#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit…

OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue

  Local chefs team up to celebrate Canadian ingredients    WHAT: On Saturday, July 30, join OLO Restaurant’s Executive Chef / Owner Brad Holmes and Chef Warren Barr of Tofino’s Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn for a rustic beachside barbecue in celebration of Food Day Canada. The two talented chefs will be hosting a sumptuous crab and seafood cookout…

MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:

  GLOBAL TRAVELLERS, AWARD-WINNERS AND ALL-AROUND CULINARY POWERHOUSES    A wealth of experience, global influences and a fresh approach: Beach Bay Café and Patio‘s new team is steering the restaurant into the next level of beachside dining – and the creative menu is guaranteed to appease even the most discerning of palates. Carefully curated and effortlessly cohesive,…

RAILBLAZERS: RAILTOWN CAFE TO OPEN THREE NEW VANCOUVER LOCATIONS IN 2016, 2017

    Popular Cafe Brings Signature Handmade Sandwiches, Salads, Pastries to Three Fresh New Locations, Hosts Customer Appreciation Day on Fri., July 22   Building on an unprecedented year of growth and momentum, Railtown Cafe is set to make new neighbours across Greater Vancouver in 2016 and early 2017 when the beloved counter-service cafe lays…

 2016 Similkameen BBQ King – The Winner is Crowned! 

  Even an early rain shower could not dampen the fun and festivities for the 7th annual Similkameen BBQ King event, hosted by the Similkameen Wineries Association at the historic Grist Mill & Gardens in Keremeos on July 9, 2016. Caroline Cottrill, President of the Similkameen Wineries Association, explained the event. “This truly unique Similkameen…

Les Dames Summerdine Update

  One night, 35 dinner parties. Where will you dine on August 10th when Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter present Les Dames Summerdine ? Summerdine is an evening of fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one night only at restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. The event benefits Les Dames Scholarship…

SUMMER HAS ARRIVED AT OYAMA!

  Oyama has convenient and delicious culinary options to complement summer.   *      FIREWORKS – Fitting pairings for the national displays: o   July 23 – the Netherlands – Dutch smokie & Goudabrat o   July 27 – Australia – Lamb bratwurst with Australian Shiraz & Lamb Prosciutto o   July 30 – USA – Texas Bison bratwurst & Kansas…

Oktoberfest meets Gatsby at Nita Lake Lodge for Cornucopia’s opening weekend 

  Delight in lakeside luxury during Whistler’s world-class food & drink festival November 11-13, 2016 Marking its 20th anniversary, Whistler’s Cornucopia returns with two weeks of food and drink themed events, seminars and dinners taking place November 9-20, 2016. Nita Lake Lodge is the place to be for opening weekend with a trio of Sip &…

FARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

Vancouver Farmers Markets are celebrating the bounty of BC berries this week at their 6th Annual Berry Festival, which takes place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market. This family friendly event will feature a BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which invites all comers both pro and amateur to enter their favourite berry pie for a chance to win great…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

  The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY   Lobster Fest Returns to Provence   Don’t Miss This Evocative Entertainment Experience!   Marquis Wines Supports Vancouver Youth Pride       BOILING POINT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 DATES FOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES   Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!   FRESH SHEET: ROYAL…