THE PASSION CONTINUES

Tickets on sale now for the 12th annual Scotiabank Passions Gala, benefiting the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation   Prepare to sip and savour and share at one of Vancouver’s landmark culinary events on September 13, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., as Scotiabank Passions – a benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation returns…

Coastal Invasion: JoieFarm and Wolf in the Fog Collaborative BBQ

September 12, 2015 | 5pm-8pm | at JoieFarm Winery     Spit, smoker, and fire! Hosted at JoieFarm’s Farmhouse Tasting Room, Chef Nick Nutty of Wolf in the Fog works alongside JoieFarm’s resident chefs, Chef Benz Henrikson, and winemaker and owner, Heidi Noble, for a sumptuous smokey spread to celebrate our first tasting room season and  harvest! Suckling pigs, lamb, and brisket…

LES DAMES SUMMERDINE A SUCCESS ON EVERY LEVEL

What do you get when more than 170 people gather at more than 30 restaurants across the province all on one night? You get a fabulously successful fundraiser that was a lot of fun and Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party. This past Wednesday (August 12th), Les Dames’ d’Escoffier BC Chapter held its annual Summerdine to raise funds for its scholarship and outreach…

Pan Fried Chicken recipe #TasteofThursday Chef Alvin Pillay of Edible Canada

PAN FRIED CHICKEN SERVED WITH FINGERLING POTATO SALAD & FRESH OKANAGAN PEACHES   SERVES 4 CHICKEN & OVERNIGHT MARINADE: 8 PIECES BONE IN, SKIN ON CHICKEN, (THIGHS & DRUMSTICKS) 500 ML BUTTERMILK T/T KOSHER SALT T/T FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER   CHICKEN FRYING DREDGE (THOROUGHLY COMBINE TOGETHER ALL THE FOLLOWING INGREDIENTS) : 3 C RICE FLOUR…

UBC Campus Welcomes Perch Restaurant This Fall

Innovation and sustainability leads at Perch opening   Opening in September 2015, Perch Restaurant (The Nest, 4th Floor, 6133 University Boulevard) will elevate the level of dining available to students and visitors to the UBC Campus. Featuring an inspired yet affordable menu sourced from local and sustainable ingredients, and offering panoramic views of the campus…

L’Abattoir Welcomes New General Manager

  Ricardo Ferreira joins Gastown’s stellar restaurant team   Gastown’s renowned French-inspired eatery, L’Abattoir, is thrilled to welcome Ricardo Ferreira as the new general manager to lead the restaurant. In Ricardo’s new role, he will ensure the restaurant’s day-to-day operations run without a hitch, and is eager to assist the venerated Gastown eatery build its bank of accomplishments by…

BEYOND THE SEA: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SOLD-OUT SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES INTO SEPTEMBER

With all seven of its inaugural Sunday Seafood Boil Series events in July and August already sold out, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is pleased to announce four additional dates to take place on their wrap-around outdoor patio this September, with tickets now available at www.boulevardvancouver.ca/events. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, Boulevard will…

Join us for the Finale to our Summer Wine Dinner Series

2nd Annual ‘Bottle Royale” Wednesday August 5, 2015   Reception: 6:30pm, Dinner: 7:00pm   Led by General Manager and expert sommelier Robert Stelmachuk, Cibo Trattoria is hosting its second annual  “Bottle Royale” comparative wine tasting dinner featuring a varied selection of 10 handpicked pours from B.C. and around the world.  The evening’s accompanying menu, carefully created by Executive Chef Faizal Kassam, boasts…

Cibo Trattoria Announces Second Annual “Bottle Royale”

Wine dinner series pits B.C. vintners against varieties from around the globe Wine connoisseurs can soon take a tasting tour of the globe’s foremost wine regions without leaving the city. Premier Italian eatery Cibo Trattoria is hosting its next edition of “Bottle Royale,” a comparative wine tasting dinner on Wednesday August 5th, 2015. A perfect night…

WIN A DREAM OKANAGAN WEEKEND THROUGH LES DAMES SUMMERDINE AUCTION

  Picture this – a well-appointed suite in a luxury resort with views over-looking Lake Okanagan and the mountains beyond, a perfectly laid table laden with beautiful food, champagne flutes sparkling with effervescent bubbles, the dark and vibrant seduction of a Prohibition-era speakeasy. What’s missing from this picture? You are! A fun-filled weekend awaits the…

Tasty Tomatoes Take Over Provence

Ahhh tomatoes – the ultimate summer food – ripe, juicy and brimming with sunshine goodness. Tomatoes are a passion for many people – including Provence Chefs/Proprietors Alessandra and Jean-Francis Quaglia. “We are fortunate to have so many heirloom varieties available locally,” says Chef Jean-Francis. “There isn’t any flavour that says ‘summer’ more to me than…

Now Open: Royal Dinette, David Gunawan’s Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Vancouver’s Financial District

THE ROYAL TREATMENT: CHEF DAVID GUNAWAN’S NEW FARM-TO-TABLE RESTAURANT ROYAL DINETTE NOW OPEN IN VANCOUVER’S FINANCIAL DISTRICT Locally-Sourced Menu, Casual Ambiance and Professional Service Come Together for Distinctive Chef-Driven Dining in the Downtown Core     Royal Dinette, a fresh new restaurant concept that brings authentic farm-to-table cuisine to downtown Vancouver courtesy of celebrated locavore…

Pairing for #TasteofThursday recipe Korean Galbi ‘Dog’ by Chef Alex Chen

With thanks to Boulevard’s Director of Operations, Steve Edwards, (also a certified sommelier) who has suggested a couple of beverage pairings which we’re sharing along with the recipe (see below): “To pair with Chef Alex’s Korean Galbi ‘Dog’, I would recommend something refreshing like a Stanley Park Pilsner. For wine, I’d suggest a lighter, earthy…