Faubourg Paris celebrates Canada Day

Indulge your summer sweet tooth! July is an extra-special month for Faubourg Paris due to two holidays close to its heart: Canada Day (July 1) and Bastille Day (July 14). A French-focused Canadian company, Faubourg relishes the opportunity to celebrate both countries with mouthwatering feature flavours, available for a limited time only. Canada Day specials, available today and tomorrow at … Read moreFaubourg Paris celebrates Canada Day


The olive oil we carry from Le Cooperative de Clermont L’Herault is a field blend, and is an AOC.  It will have the AOC varieties in the blend… from memory that will be a mixture of aglandau, picholine, lucques, verdale and possibly negrette. In the massive freeze of ’56, many or most olive trees and … Read moreTHE FRENCH OLIVE OIL. A BRIEF LOVE STORY.


    Most people outgrow the desire to name inanimate objects. As children, we name our stuffed animals, dolls, and sometimes our shoes & dresses.  Some adults continue to do so. I’ve recently overheard a young women calling her #ChristianLouboutins, Pricilla, while her friend chatted about ‘’ Betty’’[referring to her  #Docle&Gabbana jumpsuit] about as emotional … Read moreWho’s in YOUR CLOSET?

Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner

“OYSTER BOB” SKINNER JOINS ALL-STAR TEAM AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR, OPENING SOON Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner is the latest industry veteran to bolster the ranks of an already talented roster assembled at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, which is set to open at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver in mid-July. “Oyster Bob”, who … Read moreFamed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner

Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge was successful featuring 6 flatbread creations in this challenge from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their flatbread on their menu from June 4-26, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process … Read moreVancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge Award Winners 

Black Hills Estate Winery newest vintages

  Black Hills Estate Winery is pleased to release the newest vintages for our “Cellar Hand” tier of wines. In fact, the 2012 Cellarhand White just won the Gold Medal at the All Canadian Wine Championships.As you may know, the grapes for these wines come from the same hand-tended vineyards carefully managed by their Vineyard team on Black Sage … Read moreBlack Hills Estate Winery newest vintages

Long Table Distilleries & Walter Caesar Mix

With the first days of summer upon us and Canada Day fast approaching, its time to celebrate with some of BC’s finest offerings. Such was the case at the Long Table Distillery – www.longtabledistillery.com – this past Monday with a celebration of Canada’s national drink; the Caesar. Not long ago we were using just the basic … Read moreLong Table Distilleries & Walter Caesar Mix