JOIN US OCTOBER 15 AT THE GORDON SMITH GALLERY OF CANADIAN ART

This celebration of mentorship, in both the visual and culinary arts, coincides with the close of Work is Art, an exhibition curated by Artists for Kids founding artist-patron Gordon Smith, O.C.Work is Art speaks to Mr. Smith’s expansive definition of the term art itself – curation is art, education is art, writing is art, work is art, everything…

Halloween Happenings @ Cibo Trattoria and Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

ALL HALLOWS’ EVE FEAST AT CIBO TRATTORIA   On Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31 — the two days known across the world as “Devil’s Night” and Halloween, respectively — Chef Kassam will prepare a devilishly delectable five-course tasting menu that serves up clever nods to the feast of All Hallows’ Day, traditionally celebrated the day after Halloween. Chef Kassam’s menu is alternately sinister and sumptuous…

Lunch at Milestones Coquitlam

  A friend of mine, who I hadn’t seen in quite a while, was going to be out in my neck of the woods and suggested getting together for lunch.  I was open to anything and he suggested Milestones.   I’ve been to Milestones several times over the years, usually for meetings, get-togethers or family…

GIVE THANKS THIS FALL WITH SEASONAL TREATS FROM THOMAS HAAS 

  Pumpkin-flavoured Pastry, Beverage, Truffle Selections Highlight New Autumn Offerings   As long days fade and the weather begins to cool, stay warm with a burst of fall-themed flavours like pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger available now through November 15 at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie. From pastry creations such as Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon Chantilly cream and…

Fall into the Market 2014 Monday, November 3

  Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents its annual Fall into the Market tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the BC SPCA, to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia. All proceeds from both ticket sales and the silent auction directly support the BC…

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Hosts Exclusive Winery Dinner with Ruffino Oct. 20

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE WINERY DINNER WITH RUFFINO OCT. 20 Ruffino Senior Global Brand Ambassador Beppe d’Andrea to Guest Host Five-Course Dinner That Offers a Preview of Executive Chef Alex Chen’s Fall Menu When: Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, 845 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C. Price: $129 per guest, including tax and gratuity…

Siena Restaurant Celebrates Mushroom Festival

  Days are chilly, nights are darker now, but Siena Restaurant is looking on the bright side by celebrating the tasty fungi that appear when the summer ends. From October 14th to 26th, the South Granville favourite will showcase the flavour and versatility of mushrooms with a special three-course menu.   Siena Chef Jessica Howery…

Happy Hour specials come to Nicli Pizzeria

  SAY CIAO TO HAPPY HOUR AT NICLI PIZZERIA   A happy result of the recent modernizing of BC’s liquor laws has been the introduction of ‘Happy Hour’ throughout the province’s beverage and dining establishments. Bill McCaig, owner of Nicli Antica Pizzeria is very happy to announce that as of Monday, October 6,  Nicli Pizzeria…

ORGANIC ITALIAN FOOD MERCHANT PARTNERS WITH BC WINERY

  Organic and biodynamic fine food merchant Casa Gusta offers premium quality pasta, oil and balsamic vinegar to LaStella winery visitors.   When two families  met and shared their utmost respect for each other’s product, not only were friendships formed, but a business relationship too. LaStella has been working with Casa Gusta since 2010, providing…

City Lights Meets Country Nights – Friday October 10th

  Leading Chefs Jeff Van Geest and Angus An cook together for one night only at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek   Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek, British Columbia’s premier winery restaurant, is excited to announce a collaboration between two of Canada’s leading culinary talents. Award-winning Chef Angus An from Vancouver’s Maenam (Best Thai, Vancouver magazine) and…

Turn on the Rajio! (presented by VanEats)

Rajio Public House is a Japanese izakaya “hidden” in Point Grey. Partnering with VanEats.ca, my partner and I had the pleasure of enjoying their tasting menu. Turn On the Rajio. As the sister restaurant of Suika and Kingyo, once you step into the restaurant, one glance at the menu and you can see the similarities…

Vancouver Foodster Fish and Chips Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Fish and Chips Challenge was a great success with 7 restaurants in Vancouver, Langley and North Vancouver participating as they entered their fish and chips creations into this challenge. Each restaurant featured their fish and chips creation on their menu from September 4-26, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the…