TASTE OF TRADITION: THOMAS HAAS EMBRACES EASTER WITH LATEST COLLECTION OF HANDCRAFTED CONFECTIONS

Celebrated Chocolatier Springs Forth with Basket of Whimsical Signature Treats, Truffle Eggs, Cakes and Exclusive Prizes for Annual Charity Easter Egg Raffle on March 30 Easter offers another opportunity for fourth-generation chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas to give back to the local community, while unveiling his latest lineup of decadent seasonal confections available exclusively at…

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas that are NOT a Box of Chocolates

  Canada’s food trend expert shares gifts that fill your heart and belly    Angie Quaale has done it again. Quaale’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store  has you covered for Valentine’s Day with five gift ideas that will keep you and your plus one happy, full, and wanting more. Gluten-free ideas are also plentiful without having to…

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

  Special Valentine’s Day Pricing ChefmeetsBCGrape Tickets   Take advantage of the Valentine’s Day special promotion. Treat your loved one to the largest tasting of BC VQA wines in Western Canada and small plates from the top local restaurants. Three outstanding ChefmeetsBCGrape events in Vancouver, Calgary and the Okanagan Valley. Each event offers you an…

Classic Romance at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar

  New Cocktails, Romantic Menus, Singles Table, Massages, Baubles, Blow Outs and . . .  a Contest   Whether coupled or single, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar have some enticing Valentine’s Day offerings full of romance, fun and good taste.   YEW’s Valentine’s Day Feature Menus:   Couples Looking for a…

#TasteofThursday Oat Crusted Arctic Char straight from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table”

Oat-Crusted Arctic Char   When you’re camping and you catch a fish, chances are good you’ve got oats or corn flakes or some kind of crunchy cereal on hand. I call this a red neck camp  dish. My customers think there’s a big secret to making this dish, but it’s one of my simplest menu…

SWEET CELEBRATIONS: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS NEW HANDSPUN CREATIONS FOR HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, VALENTINE’S DAY, CHINESE NEW YEAR 

  Show Your Love, Usher in the Upcoming ‘Year of the Dog’ with Chocolatier’s Latest Seasonal Collection of Signature Chocolate Confections   There are many reasons to celebrate this February at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie, where the acclaimed chocolatier has revealed his latest lineup of seasonal handcrafted confections commemorating the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate…

Our #FavouriteThings to make New Year’s the best ever

  Not surprising our Holiday #FavouriteThings are also our New Year’s recommendations. Enjoy your New Year’s celebrations with these great BC Wines and ciders. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775 Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift…

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

  A cookbook, how about that? As the co-founders of Earls, we’re delighted to be able to share all of these wonderful recipes with you. And we’re happy to see so many stories from our first thirty-four years, as well as surprised that they’re so interest-ing . . . we thought we ran a pretty tight…

December release… from bestselling cookbook author Shelley Adams!

  WHITEWATER COOKS more beautiful food Shelley Adams   Twelve years ago, Shelley Adams arrived on the British Columbia book scene with a gorgeous self published cookbook, Whitewater Cooks: Pure, Simple and Real Creations from the Fresh Tracks Cafe. In about a year, the 5,000 copy print run had sold out. Shelley sold her publishing…

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler Sparkles This Festive Season 

Festival of Trees, ‘The Cabin’ Pop-Up, Merry Meals, New Year’s Gala, and Holiday Après Make it a winter white festive season escape at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. A magical energy is in the air as guests savour special time with family and friends both on-and-off, the mountain. Whistler Cubs activities invite kids to play holiday-style, while the…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Quails’ Gate Winery

  We are supporters of the British Columbia wine industry and so far have featured a number of our favourite wineries in Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions This time we are featuring the family owned Quails’ Gate Winery and we are doing so not just because we like their wines but also because family owned and estate…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Hester Creek Estate Winery

  This delightful wine was one of the first we tasted at Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience –  a BC VQA Okanagan Valley Hester Creek Estate Winery Trebbiano 2016 Easily a favourite any time of the year it is especially enjoyable with family and friends during…

Spread Some Holiday Cheer With Beer 

  Vancouver Craft Beer Week Releases Super Early Bird Tickets Priced For Gift-Giving    Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) is spreading holiday cheer by releasing a limited quantity of specially priced tickets for the highly anticipated 2018 festival. Featuring more than 100 craft breweries and cideries pouring over 300 beers and ciders, live music, food trucks,…