Les Dames Summerdine Update

  One night, 35 dinner parties. Where will you dine on August 10th when Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter present Les Dames Summerdine ? Summerdine is an evening of fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one night only at restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. The event benefits Les Dames Scholarship … Read moreLes Dames Summerdine Update

SUMMER HAS ARRIVED AT OYAMA!

  Oyama has convenient and delicious culinary options to complement summer.   *      FIREWORKS – Fitting pairings for the national displays: o   July 23 – the Netherlands – Dutch smokie & Goudabrat o   July 27 – Australia – Lamb bratwurst with Australian Shiraz & Lamb Prosciutto o   July 30 – USA – Texas Bison bratwurst & Kansas … Read moreSUMMER HAS ARRIVED AT OYAMA!

#TasteofThursday Kohlrabi Taco recipe from Chef Jack Chen of Royal Dinette

  Kohlrabi Taco, Pork Shoulder Galbi, Almond Saam, Pickled Apricot   Makes 24-30 bite sized tacos. Kohlrabi INGREDIENTS: 2 – 3 Large kohlrabi METHOD: Peel and slice thinly on mandolin into thin rounds, about 2mm thick. Season lightly with 0.5% salt, and squeeze out moisture. Set aside. Pork Shoulder INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar … Read more#TasteofThursday Kohlrabi Taco recipe from Chef Jack Chen of Royal Dinette

CELEBRATE SUMMER IN THE CITY AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO

  Enjoy lively West End festivals and get the best seats in the city this season Summer in the city is a special time for Vancouver’s vibrant West End. The neighbourhood comes alive with an explosion of colour on the streets – and in the sky – for the Celebration of Light fireworks festival and … Read moreCELEBRATE SUMMER IN THE CITY AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO

Oktoberfest meets Gatsby at Nita Lake Lodge for Cornucopia’s opening weekend 

  Delight in lakeside luxury during Whistler’s world-class food & drink festival November 11-13, 2016 Marking its 20th anniversary, Whistler’s Cornucopia returns with two weeks of food and drink themed events, seminars and dinners taking place November 9-20, 2016. Nita Lake Lodge is the place to be for opening weekend with a trio of Sip & … Read moreOktoberfest meets Gatsby at Nita Lake Lodge for Cornucopia’s opening weekend 

Get Ready For The Deighton Cup’s Feast and a Ticket GIVEAWAY

  Time to get your stylish hats, chic dresses, flashy bow ties, and colourful suspenders! Vancouver’s most stylish event, the Deighton Cup is about to take place and will be bigger than ever. This year derby-goers will have entry to a whole new VIP experience with access to the Marquee and Concourse. Not only will … Read moreGet Ready For The Deighton Cup’s Feast and a Ticket GIVEAWAY

FARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

Vancouver Farmers Markets are celebrating the bounty of BC berries this week at their 6th Annual Berry Festival, which takes place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market. This family friendly event will feature a BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which invites all comers both pro and amateur to enter their favourite berry pie for a chance to win great … Read moreFARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

  The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY   Lobster Fest Returns to Provence   Don’t Miss This Evocative Entertainment Experience!   Marquis Wines Supports Vancouver Youth Pride       BOILING POINT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 DATES FOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES   Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!   FRESH SHEET: ROYAL … Read more#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend thru July 15

The Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY

  Get the inside track on one of summer’s most stylish events The GIVEAWAY starts July 8 but you can enter NOW by leaving a comment on this post a Rafflecopter giveaway One of the most anticipated events of Vancouver’s summer season, the breathtaking and stylish 8th Annual Deighton Cup will be run on Saturday, … Read moreThe Deighton Cup 2016 GIVEAWAY

Lobster Fest Returns to Provence

  Whether you prefer them steamed, grilled, boiled or sautéed, everyone can agree they love the sumptuous flavour of fresh Atlantic lobster. For the month of July, Yaletown’s Provence  Marinaside offers you the opportunity to enjoy Atlantic lobster prepared in a number of ways with its annual Lobster Fest Menu value-priced at $56 for three courses with optional wine … Read moreLobster Fest Returns to Provence

Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge Award Winners   

  The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was a success featuring 12 chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 9 – July 3, 2016. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation … Read moreVancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge Award Winners   

Kaya Malay Bistro to Honour Dogs 

  A tribute to Maya and all dogs who make a difference in our lives   In honour of their much loved family dog Maya, who was tragically hit by a car and passed away, the Kwan family has chosen to both  celebrate and say goodbye on July 15 at their restaurant Kaya Malay Bistro … Read moreKaya Malay Bistro to Honour Dogs 

A Taste of Provence on Granville Island

  Provence. Just the mention of the word brings so many images to mind; warm Mediterranean weather, sun-drenched hills, olive trees and fields of lavender. Freshly prepared savoury foods and wine, rosé wine of course. Provence also makes red and white wines, but it is their rosés that they are most famous for. In the … Read moreA Taste of Provence on Granville Island

Italian Wine Paired Dinner at Glowbal

The food, the wine, oh my! It was only fitting. I wasn’t able to attend Italian Day on the Drive, but myself and 12 other wine media types were treated to something even better – a dinner at Glowbal restaurant with the Director of the Valpolicella Wine Consortium, Olga Bussinello. We were there to learn … Read moreItalian Wine Paired Dinner at Glowbal

#TasteofThursday – long weekend edition

  We thought you would like a recipe that won’t keep you tied to the kitchen this long weekend. Chocolate Mousse 150g Egg Yolks 150g Sugar 375g Chocolate (Dark) 250g Milk 700g Cream   Whisk egg yolks & sugar together in bains-marie over simmering water on medium heat. Add boiled milk to chocolate and mix … Read more#TasteofThursday – long weekend edition

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening June 24 – June 30

  Jazz Fest is coming to Robson Square!   Alchemy Theatre and The Columbia presents   Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Serves Up Killer Cocktails to Accompany a Killer Comedy   Billy Elliot Will Bring You to Tears – and Fill You with Joy   THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR JOINS THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening June 24 – June 30

BAY DAY: FANNY BAY OYSTER BAR NOW OPEN IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

Fanny Bay Brings Tide-to-Table Shellfish from Sea to City With Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch Offerings as well as Daily Happy Hour Specials, Shellfish Market The wave breaks on Downtown Vancouver’s first true “tide‐to­‐table” dining experience today when renowned shellfish purveyor Fanny Bay Oystersopens the doors on Fanny Bay Oyster Bar at 762 Cambie St. in the heart … Read moreBAY DAY: FANNY BAY OYSTER BAR NOW OPEN IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

It’s our Birthday!!! It’s our party and we’ll BBQ if we want to!

    Join us June 30th , from 2pm – 7pm, for an old fashioned Hot Dog BBQ. We’ll have corn cobs, veggie dogs, beer from our friends at Strange Fellows Brewing, Sangria and more! Check out our facebook event page for all the details and we hope to see you here!   https://www.facebook.com/events/310823022582361/ p. 778-877-7504 … Read moreIt’s our Birthday!!! It’s our party and we’ll BBQ if we want to!

SUMMERDINE – LES DAMES DO DINNER

   ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH   Mark Wednesday, August 10th on your calendar for a unique dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine – an evening of fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one night only at more than 30 different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary … Read moreSUMMERDINE – LES DAMES DO DINNER