Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked…

Provence hits the high notes at this year’s Jazz Festival

Building on the success of its regular Wednesday night (6 – 9 p.m.) Jazz performances by the Hip Pocket Trio , Provence Marinaside is set to take its commitment to providing live music one note higher by becoming an official venue of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival which runs this year from June 22…

View Life through Rosé Coloured Glasses at Provence Marinaside and TWB-The Wine Bar

It is said that things look more positive when viewed through rose-coloured glasses. Joshua Carlson, Wine Director at Yaletown’s Provence Marinaside and TWB-The Wine Bar could not agree more, with one slight amendment – he looks through rosé-tinted glasses – make that wine glasses. This June Carlson, along with Provence/TWB owner and Executive Chef Jean-Francis…

Poisson d’Avril returns to Provence Marinaside in April

SOMETHING’S FISHY AT PROVENCE IN APRIL From April 1st through 30th, join Provence Marinaside as it celebrates the 10th annual Poisson d’Avril. In France, ‘Poisson d’Avril’ (April’s Fish) is a one day affair, corresponding to our April Fool’s Day, filled with whimsical pranks and games. “Poisson d’Avril is an opportunity to welcome spring with a bit…

Goût de France – Good France: the world’s greatest French dinner

   Celebrating French cuisine around the world applications close January 31   In 2017, over 2,100 participating restaurants in 150 countries, 250,000 meals and 8,000 guests in 156 embassies. Vitality, modernity, responsibility: gastronomy will be used to showcase France’s positive values, with the warmth associated with the pleasures of good food. In Vancouver, Le Crocodile, Save…

TOMATO FEST CELEBRATES SUMMER FLAVOURS

  It doesn’t matter whether you call them ‘tomatoes,’ ‘tomahtoes,’ ‘tomates’ or ‘pomodoro’ – everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer ingredient. Eaten fresh-picked out-of-hand, chopped into salsas and salads, juiced, roasted or sun-dried – there are almost as many ways to enjoy their flavourful goodness as there are heirloom varieties.   Provence…

Lobster Fest Returns to Provence in July

  Whether you prefer them steamed, grilled, boiled or sautéed, everyone can agree they love the sumptuous flavour of fresh lobster from Atlantic Canada. From July 4 to 31, Provence  Marinaside offers you the opportunity to enjoy Canadian lobster prepared with French flair at its annual Lobster Festival. Executive Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia and Chef de…

Speed Tasting with Play Estate Winery

After visiting some local restaurants with samples of Play Estate wines, Donita Dyer, Territory Sales Manager at Empson Wines Canada, arranged an intimate impromptu gathering at Provence Marinaside with Play Estate General Manager and winemaker, Mohamed Awad. Play Estates, one of Penticton’s newest wineries, opened its doors just last summer. It is situated along the…

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic…

SOMETHING’S FISHY AT PROVENCE THIS APRIL

  From April 1st through 30th, join Provence Marinaside as it celebrates its ninth annual Poisson d’Avril. In France, ‘Poisson d’Avril’ (April’s Fish) is a one day affair corresponding to our April Fool’s Day filled with whimsical pranks and games (background & history) . “Poisson d’Avril is an opportunity to welcome spring with a bit…

Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu 

  YBIA announces 12th annual dining event and reveals participating restaurants    The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two-week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will run from October 13 – 27th, bringing…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…