Aura Restaurant shines with new look at Nita Lake Lodge 

Lakeside restaurant launches refreshed design for the winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to introduce a new concept for Aura Restaurant, the lodge’s signature dining room. Following in Cure Lounge & Patio’s footsteps with a complete makeover, Aura reopened this week to welcome in the winter season. Again working … Read moreAura Restaurant shines with new look at Nita Lake Lodge 

Holiday Morning Frittata Break recipe from Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti

  Holiday Morning Frittata Break     (shhhh…only seven ingredients) Serves 4-6 Executive Chef Perry Mascitti, Tulalip Resort Casino (and Junior Chef Brandon) Let me tell you about a cinnamon roll tradition along with a super-simple seven-ingredient morning breakfast dish that is warm and comforting for your friends and family. We all have our holiday … Read moreHoliday Morning Frittata Break recipe from Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

  If you love BC wine as much as we do we’re sure you have a list of your favourites that you want to have on hand for serving to your guests and to give to friends. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions would not be complete without adding the superb wines of  Mirabel Vineyards to … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

Tableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

Vancouver bar star joins Coal Harbour’s French bar bistro   Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce the appointment of Lead Bartender Alex Black. A native of Winnipeg, Alex moved to the West Coast in 2010, jumping into BC’s world-class bar community. He worked his way up and through many of Vancouver’s top-tier restaurants and … Read moreTableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

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 … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

Winter Holiday Game Lasagne recipe – Wildebeest

  Wildebeest’s Game Lasagne     Featuring a meaty mélange of venison and lamb, Wildebeest’s game lasagna offers a hearty new take on the classic Italian dish.     Serves 4 Braise Ingredients: 500g venison stewing meat 500g boneless lamb leg 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3 cloves … Read moreWinter Holiday Game Lasagne recipe – Wildebeest

THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR IN SQUAMISH TURNS THE CALENDAR TO 2018 WITH CELEBRATORY NEW YEAR’S EVE SEATINGS

  Ring in the New Year at Celebrated Squamish Restaurant by Taking Part in One of Two Dinner Services Featuring Complimentary Welcome Cocktail, Available Drink Pairings    The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar invites merrymakers and revellers to ring in 2018 in fine style by taking part in one of two exclusive New Year’s Eve services available … Read moreTHE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR IN SQUAMISH TURNS THE CALENDAR TO 2018 WITH CELEBRATORY NEW YEAR’S EVE SEATINGS

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775

  It’s almost Christmas and time for you to get your wine shopping on. ‘Tis the season for friends and family to drop by and you want to be ready. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions features the wines we love from Bench 1775. You’ve probably noticed that we have focused on BC Wines on our … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775

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 … Read moreDecember release… from bestselling cookbook author Shelley Adams!

Winter Holiday Tortilla Soup recipe – Tacofino Vancouver

  ‘Tortilla Soup’     Ingredients 4 litres chicken stock * 4 TBSP ancho purée * 1TBSP ancho powder 2 cups lightly sautéed onion Salt to taste 3/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice Valentina to taste (1/4 cup ish?) Method *For the stock we buy free range chicken bones, roast and simmer over night with … Read moreWinter Holiday Tortilla Soup recipe – Tacofino Vancouver

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 … Read moreFour Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler Sparkles This Festive Season 

CROWBAR WARMS WINTER IN VANCOUVER

  Featuring hearty share plates, and Champagne celebrations,    Crowbar celebrates the winter season with Champagne sabering and sparkling cocktails, along with evolving menus starring nourishing farm-to-table share plates.  Let the festivities begin! All merrymaking should start with a bottle of bubbly, and guests of Crowbar who purchase a premium label will have the opportunity to … Read moreCROWBAR WARMS WINTER IN VANCOUVER

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 … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Quails’ Gate Winery

Winter Holiday “Cashew on the Flip-side” recipe – Wildebeest

  ‘Cashew on the Flip-side’     A Unique twist on the classic rum-and-eggnog, Wildebeest’s ‘Cashew on the Flip-side’ offers a cheeky mix offers a mix of rum, dessert wine, cashew milk, whole egg and house-made winter spice syrup. Shaken with egg to create a frothy consistency and finished with a grating of tonka bean, the … Read moreWinter Holiday “Cashew on the Flip-side” recipe – Wildebeest

This year, celebrate a memorable New Year’s Eve at Dockside Restaurant

  Delicious Table d’Hôte dinner followed by 80s Dance Party in the lounge   Say goodbye to the year past and welcome the year to come with dinner and dancing at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. The celebrations start in the dining room with a special Table d’Hôte menu accompanied by live jazz … Read moreThis year, celebrate a memorable New Year’s Eve at Dockside Restaurant

Winter Holiday Brioche Bread Stuffing recipe – Railtown Catering

  Dried Apricot, Chestnut & Brioche Bread Stuffing                     Ingredients: 2 loaves brioche bread, diced into cubes 4 stalks celery, diced 1 small yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped ½ bunch fresh sage, chopped ¼ bunch fresh thyme, chopped 1 small handful of dried apricots, … Read moreWinter Holiday Brioche Bread Stuffing recipe – Railtown Catering

Winter Holiday Slaughternog recipe – L’Abattoir

  ‘L’Abattoir Slaughternog’     INGREDIENTS: 45 mL Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon 15 mL Sons of Vancouver Amaretto 15 mL Lemon Juice 15 mL Orange Juice 20 mL Honey Water (1 part honey to 1 part water) 15 mL Cream 2 dashes Bittered Sling Malagasy Chocolate Bitters 1 Whole Egg METHOD: Combine all ingredients … Read moreWinter Holiday Slaughternog recipe – L’Abattoir

Our #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts

  – Roslyne Buchanan Let’s get straight to it: I’m a book hoarder. I love all kinds of books and take great comfort in being surrounded by them. I guess that’s why I’ve always loved libraries. In my collection, you’ll find dusty old English Literature texts that have joined me through my journeys since school … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts

Ring in 2018 with one of Yaletown’s favourite eateries

Homer St. Café and Bar launches three-course menu for New Year’s Eve Homer St. Café and Bar Executive Chef Tret Jordan and Head Chef Chris West are pleased to announce a full three-course menu with wine pairings, available for one evening only on Sunday, December 31 from 5:30pm to midnight. Guests can kick the evening … Read moreRing in 2018 with one of Yaletown’s favourite eateries

Winter Holiday Beef Tenderloin recipe – Cibo Trattoria

  Herd-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Parmesan Potato Pave   Yields 4 servings INGREDIENTS:  Four pieces of beef tenderloin (approximately 5 to 6 oz. each) Crust 2 Tbsp. butter 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/4 bunch parsley 1/4 bunch basil 1/4 bunch rosemary Salt and Pepper 1 tsp. Dijon mustard Potato Pave 6 to 8 peeled russet potatoes, … Read moreWinter Holiday Beef Tenderloin recipe – Cibo Trattoria