The Gillnetter Pub

What better way to spend a sunny afternoon then having lunch with friends on a patio overlooking the water. The Gillnetter Pub, right off the Mary Hill bypass in Port Coquitlam, sits along the bank of the Pitt River just where it meets the Fraser. This is a popular place – especially the deck on…

Pairing for #TasteofThursday recipe Korean Galbi ‘Dog’ by Chef Alex Chen

With thanks to Boulevard’s Director of Operations, Steve Edwards, (also a certified sommelier) who has suggested a couple of beverage pairings which we’re sharing along with the recipe (see below): “To pair with Chef Alex’s Korean Galbi ‘Dog’, I would recommend something refreshing like a Stanley Park Pilsner. For wine, I’d suggest a lighter, earthy…

A Good Craic To Be Sure

By Ryan Lewis A proper pint and a good craic, coming to a neighborhood near you! Mahony & Sons is set to open a third location at Stamps Landing (once Monk McQueens) this week and I was lucky enough to be on hand when they shared a little about the new location, design inspiration and…

The Settlement Building adds a Brewery to the Collective

SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED; POSTMARK BREWING OPENS IN RAILTOWN Postmark Brewing officially opens its doors as the newest addition to The Settlement Building at 55 Dunlevy Avenue, Railtown. The small batch, craft brewery specializes in session beers that are available on-tap in the tasting room, or via the walk-up window holding a 12-head growler fill station. Led by Managing…

How Many Chefs Does It Take to Make Great Beer?

R&B Brewing Co. Launches the Chef Series    Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant knows that ‘kitchen beers’ are two of the most satisfying words a cook can hear. Not only does it signal an end to a very long day, it is the beginning of a nightly ritual that results in cold beer, comfort food…

Okanagan Fest-of-Ale: Same Time Next Year?

The 19th Annual Okanagan Fest-of-Ale tapped out Saturday bolder and brighter than ever leaving craft beer enthusiasts wondering what’ll they do to top it for the 20th Anniversary in 2015? One of the elements that sets this beer festival apart from many is that it is run by the non-profit society, Okanagan Fest-of-Ale, with part…