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 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 of gardening ideas from DIY to recipes…

FALL TREATS from Beaucoup Bakery

  New and classic autumn pastries now available at Beaucoup Bakery   Step into fall with the return of classic favourites and new autumn-spiced pastries at Beaucoup Bakery & Café (2150 Fir Street). Returning treats include the pyramid-shaped Pumpkin Tart and decadent Apple Pie Croissant, while the latest creations by co-owner and head pastry chef…

Italian Master Class Series Fall Session – Culture of Italian Cuisine from North to South

  I was fortunate to have been invited to attend the first of five Italian Master Class Series Fall Session Culture of Italian Cuisine from North to South courtesy of The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West. With thanks to Chef Giovanni for the comprehensive detail of the evening.   CHEFS CHEF GIOVANNI TRIGONA AND LADY…

FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE TO CO-HOST LATE SUMMER HARVEST DINNER AT SALT SPRING ISLAND’S FOXGLOVE FARM, SEPTEMBER 30

    Chefs David Gunawan and Mark Perrier Prepare Family-Style Dinner, Share Stage with Noted Author and Organic Farming Pioneer Michael Ableman   Two award-winning Vancouver restaurants will join forces to spotlight one of their favourite farm-to-table suppliers when Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Osteria Savio Volpe Chef/Co-owner Mark Perrier host a Late Summer Harvest Dinner…

34th annual Vancouver Fall Home Show announces top five must-see attractions for 2017

  The show for every home hits the Vancouver Convention Centre – West from October 26-29, 2017   From renovation overhaul to brand-new build, DIY do-over to one-day décor dreams, the Vancouver Fall Home Show (formerly the Vancouver Home + Design Show) is where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration unite. Back October 26-29,…

Put on Your Chef’s Hat and Learn with H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Culinary Classes

  H2 Rotisserie & Bar welcomes fall with the launch of its culinary classes to help guests and Vancouver locals get crafty in the kitchen. These sessions are designed for both beginners and savvy home cooks looking to expand their repertoires with H2 chefs’ favourite contemporary and traditional dishes. Led by Executive Chef Kamal Silva,…

ChefmeetsBCGrape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ 

  Terrafina Restaurant Photo Credit-Hester Creek WineryOn Sunday, August 27th a group of dedicated foodies and wine lovers congregated in the Tasting Room at Hester Creek for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ. The morning started with a choice of BC…

CUCINA ITALIANA – Italian Master Class Series

  Fall session, September – October 2017    Come and join Master Chefs from Italy with their expertise and craft, weaving together cultural, history, tradition, and of course… FOOD! Within the project “Extraordinary Italian Taste” the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, Assocamerestero and…

Late risers rejoice with a brunch buffet at The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar

    Daily breakfast buffet adds Chinese dim sum and additional weekend brunch offerings including house rotisserie chicken carvery station   Mornings at The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar just got tastier with the addition of dim sum to its daily buffet, plus an assortment of “action stations” to its weekend brunch. Those who…

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Aug 24-27

  The Wines of British Columbia‘s inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience four-day festival weekend kicks off this Thursday in the heart of BC wine country bringing together 17 Canadian top chefs, 50 award-winning BC wineries, and special guests in a multi-event series celebrating the best of BC wine and food.     “There…

Two Rivers Specialty Meats Opens “The Shop”

  Award-winning supplier of ethical and sustainable meats now selling directly to the public with new butcher shop and restaurant   Two Rivers Specialty Meats, one of Western Canada’s most respected restaurant suppliers of ethical and sustainable meat, has opened its first public-facing butcher shop and eatery, aptly named Two Rivers Meats — The Shop…