Chef Ryan Stone @EarlsRestaurant for Warm Kale Salad recipe for #TasteofThursday

 WARM KALE SALAD     1 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil 1 cup (250 ml) blanched and halved brussels sprouts 1 cup (250 ml) blanched and halved mini new potatoes Brown Butter Vinaigrette (recipe follows) 1 lb (450 g) Russian kale ½ cup (125 ml) finely grated parmesan cheese, divided ¼ cup (60 ml) toasted … Read moreChef Ryan Stone @EarlsRestaurant for Warm Kale Salad recipe for #TasteofThursday

Introducing #TasteofThursday Chef Ryan Stone @Earlsrestaurant

We are pleased to add Chef Ryan Stone to the list of great local chefs who are contributing recipes for our #TasteofThursday feature. Look for Chef Ryan’s Warm Kale Salad recipe on MyVanCity.ca tomorrow.   RYAN STONE EARLS KITCHEN + BAR Chef Ryan Stone has had an esteemed and illustrious career to date bringing with him … Read moreIntroducing #TasteofThursday Chef Ryan Stone @Earlsrestaurant

Meet the Designers Vancouver Home + Design Show + GIVEAWAY

Susie Wall’s views on what’s trending in the worlds of fashion, beauty and design have earned her a spot on HELLO! Magazine’s Canada’s 50 Best Dressed List, international red carpet moments with some of Hollywood’s biggest names and regular guest expert segments on Citytv’s Breakfast Television Vancouver and Toronto, plus Canada’s #1 daytime talk show, Cityline. … Read moreMeet the Designers Vancouver Home + Design Show + GIVEAWAY

Wine Recommendation for Braised Short Ribs #TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Castro

Fall has arrived.   With the arrival of the new season, and the leaves turning colour, it’s time for bringing out the sweaters and a time for new dishes in the kitchen. Chef Castro Boateng has presented a mouth-watering recipe for Braised Short Ribs Confit with garlic pommes puree and wild mushroom jus. We tend to … Read moreWine Recommendation for Braised Short Ribs #TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Castro

Vancouver Farmers Market presents RIPE 2015

Celebrate the Harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2015!     When: Sunday, October 18 – 4:00-8:00 PM Where: Exhibition Hall, Roundhouse Community Centre Our annual RIPE Dinner is a true celebration of the harvest – a showcase of local ingredients from our farms and producers paired with some of Vancouver’s top chefs and … Read moreVancouver Farmers Market presents RIPE 2015

GIVEAWAY – two tickets to The Great Mushroom Hunt

GIVEAWAY two tickets to The Great Mushroom Hunt (details and how to enter below) Attention Foodies: Chef Castro Boateng is offering two tickets to The Great Mushroom Hunt in November. Your choice of date: November 1st or 8th     The hunt will take place at a secret location in Sooke on Vancouver Island. The … Read moreGIVEAWAY – two tickets to The Great Mushroom Hunt

Railtown Catering Introduces Gourmet Thanksgiving To-Go Packages

LET’S TALK TURKEY: RAILTOWN CATERING ADDS EASE AND ELEGANCE TO THE HOLIDAY WITH GOURMET THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   Portion of Proceeds to Downtown Eastside Outreach Organization Mission Possible   Railtown Catering is removing the hassle from the harvest holiday by introducing Thanksgiving To-Go, a gourmet dinner package available on Oct. 11 and 12 that brings together a cornucopia of ready-made … Read moreRailtown Catering Introduces Gourmet Thanksgiving To-Go Packages

Wild Rice Vanilla Rooibos Brulée #TasteofThursday recipe

For something just a little different we thought you might enjoy a dessert recipe. wild rice market bistro modern chinese cuisine www.wildricebc.ca   Vanilla Rooibos Brulée   Serves 6   ingredients: 4 tbsp Vanilla-scented roiboos tea leaves (available at specialty tea stores) 4 tbsp white sugar   3 tbsp honey pinch of salt 1 ¾ … Read moreWild Rice Vanilla Rooibos Brulée #TasteofThursday recipe

YBIA announces 11th annual dining event, showcasing culinary talents of local chefs

Taste of Yaletown event reveals diverse mix of participating restaurants    The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 11th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 26 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will run from October 15 – 29th, and showcase creativity … Read moreYBIA announces 11th annual dining event, showcasing culinary talents of local chefs

Chef Castro Boateng #TasteofThursday Braised Short Ribs recipe

Braised Short Ribs Confit garlic pommes puree, Wild mushroom jus   1 1/2 kg short ribs 1 1/2 tbsp black pepper 1 1/2  tbsp kosher salt 1/2 bottle red wine 1 cup onion (roughly dice) 1/2 cup carrots (roughly dice) 1/2 cup celery (roughly dice) 6 garlic gloves few sprigs of thyme few bay leaf 2 … Read moreChef Castro Boateng #TasteofThursday Braised Short Ribs recipe

Vancouver Home + Design Show Special GIVEAWAY

The Vancouver Home + Design Show is only a month away and we have two GIVEAWAYS!   We are thrilled to announce we are the exclusive partner of Draft Onsite and one lucky entry will receive a special prize. Enter to win two tickets to the show (details below) In addition one lucky entry will also receive:     A … Read moreVancouver Home + Design Show Special GIVEAWAY

ChefmeetsBCGrape celebrates 11 years pairing BC VQA wine and food

After 11 years ChefmeetsBCGrape is still going strong. With an increase in ticket sales and attendance by 90 wineries and ten restaurants, ChefmeetsBCGrape is continuing its tradition of wine and food pairing success in Vancouver. “This event not only supports a great organization, with all proceeds going to the Arts Club Theatre Company, but it … Read moreChefmeetsBCGrape celebrates 11 years pairing BC VQA wine and food

BC Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 @Sam_WineTeacher

If you are a fan of BC wines, this wine fest is one of the highlights of the year. If you are a pinot noir freak, then this is THE best wine celebration of the year, hands down. The third annual BC Pinot Noir Celebration was held in August in Kaleden, BC. Kaleden is a small … Read moreBC Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 @Sam_WineTeacher

Tickets now on Sale – Taste of Tulalip Wine + Food Celebration Announces Star-studded Line-Up for 7th Annual Festival

Tickets for the 7th annual Taste of Tulalip, held at the Tulalip Resort Casino, are now on sale. Executive Chef Perry Mascitti and Sommelier Tommy Thompson have spent the past year organizing a star-studded line-up of food, wine and traditional show-stopping entertainment for ticket holders. Run, don’t walk, when purchasing your passes because this highly … Read moreTickets now on Sale – Taste of Tulalip Wine + Food Celebration Announces Star-studded Line-Up for 7th Annual Festival

BACONFEST AT URBAN DIGS FARM SEPTEMBER 26TH: 6PM – 10:30PM

Head to Urban Digs Farm for their 6th annual celebration of everyone’s favourite food group…… BACON! So much baconey goodness! Only $5 general admission (free for members) gets you in and covers your entertainment. Still Spirits will be performing their punk/bluegrass magic so bring your best dancing shoes. Bacon inspired dishes and drinks for $5 a plate/glass … Read moreBACONFEST AT URBAN DIGS FARM SEPTEMBER 26TH: 6PM – 10:30PM

Farmers’ Markets – visit one in your neighbourhood this weekend

Before the season comes to an end be sure to visit a local farmers market in your area.   I’ve always meant to support local farmers’ markets. I understand the benefits of supporting them. It puts money directly into the pockets of the people involved, and you get produce that was likely picked that morning or … Read moreFarmers’ Markets – visit one in your neighbourhood this weekend

The city’s top experts take the Vancouver Magazine Cooking Stage, October 22-25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West

Meet the Masters Series: Local culinarians get cooking at the Vancouver Home + Design Show   Home cooks, ready those recipe cards! The Vancouver Home + Design Show (happening October 22-25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West) is gathering the city’s foodie elite including chefs, sommeliers, health food experts for the Masters Series on the Vancouver Magazine … Read moreThe city’s top experts take the Vancouver Magazine Cooking Stage, October 22-25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West

Wine Pairing for #TasteofThursday – @ryandavidlewis

Bartier Brothers Semillon 2013 – $22   One of the Okanagan’s more consistent and interesting wines, Bartier Brothers Semillon is always a favourite of mine. Complimentary herbal and citrus flavours, accompanied by exceptional acidity makes this wine a easy pairing with a wide range of dishes, but in this case it matches up well with … Read moreWine Pairing for #TasteofThursday – @ryandavidlewis

Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge was a huge success featuring 3 creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their ceviche creation from August 20 – September 13, 2015. 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 Ceviche Challenge Award Winners