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,…

Get dreaming ‘bout a weird Christmas

Weirdos Holiday Market, Dec. 16 + 17, caters to shoppers who treasure unconventional gift-giving     Surprise and delight your nearest and dearest this holiday season with items that were absolutely not on their list — because they never even knew they existed. The inaugural Weirdos Holiday Market takes place at Betamax Art Studios, 2244…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

  We absolutely love the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition…

Our #FavouriteThings Gift Suggestions – The Okanagan Table Cookbook by Chef Rod Butters

With special thanks to Chef Rod Butters who has kindly provided a selection of his restaurant’s favourite recipes that are featured in his Cookbook The Okanagan Table. Highly in demand and another of our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.   Braised Beets and Crumbled Chèvre   serves 4 Whether slow roasted in an oven to enhance…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery ends 2017 with a new look

  The winery’s new website truly captures the Vancouver Island wine experience Over the past five years, a lot has changed at Blue Grouse Estate Winery, and they are celebrating these changes with a new web look. Since the Brunner family purchased one of Cowichan Valley’s oldest estate vineyards and winery in 2012, they have given the…

DELIGHTFUL AND DELICIOUS UNDER THE TOPTABLE TREE

  – Celebrate the Holidays with Toptable Group –   The jolly season is almost upon us and with it the festive cheer and good tidings that make this such a wondrous time of year. Whether you’re celebrating at home or from a home-away-from-home, Toptable Group invites you to experience a mountainside holiday with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant…

A VERY MERRY, MERRY FROM CHEF THIERRY

  – Add a Touch of Holiday Magic with French-Inspired Panache – Elevate your holiday entertaining this year with a little help from Maitre Chocolatier and Patissier Chef Thierry Busset. Once again, he’s crafted an exquisite line-up of delectable, seasonal creations at Thierry Cafe. From his handcrafted chocolates to his artisanal cakes and pastries, we…

FOUR SEASONS VANCOUVER DECKS THE HALLS  FOR ANOTHER FESTIVE SEASON

  ‘Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and be Merry      Surround yourself with the holiday spirit at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. The epicentre of festive happenings, where shopping, parade routes, and seasonal celebrations take place, the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the perfect spot for a winter season vacation or staycation. This year,…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery

  There may technically only be twelve days of Christmas but the reality is the parties, dinners and special events abound throughout December. You can be ready for any occasion whether you’re the host and hostess or the invited guest. Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery should be your go-to solution. Remember it’s never too early to start planning,…