ANCORA WATERFRONT DINING AND PATIO ADDS PERUVIAN FLAIR TO CANADIAN, US THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS OCTOBER 8 AND NOVEMBER 22

Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde Pays Homage to South American Roots with Pair of Exclusive Three-Course Holiday Menus Featuring Optional BC Wine Pairings     Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde will put his Peruvian culinary heritage in the spotlight when the False Creek restaurant hosts a pair of exclusive dinner services to…

POPPING UP BURGERS

Downlow Burgers to moonlight in The Downlow Chicken Shack spot on Mondays Doug Stephen and Lindsey Mann, the restaurateurs behind The Downlow Chicken Shack and Merchant’s Workshop, are launching a juicy new venture named Downlow Burgers on October 1, 2018. A pop-up within The Downlow Chicken Shack (905 Commercial Drive) on Mondays only, the menu…

FALL INTO THANKSGIVING WITH A WHISKY AND PIE PAIRING THIS OCTOBER

Whisky Expert Jamie Johnson pairs your favourite Thanksgiving pies with a dram of whisky to maximize flavour As the fall weather starts to roll in and the final long weekend of the summer has passed, its time to look forward to the next holiday in the calendar, Thanksgiving.The October long weekend will see feasts gracing tables…

Chez Christophe launches treats for fall, just in time for Thanksgiving

FALL FLAVOURS   Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street) has unveiled its line-up of autumn treats, just in time for Thanksgiving next month. Starting Friday, September 28, customers can enjoy an apple pie bark, hazelnut pumpkin spice dragée, pumpkin croissant, limited edition pumpkin tart, and sip on a pumpkin tonka latte. “The…

HANDCRAFTED HARVEST: THOMAS HAAS TURNS THE CALENDAR WITH SWEET, SAVOURY SELECTIONS FOR THANKSGIVING, HALLOWEEN AND ‘MOVEMBER’

Chocolatier’s Latest Collection Adds Touch of Whimsy to Autumn with Signature Seasonal Treats Featuring Pumpkins, Spooky Ghosts and Moustache-Themed Décor   Acclaimed chocolatier Thomas Haas has captured the flavours of fall with his latest seasonal collection of handmade chocolates and pastries celebrating Thanksgiving, Halloween and the ‘Movember’ men’s health movement available for a limited time…

Rustic Return: Tuc Craft Kitchen Marks fifth Anniversary with New Fall Menu that includes “Greatest Hits” Dishes from years past

Anniversary Menu at Gastown Hotspot Revives Popular Dishes From Tuc’s Past Such as Chicken Confit, ‘Crop Pot’ and Hanger Steak à la Bourguignon   Tuc Craft Kitchen will dig deep into its culinary catalogue and bring back a number of past comfort-food favourites to celebrate its fifth anniversary when Executive Chef Roy Flemming debuts a new fall…

Visa Infinite® Wine Country Series – 50th Parallel Estate Winery Dinner review

On a beautiful September evening 50th Parallel Estate Winery was the venue for the most recent Visa Infinite® Wine Country Series dinner in Lake Country, B.C. An opportunity for guests to be among the first to experience the spectacular views from the stunning new glass-walled event hall at 50th Parallel Estate. This young Lake Country winery…

Paradise Found – The Lake House at Quails’ Gate

Looking for the perfect luxury getaway? I have a suggestion! The Lake House at Quails’ Gate will satisfy your every desire be it the fabulous gourmet kitchen, the decadent ensuite bath with its soaker tub and separate steam shower, the cozy robes or the air conditioned comfort. We spent the best days away having a…

Railtown Catering Announces Return of Gourmet Thanksgiving To-Go Packages

HASSLE-FREE HOLIDAY: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES ENTERTAINING EASY THIS OCTOBER WITH RETURN OF GOURMET THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGES Heat-And-Serve Turkey Dinners Available for Pick-Up or Delivery from October 6 – 8 Railtown Catering is helping to remove the hassle from the holiday season once again this year with their signature ready-made turkey dinners with all the trimmings…

Savour the Sun: December 7-9, 2018

Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association partners with Sun Peaks Resort for a weekend of wine, food and ski Enjoy a weekend of food, wine and winter adventure at Sun Peaks Resort with the first annual Savour the Sun festival, taking place December 7-9, 2018. A partnership between Oliver Osoyoos Winery Country and Sun Peaks Resort, the…

PARQ VANCOUVER LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE PASSPORT TO CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVESARY

Resort unveils 30 days of promotions to mark first anniversary The city’s locals and visitors alike are invited to raise a glass, roll a dice and journey through Parq Vancouver, the destination resort that is unique to Vancouver and uniquely Vancouver, as it unveils an exclusive Passport to Play.   To celebrate its first year…

Gastronomical Thanksgiving Poutine Returns with Donations going to Friends of We Care

As fall approaches and we enter the season of all things pumpkin spiced, Smoke’s Poutinerie is kick-starting the season of giving. Throw aside the pumpkin spice flavored goodies and dive right into the Thanksgiving Poutine instead!   The return of this fan favourite poutine will only be for a limited time. Smoke has made this…

#TasteofThursday Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich recipe

Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich  Serves 4  INGREDIENTS:  4 pieces thin sliced pork shoulder  1⁄2 cup buttermilk 1 Tbsp. grainy Dijon mustard 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1⁄2 cup canola oil Sauerkraut 4 of your favourite burger buns (Bells and Whistles uses squishy sesame milk buns)  2 cups Panko bread crumbs 1 lemon wedge Mayonnaise Arugula salt…

FALL FLAVOURS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE AUTUMN DINNER EVENTS, THANKSGIVING WEEKEND SERVICES

Upcoming Highlights at Award-Winning Restaurant Include Collaborative Chefs’ Sake Dinner, The Macallan Single Malt Whisky Dinner, Special Thanksgiving Menu Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will usher in autumn by hosting exclusive Sake and The Macallan Whisky dinners on Sunday, September 30and Wednesday, October 10, respectively, as well as a gourmet Thanksgiving service on Sunday, October…

Mission Hill Family Estate Wine Dinner at H Tasting Lounge, October 4th

H Tasting Lounge, the Westin Bayshore’s sophisticated lobby-level dining destination, presents a special dinner, Santé à La Famille, featuring wines from BC’s Mission Hill Family Estate, on Thursday, October 4, from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This is the latest offering in H Tasting Lounge’s Chef’s Tasting Series. Executive Chef Alex Mok and his talented culinary team…

CAFÉ MEDINA HOSTS ‘AFTER DARK’ FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR VANCOUVER CRISIS CENTRE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Latest Edition of ‘Medina After Dark’ Lights up the Night with Six-Course ‘Elements’-Themed Dinner, Full Proceeds to Local Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Charity As part of its ongoing commitment to support local causes, Café Medina will host an after-hours culinary fundraiser for The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) during…