BC is going Blue with BC Blueberries

As fresh blueberry season is upon us, the BC Blueberry Council invites British Columbians to join in the annual excitement around the harvest of this locally grown superfood. July 15th, 2020 has been proclaimed BC Blueberry Day in British Columbia, and this date kicks off a summer-time celebration that will take place across the province called Go Blue BC.

mahony & Vikram Vij Spice up the Gastropub Concept

The bold flavours of Indian cuisine is a natural match to the large array of draft beers, wine and cocktails available at mahony. Chef Vikram in collaboration with mahony Executive Chef Liam Dougall, has designed a new menu with beloved classics along with spiced up “pub” fare.

Les Dames Summerdine: province-wide dinner parties coming in August

With unique locations that include aboard a yacht in Coal Harbour, at a table set in a vineyard, in a Teepee in the Okanagan and on a private terrace overlooking the North Shore mountains, Summerdine is a not-to-be-missed evening of delicious food, fine wine and conviviality.

Valpolicella at Vij’s

  If you are a fan of Italian wines, especially those from Northern Italy, like I am, then you likely think of enjoying a glass of Valpolicella Classico with pizza or a tomato sauced pasta, some Valpolicella Ripasso with barbecued chicken or mushroom risotto and of course a rich intense Amarone with roasted meats or … Read more

Slow Fish Dinner Returns this September

  Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the  Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 18, 2016 from 6pm-9pm for the third year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather and indulge in local sustainable seafood in the most interactive way. … Read more

SUMMERDINE – LES DAMES DO DINNER

   ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH   Mark Wednesday, August 10th on your calendar for a unique dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine – an evening of fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one night only at more than 30 different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary … Read more

Vinho Verde – Lunch and Learn at Vij’s

  Vinho Verde is one of the most popular white wines in Portugal. These wines from north-western corner of the country are not complicated wines; they are everyday affordable wines that are crisp, light and refreshing, often with a touch of spritz, that are perfect with just about anything you are going to serve on … Read more

B.C.’s Top Chefs to Host Collaborative Dinner at L’Abattoir

Exclusive wine and food event celebrates 25th anniversary of B.C. wine      British Columbia has a lot to brag about, especially when it comes to food and wine. On Tuesday August 25th, Wines of British Columbia, along with some of the province’s most celebrated chefs will honour the 25th anniversary of B.C. wines with a special dinner in L’Abattoir’s … Read more

Mike B Riesling: The Latest from Okanagan Crush Pad

Each year at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, the Sommelier of the Year is announced. Past winners have included, Kurtis Kolt (2010) Kurtis Kolt Semillon, Owen Knowlton (2011), Terry Threlfall (2012), Samantha Rahn (2013) Samantha Syrah, Mike Bernardo (2014) and Jason Yamasaki (2015). A part of this award includes participating in the Okanagan Crush Pad’s … Read more