#MarketMonday – Le Meadow’s Pantry

A small-batch preserving company specializing in marmalade. Le Meadow’s Pantry make over 30 varieties of shelf-stable jam and marmalade, cooked by hand, all natural, and using mostly local fruit. Combining old-world techniques and modern taste awareness to preserve that vibrant fruit flavour. Each season you will find unique and delectable provisions for your pantry and your…

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well…

#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FridayFavourites – what are you doing this weekend? My Van City suggestions. We picked some of our favourite happenings to help you make your next week a favourite! Enjoy!   SALT TASTING ROOM Gastown’s premier destination for wine, cheese and cured meat is kicking off 2016 with a bang. Following on the heels of the successful…

#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative grows Vancouver’s highest quality microgreens and delivers them to restaurants, grocers, and farmers markets by bicycle – since 2009![/clickandtweet] Founded as My Urban Farm by Chris Thoreau in 2009, The Food Pedalers incorporated as a Worker Cooperative in early 2013. Along with Dan Pinto and his wife Evlyn…

A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY: A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR FROM ROCK N’ ROLL ROMANCE TO SUBLIME DINING     Tulalip Resort Casino Offers Sweethearts Multi-Sensual Dining Options Combined with Mesmerizing Music Tulalip Resort Casino knows how to translate the feelings of love. From events like the Rock Ballad Ball featuring Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith tribute bands; to seven award-winning…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation

Discover The Next Course of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation   TELUS OptikTM Local serves up a slice of behind-the-scenes action from the 2015 competition Hungry for a taste of what happens behind the scenes at the annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation? The Next Course, a 10-episode mini series produced with support from TELUS Optik Local, follows Chef…

LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER SCHOLARSHIPS

Les Dames D’Escoffier B.C. Chapter (Les Dames) is once again offering scholarships for B.C. women with a desire to begin training in the culinary, beverage or hospitality fields, and for women already skilled in these fields who seek to further their expertise. Deadline for application is February 28, 2016. In 2015, Les Dames BC awarded…

BC Home + Garden Show full lineup must-see

45th annual BC Home + Garden Show releases full lineup of must-see attraction Vancouver’s top home improvement showcase hits BC Place Stadium, February 17-21, 2016   We are giving away tickets to the  BC Home + Garden Show February 17 – 21. To ENTER leave a comment. Like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter Enhance your home, inside and out! The 45th annual BC…

NEW CHEF/GM TULALIP RESORT CASINO

TULALIP RESORT CASINO APPOINTS JEREMY TAISEY AS CHEF/GM TO THEIR AAA FOUR DIAMOND TULALIP BAY RESTAURANT   Tulalip Resort Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Taisey as the new Chef/GM of their Four Diamond Tulalip Bay Restaurant — bringing new vision and experience to the operation. Prior to joining the Resort’s culinary team,…

Bauhaus restaurant is setting the table

BAUHAUS AND CIOPPINO’S UNITE FOR SPECIAL CULINARY EVENING    On January 27th, Bauhaus restaurant is setting the table for a remarkable eight-course dinner prepared by two of Vancouver’s most celebrated chefs.  Bauhaus’s own Michelin Star Chef Stefan Hartmann will be joined in the kitchen by award-winning chef Pino Posteraro of Cioppino’s restaurant, for a unique…

Galette des Rois a traditional French cake

If you thought Christmas season feasting was over, think again. The Galette des Rois, or King Cake, is a traditional French cake made of flaky puff pastry filled with almond cream and shared at Epiphany, every January 6th. Celebrating the visit of the Three Wise Men to baby Jesus, Epiphany is also a great excuse to continue eating, drinking and being…

Kelowna Gold Medal Ready

The Canadian Culinary Championships February 5 & 6, 2016 Kelowna GOLD MEDAL ready   Kelowna, home of The Canadian Culinary Championships is set to host award-winning Chefs from across Canada for a weekend-long “Celebration of Canadian Excellence” from February 5-6, 2016 as part of the illustrious Gold Medal Plates. Kelowna’s Gold Medal Plates reflects the…