Tacofino Celebrates Pride Weekend with Gastown Drag Bingo Party, Cocktail Special August 2 – 4

On Friday, August 2 at Tacofino’s Gastown Taco Bar, local drag queens Mina Mercury and Carlotta Gurl will step into the spotlight to host four fierce rounds of interactive Drag Bingo.

Choosing Sides: Brewery and the Beast Chefs’ Top Picks For Summer Sides

As summer is upon us and grilling season is well underway, some of Vancouver’s top chef’s, participating in Vancouver’s 7th annual Brewery and the Beast, have put together a round-up of their favourite hunger-inducing sides to pair with any summer BBQ meal.

#TasteofThursday Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich recipe

Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich  Serves 4  INGREDIENTS:  4 pieces thin sliced pork shoulder  1⁄2 cup buttermilk 1 Tbsp. grainy Dijon mustard 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1⁄2 cup canola oil Sauerkraut 4 of your favourite burger buns (Bells and Whistles uses squishy sesame milk buns)  2 cups Panko bread crumbs 1 lemon wedge Mayonnaise Arugula salt … Read more#TasteofThursday Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich recipe

#TasteofThursday – Tulalip Resort Casino Chef Perry’s “Never Throw Flavour Away” recipes

“Never Throw Flavour Away!”   Executive Chef Perry Mascitti, Tulalip Resort Casino   The proverb “Never Throw Flavour (Flavour) Away” was told to me by a very wise chef. I always try to remember and employ this proverb every day that I am in the kitchen. It was the inspiration behind this fun, creative chef … Read more#TasteofThursday – Tulalip Resort Casino Chef Perry’s “Never Throw Flavour Away” recipes

#TasteofThursday Root Vegetable Torte direct from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table” Cookbook

“This dish goes all the way back to my days working at the Chateau Whistler. It’s a delicious way to pack all those winter root veggies into a single dish, and it’s a long-time signature dish of mine. Alternating different colours of vegetables produces the greatest effect – a mandolin is an essential tool for making thin slices.” Chef Rod Butters

#TasteofThursday Chef Lee Humphries Roasted Loin of Lamb

This is the sixth 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 Roasted Loin of Lamb from Chef Lee Humphries from the Sonora Room, the Fifth Course at the Icons of … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Lee Humphries Roasted Loin of Lamb

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chefs Connie DeSouza and John Jackson Albacore Tuna Ceviche recipe

  This is the fifth 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 Albacore Tuna Ceviche courtesy of  Chef Connie DeSouza and Chef John Jackson  from Charcut and Charbar. Featured Second Course … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chefs Connie DeSouza and John Jackson Albacore Tuna Ceviche recipe

#TasteofThursday Oat Crusted Arctic Char straight from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table”

Oat-Crusted Arctic Char   When you’re camping and you catch a fish, chances are good you’ve got oats or corn flakes or some kind of crunchy cereal on hand. I call this a red neck camp  dish. My customers think there’s a big secret to making this dish, but it’s one of my simplest menu … Read more#TasteofThursday Oat Crusted Arctic Char straight from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table”

#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe

  The fourth in our series of recipes featured at the Icons of Food and Wine Dinner. Another terrific recipe from Chef Mark McEwan served at the  Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience Icons of Food and Wine Dinner held at The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery for our #TasteofThursday feature. This … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe