Vancouver chefs unite to raise awareness for mental health initiatives

Several Vancouver chefs have banded together to end the stigma on speaking out about the prevalence of mental health issues in the kitchen. They want people to speak up and loud. On Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., the whole community is invited to help mobilize change in the hospitality industry with the launch of the inaugural Kitchen Aide fundraiser at Café Medina (780 Richards Street).

The Advantages of Dining Out close to Home – Au Comptoir

So where did we go? Well after thinking about Au Comptoir recently on a Tuesday, and being disappointed to remember it was closed on Tuesdays, we decided to stroll the four or five blocks west on 4th Avenue and check out how busy they might be.

Our final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018

  So far we have 25 new suggestions for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2018 + Our #FavouriteThings #BCWine recommendations   Valentine’s Day and our #FavouriteThings – Shades of Red For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines HEART TO HEART: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER … Read moreOur final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018

LA SAINT-VALENTIN: AU COMPTOIR CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY WITH EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Kitsilano Brasserie Co-owners Maxime Bettili and Julien Aubin Extend Invitation for Sweethearts to Indulge in a Romantic, Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Experience   Bring your special someone and let the staff at Au Comptoir ‘faire un diner en amoureux’ by taking part in a very special Valentine’s Day dinner service at the acclaimed Kitsilano bistro on Wednesday, February 14. … Read moreLA SAINT-VALENTIN: AU COMPTOIR CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY WITH EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

What are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

  Just a few suggestions for anyone still looking for New Year’s Eve celebration options. Most restaurants require advance notice of 24 or 48 hours for cancellations so a lucky few may find they can scoop in and grab the best seat for New Year’s Eve. Doesn’t hurt to check. These are a few of … Read moreWhat are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

MEILLEURS VŒUX: AU COMPTOIR COUNTS DOWN TO 2018 WITH NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER SERVICE

    Raise a Glass, Turn the Calendar Courtesy of Chef Daniel McGee’s Signature Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Cuisine   Acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie Au Comptoir is inviting guests to bid ‘au revoir’ to 2017 and join them in raising a glass to the new year in fine style by taking part in a four-course French-inspired New Year’s Eve … Read moreMEILLEURS VŒUX: AU COMPTOIR COUNTS DOWN TO 2018 WITH NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER SERVICE

Winter Holiday Gratin Dauphinoise recipe – Au Comptoir

  ‘Gratin Dauphinoise’       Dauphinoise Potatoes Yields 4 servings Ingredients: 1½ kg (roughly 5 large) Potatoes (Chef Dan likes Yukon Gold, though you could even use sweet potatoes, celery root or parsnips) 400 mL Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt 1 clove Garlic, crushed 2 sprigs Fresh Thyme 1 tsp Black Peppercorn, whole 1 … Read moreWinter Holiday Gratin Dauphinoise recipe – Au Comptoir

AU COMPTOIR MARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY BY WELCOMING LA QUERCIA CHEF/OWNER ADAM PEGG FOR COLLABORATIVE CULINARY EVENT, OCTOBER 23 

  Award-winning Kitsilano Bistro Celebrates Successful Third Year by Hosting Exclusive Seven-Course, French-meets-Italian Feast with Wine Pairings     Two pedigreed culinary talents will share the stage when Au Comptoir Executive Chef Daniel McGee and La Quercia Chef/Owner Adam Pegg come together to co-host a collaborative dinner in celebration of the acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie’s third … Read moreAU COMPTOIR MARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY BY WELCOMING LA QUERCIA CHEF/OWNER ADAM PEGG FOR COLLABORATIVE CULINARY EVENT, OCTOBER 23 

Exclusive Six-Course Feast Melds McGee’s Classic French Bistro Fare With Alvarez’s Signature Progressive Latin Cuisine, Includes Wine and Cocktail Pairings

  CULINARY CROSSROADS: AU COMPTOIR EXECUTIVE CHEF DAN MCGEE WELCOMES CACAO’S JEFFERSON ALVAREZ FOR COLLABORATIVE CHEFS’ DINNER, MARCH 28   Au Comptoir’s classic French bistro fare gets a Latin-inspired lift when Executive Chef Dan McGee joins forces with Cacao Chef/Owner Jefferson Alvarez for a one-night-only collaborative culinary experience at the acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie on Tuesday, … Read moreExclusive Six-Course Feast Melds McGee’s Classic French Bistro Fare With Alvarez’s Signature Progressive Latin Cuisine, Includes Wine and Cocktail Pairings

#Friday Favourites – where to take your Valentine

  LA SAINT-VALENTIN: CELEBRATE LA FÊTE DES AMOUREUX IN FINE STYLE AT AU COMPTOIR WITH EXCLUSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE   IN FULL BLOOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE OFFERS EXCLUSIVE FLOWER-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICES   DECLARE YOUR LOVE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SETS THE MOOD THIS FEB. 14 BY HOSTING GOURMET VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE … Read more#Friday Favourites – where to take your Valentine