A review: CIBO TRATTORIA MARKS SUMMER SOLSTICE BY HOSTING CHIANTI DINNER ON JUNE 21

  The evening was entitled Midsummer Night’s Dream, a one night only pairing of select wines from the Chianti Region of Tuscany   It was the longest day of the year when Cibo Trattoria General Manager and Wine Director Mark Taylor hosted a four course Chianti Dinner to an excited crowd of wine lovers. Pairing a … Read moreA review: CIBO TRATTORIA MARKS SUMMER SOLSTICE BY HOSTING CHIANTI DINNER ON JUNE 21

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 … Read moreLobster Fest Returns to Provence in July

#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina     You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY   … Read more#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

  RELÆ TEAM: DAVID GUNAWAN WELCOMES JONATHAN TAM OF COPENHAGEN’S RELÆ FOR GUEST CHEF DINNER AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE, JULY 19   Renowned locavore chef, David Gunawan, will write the latest chapter in his ongoing series of collaborative guest chef dinners at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he shares the stage with Jonathan Tam of Michelin-starred Copenhagen … Read moreLike-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

#TasteofThursday recipe Beer Braised Pork Belly

  Beer Braised Pork Belly      (serves 4-6) Pork Belly is one of my favourite things to eat any time of year. Braising it with beer is great because you can play around with different styles and use a variety of spices and juices to compliment each one! In the winter use a stout … Read more#TasteofThursday recipe Beer Braised Pork Belly

The Praguery Story A Taste of Prague

  Bringing an authentic taste of Prague to Vancouver, The Praguery features fresh-baked, sweet and savoury Chimney Cakes  inspired by the popular Czech dessert trdelnik, and Prague’s Cones  filled with soft-serve ice cream and coated with premium toppings. Made daily with fresh, local ingredients, our menu  items are sure to satisfy taste buds of all … Read moreThe Praguery Story A Taste of Prague

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West presents the Top Chef Showcase

  The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy,  hosted a unique event on June 22nd, The Italian Top Chef Challenge. Top Vancouver chefs Pino Posteraro and Angus An, hosted by resident chef Nathan Brown prepared dishes that the guests would later enjoy, using a set of selected authentic Italian products especially flown … Read moreThe Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West presents the Top Chef Showcase

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

  Back To Our Roots Celebration for Canada’s 150th   Twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  their annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 9. This is a wine and food event for wine enthusiasts to plan an Okanagan Fall … Read moreNaramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

BERRY TREATS AND MORE Beaucoup Bakery adds new seasonal pastries to its line-up

  Beaucoup Bakery & Café celebrates the arrival of summer with several new additions to its menu, including three new pastries and a refreshing beverage: Strawberry Mille-Feuille, Matcha Raspberry Tart, Butter Shoyu Roasted Corn Tarte, and a Rhubarb Iced Tea. “We really wanted to highlight berries in our summer menu this year and strawberries and … Read moreBERRY TREATS AND MORE Beaucoup Bakery adds new seasonal pastries to its line-up

TURTLE VALLEY BISON RANCH FEST

  On Saturday, June 24, Turtle Valley Bison Company is proud to announce we are hosting the first ever Turtle Valley Bison Ranch Fest.  Renowned Chef Chris Whittaker, Forage Restaurant & Timber Vancouver, and his colleagues Alex Chen of Boulevard, and Robert Belcham of Campagnolo, will be delivering a bison BBQ experience like no other. These well-known Vancouver-based chefs will each … Read moreTURTLE VALLEY BISON RANCH FEST