CHANGE OF SEASONS HERALDS CHANGE OF MENU

  The full moon in September marks not just the Harvest Moon in western culture; it is also celebrated with the Mid-Autumn Festival, the second most important holiday in the Chinese calendar. This is a time of endings, and of beginnings, as one season transitions to another. The air is crisper, and palates crave richer…

EASE INTO FALL WITH OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

  Now that class is back in session, making school lunches is again part of the daily routine.  Oyama can provide plenty of inspiration, including Ham Mortadella, Turkey Lyoner, Roast Turkey, Roast Beef, and many different hams and cold cuts for sandwiches.  Our pepperonis and other snacking sausages are great sources of protein for the…

Rearview Mirror glimpse at 13th Naramata Tailgate Party

  Number 13 proved lucky for the Naramata Tailgate Party as tickets sold out in record time and autumn weather cooperated to facilitate another spectacular edition. While the wind whipped up at the beginning, it settled into a gorgeous evening for the not-to-be-missed al fresco event. That’s more than a hint to check http://naramatabench.com/ regularly…

#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…

SIP AND SAVOUR PRESENTED BY NUMPFER RETURNS OCTOBER 3 TO SUPPORT BC WOMEN’S NEWBORN ICU WITH $80K FUNDRAISING GOAL

  Join the City’s Best Restaurants, Cocktail Bars, Craft Breweries & Wineries at North Vancouver’s Pipe Shop for a Sparkling Evening of Fun, Food & Fundraising  Sip and Savour presented by numpfer, is Vancouver mom and numpfer founder, Sarah Robbins’ way of giving back to BC Women’s Newborn ICU. Sarah and her husband Sean are greatly…

NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO

  Experienced wine country chef heads up award-winning winery restaurant in Okanagan Falls   Fall brings fresh new ingredients and a new face to the kitchen team at Liquidity Bistro. Executive Chef Simon Bouchard has an experienced approach to wine country cuisine, with a background that includes roles as catering chef at Mission Hill Winery,…

TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE

  Railtown Also Gives Thanks to Local Community by Donating Portion of Proceeds to Downtown Eastside Outreach Organization Mission Possible Back by popular demand, Railtown Catering is talking turkey once again with their gourmet Thanksgiving-To-Go package that combines their trademark creativity and innovative cuisine in a ready-made seasonal feast ideal for eight to 10 guests, available for…

Dances With Smoke takes home BBQ Grand Championship

  Three BC teams place first in individual BBQ categories   Eleven years of smoking hot BBQ and community fun were celebrated in Langley on Sunday, September 11 at the 2016 BBQ Off the Bypass (BOTB), presented by Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store and C&D Logistics, in partnership with Johnston’s. This year’s BBQ also welcomed the 7th annual Great BC Bake-Off…

SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR NOW OPEN IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN SQUAMISH

  New Restaurant Offers Share Plates Comprising Locally Sourced, Sustainable Ingredients, Full Wine and Bar Program and Modern-Country Farmhouse Décor   A new upscale dining experience brings the best of the Pacific Northwest to the heart of Sea to Sky Country today as The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar officially opens its doors at 37991 Second…

Taste Washington Reaches 20-Year Milestone in 2017

Enter to win Alaska Airlines VIP Taste Washington Sweepstakes for popular epicurean tastings, tours and parties. Taste Washington, Seattle’s premier wine and food festival, celebrates its 20th anniversary March 23-26, 2017. Individual tickets to the festival go on sale December 1, 2016 at www.tastewashington.org. The signature event had a record-breaking year in 2016, drawing more…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on September 9 – 16

  Now is the time to enter our Giveaways GIVEAWAY – Vancouver Home + Design Show   TICKET GIVEAWAY Beckon Audiences Away from the Light with – James & Jamesy in the Dark   British Columbia’s Dynamic Women Craft Fundraising Wine for Women’s Education   Give It Up at the Vancouver Fringe Festival   Catch the…

Young chefs battle for top culinary prize, $10,000

  Tickets for live competition and celebrity chef dinner in Vancouver now open to the public   Eight finalists. One winner. Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship’s nationwide search for Canada’s top young chef will reach boiling point on Saturday, September 17 at Vancouver Community College, when finalists compete in a black box challenge to be crowned…

Vancouver Foodster presents event line-ups for the Fall season

  Tasting Plates Port Moody Wednesday, September 21, 6pm Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and breweries in Port Moody. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Participating Restaurants line-up click here  Advance tickets now on Sale here  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-port-moody-tickets-26853747281 Vancouver Foodster Taco Crawl Wednesday, September 28, 5:30pm  Tantalize your…