NOTHING SAYS SUMMERTIME LIKE FRESH PICKED NORTHWEST BERRIES

7 Blissful Ways to Savor Summer Berries at Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is enticing diners this June and July with their Summer Berry Bliss menu offerings. Guests can enjoy a plethora of dishes showcasing Northwest strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and huckleberries. These berry creations might inspire a property-wide dine around starting…

2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé – the perfect pairing

From brunches to lunch – you’ll have the perfect pairing with the limited release 2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé. With only 550 cases produced, it’s available exclusively at the winery or their e-store. Sometimes you just want to make it a family affair. Waffles for the kids, maybe BC smoked salmon eggs bennie, or…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – CheckMate Artisanal Winery

After a rather roundabout way of arriving in Oliver we were more than ready to enjoy a wine tasting experience at CheckMate Artisanal Winery‘s wine experience room – Installation a pop-up by Tom Kundig of Seattle based Olson Kundig a 2008 National Design Award in Architecture winner. The setting reflects the uniqueness of all that…

Weekend getaway to Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort – Parksville

On a sunny weekend in May we escaped the city to spend a fabulous weekend away in Parksville on Vancouver Island. Staying at the gorgeous Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort property. Easy to find on the “resort” strip in the seaside community of Parksville, BC. The Sunrise Ridge Resort is a 30 minute drive from Departure…

BUILDING COMMUNITY YEAR-ROUND: ‘SOURCED’ POP UP DINNERS RETURN

From June to September, The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is launching her second instalment of unique pop up dinner experiences aimed at bringing the local Okanagan community together. ‘Sourced’ is a pop up farm-to-table dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with hyper-local dinners that tell one edible story at a…

LIQUIDITY WINES WINS TRIO OF SILVER MEDALS IN WORLD’S FOREMOST WINE COMPETITIONS

Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wow judges at Decanter World Wine Awards  and International Wine & Spirit Competition The wine world is buzzing about Liquidity Wines thanks to the Okanagan winery’s recent wins in international competitions renowned for rigorous judging and strong submissions. The Decanter World Wine Awards and the International Wine & Spirit Competition are two of the industry’s…

Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste…

Toast to the Royal Wedding (and baby) with these curated cocktails from The Victor

Coupled with exciting news from the Royals last week – the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child, Louis Arthur Charles – the highly anticipated Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle is fast approaching on May 19th. In honour of these special occasions, Parq Vancouver’s The Victor has dreamed up three incredibly creative…

The Lake House at Quails’ Gate the perfect Okanagan Getaway

Did you know that Quails’ Gate Winery has two lakefront vacation rentals?  The Lake House at Quails’ Gate…..Create your perfect Okanagan getaway at The Lake House at Quails’ Gate – picture your toes in the lake, lush vineyards just steps away and a glass of award-winning Quails’ Gate wine in-hand. More information online at QuailsGate.com…

Just in time for summer, Happy Hour arrives on the patio at Dockside Restaurant

What’s better than spending time on Vancouver’s best patio? Enjoying Happy Hour on Vancouver’s best patio! Sunny Vancouver days are meant to be spent outside and there’s no better place to enjoy the warm season than on Dockside’s waterfront patio, recently awarded its eighth consecutive Golden Plate Awards “Best Patio” gold medal.   The year,…

The Courtney Room opens: Introducing Victoria’s newest dining destination

The Magnolia Hotel & Spa unveils a modern, classic dining room   The Courtney Room, Victoria’s newest dining destination, opens this week in the lobby of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa following a four-month restaurant renovation. With Executive Chef Sam Harris at the helm, guiding a menu that honours the very best of land and…