How to be the consummate Host or Hostess with Gourmicious

  Introducing Gourmicious – A Unique Gourmet Dining Experience   You like to explore the World of Cuisine You’re looking for a unique dining experience You’re a gourmet enthusiast You want to do more in-home entertaining. You need the services of a professional chef. You like to host your friends somewhere that isn’t your own home. … Read moreHow to be the consummate Host or Hostess with Gourmicious

Guest Food & Wine Columnist Kristof Gillese shares his Pot Roast recipe

  Pot roast     The lowliest cut of beef turned into the most succulent comfort food. I mean what says comfort more than pot-roast? Immediately thoughts turn to Sunday evening meals; family is near, there’s good conversation amidst the bickering (it is family after all) and always a decent bottle of wine or two … Read moreGuest Food & Wine Columnist Kristof Gillese shares his Pot Roast recipe

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

Vancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York

Vancouver Chef Lee Cooper Heads to New York for Dine Out Vancouver Festival World Chef Exchange collaboration dinner with Chef Jamie Bissonnette   Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s World Chef Exchange, presented by Aeroplan, is popping up in New York City on October 4th! Lee Cooper – chef and owner of Vancouver’s acclaimed L’Abattoir restaurant, No. … Read moreVancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York

THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE SEASON WITH THANKSGIVING & HALLOWEEN TREATS

  Haas’ 2017 Harvest of Holiday-themed Confections Includes Chocolate Turkeys and Jack O’Lanterns, Spooktacular Shortbread Cookies and Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Truffles and More   Renowned chocolatier Thomas Haas is sweetening the holiday harvest this fall with his latest collection of handmade Thanksgiving and Halloween confections available at both Thomas Haas Chocolates and Pâtisserie locations for … Read moreTHOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE SEASON WITH THANKSGIVING & HALLOWEEN TREATS

Mirabel Vineyards Releases Debut Chardonnay

  The much-anticipated Mirabel Chardonnay makes its debut entrance just in time for fall   Kelowna’s Mirabel Vineyards is proud to announce the release of its first-ever Chardonnay ($40.00 SRP), made from whole bunch pressed Naramata Chardonnay grapes. Restaurants can pre-order this wine through the order desk via email or phone 250.494.4445 ext 2. The grapes were hand-harvested on October … Read moreMirabel Vineyards Releases Debut Chardonnay

VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S ELEVENTH ANNUAL TOAST TO THE COAST GALA A TRULY STELLAR OCCASION

  Ocean lovers, movers, shakers, and bons vivants will be equally enchanted by the finned, furred, and whiskered guests of honour at Toast to the Coast, the 11th annual fundraising gala that supports Ocean Wise® and Vancouver Aquarium, presented by CIBC.     On Friday, Oct. 20, Toast to the Coast guests will be immersed … Read moreVANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S ELEVENTH ANNUAL TOAST TO THE COAST GALA A TRULY STELLAR OCCASION

Here’s what The Cascade Room has on offer for Thanksgiving

  Sunday, October 8 Thanksgiving Dinner at The Cascade Room: $35 pp Three seatings: 5, 7 and 9 pm Welcome Cocktail $6 Sage and Berry Tom Collins Bombay gin, sage, soda, citrus, cranberry Three-course menu $35 (available a la carte as well): > First Course Creamy Fire Roasted Tomato Soup crème fraiche, brioche crouton or … Read moreHere’s what The Cascade Room has on offer for Thanksgiving

MWL Vancouver Regional Finals – HERE ARE YOUR WINNERS!

  The results are in! Canada’s largest mixology competition was in Vancouver at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver yesterday to find the two best barchefs in the area! The judges and the public have been wowed by the talent of the local bartenders that competed for a spot in the finale of MADE WITH LOVE. The … Read moreMWL Vancouver Regional Finals – HERE ARE YOUR WINNERS!

COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD CASTS ITS NET IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT THIS WINTER

  Chefs Behind Award-Winning Restaurant L’Abattoir to Launch Modern Spin on Classic Fish House with Expansive Dining Room and Patio, Full Bar and Menu of Fresh-Caught Seafood Dishes   Acclaimed Vancouver chefs Lee Cooper and Jack Chen will write the next chapter in their ongoing culinary collaboration this winter when they open the doors to Coquille … Read moreCOQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD CASTS ITS NET IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT THIS WINTER