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…

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain…

Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer

This delightful Summer Sipping recommendation is a full bodied, flavourful, aromatic favourite – Gewürztraminer. This off dry German style wine is often suggested for a pairing with Asian or spicy foods. My personal favourite pairing is with strong flavoured cheeses like French camembert (Saint Albray or similar St. Andre), tomato based antipasti or a black olive…

Make YEW seafood + bar at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Your Summer’s Locale

Summer Seafood Boils, Tantalus Takeover, Seasonal Sangria and Updated Aperitivo Hour Offerings Summer is forecasted to be a scorcher and  YEW seafood + bar is ready to sizzle with a delicious lineup of summer events at  Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Celebrate the season with YEW’s Summer Seafood Boil Series, summer sangria and a total Tantalus…

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping wines under $20. from Quails’ Gate Winery

Here are the wines we drink when we want to keep to a budget. Our #FavouriteThings include these tasty offerings from Quails’ Gate – all priced under $20.00. These are the wines we drink, enjoy and recommend to our readers. These wines are all available from the Quails’ Gate online store. 2017 Dry Riesling Available: In Stock $16.99…

Tableau Bar Bistro launches new Spring/Summer menu

Warm weather fare returns to Coal Harbour’s award-winning restaurant     With warm weather upon us, Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce a brand new French-inspired spring/summer menu – now available for lunch and dinner. Created by Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong, the new French-meets-west coast menu will include seasonal Fruits der Mer including the Petit Plateau (a two tier seafood tower) with…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

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…

Summer Menu, Sunday Suppers and Picnic Packs

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s locally-focused restaurant celebrates the best of the season   H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver is a perfect complement to summer. Situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains, its sunlit dining room and expansive garden patio are a dazzling showcase for our city’s…