Devour Kelowna Recap

On Saturday, March 7, Kelowna’s best and brightest culinary talents were out in full force at Okanagan College for Devour. This is a spirited event where chefs, brewmasters, mixologists, winemakers and distillers get together for an evening of pure indulgence. The second annual Devour event in Kelowna was a huge success, with nearly 30 restaurants…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country hosts BC’s most eclectic food festivals this spring 

 Pig Out, enjoy a Primavera pasta feast and indulge in oysters in the vineyards Come to Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country this spring and experience BC’s most eclectic food festivals. From a vineyard pig roast to an oyster extravaganza and the Half Corked Marathon’s winning combination of wine and running – there are plenty of fun times for…

Faubourg Paris raises more than $13,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society on Macaron Day

More than 6,000 macarons were sold to benefit the cause this past  Friday, March 20 The results are in! Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s premier trio of elegant boulangerie pâtisseries, sold more than 6,000 macarons on Macaron Day this past Friday – translating into a $13,000-plus donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Faubourg sold its signature Parisian-style macarons for $1 each (half…

Gourmet to Go brings French cuisine to your door

L’Epicerie Gourmande Launches Gourmet to Go Chef David Izquierdo, owner of L’Epicerie Gourmande Canada, is pleased to launch the newest division of the company – Gourmet to Go by L’Epicerie Gourmande.  Gourmet to Go is just what the name implies – lunches, heat and serve meals and frozen dishes delivered to your place of work or to your home. Hailing…

COME ON, GET HAPPY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ROLLS OUT NEW SEASONAL DISHES, DAILY HAPPY HOUR MENUS

New Selections from Executive Chef Alex Chen and Bar Manager Justin Taylor Follow Boulevard’s Big Wins at Readers’ Choice and Industry Awards Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is giving guests a new reason to look forward to punching out at the end of the work day thanks to the restaurant’s new, seasonally-inspired additions to the lunch and dinner menus from Executive Chef Alex…

Ready or Not, Provence Marinaside To Throw Open Its Doors

Six weeks after closing for a ‘facelift’, Provence Marinaside will be soon ready for its close-up and has planned a two-day party to celebrate. “We’re tired of having our doors closed,” say owners /chefs Jean-Francis and Alessandra Quaglia, “so we are going to open them on April 2nd whether or not the room is completely finished.” However,…

Marveilleux Macarons for Spring at L’Epicerie Gourmande

L’Epicerie Gourmande Granville Island Public Market 1689 Johnston Street Vancouver, BC  Canada V6H 3R9 Hours Open 7 days a week: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Contact Phone: 604-653-7317 T: @LepicerieGourm Email / Website / Facebook Celebrate Spring with Merveilleux Macarons Created in 2006 by famed Paris Patissier Pierre Hermé, International Macaron Day on March 20th has been widely embraced by Vancouverites and Vancouver…

Café Medina Partners with Mealshare to Celebrate International Waffle Day March 25

No Waffling on Café Medina’s Commitment to Local Community Through Restaurant’s Support of Mealshare’s “Buy One, Give One” Outreach Program   Vancouver’s beloved brunch institution, Café Medina, is set to mark International Waffle Day on Wednesday, March 25 by partnering with local charity Mission Possible through the Mealshare program to provide meals to those in need in local Vancouver communities. For every one…

TWO MORE AWARD WINNING CHEFS JOIN EARLS KITCHEN + BAR 

Earls Test Kitchen welcomes Bocuse d’Or chef Ryan Stone and vegetarian chef Brian Skinner to their “Chef Collective” roster     With 63 restaurants across North America in this Canadian, family owned restaurant group,  it’s hard not to call Earls a chain, but with 47 different menus, use of local and regional ingredients, a team…

Ulla Takes On New Life as OLO

Ulla Takes On New Life as OLONew Concept Honours Region’s Trade Hub Roots    One of Victoria’s renowned and much-beloved dining establishments is undergoing renovations and a rebirth. Ulla restaurant, located in Victoria’s bustling Chinatown, has reopened its door refreshed and with the new OLO moniker.   Opened in 2010 by chef Brad Holmes and partner Sahara Tamarin,…

OPUS Bar is Yaletown’s hippest coffee hangout by day and sophisticated social spot by night

Bar at boutique OPUS Hotel shows a lot of love for local products \Day or night, coffee or cocktails? Whatever the occasion OPUS Bar, situated in the lobby of the OPUS Hotel, is Yaletown’s hottest new drinks destination. “We’re pleased to add an extra option for guests and a cozy corner for locals to enjoy a fantastic…

Beat the blues with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Bliss Package

Beat the blues with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Bliss Package  Get happy, relax and unwind at Victoria’s leading luxury boutique hotel Spring is in the air and Magnolia Hotel & Spa has something to bring a little sunshine and lift your spirits. Victoria’s leading luxury boutique hotel’s Bliss Package starts from only $479* and is sure to…

Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant Takes Second in Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants

An esteemed national panel of judges has named Hawksworth Restaurant as number two in Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants. Seventy culinary experts from across the nation were chosen and asked to submit a list of who they considered to be the 10 best restaurants in the country for the publication. Montreal’s Toqué! came out on top followed by Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant with…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Pizza Challenge

This is our 2nd Pizza Challenge featuring 14 restaurants in Vancouver, Burnaby and North Van, that runs from March 5-28, 2015. Participating restaurants are showcasing new Pizza creations invented for this pizza challenge while some of them have entered their most popular pizzas, all will be offered in all of these establishments during the challenge period…