GIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

  Win a copy of Lure by Ned Bell and Valerie Howes by doing any of the following: Follow us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Follow us on Instagram  Facebook: My Van City Twitter: @myvancity  Instagram: @myvancityca   I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I noticed is that … Read moreGIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

Road 13 Vineyards Celebrates Successful Summer Season, Bounty of Awards, New Fall Releases Plus Wine Pairing Recipe From Ned Bell

  Road 13 Vineyards saw another busy summer season of wine loving tourists and locals through their Golden Mile Bench tasting room. With a number of wines in the portfolio currently sold out and a bounty of awards at the British Columbia Wine Awards and Wine Align National Wine Awards – it’s safe to say the … Read moreRoad 13 Vineyards Celebrates Successful Summer Season, Bounty of Awards, New Fall Releases Plus Wine Pairing Recipe From Ned Bell

Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir and Tunisian Couscous

  I’ve had the great pleasure of knowing Jak Meyer, and subsequently his world-class wines at Meyer Family Vineyards, for years. It would be difficult for me to speak about how much Jak’s work and the work of Chris Carson winemaker – the entire team –  has meant to me and other BC wine-lovers without … Read moreMeyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir and Tunisian Couscous

We had a Grand time at the Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Room – Vancouver

  Grand Marnier brings back the past with their Cordon Rouge Room tours. Following success in Toronto and Montreal, the “Speakeasy” came to Vancouver to re-introduce us to their tasty liqueur and it’s many different ways to enjoy. It started with an invitation to an exclusive, sensory experience at The Cordon Rouge Room Speakeasy on … Read moreWe had a Grand time at the Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Room – Vancouver

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand … Read moreThe California (Wine) Legacy

Guest Food & Wine Columnist Kristof Gillese shares his Pot Roast recipe

  Pot roast     The lowliest cut of beef turned into the most succulent comfort food. I mean what says comfort more than pot-roast? Immediately thoughts turn to Sunday evening meals; family is near, there’s good conversation amidst the bickering (it is family after all) and always a decent bottle of wine or two … Read moreGuest Food & Wine Columnist Kristof Gillese shares his Pot Roast recipe

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

  This is the second in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Heirloom Tomato Essence from Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen, the First Course at the Icons of Food … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

Ned Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate Aims to Inspire and Educate the Home Chef   Popular Canadian chef and personality Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and Ocean Wise, is thrilled to release his long-awaited first cookbook, Lure. The creation of this thoughtful book has been a dream of Bell’s since completing his 8,700km bike journey … Read moreNed Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Ricotta Gnocchi recipe

  This week we are excited to share the Ricotta Gnocchi recipe that Chef Mark McEwan demoed at the spectacular event – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience – Taste of the Okanagan held at See Ya Later Ranch for our #TasteofThursday feature.   Ricotta Gnocchi with heirloom tomato sauce   2 lb (1kg) ricotta … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Ricotta Gnocchi recipe