Celebrate the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

Canada’s Event of the Year returns for a weekend of food, wine and music: May 25-27 2018 From May 25-27th, the 10th edition of the Half Corked Marathon returns to the vineyards of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country after being awarded Canada’s Event of the Year at the Canadian Tourism Awards. The sold out event saw…

L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2018 DATES FOR NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE

Following a year of sold-out events and critical acclaim, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews — the world-class ‘restaurant within a restaurant’ concept launched in 2017 by the award-winning team behind Gastown’s L’Abattoir — has unveiled its upcoming dates for summer 2018. The first restaurant of its kind in Vancouver, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews has announced a new series…

HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS GETS THE FIRST TASTE OF SPRING

Produce-packed share bags star seasonal ingredients  from leading organic farms   Harvest Community Foods is celebrating spring with a fresh crop of tasty delights. The shift in seasons means Harvest’s Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) bags are jam-packed with newly delivered produce sourced from local growers, including a healthy selection from pioneering organic farm, Klippers Organics.  …

The West Coast Fishing Club celebrates 30th anniversary with special events

Themed trips showcase the brand’s commitment to culinary and adventure tourism   The West Coast Fishing Club is thrilled to celebrate 30 years of combining luxury, adventure and world-class fishing in British Columbia’s beautiful Haida Gwaii islands. Marine conservation has always been at the forefront of co-owners Brian Legge’s and Rick Grange’s minds, since they…

Tide to Table: Tofino Resort + Marina offers guests the fundamentals of freediving and marine-harvesting

Tofino’s newest resort cements its adventure offering with two freediver training trips Tofino’s newest adventure hub, Tofino Resort + Marina announces dates for two, multi-day Tide to Table freedive training courses this spring, as the resort continues to strengthen its adventure offering on Vancouver Island’s wild West Coast. In partnership with Victoria-based Bottom Dwellers Freediving,…

Chef Jeff Koop Launches Pop-Up Restaurant Series at Mamie Taylor’s

“Chicago Steakhouse” debuts a series of themed, one-night pop-ups in Mamie Taylor’s Chinatown dining room Mamie Taylor’s Chef Jeff Koop is bringing the flavours of the world to Vancouver with an internationally themed pop-up restaurant series. These intimate, ticketed dinners will host 16 curious culinary adventurers at each of two seatings behind the green velvet…

AnnaLena + Whistler’s Audain Art Museum Team Up for Exclusive Five-Course Tasting Menu

Join the Inaugural Long Table Dinner on Saturday, April 21 in Whistler, BC     Don’t miss the partnership of two dedicated art lovers in the Pacific Coastal Mountains this spring. AnnaLena Restaurant and the Audain Art Museum of Whistler are sharing synergies in this deliciously creative collaboration.   AnnaLena is about imagination, creativity and possibility…

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEFS ALEX CHEN, ROGER MA PROMOTED TO NEW ROLES WITHIN BOULEVARD AND BEYOND

Chen to Divide Time Between Boulevard and Larger Role in Sutton Place Hotels’ Luxury Brand, While Opening Chef De Cuisine Ma Takes Over Reins as Boulevard Executive Chef  Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chenand Chef de Cuisine Roger Ma — acclaimed culinary colleagues who have anchored the back-of-house team at Boulevard since its inception…

WEST END EATERY SERVES UP SOUTHERN-STYLE LUNCH

The Holy Crab launches lunch service on April 14 The Holy Crab(1588 Robson Street) is bringing Louisiana-meets-West Coast lunch service to Vancouver’s West End this month. Starting April 14, 2018, guests can enjoy a variety of southern-inspired dishes alongside its popular seafood boil offerings. “We recently reached our one-year mark and truly thank Vancouverites for…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DINNER RAISES $10,774 FOR FOUNDRY KELOWNA, KARIS SUPPORT SOCIETY & SLOW FOOD CANADA

The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is proud to announce that her recent International Women’s Day collaboration dinner on March 8 has generated a donation of $10,774.30 for Foundry Kelowna, KARIS Support Society and Slow Food Canada.   The special 5-course wine-paired dinner at Tantalus Vineyards united Chefs from British Columbia and Alberta with wine…

Hawaiian-inspired Greasy Spoon features Royal Dinette’s Eva Chin, Claire Saksun, and Savio Volpe’s Melanie Witt

OHANA EATS, ISLAND VIBES Hawaiian-inspired Greasy Spoon Vol. 38 features Royal Dinette’s Eva Chin, Claire Saksun, and Savio Volpe’s Melanie Witt Get ready for a Hawaiian lūʻau feast on Monday, April 23, 2018 as Royal Dinette’s executive chef Eva Chin, wine director Claire Saksun, and Savio Volpe’s sous chef Melanie Witt team up to present…

#TasteofThursday Root Vegetable Torte direct from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table” Cookbook

Root Vegetable Torte Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients Cooking spray 2 large carrots, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 large shallots, thinly sliced 1/2 cup shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano or cheese of your choice 1 cup whipping (35%) cream or vegetable stock 1/4 chopped mixed herbs Sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper 1 medium rutabaga, thinly…

COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL OKANAGAN FEST OF ALE, APRIL 13 & 14, 2018

The final countdown is on! We’re counting down the days until beer lovers unite at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre to celebrate the 23rd  Annual Okanagan Fest of  Ale. The Okanagan’s long-standing and well-loved festival celebrating everything to do with beer is quickly approaching! It runs on Friday April 13th from 4-9pm and Saturday…

Poisson d’Avril returns to Provence Marinaside in April

SOMETHING’S FISHY AT PROVENCE IN APRIL From April 1st through 30th, join Provence Marinaside as it celebrates the 10th annual Poisson d’Avril. In France, ‘Poisson d’Avril’ (April’s Fish) is a one day affair, corresponding to our April Fool’s Day, filled with whimsical pranks and games. “Poisson d’Avril is an opportunity to welcome spring with a bit…