Winemaker’s Cup

  An amateur skiing competition among professional winemakers and winery staff drew record numbers at Big White last weekend. About 70 wine industry staff skied or snowboarded the slalom course at the 10th annual Cellar-Tek Winemaker’s Cup located at Big White’s Lower Speculation run. Penticton’s Pentậge Winery Proprietor and Winemaker Paul Gardner completed the course…

GIVEAWAY – Win 2 tickets to the #VIDF performance of your choice

  GIVEAWAY a Rafflecopter giveaway See below for performances still available: The highly successful Vancouver International Dance Festival running March 8 – 28 including these “not to miss” performances. 1) Matthew Romantini – Toronto Title:Crumbling Location/Dates: Woodwards Production Studio, March 9-11, 5pm   Show Info: The human desire to transcend the mundane permeates Crumbling, choreographed by Barbara Bourget for Matthew…

Barn Burner BBQ Kicks-Off the 2017 BBQ Season

  Mark your calendar for the third annual Barn Burner BBQ (BBBBQ). Hosted by owner and BBQ champion Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned, this year’s BBBBQ is co-presented by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry. Kick off the BBQ season with this free event on Sunday, April 9 (10am-4:30pm) at the Farm Store (4540 Simmons Road, Chilliwack, B.C.). This family-friendly…

BOCUSE D’OR 2017

  Glowbal Restaurant Group is proud to support our Culinary Director Chef James Olberg and the Canadian team at Bocuse d’Or 2017 in Lyon, France – happening January 24 and 25. Nowhere else in the world of culinary arts will you find such a concentration of talent, competitive rivalry and exquisite cookery than at Bocuse…

4th Annual Curry Cup Tickets on Sale Now

  An unmatched gift for any foodie this holiday season The Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s fourth annual Curry Cup returns to Heritage Hall (3102 Main St., Vancouver, BC) on March 6, 2017, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. A portion of the proceeds will be gifted to Project Chef. Early bird tickets are available until January 16,…

Granville Island inspires visitors with the warmth of the season

Holiday contest encourages the spirit of giving to family, friends and the needy   You feel it – that gentle tug, as if by velvet rope, that pulls people to Granville Island this time of year. They’re drawn by the Public Market – the recollection of ruby piles of pomegranates and the scents of baking…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Tiramisu Challenge 

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Tiramisu Challenge. Restaurants and bakeries from the city were invited to create a Tiramisu creation to enter into this challenge, . Each spot will be featuring their Tiramisu creations on their menu now through December 11, 2016. Here are some of the unique creations in this challenge. Ganache Patisserie Tiramisu-Chocolat Price: $6.95…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

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…

Wines of British Columbia Launch New Seasonal Campaign Explore BC VQA Wine

  The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) is launching its new Explore BC VQA Wine campaign to encourage wine consumers to experience BC’s premium wine touring regions, support local Wines of British Columbia year-round, and enter for an opportunity to win one of three seasonal BC VQA Wine tour experiences. “We are very excited to be…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE…

Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster 2nd Sundae Challenge was a huge success featuring 8 sundae creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sundae creation from August 4-28, 2016. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based…