#TasteofThursday Yellowfin Tuna Crudo recipe from Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Yellowfin Tuna Crudo Tuna: 1.5 lbs sashimi grade yellowfin tuna Cut into 16: 2.5 inch by 0.5 inch slices   Tonnato Sauce: Ingredients: 1 can of high quality canned tuna packed in olive oil (local Italian deli) 1 cup extra virgin olive oil Heart of one bunch of celery 1 medium shallot 1 medium garlic … Read more#TasteofThursday Yellowfin Tuna Crudo recipe from Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Le Creuset Debuts New Dinnerware Range in a Rainbow of Colours

Entertain your sense of style with this colourful and fun for all seasons collection   Le Creuset is pleased to introduce their brand new colourful range of dinnerware just in time for summer and outdoor entertaining season. This new collection of tactile, durable and beautiful pieces adds the ideal finishing touch to every meal and comes … Read moreLe Creuset Debuts New Dinnerware Range in a Rainbow of Colours

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation announces TD as Presenting Sponsor

The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce TD‘s support of the Foundation’s 2015 culinary arts competition and fundraising dinners series taking place across Canada. TD, a leading provider of financial services in Canada, confirms its position as Presenting Sponsor for 2015, joining forces with other sponsors including Gordon Food Service Canada and Le Creuset Canada. “We are elated … Read moreHawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation announces TD as Presenting Sponsor

DAD’S DAY DINNER, COOKING CLASSES & MORE

MONDAY, MONDAY Starting in June, Wild Rice will be open on Mondays for the summer. Kick start your week with our Monday Taco and Tequila Special for only $6. Taco flavour will change every Monday.FATHER’S SPECIAL DAY Treat ol’ Dad to dinner on June 21st. We’re offering a special Prime Rib Dinner with organic AAA Prime Rib of Beef with jus, mashed potatoes … Read moreDAD’S DAY DINNER, COOKING CLASSES & MORE

GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: FARMER’S APPRENTICE UNVEILS FIRST NATURAL WINE BAR IN VANCOUVER WITH GRAPES & SODA 

David Gunawan and Dara Young, co-owners of acclaimed locavore restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice, have officially uncorked an exciting new venture in Grapes & Soda — a unique wine bar experience where an array of natural, organic and biodynamic wines take pride of place with seasonally inspired small plates. Now open Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 11 p.m. as well as for private events, the 25-seat space is located next … Read moreGRAPE EXPECTATIONS: FARMER’S APPRENTICE UNVEILS FIRST NATURAL WINE BAR IN VANCOUVER WITH GRAPES & SODA 

Railtown District Comes Alive for Five Exclusive Streetside Barbecue Feasts

  MEAT AND GREET: BARBECUE CHAMPION RAILTOWN CAFE ADDS SIZZLE TO SUMMER WITH SATURDAY TAILGATE BARBECUE SERIES The grillmasters at Railtown Cafe are set to prove that where there’s smoke there’s fire, hosting a series of five streetside Tailgate Barbecue events at their fun and funky cafe in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Railtown District on select Saturdays this summer season. Kicking off June … Read moreRailtown District Comes Alive for Five Exclusive Streetside Barbecue Feasts

Le Vieux Pin 10 year anniversary dinner

LE VIEUX PIN WINERY TEAMS UP WITH SWALLOW TAIL TOURS AND CHEF JEFFERSON ALVAREZ TO CELEBRATE THE WINERY’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY!   When three passionate and like-minded people come together to talk food and wine, the only outcome is to set-up a pop-up gastronomic one-night event centered on foraging, cooking and celebrating a milestone with BC … Read moreLe Vieux Pin 10 year anniversary dinner

Vancouver Foodster presents the 2nd Taco Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their taco creations into this challenge, most have created a special taco creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their tacos on their menu from May 21 – June 14, 2015. Little Mexico Cantina Tacos Cantineros Price: … Read moreVancouver Foodster presents the 2nd Taco Challenge

Calling all foodies: Free family fun in Vernon this weekend

Slow Food Thompson Okanagan invites you, your family and friends to explore the Market of Taste on Sunday, noon to 4 pm, May 24 at Davison Orchards Country Village in Vernon. Building on the success of this event that showcases the amazing local flavours of the region with food samples, cooking demonstrations and farm tours, … Read moreCalling all foodies: Free family fun in Vernon this weekend

Taste of Thursday – Chef Taryn Wa of Savoury Chef Foods

 South East Asian-Inspired Spot Prawn Dumplings     Ingredients Dumpling Filling 1 lb live spot prawns ½ tsp ginger, minced ½ tsp garlic, minced 3 tbs coconut milk ½ piece Thai chilli 1 tsp palm sugar 3 tbs fish sauce ¼ tsp cornstarch ½ tsp cilantro stems, minced ½ tsp green onion, minced ¼ lime, zest and juice salt … Read moreTaste of Thursday – Chef Taryn Wa of Savoury Chef Foods

The patio is open at Hart House Restaurant at Deer Lake

Summer Events and Outdoor Dining at Hart House Hart House is always a special destination, as guests can fully enjoy Greater Vancouver’s only lakeside dining.  As you plan the season ahead, make room on your calendar for a Hart House summer.   The patio is open.  Hart House’s patio overlooks Deer Lake, and is the … Read moreThe patio is open at Hart House Restaurant at Deer Lake

Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Burnaby, and Langley.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from April 22 – May 17, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for their People’s Choice favourites. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate … Read moreVancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge Award Winners 

EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL TOASTS UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH, SUCCESS OF 2015 EVENT 

 Canada’s Largest Celebration of Food and Drink Marks Biggest Year To Date, Donates $15,607 to Local Community Charity Partners, Announces 2016 Dates More than 30,000 food and drink aficionados were happy to bite off more than they could chew — and support a number of local charities in the process — at the 2015 EAT! Vancouver Food … Read moreEAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL TOASTS UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH, SUCCESS OF 2015 EVENT 

#TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Rob Feenie – Cactus Club

GRILLED SCALLOPS with Corn, Bacon and Red Pepper Ragout   Serves 4   This dish makes an excellent starter for a meal or a nice lunch when served with a simple green salad. I use Qualicum Bay scallops and peaches-and-cream corn, both of which are local products, but you can substitute other varieties of either. … Read more#TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Rob Feenie – Cactus Club

Vancouver’s 2015 Spot Prawn Festival

If you love sustainable crustaceans, you need to be here! Vancouver’s 2015 Spot Prawn Festival is just around the corner, taking place at False Creek Fisherman’s Wharf. on Sunday, May 17. What the Heck is a Spot Prawn? We’re glad you asked. Wild BC spot prawns are sweet and firm, with a delicate flavour. Spot … Read moreVancouver’s 2015 Spot Prawn Festival

OLO Serves Up Snack Menu For Late-Night Noshers

OLO Serves Up Snack Menu For Late-Night Noshers Local fare adds fresh flavours to Victoria dining scene   Peckish night owls now have a new option to tantalize their taste buds right in the heart of Victoria’s bustling Chinatown. OLO, a farm-to-table establishment with a focus on local, sustainably raised ingredients, is now serving up … Read moreOLO Serves Up Snack Menu For Late-Night Noshers

Enjoy Mother’s Day at Earls Restaurant, or try their Sourdough French Toast recipe at home

For Mother’s Day, Earls Kitchen + Bar features a delectable weekend brunch that offers irresistible fresh, made-from-scratch cuisine with great drink options – all in a lovely, warm, stylish environment your Mum, of any age, will enjoy. Offerings include fluffy Sourdough French Toast piled high with fresh berries and whipped chantilly cream or a Chorizo + Mushroom Hash with poached … Read moreEnjoy Mother’s Day at Earls Restaurant, or try their Sourdough French Toast recipe at home

#Taste of Thursday Coconut Flan recipe from Chef Paul Moran

 This recipe was sent in by Chef Paul Moran, inspired while on a trip to Mexico. Coconut flan 3 servings Ingredients – 1 x 14 oz. can Sweetened Condensed Milk – 1 Cup Moist Grated (Shaved) Coconut – 1 Cup Whole Milk – 1 Tablespoon Water – 5 fresh large Egg Yolks, beaten – 1 … Read more#Taste of Thursday Coconut Flan recipe from Chef Paul Moran

Stephen Wong Cooks Up Perfect Pairings May 9th at BC Liquor Stores

Enjoy the Serendipity! where German Wines meet Asian Cuisine German wines will share the spotlight with Asian foods in BC Liquor Stores throughout the month of May, 2015. 60 stores will feature lively displays of a select 12 German wines, including a sparkling Riesling and a Dornfelder Pinot Noir. Customers can pick up their complimentary … Read moreStephen Wong Cooks Up Perfect Pairings May 9th at BC Liquor Stores

An opportunity to enjoy the extraordinary skills of #TasteofThursday Chef Paul Moran

Wine and Dine with Canada’s Best Young Chef  Mt. Boucherie Winery hosts culinary fundraiser to support chef Paul Moran   Mt. Boucherie Winery unites local musician, culinary chefs and hospitality members to host an evening stand-up reception fundraiser in support of local chef Paul Moran, as he prepares to compete in upcoming world-class S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 … Read moreAn opportunity to enjoy the extraordinary skills of #TasteofThursday Chef Paul Moran