#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 29 – August 4/5

  TOMATO TEMPTATIONS BECKON AT PROVENCE   Tickets available now: Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’   Book now to avoid disappointment: THINGS ARE GETTING WILD AT YEW THIS AUGUST   EAGLES BUFFET DEBUTS THEMED DINING NIGHTS   New Cocktail Hour Menu at the Keg   AWARD-WINNING LIQUIDITY WINES RELEASES  2014 PINOT RESERVES…

3rd Annual Slow Fish Dinner, presented by the Chef’s Table Society of B.C. 

  The Chef’s table Society, a Vancouver-based non profit charity supporting sustainable food programs that inspire, nurture and educate chefs, producers and the local food industry is returning to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts with their 3rd annual Slow Fish Dinner. The event is designed to raise awareness for Slow Fish Canada (a Slow…

Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’

  The 8th annual FarmFolk CityFolk Okanagan Feast of Fields being held on Sunday, August 14th is now just a few weeks away.  Described as a wandering harvest festival, it showcases some of the very best of the region including chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, and distillers.  Okanagan Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field to…

 FAR EAST FLAVOUR: CHEF FELIX ZHOU SET TO WELCOME GUESTS TO NEW HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY IN DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER IN LATE SUMMER

   Counter-Service Restaurant to Offer Casual, Locally Sourced Take on Asian Fare, Sit-Down, Take-Out Lunch Options An inspired blend of Far-East flavours and fresh, locally sourced ingredients arrives on the doorstep of downtown Vancouver later this summer when celebrated chef Felix Zhou opens the doors of Heritage Asian Eatery in the heart of the city’s Financial District at 1108 Pender…

EAGLES BUFFET DEBUTS THEMED DINING NIGHTS

Tulalip Resort Casino’s Ultimate Buffet Offers Guests a Whole New Experience Steak, shrimp, seafood, and create your own pizza nights are what’s being added to the always palate yearning Eagles Buffet menu at Tulalip Resort Casino. Chef John Jadamec is pulling no punches with his new themed dining options. Want proof? Who else offers a…

#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…