INDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

  Vancouver’s Most Exclusive Dining Experience Adds to Sold-Out String of Events with Intimate, 10-Course Dinner Featuring VIP Reception, Wine Pairings and Take-Home Gifts     Revelers can ring in the new year in world-class culinary style while taking part in Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience when No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews hosts a special New Year’s Eve service on…

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand…

AU COMPTOIR MARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY BY WELCOMING LA QUERCIA CHEF/OWNER ADAM PEGG FOR COLLABORATIVE CULINARY EVENT, OCTOBER 23 

  Award-winning Kitsilano Bistro Celebrates Successful Third Year by Hosting Exclusive Seven-Course, French-meets-Italian Feast with Wine Pairings     Two pedigreed culinary talents will share the stage when Au Comptoir Executive Chef Daniel McGee and La Quercia Chef/Owner Adam Pegg come together to co-host a collaborative dinner in celebration of the acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie’s third…

THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE SEASON WITH THANKSGIVING & HALLOWEEN TREATS

  Haas’ 2017 Harvest of Holiday-themed Confections Includes Chocolate Turkeys and Jack O’Lanterns, Spooktacular Shortbread Cookies and Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Truffles and More   Renowned chocolatier Thomas Haas is sweetening the holiday harvest this fall with his latest collection of handmade Thanksgiving and Halloween confections available at both Thomas Haas Chocolates and Pâtisserie locations for…

Mirabel Vineyards Releases Debut Chardonnay

  The much-anticipated Mirabel Chardonnay makes its debut entrance just in time for fall   Kelowna’s Mirabel Vineyards is proud to announce the release of its first-ever Chardonnay ($40.00 SRP), made from whole bunch pressed Naramata Chardonnay grapes. Restaurants can pre-order this wine through the order desk via email or phone 250.494.4445 ext 2. The grapes were hand-harvested on October…

COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD CASTS ITS NET IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT THIS WINTER

  Chefs Behind Award-Winning Restaurant L’Abattoir to Launch Modern Spin on Classic Fish House with Expansive Dining Room and Patio, Full Bar and Menu of Fresh-Caught Seafood Dishes   Acclaimed Vancouver chefs Lee Cooper and Jack Chen will write the next chapter in their ongoing culinary collaboration this winter when they open the doors to Coquille…

Wasn’t that a party? Naramata Tailgate Party a smashing success!

  With thanks to the Naramata Bench Winery Association for inviting me (+ one) to join them for the annual Naramata Tailgate Party held at Red Rooster Winery in Penticton celebrating the harvest. Tailgate Party tickets included shuttles from Penticton and Naramata. The theme for the Naramata Tailgate party was “back to our roots” and guests…

Joinery Squamish Offers Fresh, Local Cuisine

  There’s an exciting new addition to the culinary scene in Squamish.  Joinery is pleased to announce it opened its doors on September 15, 2017.   The restaurant is the newest initiative from the owners of Squamish’s Cloudburst Café and The Locavore food truck.  The Locavore quickly became a neighbourhood favourite, as well as a…

LET’S TALK TURKEY: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING EASY THIS OCTOBER WITH GOURMET THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGES

    Popular Thanksgiving Feast Comes in Both Ready-to-Eat and Ready-to-Bake Formats and Features Additional Incentive for Early-Bird Orders      For the third year in a row, Railtown Catering is helping hosts remove the hassle from the holidays by with its best-selling gourmet Thanksgiving To-Go packages, available for pickup or delivery in time for the…

Ned Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate Aims to Inspire and Educate the Home Chef   Popular Canadian chef and personality Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and Ocean Wise, is thrilled to release his long-awaited first cookbook, Lure. The creation of this thoughtful book has been a dream of Bell’s since completing his 8,700km bike journey…

Dinner at Burdock & Co a Garden of Earthy Delights from Burpee and garden therapy

  Last night I was one of a large group of media hosted by Burpee at a dinner held at local restaurant Burdock & Co with garden therapy‘s Stephanie Rose as the guest speaker.   Stephanie spoke about her passion for gardening and how it developed into her blog garden therapy where you can find all sorts…