Our top ideas to keep the holiday just a little longer!

Still time to enjoy the Holiday delights of Vancouver Tourism Vancouver’s list of Vancouver holiday and more experiences   The Capilano Suspension Bridge is twinkling with thousands of lights.     Skate on a frozen pond 3,700 feet above Vancouver. Grouse Mountain becomes Vancouver’s very own North Pole during the holidays with Christmas crafts and holiday movies in…

THE NEW YEAR AT EARLS KITCHEN + BAR

Holiday Brunches, New Year’s Resolutions and a new line of non-alcoholic Craft Sodas + Cocktails   BRUNCH at Earls Kitchen + Bar for the holiday’s Earlier this year Earls Kitchen + Bar introduced a brunch menu and guests have been loving it! Offered  Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays, Earls will also be offering brunch on Boxing…

Chef Rob Feenie joins #Taste of Thursday top chefs

Chef Rob Feenie, Executive Chef, Cactus Restaurants Ltd.   The driving culinary force behind Cactus Restaurants Ltd., the award-winning collection of 26 casual fine dining restaurants in BC, Alberta and Saskatoon, Rob Feenie is also one of Canada’s most recognized and celebrated chefs. At Cactus Restaurants Ltd., Chef Feenie leads the culinary team, blending his…

La Pentola offers seasonal sips and festive family-style dining

Ring in the New Year at OPUS Hotel’s award-winning restaurant The holidays are in full swing at Yaletown’s La Pentola. Seasonal menus, spirited cocktails and a warm inviting atmosphere make for a fun and festive holiday dining experience: ramping up to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. La Pentola is open for lunch and dinner on Christmas…

BC Wine Program Pairing with Asian Cuisine Expands

Celebrate Year of The Sheep with Haywire Lunar Wines Haywire Lunar New Year White 2013 features an artistically designed Chinese character of the “sheep”, crafted by Haywire Winery to welcome the Year of the Sheep in 2015 and to pair perfectly with Asian cuisine. Isabel Wu Photography With the dynamic Asian dining culture in Vancouver…

Two New Eateries Join the Downtown Kelowna Core

  Debuting early in 2015, downtown Kelowna will welcome two new eateries in the Prestige Hotel on Abbott Avenue across from City Park and Okanagan Lake.   The Revival Group (formerly Twisted Tomato Group) have unleashed their creativity with two distinctive and unique spaces.  Working hand in hand with the talented team at Prestige Hotel…

L’Epicerie Makes Festive Feasting Easy Peasy

FRENCH STYLE FESTIVE FEASTING AVAILABLE IN YOUR OWN HOME   During this season of celebration, people naturally want to entertain family and friends at home. Cue the Mel Torme or Nat King Cole soundtrack, light the fireplace and pour the egg nog. Between the demands of work, household, family duties and the added pressures of gift-buying…

Wine Pairing #Taste of Thursday Burrata recipe

My mouth was watering as I imagined myself with Chef Chen as he prepared this salad. With the creamy buratta, the nuts and balsamic I couldn’t think of a better pairing than Valdo Prosecco. Short for Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore. The creamy flavour in this wine will work wonderfully with this salad. Even better its on…

#Taste of Thursday recipe from Chef Alex Chen

Burrata with Roasted Baby Beets and Toasted Hazelnuts by Alex Chen, Executive Chef Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar   Yields 2 servings White Balsamic Vinaigrette: 1 small shallot, diced ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar (available at gourmet grocery stores) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tbsp honey ½ tsp salt 1 pinch black pepper Mix all…

Ring in the holiday season with Hawksworth Restaurant 

Seasonal menus, expertly catered parties and craft cocktails are ideal for gourmet festive celebrations Hawksworth Restaurant is embracing the festive spirit this December with seasonal tasting menus, winter cocktails and a warm holiday atmosphere for work parties, family get-togethers and indulgent dinners. Winter inspired holiday menus have been crafted with a focus on seasonal ingredients…

Ring in New Year’s Eve in Style at L’Abattoir

Revellers Can Ring in the New Year in Style at L’Abattoir   What: Fans of Gastown’s French-inspired dining destination, L’Abattoir, can now ring in the New Year while enjoying simple flavours in a refined setting. On December 31, 2014 L’Abattoir is offering up two ways for guests to experience its elegant menu, all while celebrating 2015. When: December 31, 2014 Private dining…

L’Abattoir Introduces Weekend Brunch

‘Tis the season to enjoy lazy, savoury meals to ward off the winter chill, and one of Vancouver’s destinations for fine dining is debuting its own take on low-key weekend brunches.   L’Abattoir is opening its doors to the weekend brunch crowd just as the holiday season kicks into full swing. Beginning Saturday December 6,…

Holiday Season at Miradoro Restaurant

Indulge With Friends And Family This Holiday Season at Miradoro Restaurant  Gourmet winter and New Year’s Eve menus are perfect for festive celebrations Enjoy the beautiful wintery surrounds of the South Okanagan this holiday season at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek, British Columbia’s premier winery restaurant. Eat, drink and be merry with Chef Jeff Van Geest’s new winter menu…