AnnaLena Holiday News 

     Holiday Menus, Parties, Catering and Team Member Updates   After a bustling summer season, the team at Kitsilano’s popular AnnaLena restaurant gears up for entertaining during the festive holiday season. New this year is a family-style holiday tasting menu, restaurant buy-outs, private catering  and a sparkly New Year’s Eve tasting menu.   Family-Style Tasting Menu  …

#TasteofThursday Chefs Jackson and DeSouza Table-Side Tuna Ceviche recipe

  This is the third in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Table-Side Tuna Ceviche from Chefs John Jackson and Connie DeSouza of Charcut, charbar and Alley Burger, the Second…

FARMER’S APPRENTICE WELCOMES KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN FOR SECOND COLLABORATIVE DINNER OF 2017

  Chefs Gunawan and Matarai Join Forces to Host a Six-Course Dinner with Sake, Wine Pairings on November 20   Farmer’s Apprentice Chef/Owner David Gunawan and Chef/Owner Ryoma Matarai of Kitsilano restaurant Kinome Japanese Kitchen will combine their culinary talents for a special collaborative dinner at the award-winning South Granville dining room on Monday, November 20…

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY 2017 AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

  Thanksgiving Madness is on Throughout the Resort   Thanksgiving Day celebrations are bountiful this year for the entire family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The acclaimed culinary team at Tulalip are cooking up their annual turkey day madness for November 23. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from around the Resort with a choice…

CinCin’s 2017 Mushroom and Truffle Festival

  Mushroom & Truffle Dinner   Don’t miss this truly special five-course truffle dinner experience. In celebration of CinCin Ristorante + Bar’s annual Mushroom & Truffle Festival, this dinner promises to be a spectacular Autumn tasting of flavours, flights, and funghetti. Exquisitely paired with the renowned La Spinetta wines from Italy’s Piedmont region, the magical evening…

The Curtain Closes on Tulalip Bay Restaurant, But Not Without a New Act

TulaBene Pastaria + Chophouse to Make Its Debut at Tulalip Resort Casino   After many encores, the Tulalip Resort Casino culinary team realized that their beloved Tulalip Bay Restaurant is ready for a new act. Like a long running award-winning Broadway play, Tulalip Bay witnessed talented artistry, acclaimed culinary shows, and memorable waitstaff star performances…

INDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

  Vancouver’s Most Exclusive Dining Experience Adds to Sold-Out String of Events with Intimate, 10-Course Dinner Featuring VIP Reception, Wine Pairings and Take-Home Gifts     Revelers can ring in the new year in world-class culinary style while taking part in Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience when No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews hosts a special New Year’s Eve service on…

AU COMPTOIR MARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY BY WELCOMING LA QUERCIA CHEF/OWNER ADAM PEGG FOR COLLABORATIVE CULINARY EVENT, OCTOBER 23 

  Award-winning Kitsilano Bistro Celebrates Successful Third Year by Hosting Exclusive Seven-Course, French-meets-Italian Feast with Wine Pairings     Two pedigreed culinary talents will share the stage when Au Comptoir Executive Chef Daniel McGee and La Quercia Chef/Owner Adam Pegg come together to co-host a collaborative dinner in celebration of the acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie’s third…

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

  This is the second in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Heirloom Tomato Essence from Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen, the First Course at the Icons of Food…

Dinner at Burdock & Co a Garden of Earthy Delights from Burpee and garden therapy

  Last night I was one of a large group of media hosted by Burpee at a dinner held at local restaurant Burdock & Co with garden therapy‘s Stephanie Rose as the guest speaker.   Stephanie spoke about her passion for gardening and how it developed into her blog garden therapy where you can find all sorts…

Two Rivers Specialty Meats Opens “The Shop”

  Award-winning supplier of ethical and sustainable meats now selling directly to the public with new butcher shop and restaurant   Two Rivers Specialty Meats, one of Western Canada’s most respected restaurant suppliers of ethical and sustainable meat, has opened its first public-facing butcher shop and eatery, aptly named Two Rivers Meats — The Shop…