Mexican Themed Wine, Cider & Spirits Tasting – TACO VINO – October 19

Just as the weather will be cooling down, the teams from the BC Wine, Cider & Spirits Festival and Kelowna Autosport, and El Taquero are going to be heating it back up with this Mexican themed tasting experience!

Chef Paul Moran set to compete on Food Network’s Top Chef Canada

Excerpt of an interview with Chef Paul Moran from 2014 and an update of his accomplishments since. Currently Executive Chef at The Hatch and 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort and Marina. I first met Chef Paul Moran the day of the inaugural Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition, held in 2013 at the Pacific Institute of … Read moreChef Paul Moran set to compete on Food Network’s Top Chef Canada

Judging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

  I was lucky enough to be invited to judge at this year’s Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards, held at Government House in Victoria. These wine awards, established in 2003, by then Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo, are designed to recognize excellence in wine making. Unlike other competitions, there are no bronze, silver or gold medals handed … Read moreJudging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

Sip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

   Summer whites – blind wine tasting challenges – live entertainment Summer is here and the wineries of the Westside Wine Trail are holding their annual Sip into Summer open house event. Celebrate the start of summer and take a self-guided tour of the twelve wineries along the wine trail. Visitors will be able to … Read moreSip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

Okanagan Feast of Fields – The Culinary Event of the Summer is Weeks Away

Described as a wandering harvest festival, FarmFolk CityFolk’s Okanagan Feast of Fields is the culinary event of the summer season.  With almost 60 restaurants, wineries, distilleries and breweries scattered over the property of our host farm, Meadow Vista Artisan Farm Winery in southeast Kelowna, guests are free to wander, taste, sip and enjoy the experience. … Read moreOkanagan Feast of Fields – The Culinary Event of the Summer is Weeks Away

Meatball & Co. to dish up balls of glory for two days at 337 E. Hastings

The next pop-up in the 337 Series to take place April 10th and 11th   It’s hard to imagine a dish more universal than the humble meatball. Since first being documented in Turkey roughly 4000 years ago, meatballs and their variations have appeared in almost every country and every cuisine. From Chinese wanzi to Portuguese almôndegas, … Read moreMeatball & Co. to dish up balls of glory for two days at 337 E. Hastings