Joinery Squamish Offers Fresh, Local Cuisine

  There’s an exciting new addition to the culinary scene in Squamish.  Joinery is pleased to announce it opened its doors on September 15, 2017.   The restaurant is the newest initiative from the owners of Squamish’s Cloudburst Café and The Locavore food truck.  The Locavore quickly became a neighbourhood favourite, as well as a…

Harvest Season at CheckMate

  Winemaker Phil McGahan and the CheckMate Team are well into the 2017 Harvest and Vintage.  We have begun with Chardonnay from our eastern vineyards on Osoyoos Lake Bench and Black Sage Bench which will become Capture, Knight’s Challenge and Little Pawn.  Our grapes are hand-picked at night, chilled, hand sorted and gently pressed to preserve the quality of the…

FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE TO CO-HOST LATE SUMMER HARVEST DINNER AT SALT SPRING ISLAND’S FOXGLOVE FARM, SEPTEMBER 30

    Chefs David Gunawan and Mark Perrier Prepare Family-Style Dinner, Share Stage with Noted Author and Organic Farming Pioneer Michael Ableman   Two award-winning Vancouver restaurants will join forces to spotlight one of their favourite farm-to-table suppliers when Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Osteria Savio Volpe Chef/Co-owner Mark Perrier host a Late Summer Harvest Dinner…

The Honourable BC Lieutenant Governor to present Award for Excellence in Wine to Noble Ridge’s “The One” Sparkling Wine 

  The entire team at Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery in Okanagan Falls, BC is thrilled to accept this Award for Excellence in Wine from the Honourable Judith Guichon on September 14, 2017, overlooking their vines and beautiful Vaseux Lake. When speaking about this year’s Lt. Governor’s Award for Excellence in Wine, the Honourable Judith…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

  As a well-known expert in Indian art, anthropologist Stephen Inglis has spent years researching, exploring and working in India. Now, he will be sharing his in-depth knowledge with a group of travellers for the first time ever next February as leader of a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis…

ChefmeetsBCGrape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ 

  Terrafina Restaurant Photo Credit-Hester Creek WineryOn Sunday, August 27th a group of dedicated foodies and wine lovers congregated in the Tasting Room at Hester Creek for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ. The morning started with a choice of BC…

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Aug 24-27

  The Wines of British Columbia‘s inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience four-day festival weekend kicks off this Thursday in the heart of BC wine country bringing together 17 Canadian top chefs, 50 award-winning BC wineries, and special guests in a multi-event series celebrating the best of BC wine and food.     “There…

Limited General Admission tickets still available for Saturday, August 26

  Four-Day Wine and Food Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   The Wines of British Columbia is thrilled to launch its inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience weekend bringing as many as 60 BC wineries and 16 top chefs from western Canada to the Okanagan Valley August 24 through…

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD…

Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees

  The ballots are out and Vancouver Island’s Summit Restaurant at Villa Eyrie Resort (600 Ebadora Lane, Malahat) is honoured to be amongst 30 top nominees for enRoute’s coveted 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada list. The 2,500 square feet, the 80-seat hyper local restaurant is known to deliver West Coast, Italian-inspired coastal cuisine overlooking…

OPUS Hotel unveils artist Cathy High’s new Love Me exterior art installation 

  Boutique Yaletown hotel celebrates 15th anniversary with local artists and brands   OPUS Hotel Vancouver celebrates its 15th anniversary with a new external art wall piece ‘Love Me’ by local artist Cathy High, as part of a continuing Opus Loves Local community-based initiative. High wanted to use OPUS Hotel’s exterior wall to bring some love…

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES…