TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S CULINARY TEAM IS GETTING PEARED-UP 

  The Resort’s Chefs Get Creative With Local Organic Farmed Pears During Their December and January Pear Affair Dining Event Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is excited to be showcasing Washington state’s fresh organic pears from Yakima’s Superfresh Growers during their December and January Pear Affair event, which runs from December 1 through January 2017. Every … Read moreTULALIP RESORT CASINO’S CULINARY TEAM IS GETTING PEARED-UP 

Wolf in the Fog’s new winter menus offer a true taste of Tofino 

Cozy up with locally inspired cocktails and comfort food this Christmas time   Winter at Wolf in the Fog brings hearty, rich flavours and a taste of Tofino’s freshest seafood to the table. Chef Nick Nutting sources seasonal ingredients as they come into season and menus gradually evolve to reflect the progression of fall into winter. … Read moreWolf in the Fog’s new winter menus offer a true taste of Tofino 

Say Farewell to 2016 with Share Plates and Cocktails at Wild Rice

  Whether you are a couple looking for a quiet romantic evening, or a group of friends wanting to celebrate over appys and drinks before heading off to a party, Wild Rice’s New Year’s Eve Share Plates are ideal. “In Chinese tradition, festive meals are meant to be shared,” explains owner Andrew Wong. This year … Read moreSay Farewell to 2016 with Share Plates and Cocktails at Wild Rice

An Interview with Vancouver Trumpet Player Malcolm Aiken

From run-ins with the Federal police on a tour in Mexico, to finding a community of diverse musicians at Vancouver’s famous Guilt & Company, Malcolm Aiken has found that the key to his career all leads back to one thing: the trumpet. After discovering his true passion, listening to the great Louis Armstrong at the … Read moreAn Interview with Vancouver Trumpet Player Malcolm Aiken

New Year’s Eve at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread has the perfect New Year’s Eve pizza party planned for Vancouver families. Join us for a relaxing evening where your kids are welcomed and entertained in a fun, friendly environment. The festivities will include dinner, balloon twisting, face painting, pizza making and an early New Year’s Eve count down. New Year’s … Read moreNew Year’s Eve at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

#TasteofThursday Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar recipe – Shellfish Parfait

Shellfish Parfait   Yields 2 servings Chowder Foam  Ingredients: 1 cup onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup leeks, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 2 cups clam nectar 4 cups whipping cream 1/2 cup fennel, sliced 1/4 cup white wine pinch fennel pollen 4g leaf gelatin salt to taste lemon juice to taste 1 … Read more#TasteofThursday Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar recipe – Shellfish Parfait

A Flight of Rieslings, Old and New

  I recently presented a tasting for a group I have been fortunate enough to sit in on many times in the past. This was my ‘pay back’. I had many Rieslings sitting in my cellar and I’ve often thought about getting a group together to try them, but it never quite seemed to materialize, … Read moreA Flight of Rieslings, Old and New

Holy Mo! ‘A reverently irreverent re-imagining of the Nativity’

Holy Mo!  A Christmas Show! opened at Pacific Theatre on December 2nd.  I attended and as a ready beholder in a full house on opening night, I was primed and curious to see how playwright Lucia Frangione and director Kerry van der Griend managed to braid three zany clowns and quotes from Supernatural, The Matrix, … Read moreHoly Mo! ‘A reverently irreverent re-imagining of the Nativity’

Taking the Duncan Totem Pole Tour

  Following my High Tea at the Empress Hotel in Victoria; checking off a bucket list item, I decided to take my courtesy Ford Escape up Island to Duncan, BC, to do their Totem Tour Walk.  There are 40 totem poles in the downtown core of Duncan, with each pole having a descriptive plate about … Read moreTaking the Duncan Totem Pole Tour