8th Annual Chinese Restaurant Awards wrap another Outstanding Year

  The finale to the 8th Annual Chinese Restaurant Awards (CRA) marked another year of outstanding Chinese culinary achievement that included a first-of-its-kind East Meets West gala dinner with Michelin-starred chefs, Diners’ Choice Awards, Social Media Choice Awards and the much-coveted Critics’ Choice Signature Dish Awards. The Awards Ceremony, held at the River Rock Show Theatre, and…

Ladurée comes to Canada a little piece of Paris in the heart of Vancouver

  Ladurée, the celebrated French pâtisserie known for creating the world’s most delectable macarons, will open its first location in Canada on Vancouver’s Robson Street this spring. Vancouver’s Ladurée Boutique and Tea Salon will present a collection of delicious and beautifully boxed macarons, viennoiseries, teas, jams and a selection of perfumed candles and home fragrances…

BEST OF THE BRUNCH: RAILTOWN CATERING CLAIMS TOP SPOT

  AT 2016 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL VINTNERS BRUNCH   Railtown Executive Sous Chef Mathew Koyanagi’s Black Rice Congee with Pinot Noir-Braised Duck Singled Out as Toast of Annual Wine and Food Pairing Competition Professionals from Vancouver’s food and wine industry raised a glass to Railtown Catering and Executive Sous Chef Mathew Koyanagi on the…

HOP TO IT: THE PERFECT EASTER FEAST

  RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES SERVING UP THE PERFECT EASTER FEAST EASY WITH GOURMET EASTER TO-GO PACKAGES   Available in Ready-To-Eat and Ready-To-Bake Options, Portion of Proceeds from Each Package will be Donated to DTES Charity Mission Possible Preparing the ideal holiday meal for friends and family this Easter is made easy thanks to the latest edition of Railtown Catering’s…

Vancouver Hobby Chefs sharpen Culinary Skills for DinnerPartyYVR

Vancouver Hobby Chefs Sharpen Culinary Skills for Return of DinnerPartyYVR, Presented by Cressey Development Group   Local Event Returns to Vancouver for Fourth Year, Doubles in Size, Signaling Evolution of Vancouver as a Foodie City     Vancouver’s biggest, boldest, and most philanthropic dinner party, DinnerPartyYVR returns to the city on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. Presented by Cressey Development…

West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar to Open in Downtown Kelowna Popular Seafood Restaurant Sets Anchor at Prestige Inn

Opening soon: A new and unique restaurant – the West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar – that will soon reveal itself at the Prestige Inn on Abbott Street. “We’re delighted to welcome West Coast Grill to our downtown Kelowna hotel property,” says Joe Huber, CEO of Prestige Hotels + Resorts. “Their reputation for impeccable local…

#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…