Vancouver Chef Makes BC’s First Food Stadium for Superbowl

Avocados From Mexico returns to Superbowl ad lineup for second year   In celebration of the Superbowl and one of the biggest avocado days of the year, Dino Renaerts, one of British Columbia’s culinary leaders and executive chef of Bon Vivant Group, makes a food lover’s dream come true with the province’s first, chef-designed food stadium. Avocados … Read moreVancouver Chef Makes BC’s First Food Stadium for Superbowl

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well … Read moreDine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FridayFavourites – what are you doing this weekend? My Van City suggestions. We picked some of our favourite happenings to help you make your next week a favourite! Enjoy!   SALT TASTING ROOM Gastown’s premier destination for wine, cheese and cured meat is kicking off 2016 with a bang. Following on the heels of the successful … Read more#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative grows Vancouver’s highest quality microgreens and delivers them to restaurants, grocers, and farmers markets by bicycle – since 2009![/clickandtweet] Founded as My Urban Farm by Chris Thoreau in 2009, The Food Pedalers incorporated as a Worker Cooperative in early 2013. Along with Dan Pinto and his wife Evlyn … Read more#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers


CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY: A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR FROM ROCK N’ ROLL ROMANCE TO SUBLIME DINING     Tulalip Resort Casino Offers Sweethearts Multi-Sensual Dining Options Combined with Mesmerizing Music Tulalip Resort Casino knows how to translate the feelings of love. From events like the Rock Ballad Ball featuring Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith tribute bands; to seven award-winning … Read moreA CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR

Raise a Glass of BC Wine This Lunar New Year

Haywire offers limited-release wines for Year of the Monkey   Okanagan Crush Pad’s Haywire Winery returns for the third annual release of Lunar New Year Red and White wines, this time in celebration of the Year of the Monkey. The 2016 Lunar New Year Red ($19.90) and 2016 Lunar New Year White ($18.90) are available in … Read moreRaise a Glass of BC Wine This Lunar New Year

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation

Discover The Next Course of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation   TELUS OptikTM Local serves up a slice of behind-the-scenes action from the 2015 competition Hungry for a taste of what happens behind the scenes at the annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation? The Next Course, a 10-episode mini series produced with support from TELUS Optik Local, follows Chef … Read moreHawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation


Les Dames D’Escoffier B.C. Chapter (Les Dames) is once again offering scholarships for B.C. women with a desire to begin training in the culinary, beverage or hospitality fields, and for women already skilled in these fields who seek to further their expertise. Deadline for application is February 28, 2016. In 2015, Les Dames BC awarded … Read moreLES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER SCHOLARSHIPS

BC Home + Garden Show full lineup must-see

45th annual BC Home + Garden Show releases full lineup of must-see attraction Vancouver’s top home improvement showcase hits BC Place Stadium, February 17-21, 2016   We are giving away tickets to the  BC Home + Garden Show February 17 – 21. To ENTER leave a comment. Like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter Enhance your home, inside and out! The 45th annual BC … Read moreBC Home + Garden Show full lineup must-see


TULALIP RESORT CASINO APPOINTS JEREMY TAISEY AS CHEF/GM TO THEIR AAA FOUR DIAMOND TULALIP BAY RESTAURANT   Tulalip Resort Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Taisey as the new Chef/GM of their Four Diamond Tulalip Bay Restaurant — bringing new vision and experience to the operation. Prior to joining the Resort’s culinary team, … Read moreNEW CHEF/GM TULALIP RESORT CASINO

Bauhaus restaurant is setting the table

BAUHAUS AND CIOPPINO’S UNITE FOR SPECIAL CULINARY EVENING    On January 27th, Bauhaus restaurant is setting the table for a remarkable eight-course dinner prepared by two of Vancouver’s most celebrated chefs.  Bauhaus’s own Michelin Star Chef Stefan Hartmann will be joined in the kitchen by award-winning chef Pino Posteraro of Cioppino’s restaurant, for a unique … Read moreBauhaus restaurant is setting the table

Galette des Rois a traditional French cake

If you thought Christmas season feasting was over, think again. The Galette des Rois, or King Cake, is a traditional French cake made of flaky puff pastry filled with almond cream and shared at Epiphany, every January 6th. Celebrating the visit of the Three Wise Men to baby Jesus, Epiphany is also a great excuse to continue eating, drinking and being … Read moreGalette des Rois a traditional French cake

Kelowna Gold Medal Ready

The Canadian Culinary Championships February 5 & 6, 2016 Kelowna GOLD MEDAL ready   Kelowna, home of The Canadian Culinary Championships is set to host award-winning Chefs from across Canada for a weekend-long “Celebration of Canadian Excellence” from February 5-6, 2016 as part of the illustrious Gold Medal Plates. Kelowna’s Gold Medal Plates reflects the … Read moreKelowna Gold Medal Ready

Chef Paul Moran and Chef Stephanie Noel move to Tofino

      Paul Moran’s journey to award winning chef started with humble beginnings as a dishwasher in a small Italian restaurant in West Kelowna. By high school graduation Moran knew exactly what career path he would take.   That path took Moran to Vancouver where he intended to enrol in Culinary school while working … Read moreChef Paul Moran and Chef Stephanie Noel move to Tofino

The Ultimate Dining Experience at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

  Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is an experience in dining like no other. The unique and elegant space is welcoming without even a hint of pretension. I felt comfortable from the moment we arrived and throughout the evening as the ebb and flow of a relatively fast paced environment swirled around us. The space … Read moreThe Ultimate Dining Experience at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar