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September 09, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for September 9, 2015
All the news this week for Boulevard, Ancora, Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship, Araxi, The Irish Heather, Hy's Steakhouse, Jay Jones, Chef Lynn Crawford, Les Dames d'Escoffier, Top Drop Vancouver, plus more new events in our Culinary Calendar.
August 19, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for August 19, 2015
The news this week for Fat Mao, Freebird Chicken Shack, CinCin Ristorante, Vancouver Garlic Festival, Chefs to the Field, Commercial Drive Street Party, Alice Spurrell, Michel Roux, Barbara Jo's Books to Cooks, Vista d'Oro, Okanagan Crush Pad and more...
August 05, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for August 12, 2015
All the news this week for: Subeez Cafe, Illy Cafe, Osteria Savio Volpe, The Mighty Angus, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Keg Steakhouse and Bar, Chef Jonathan Chovancek, Wines of BC, Dubh Linn Gate, Burrowing Owl Winery, plus more events!
July 29, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for July 29, 2015
News from: Tap & Barrel, Hubbub, Les Dames d'Escoffier, Vancouver Farmers Markets, EarthBites, Provence, Freshii, John Schreiner, Chef James Walt, 30 Days of IPA, Gin-A-Palooza, Wines from Argentina, Okanagan Crush Pad, Karameller, Lucky's Doughnuts ....
July 22, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for July 22, 2015
Our Hump Day news roundup includes: Secret Location, Chef Montgomery Lau, Torafuku, Zend Botanical Bar, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Chef Poon, watermelon carving, Vancouver Urban Winery, Serendipity Winery, The Distillery School, Central City Brewing,
July 15, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for July 15, 2015
All the news for The Birds and the Beets, Supermarine, WildTale Coastal Grill, Fable, Canadian lentils, Keg Concert Series, Vancouver Local Food Hub, PNE Food, CedarCreek Winery, Alexis Moore, Central City Red Racer Brew Pub and more additions to our Culi
July 08, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for July 8, 2015
The latest news on Nosh at TELUS Garden, the Glowbal Group, Mission Restaurant, the Keg's Lobster Menu, Taste Canada Food Writing Awards, Chef Tobias MacDonald, BC Pinot Noir Celebration, and two new and healthier vodka coolers: SoCial Lite and Percy's Le
July 01, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for July 1, 2015
All the latest news from Giardino, Big Trouble, Royal Dinette, Provence Marinaside, Hawkers Mercado, Boulevard, Wildebeest, Lauren Mote, Cafe Medina, Okanagan Crush Pad, Burrowing Owl, German Riesling, Samantha Rahm, OceanWise Cookbook, plus many new even
June 03, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for June 3, 2015
News this week for: Baccano, Top Table Group of Restaurants, Grapes and Soda, Western Living Magazine, Vancouver Magazine, The Parker, Railtown Cafe, Wild Rice, Meal Share, Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, Red Truck Beer, Wines of Provence, Negroni
May 27, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for May 27, 2015
Hedda Lettuce away from her weekly news desk - reporting live from Amsterdam, and will return with the local news next week.
May 20, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for May 20, 2015
The latest news for: Bauhaus, Uprising Breads, South China Seas, Barbara Jo's Books to Cooks, Mission Hill Winery, Blue Grouse Vineyards, The Juice Truck, Native Shoes, Dickie's Ginger, Hawkers Market, and many new event listings.
May 13, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for May 13, 2015
The latest news for: Edible Canada, Moja Coffee Roasters, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Milano Coffee, Top Table bar managers, Food Day Canada dinner at James Beard, Chef Shelley Robinson, Laughing Stock Vineyards, California Wine, National Caesar Day,
May 06, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for May 6, 2015
News for Wild Tale, Vancouver Farmers Markets, Miku Restaurant, Vancouver Art Gallery, Faubourg Bakery, Okanagan Crush Pad, Mike Bernardo, Evolve Cellars, Mission Hill Winery, Red Truck Beer Concerts, Irish Heather, Nice Vice Creamery, plus new events.
April 29, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for April 29, 2015
News for: Deafined, Grapes and Soda, Four Seasons Air, Malt and Marrow, Kitchen on Main, The Good Farm, Patrick Corsi, Christophe Bonzon, Hamid Salimian, Dirty Apron, Cannery Brewing, Sons of Vancouver, Vancouver Int. Tequila Expo, Central City Brewing
April 22, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for April 22, 2015
The latest news for: Beach Bay Cafe, Italianmade.com, Taco Bar, Ovaltine Cafe, Cibo Trattoria, Women of the Wild West, A Year in Champagne, Steamworks Brewery, Brick Works Cider, Brown Paper Packages, Coco Pazzo, Growoya, Maison Orphee...
April 15, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for April 15, 2015
News this week: Chinese Restaurant Awards, Jurgen Gothe, David Hawksworth, Art Culinaire, Central City Brewers, Sons of Vancouver, Long Table, Venturi-Schulze, Paririe Cottage Perogies. Plus new listings in the Spring 2015 culinary calendar.
April 08, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for April 8, 2015
Straight Outta Brooklyn Pizza, C Prime Modern, Second Nature, Chef James Walt in Mexico, Joy Road Catering, Hollow Tree Red Ale, Wallflower Oaken Gin, Rain or Shine Ice Cream, Just Like Dinner at Nonna's, FoodTalks
April 01, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for April 1, 2015
Hop to it! The latest news from Opus Hotel, Summerhill Winery, Cherry Blossom Festival, Coast Restaurant, Fort Berens Winery, Amelia OIl, Egg Hunt, Sakura Night, Greasy Spoon Diner Series, Dish & Dazzle, Library Book Sale, Farmhouse Wild Ale Festival.
March 25, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for March 25, 2015
What's new ...Cherry Blossom Festival, Greek by Anatoli, Liberty Bakery, Roots+Fruits, What's Up Hot Dog, Chinese Restaurant Awards, Coast, Vikram Vij, Healthy Chef Competition, Dogwood Brewing, Bru Eatery, Singletree Winery, The Projection Room. Plus new
March 18, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for March 18, 2015
What's new? Annalena, Provence Marinaside, Chefs Tojo, Dana Reinhardt and James Walt, Prado Cafe, Old Crow Coffee Co., Boulevard, The Parker, The Red Wagon, Halibut Season, Hot Cross Buns, and new events in the culinary calendar.
March 11, 2015
The Daily Feed - News for March 11, 2015
What's new? Pepper Lunch, Left Bank and Bistro Pastis, Olo, Joe Fortes, Wildebeest, Trattoria Burnaby, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Pidgen, Rocanini Coffee Roasters, The Moon Under Water Brewpub, Opus Bar, Bel Cafe, and new listings in the culinary calendar.
February 18, 2015
News Zoom - Sai Woo Opens in March
Restaurateur Salli Pateman Announces New Chinatown Dining Room
February 01, 2015
News Zoom - Hawksworth Young Chef Scholorship 2015
Canada’s national culinary arts competition is now accepting applications. Candidates from across the country will compete for $10,000 grand prize and international stage
February 01, 2015
News Zoom - Burnt Citrus and Pork Bone ESB
R&B Brewing Co.'s launches the third beer in their popular 'Chef Series' featuring a creative partnership with Chef Robert Belcham of Campagnolo.
January 28, 2015
News Zoom - Currying Your Favour
Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd annual Curry Cup Competition.
January 27, 2015
News Zoom - Love Birds at Thomas Haas
New Valentines signature creations from Thomas Haas have just flown in.
January 27, 2015
News Zoom - Odd Society Spirits Releases 1st Salal Gin
Local artisan-distilled gin is the proud product of more than one BC-based, micro-distillery. And here's the latest from Odd Society Spirits - a Salal Gin to be released on February 1, 2015.
January 26, 2015
News Zoom - Stadtländer Scion Reopens Sunset Bistro
Jonas Stadtländer, formerly Executive Chef at the Watermark Hotel in Osoyoos, now joins the kitchen team at Summerhill Pyramid Winery.
September 11, 2014
Feature Articles - ABOUT LAST NIGHT - Gods of the Grill at CinCin
CinCin's "Gods of the Grill" dinner brought a little fiery Argentine experience to Vancouver - despite Antie Agro-Can's limitations.
August 15, 2014
Feature Articles - Extreme Wine
The Wine Economist's newest book goes right to the rim of the glass on the hunt for the extremities of the wine world.
July 27, 2014
Feature Articles - Bookology
And that horsemeat comes from ... where?
July 25, 2014
Feature Articles - New Soup Cafe for the East Side
Soups On! Liquids + Solids opens their 3rd soup kitchen in a former warehouse space on the East Side.
March 20, 2014
Feature Articles - CITYFOOD AWAY - An HC and a DKA
..or why I'll never eat a genuine cronut*.
March 19, 2014
News Zoom - New! Chocolate Tea Service at Chocolate Arts
Vancouver’s Chocolate Arts chocolate shop and café is pleased to announce the debut of their high tea inspired hot chocolate service, Haute Chocolate.
March 15, 2014
Feature Articles - CITYFOOD AWAY - The Little Prince, Chocoholic
Who knew that Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Little Prince had a morning hot chocolate habit?
March 13, 2014
Feature Articles - CITYFOOD AWAY - Chocolate from Iceland
When the climate is like Scandavian winter, why not try an HC made with chocolate from Iceland?
March 07, 2014
Feature Articles - CITYFOOD AWAY - Mast Brothers
In Williamsburg we passed the retail shop and factory of the famous Mast Brothers chocolate company, plus a sandwich board advertising a 'Happy Hour' of free hot chocolate shots. On a miserable winter day, how welcome an invitation was that?
March 04, 2014
Feature Articles - CITYFOOD AWAY - Hot Chocolates of New York
Hot Chocolate lives on .. our report on the best HCs of New York
March 03, 2014
Feature Articles - JapaDog's New York Fail
Japadog may be going strong in its original home here in Vancouver, but New Yorkers have shrugged "Meh, what's next?"
December 23, 2013
Feature Articles - Mexican Poleo Tea
Cockroaches may hate it, but the leaves of Mexico's poléo plant could keep you from becoming a gassy lassy
December 06, 2013
Feature Articles - This East Van Kitchen Arrives!
Last year we alerted you to the arrival of 'This East Van Kitchen', a hip community-cooking themed cookbook. The self-published "how-to" by locals Kennedy Telford and Kim Mulder has just been published and there's going to be a party!
December 05, 2013
Feature Articles - Campagnolo Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Ceci
Campagnolo celebrates 5 years on Main street, and miles and miles of ceci.
November 28, 2013
Feature Articles - Cactus Club Previews New Dishes for 2014
With three new Cactus Clubs getting ready to open across Canada, the kitchen is constantly challenged to come up with new dishes that will suit every region. Here's a sneak peak of what will be on menus soon.
November 08, 2013
Feature Articles - New Years Eve Bash at Hotel Vancouver
Arrival Agency, the team behind the former Waldorf Hotel, is planning a huge, multi-room bash for New Years Eve at the Hotel Vancouver.
November 05, 2013
Feature Articles - Chocolate Goth
Each batch of these macabre treats may take over four hours to create ... but that smile is worth it.
November 05, 2013
Feature Articles - Sweety Drops In
Hardly bigger than a pomegranate seed and just as pretty, the Sweety Drop is touted to be the next hot thing in the produce market - literally.
September 24, 2013
Feature Articles - Wherefore Art Thou, Bonarda?
Argentina has enjoyed international success with Malbec, but even at home, two other delicious homegrown varietals remain under the radar. That may be changing.
August 03, 2013
Feature Articles - A BC DAY Plate from SALT BROADWAY
In honour of BC Day we go to one of the best places to sample your way through BC's artisan foods and wines - the new Salt Tasting Room on W. Broadway.
July 31, 2013
News Zoom - Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship*
Hawksworth Restaurant Announces the Inaugural Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship with a $10,000 prize for the future star of Canada’s culinary scene.
July 31, 2013
News Zoom - New Winemaker for Quails' Gate*
The Okanagan Valley's Quails’ Gate winery is pleased to announce that Nikki Callaway has joined their team as winemaker.
July 30, 2013
News Zoom - New Bars and Bites at Thierry*
Master chocolatier Thierry Busset has introduced a signature line of chocolate bars and bars, as well as a selection of new sandwiches (designed by Chef Quang Dang), at his shop on Alberni Street.
July 02, 2013
Feature Articles - Casal Garcia - Ready for Summer
Why a Portuguese wine could be the best partner for a Japanese picnic box in a hot Canadian summer.
June 29, 2013
Feature Articles - Portugal - Vale dos Ares Alvarinho
This first wine release is an impressive launch for a new Portuguese winery and its young generation of winemakers.
June 07, 2013
News Zoom - Something Duckn' Good at Edible Canada
Edible Canada has a quacky new theme for their summer takeout window and its ready to launch June 11th.
May 28, 2013
News Zoom - Chuck Hughes at West
West Restaurant + Bar invites you to an evening with Canadian chef and television personality, Chuck Hughes.
May 28, 2013
News Zoom - Araxi Adds Stanley Park to its LongTable Dinner Series
In addition to Lost Lake in Whistler and North Arm Farm in Pemberton, Araxi’s Longtable dinner is also coming to Stanley Park in Vancouver! The striking long table has a capacity of 300 people, and guests will have an opportunity to experience Araxi right
May 23, 2013
Feature Articles - Artisan Quality at Tequila Expo
Not a Portuguese pepper grinder, but a bottle of 10-year-old, artisan-quality, Clas Azul reposado tequila -- just one of many premium tequilas to be discovered at the 2nd Vancouver International Tequila Expo.
May 03, 2013
News Zoom - Craft Beer + Pizza Pairing Dinners at Nicli Antica
Mark three dates on your calendar to join Nicli Antica Pizzeria for a new series of dinners pairing local craft beers with Nicli’s artisan pizza.
May 02, 2013
Feature Articles - The Italian Mama Gets Her Due
Looking for a Mother's Day gift? Author Kira Tessa Kiros' (Falling Cloudberries) lastest cookbook is a tribute to motherhood, especially the Italian kind.
April 30, 2013
Feature Articles - Beaucoup Bakery's Spring Collection 2013
Just back from Paris, and inspired by the latest trends from the haute couture and pâtisserie scenes, Jackie Ellis has combined fresh ideas from both in her 2013 Spring Pastry Collection.
April 25, 2013
News Zoom - Vandusen Prepares for Plantmaniac Attack This Weekend.
What attracts a 10,000 strong fan-frenzy line-up that equals anything for a major rock concert? Would you believe VanDusen Botanical Garden’s annual Plant Sale? Incredible but true.
April 23, 2013
Feature Articles - Bella Gelateria Is Coming to Yaletown
Vancouver's best gelato shop is opening a second location on the waterfront in Yaletown.
March 28, 2013
Feature Articles - SPRING: Hot Cross Buns
Why hunt for Easter Eggs? The real challenge is to find a truly good hot cross bun in Vancouver. Here's our best suggestions on where to look.
March 13, 2013
Feature Articles - Vancouver's 1st e-Groceteria Opens Today
Vancouver's first #e grocery/cafeteria, a "groceteria", has opened near the downtown end of the Burrard Street bridge.
March 12, 2013
News Zoom - Jour du Macaron at Thierry
Thierry will celebrates international Jour du Macaron Day on March 20th with a spring-inspired "Cherry Blossom".
March 12, 2013
News Zoom - For your Easter Basket from Bel Cafe
It's marshmallow, chicks! Butter Bakery is not the only shop offering exotic marshmallows this spring. Bel Cafe has gone soft on the trend with Chef Wayne Kozinko's chai versions.
March 11, 2013
News Zoom - Nicli Antica Appoints New Chef - David Tozer
What's even better than being Lead Pizzaiolo? Why being Lead Chef! David Tozer gets the top spin at Nicli Antica Pizzeria.
March 08, 2013
News Zoom - Cactus Club Cafe Turns Sweet 25
Holy Cow, Cactus Club Cafe, we herd it's your birthday! Moooooooo.....
March 08, 2013
News Zoom - St Patricks Day at Heather Hospitality
Blarney, if it isn't St. Patricks Day come 'round again! As usual, the Heather Hospitality restaurants have all your best options
March 07, 2013
News Zoom - Q4 Broadway Appoints Quebec-born Chef Jolin *
He may have a French-Canadian background, but Chef Alexandre Jolin believes that will only enhance his work at the helm of an Italian kitchen.
March 07, 2013
News Zoom - Glowbal Renews its Passport Program for March*
Diners are invited to collect stamps over the month-long promotion to be eligible for discounts, gift certificates and prizes.
February 15, 2013
News Zoom - Rainier Provisions opens in Gastown
The Heather Hospitality Group has opened Rainier Provisions, a deli and carvery (named after the Historic Gastown Hotel in which it is housed).
January 30, 2013
News Zoom - A New Look For Gray Monk
At Gray Monk Estate Winery it’s the same great Latitude, but with a new attitude.
January 23, 2013
Feature Articles - Lost & Found - A New Cafe for the DES
Lost & Found, a new cafe in Vancouver's DES, is the latest project of Kane Ryan, the man behind The Dirty Wall Project.
January 17, 2013
News Zoom - Dine Out with Glowbal Collection
The GLOWBAL COLLECTION brings delicious variety to the table during Dine Out Vancouver, Canada’s largest dining festival, January 18 to February 3.
January 17, 2013
News Zoom - Campagnolo Introduces Gluten-Free Pasta
Good news for wheat sensitive lovers of Italian cuisine. Campagnolo Restaurant and Campagnolo ROMA now make gluten-free pasta in-house
January 17, 2013
News Zoom - Unsung Heroes Festival returns to Blue Water
Blue Water Cafe's Unsung Heroes Festival returns for its 9th year. February 1 - 28, 2013.
January 14, 2013
Feature Articles - Levni Chocolate Opens Shop in Yorkville
Chocolatier Paul Dincer prepares to open his first retail shop for Levni Chocolate in Yorkville this week.
January 11, 2013
Feature Articles - The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is Back!
The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Returns for its 3rd year featuring 23 Chocstars, 27 Days, and over 60 crazy flavours. How much fun is that?
January 09, 2013
News Zoom - Waldorf Hotel Closes on Jan 20?
Shocker: East Vancouver's cultural institution the Waldorf Hotel has been sold to real estate development company forcing imminent closure.
January 07, 2013
News Zoom - Salt Cellar Series Announced for Spring.
The Salt Cellar Series for Spring lists special evenings with several leading wineries from BC, the Pacific Northwest and abroad.
December 15, 2012
News Zoom - David Hawksworth Honoured with a Pinnacle Award
Chef David Hawksworth rounds out an unprecedented year with a Pinnacle Award for his innovative cuisine.
December 15, 2012
News Zoom - Celebrate Like an Italian on New Years Eve
Campagnolo Restaurant Announces Its New Year's Eve Menu for Groups
December 15, 2012
News Zoom - Christmas Gifts From Thomas Haas
The Thomas Haas 2012 Holiday Collection features once again a delicious andbeautiful array of new and popular favorites for young and old.
December 11, 2012
Feature Articles - Holiday Treats at Terra Breads
A slideshow of what's in store for the Holiday Season at Terra Breads.
December 06, 2012
News Zoom - The Parker and Osake Pair up for New Year’s Eve
Ring in the New Year with The Parker and you’ll enjoy more than just a glass of bubble come midnight. On December 31st, the restaurant will be hosting an inspired dinner featuring Osake sake.
December 05, 2012
News Zoom - Micro Bar Bites for Rod Butters in Kelowna
Chef Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao will open a new concept restaurant next to their popular Kelowna restaurant, RauDZ Regional Table, in March 2013.
December 04, 2012
Feature Articles - The Portside - New Pub from Mark Brand
Among his many projects, entrepreneur Mark Brand intends to add a new pub to his Gastown portfolio.
November 27, 2012
Feature Articles - Chef Don Letendre on Jerusalem
In this new cookbook, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore the vibrant cuisine of their home city -- Jerusalem -- with all its diverse Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. We asked local chef Don Letendre why he's so excited about the book.
November 24, 2012
News Zoom - Christmas at the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver*
Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver Sparkles This Holiday Season with a New Christmas Market, Festive Music, Ceremonial Tree Lighting and More.
November 24, 2012
News Zoom - 2010 JoieFarm Reserve Series*
The critics have been raving about the 2010 JoieFarm Reserve Series, with the 2010 PTG, 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir and 2010 Reserve Chardonnay receiving consistently strong reviews.
November 24, 2012
News Zoom - Diva at the Met's Food Truck Eats*
A new lunch lineup showcases a $17 handmade Diva Corndog.
November 19, 2012
Feature Articles - This East Van Kitchen
It looks like a vibrant new cookbook penned by two local cooks will be coming our way next Spring. Here's a sneak peak preview of what to expect.
November 17, 2012
News Zoom - New Releases from Kettle Valley*
Kettle Valley presents their first fall releases for 2012.
November 16, 2012
News Zoom - Long Table - A 1st Distillery for Vancouver
When Long Table Distillery opens this December on Hornby Street it will be Vancouver's first distillery since the 1950s.
November 15, 2012
Feature Articles - US Chefs Ban Cdn Seafood in Seal Hunt Protest
The Human Society of the United States has been rallying American chefs and restaurants to ban Canadian seafood products in protest against the Canada's annual seal slaughter.
November 15, 2012
Feature Articles - Edible Canada and OCP Begat Market Red
The latest couple to form a restaurant/winery marriage is Edible Canada Bistro and the winemaking team at Okanagan Crush Pad.
November 11, 2012
News Zoom - Holiday Sweets at Bel Cafe
David Hawksworth’s bustling Bel Café brings the taste of the holidays to downtown Vancouver
November 10, 2012
News Zoom - BCHF Scholarships Granted
British Columbia Hospitality Foundation Scholarships Contribute to Bright Futures for BC Talent
November 08, 2012
Feature Articles - Our Best Bets for Cornuopia 2012
Today, a special edition of "What Are You Doing For Fun This Weekend" because of course, you will be going to Cornucopia, right?
November 07, 2012
News Zoom - The World of Sake at Cornucopia
Get ready to dive into the world of Sake at the Whistler Night Market, this weekend at Cornucopia.
November 06, 2012
The Editrix Page - Organic? Hmmm ... Maybe Not.
The sign says "organic", but you should check the stickers anyway. Here's why.
November 01, 2012
News Zoom - Fat Dragon vs The Giant Shellfish*
Nothing like this Shellfish Mania has ever been seen on the table before. Witness Fat Dragon - king of the monsters, takes on Shellfish.
October 30, 2012
The Editrix Page - Did I Photograph a Ghost at the Naramata Inn?
Halloween seems as good a time as any to tell a ghost story – so here is my tale of a spirit encountered at the Naramata Inn.
October 28, 2012
News Zoom - A New Wine Bar for Provence Marinaside*
Construction begins on a new space at Provence Marinaside – The Wine Bar. A separate casual dining space; The Wine Bar takes over the space that formerly included Marinaside’s entrance foyer, antipasti case and small ‘room
October 26, 2012
News Zoom - Legendary After Parties of Cornucopia *
Six parties over three nights – Cornucopia gets you in shape for Whistler's winter season.
October 24, 2012
News Zoom - Preview - Fish Shack is Open*
The Fish Shack opens to the public today. Housed in the former Sanafir location, the soaring 100-seat space has been completely transformed to reflect the casual new theme.
October 24, 2012
Feature Articles - In Cold Season - Bee Better
Here’s a new Dragon's Den- approved product that’s getting some local buzz, and just in time for sniffle season.
October 20, 2012
News Zoom - The Top 25 Wines at Cornucopia
After an afternoon of sniffing, swirling, and tasting; 25 wines have been selected as the Top 25 wines for the 16th annual Cornucopia, presented by North Shore Credit Union.
October 20, 2012
News Zoom - Fat Dragon Bar-B-Q Presents: Hog Times!
Whole Hog never tasted so good, especially when it's infused with the fiery flavours of Asia. It's going to be a feast for a dragon.
October 20, 2012
News Zoom - Mushroom and Truffle Festival at CinCin
FESTA DEL FUNGO: Mushroom and Truffle Festival heralds the flavours of Autumn at CinCin.
October 16, 2012
News Zoom - Farm to Cafeteria - Canada Cooks*
World Food Day marks the launch of Farm to Cafeteria Canada - a national network set on bringing fresh, high quality foods to people who need it the most – children, youth, seniors, and health care patients.
October 04, 2012
News Zoom - Thanksgiving at the Irish Heather
Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Irish Heather with a traditional turkey feast, as part of their popular Long Table Series
October 04, 2012
News Zoom - A New Sponsor for Cornucopia
The North Shore Credit Union is the new presenting Sponsor of Cornucopia, Whistler's premier wine and food extravaganza.
October 04, 2012
Feature Articles - Bottega Pink Rose Spumante
What we are drinking now: A blushing newcomer with an Italian accent.
October 01, 2012
News Zoom - A View to a Thrill - James Bond Champagne at Marquis
To honour James Bond, Marquis Wine Cellars will be offering a special edition Champagne and gift box that has just been released by Bollinger Champagne called “Bollinger 002 to 007”.
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - Thanksgiving at West
October 5th to 8th, 2012. Executive Chef Quang Dang has crafted an exclusive Thanksgiving Tasting Menu, where traditional holiday flavours meet his contemporary-style cuisine.
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - Gourmet Events Set the Tone at Cornucopia
With an expanded Cornucopia set to overflow this November 7-11, tickets for signature events at Whistler's five day wine and food festival are disappearing quickly.
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - Araxi Celebrates at Cornucopia
Once again, Araxi will be making a splash at Cornucopia, Whistler's Celebration of Food and Wine, with these two sellout events:
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - Zero Proof Cocktail Pairings at Hawksworth
Hawksworth Restaurant & Bar is introducing of Zero Proof cocktail pairings, as an alternative complement to the Chef's Tasting Menu.
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - Lake Breeze Seven Poplars Wines Released
Lake Breeze Vineyards fall release of their Seven Poplars series of wines are now available.
September 29, 2012
News Zoom - 1st Annual Celiac Awareness Festival
Throughout the month of October, Galloway's Specialty Foods offers customers education on how to live with celiac disease, introduces new gluten-free products and gives instruction on gluten-free baking.
September 22, 2012
Feature Articles - Hy's Encore Turns 50
Dust off your best Tournedos Rossini ...Hy's Encore is turning 50, and there's going to be a party ...
September 16, 2012
Feature Articles - BC Winery Stars at New York Film Fest
The 6th Annual New York Food Film Fest is set to run October 17 - 21st, and a film about an Okanagan Winery will be featured in the lineup.
September 14, 2012
News Zoom - Sanafir Becomes Fish Shack
Will the casual Fish Shack find success away from a waterfront location, in the way that Go Fish did not? Glowbal Group is betting a boatload that it will.
September 14, 2012
News Zoom - A 15th Anniversary Pinot Noir for Lake Breeze
In honour of their 15th vintage, Naramata's Lake Breeze Vineyards has released their 2010 XV Anniversary Pinot Noir.
September 14, 2012
News Zoom - Oktoberfest at the Shangri-la
Dust off your lederhosen and tune up your tuba. It's Oktoberfest at the Shangri-la. Sept 22 - October 7.
September 14, 2012
Feature Articles - MacLean's Names Canada's Top 50 Restaurants
A news weekly attempts to deliver something that "readers have never had before", a definitive guide to the best restaurants across Canada.
September 13, 2012
News Zoom - Foxtrot's "The Waltz" Exclusive To Top Table
Toptable Group announces the release of Foxtrot Vineyards' ‘The Waltz’ 2010 -- a blended Pinot Noir, available exclusively at Blue Water Cafe, Araxi, West, and CinCin beginning September 18th.
August 27, 2012
News Zoom - Chef Dale MacKay Closes Restaurants
Chef Dale MacKay closes ensemble and ensembleTap restaurants
August 22, 2012
News Zoom - A Second IK2GO Opens on Hornby
The GLOWBAL COLLECTION announces the opening of its latest take-out counter and eatery, IK2GO Hornby, at 1328 Hornby Street.
August 21, 2012
News Zoom - A Brand New Concept for Sanafir
No more eating in bed. Sanafir, GLOWBAL COLLECTION'S sultry Granville Street dining destination will be undergoing a $450,000 renovation and will re-open this fall with an entirely new concept.
August 17, 2012
Feature Articles - Caviar from BC's Sunshine Coast
A local company is now producing a premium black caviar in keeping with today's eco-conscious times.
August 14, 2012
News Zoom - Heather Hospitality Partners with SOLEFood
The Heather Hospitality Group has formed a partnership with SOLEfood and now have a SOLEfood Salad at every one of HHG's restaurants.
August 13, 2012
News Zoom - A Namesake Wine Label for Tom Di Bello
Okanagan Crush Pad produces the first vintage of Tom Di Bello's namesake wine.
August 13, 2012
News Zoom - Tasty Tomatoes Take Over Provence
It doesn’t matter whether you call them ‘tomatoes,’ ‘tomahtoes,’ ‘tomates’ or ‘pomodoro’ – everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer ingredient.
July 23, 2012
Feature Articles - The Little Green Dress Project
Wear it, then compost it. Artist Nicole Dextras creates the Little Green Dress Projekt for Earth Art at VanDusen
July 11, 2012
News Zoom - Glowbal Brands Their Blue Ribbon Beef
Good news for steak lovers. Glowbal Collection's Black & Blue restaurant is now sharing their prime PEI Blue Ribbon beef with your local butcher.
July 11, 2012
Feature Articles - Bigsby the Bakehouse
Bigsby the Bakehouse is not only producing fantastically good bread, its connection to Montreal's Joe Beef restaurant presents some exciting possibilities for Vancouver's dining community.
July 10, 2012
News Zoom - When Fried Chicken and Dragons Collide
By popular demand, fried chicken graces the menu at Fat Dragon Bar-B-Q
July 10, 2012
News Zoom - Hester Creek Merlot wins Lt Governor Award
Hester Creek Estate Winery has captured a coveted Lieutenant Governor's Award of Excellence for its Reserve Merlot 2008. Of 347 -- the only Merlot selected among 11 winning wines.
July 08, 2012
Feature Articles - Mickey D's Goes Upscale on Robson
McDonald's debuts McCookies, McCheescakePops and plenty of other McStuff at its new 24-hr McCafe on Robson.
July 03, 2012
Feature Articles - Shoes for a Dishpan Cinderella
There are a giant pair of stilettos in Versailles' Hall of Mirrors, but that's not the unusual part ...
June 28, 2012
News Zoom - Earth Grows in VanDusen this Summer
This summer the earth will move in Vancouver as VanDusen Botanical Garden welcomes five acclaimed international and local earth artists.
June 19, 2012
News Zoom - Farmers Market at Shangri-La Hotel
In celebration of local farmers and purveyors, Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver will host its first Farmer’s Market on Sunday, June 24th.
June 12, 2012
Feature Articles - A Second Look at OX Oyster Express
There's a new oyster bar in Vancouver's Chinatown, and it's a pearl.
June 02, 2012
Feature Articles - Hot Stuff for June 2, 2012
What are the hottest food items on the Vancouver food scene this week? Here's the top seven...
May 31, 2012
News Zoom - David Wolowidnyk is the World's Most Imaginative Bartender
David Wolowidnyk of British Columbia has won a global competition in Morocco with his cocktail, the "Beldi", and he shares the recipe here.
May 29, 2012
Feature Articles - 1 Minute Talk with the Egg Farmer
Chickens may be tone deaf, but they understand the word of the Good Book when they hear it.
May 24, 2012
Feature Articles - Hot Chocolate Festival Results
The 2012 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival raised thousands of dollars for a local charity, and you made it happen.
May 18, 2012
Feature Articles - Camelina Oil - the Newest Super Food?
How perfect is an oil that tastes good, cooks like a dream, and is extra healthy for you too?
May 15, 2012
Feature Articles - The New Q4 on Broadway Gets Saucy
With the opening of their new restaurant location, the Corsi clan have made it easier for you to take the best loved Q4 dishes home with you - and we don't mean as leftovers.
May 09, 2012
Feature Articles - Ben Rye - Sicilian Gold
Suddenly Sicilian wines are popular in North America, and last week the Donna Fugata winery brought their best bottles to town to show us why. Two in particular have the potential to become as hot as the Sicilian sun.
May 08, 2012
News Zoom - Spot Prawns are Heaven at Provence
Whether you prefer yours steamed or grilled or poached, everyone can agree there is nothing more heavenly than enjoying spot prawns and a glass of rosé on a patio.
May 08, 2012
Feature Articles - At Breakfast the Sous Vide is Yolky Dokey
If you want to change up your breakfast, the next time a waiter asks you how you'd like your eggs done, reply "sous vide, please".
May 07, 2012
Feature Articles - Macarons for Mom at Thierry
You could buy Mom a box of chocolates for Mother's Day this year, but she'd probably rather have macarons.
May 05, 2012
News Zoom - Mom's Day With Glowbal Group
Mom deserves the best and on Sunday, May 13, The GLOWBAL COLLECTION restaurants are dishing up the best brunch menus in honour of Mother's Day. S
May 05, 2012
News Zoom - Mother's Day at Thierry
There are plenty of items to please Mom at Thierry's, including an impressive goodie basket.
May 02, 2012
Feature Articles - Fort Berens - Lillooet's First Winery
Lillooet has its first winery in Fort Berens, but its unlikely to be the area's only winery for long.
April 29, 2012
News Zoom - Dinner at Nonna's Returns to Campagnolo This May
A series of home-style Italian meals offered Tuesday nights at 6:00pm for $19, returns to Campagnolo Restaurant for the month of May.
April 29, 2012
News Zoom - Dish n' Dazzle
Restaurants, wineries, liquor sponsors, and bartenders will participate in this annual fundraising event for the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation.
April 27, 2012
Feature Articles - Thanks a Lot, Apricot
It may be a little early for apricot season, nevertheless, fashionistas will tell you that apricot is in totally 'IN' for Spring 2012.
April 24, 2012
News Zoom - Top Table shines at Restaurant Awards
Top Table shines at 23rd annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Araxi, Blue Water Cafe, CinCin, West and Thierry honoured.
April 19, 2012
News Zoom - Caché Bistro & Lounge Opens in Yaletown
A new French Bistro opens in Yaletown. The following preview information is reprinted directly from the restaurant's press release.
April 16, 2012
Feature Articles - East Meets West
Douglas & McIntyre releases a cookbook this week that celebrates Vancouver's Asian restaurants.
April 13, 2012
News Zoom - Campagnolo Roma Presents Quinto Quarto
When did you last eat candied beef tendon for dessert? @CampRoma presents "Quinto Quarto" on May 2nd.
April 13, 2012
News Zoom - VanDusen's new Plant Patio
Calling all bulb-aholics. VanDusen's new plant patio has your fix, including seed potatoes and starter garlic.
April 13, 2012
News Zoom - Cactus Club Makes Sweet Dreams Come True
Cactus Club Cafe restaurants partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for a Sweet Dreams Dessert Promotion April 16 to 30th.
April 05, 2012
News Zoom - Vandusen Shoring up for Plantmania on April 29
Arm yourself with garden shears and rough n' ready knee pads, on April 29th it's going to be every green thumb for themselves as Plantmania takes over Vandusen Gardens.
April 04, 2012
News Zoom - Spring into Easter With Thierry
Oui! Le lapin de Pâques (that's Easter Bunny) will hop through Thierry Busset's shop this weekend too. Here's the holiday hours.
April 04, 2012
News Zoom - Free Tastings in Vancouver for World Malbec Day
April 17 is Malbec Day around the world. Here's where you can enjoy free tastings of the Argentine signature red wine around B.C.
April 04, 2012
News Zoom - Pink Elephant Celebrates 1st Birthday with Hockey Fans
How Mok! 800 pounds of basil leaves can really get you through the year. See how Pink Elephant Thai plans to celebrate its first anniversary.
April 04, 2012
News Zoom - Finny Fun Returns to Provence in April
What started out as a one-day bit of foolery has evolved into a month-long celebration of all things 'fish' at Provence Restaurants (Marinaside in Yaletown and Mediterranean Grill in Point Grey).
April 03, 2012
News Zoom - Glowbal Group Responds to CBC Report of Allegations
Glowbal Group will sue the CBC and its reporter over its report of allegations questioning the distribution of tips at Glowbal Group restaurants.
April 03, 2012
Feature Articles - Holy Hot X Buns!
Considering that the hot cross buns is an annual Easter tradition, why is it so difficult to find a good one, or one that has been tweaked in an interesting way?
April 02, 2012
Feature Articles - New Food Trucks Announced for 2012
This morning, Mayor Gregor Robertson revealed to an excited bloggerati, which applicants had successfully run City Hall's gauntlet and snagged the 12 available food cart permits for 2012.
March 29, 2012
Feature Articles - A First Look at Fat Dragon
The Dragon leads the way to a powerfully tasty collection of Asian-style dishes from the Campagnolo Restaurant team.
March 28, 2012
Feature Articles - Oh My ... OX! Oyster Express
A new oyster bar may indicate changes for the future of Chinatown.
March 26, 2012
Feature Articles - The NEW Granville Island Market Cookbook
In April, book publisher Arsenal Pulp Press will release an all new version of one of its best selling titles, the Granville Island Market Cookbook.
March 23, 2012
Feature Articles - Thomas Haas Has Something to Egg You On
It may be the most magnificent chocolate egg the Easter Bunny has ever brought you. But are you chocoholic, and jitter-free enough to handle it?
March 17, 2012
News Zoom - Italian Kitchen Releases Statement After Shooting Incident.
Italian Kitchen Releases Statement After Shooting Incident.
March 16, 2012
News Zoom - 1st Vancouver International Tequila Expo Announced
Let's bring more and better Tequila to Vancouver. This new expo scheduled for May 12th, aims to promote and educate Vancouverites about Mexico's national spirit.
March 15, 2012
Feature Articles - Blk. is Black
Water - the Dark Side. Unlike the usual bottled waters, this one is black.
March 14, 2012
Feature Articles - Churchill at the Table
Apparently, Churchill's finest hour arrived at dinnertime.
March 13, 2012
Feature Articles - IKEA Richmond Opens New Restaurant in April
Think big and pass the bröd. Richmond could be getting its largest dining room yet.
March 12, 2012
Feature Articles - Crispy Chou at Bel Cafe
The cafe companion to Hawksworth restaurant has just placed a new item in its display case that's worth checking out - the crispy choux.
March 08, 2012
News Zoom - Market by JG Brings Back the Favorites
Market by Jean-Georges is bringing back ‘the favourites’ - from dishes to pricing that intrigued diners from the moment Market opened its doors in 2009.
March 07, 2012
News Zoom - Top Table’s Wine Lists Awarded At VPIWF
Top Table Group’s restaurant wine lists saluted at the 9th Annual Wine List Awards Luncheon during the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.
March 07, 2012
News Zoom - Glowbal Passport to Dine
Have passport, will dine. The GLOWBAL COLLECTION of restaurants is issuing Glowbal Passports to guests. Collect stamps and win!
March 07, 2012
News Zoom - Hapa Umi Becomes Hapa Izakaya Coal Harbour
Tonight Hapa Umi, Lea and Justin Aults hi-end Asian Seafood restaurant reopens as the more casual Hapa Izakaya Coal Harbour
February 22, 2012
News Zoom - Classic Martini a Big Deal at Market by J-G
Market by Jean-Georges is bring back classic cocktails, at classic prices, beginning with the martini.
February 21, 2012
News Zoom - Chef Roger Gillespie Joins Hester Creek
Oliver, BC's Hester Creek Estate Winery has added Roger Gillespie to their growing team as director of hospitality, responsible for the wine shop, on-site events, and guest relations.
February 20, 2012
News Zoom - Top Chefs at Glowbal
Deep in the heart of Vexas? It would seem implausible but somehow both Whistler and Vancouver figure predominately in the finale of Top Chef: Texas. Perhaps Texas was just slower to lasso and hogtie a good promo opp when it saw one.
February 20, 2012
News Zoom - Chef Martin Picard Visits Vancouver in March
Montreal Chef Martin Picard visits Barbara Jo's Books to Cooks to fete his new book, Sugar Shack, on Thursday, March 29
February 16, 2012
News Zoom - West Hosts Chile's Montes Winery at Winemaker Dinner
Chile's iconic Montes Winery and West restaurant unite to present this exclusive evening offering the best that each region has to offer.
February 15, 2012
News Zoom - Showtime at Society
On Wednesday, March 7, SOCIETY Dining Lounge will kick off its monthly movie night with the comedy, Bridesmaids. This monthly promo offers guests the opportunity to catch a flick in SOCIETY's upper-level lounge space, while enjoying food and drinks.
February 15, 2012
News Zoom - 10th Anniversary Dinner at Provence
Feb 23, 2012 marks the 10th anniversary at Provence Marinaside! To celebrate they will be kicking up their heels (literally) at a special 10th Anniversary dinner.
February 15, 2012
News Zoom - Artists Retreat at Sooke Harbour House
June 3 - 8, 2012. Exploring Painting and Drawing
, Pigments, Pencils, Panels, Papers
 at with artist Anna Rhodes at Sooke Harbour House.
February 15, 2012
News Zoom - Quails' Gate Winemakers Dinner at Cru
On Sunday February 26, 2012 CRU Restaurant will host a special dinner featuring the wines of Quails’ Gate Winery.
February 14, 2012
News Zoom - Liquid Sundays Return to Raudz
RauDZ Regional Table is bringing cocktails back to the classroom with the return of Liquid Sundays. Led by award-winning mixologist Liquid Chef Gerry Jobe.
February 14, 2012
Feature Articles - That's Amore - A Pasta Made for Valentines
If there is a noodle designed for Valentines Day, it must be the tiny "cuoretti" - one of the 92 pasta shapes studied by architect George L Legendre in his new tome, "Pasta by Design".
February 09, 2012
News Zoom - Truffles - New Cafe at VanDusen Gardens.
The newly opened Truffles Cafe makes tea, picnics, lunch, and even breakfast in the garden, a flavourful way to enjoy VanDusen.
January 26, 2012
News Zoom - Blue Water Cafe's Unsung Heroes Festival Returns Feb 1
Blue Water Cafe's popular annual Unsung Heroes Festival featuring local sustainable seafood returns for its 8th run on Feb 1 - 8.
December 21, 2011
Feature Articles - Japadog Opens in New York
We visit Japadog's newest retail outlet in New York's East Village. Photos.
December 02, 2011
Feature Articles - Cactus Club at English Bay Opens in January
Are you ready for sunset dining? Come mid-January 2012, a new and modern Cactus Club at English Bay will be open for business in the location of the former BathHouse at English Bay.
November 27, 2011
Feature Articles - Two BC Companies Play Santa
We all know that the true spirit of the holidays is in the giving. Here's how two B.C. companies plan to make a Christmas that's merry and bright for people in their communities who are living under difficult economic circumstances.
November 25, 2011
News Zoom - Sooke Harbour House Christmas Special
Vancouver Island's famous Sooke Harbour House is offering their best rate of the season right now! Take advantage of it now till December.
November 25, 2011
News Zoom - Fishermen Sell Herring for Charity
The BC commercial fishing community is proud to announce their first annual charity herring sale - taking place in Steveston, Richmond on December 3 and 4.
November 25, 2011
News Zoom - Shangri-La Hotel Makes the Holidays Musical
Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver celebrates the holidays with two new musical packages - one which includes an exclusive performance by the Canadian Tenors, and the other that offers a chance to hear Shangri-La’s own singing concierge.
November 25, 2011
News Zoom - Holiday Menus at Diva at the Met
Whether you're looking for an sophisticated option for the traditional Christmas dinner or hoping to add a festive dinner after Boxing Day shopping, Diva at the Met's Chef Hamid Salimian has created holiday menu options that are sure to bring joy to your
November 14, 2011
Feature Articles - Toast: the Movie
The film based on British foodwriter Nigel Slater's award-winning autobiography is now circulating in mainstream theatres and could arrive in BC before the holiday season.
November 10, 2011
News Zoom - Celebrity Chef Michel Roux at Thierry
Stars Rising at Thierry for Launch of Chef Michel Roux’s New Opus — ‘Desserts’
November 08, 2011
News Zoom - Refuel's Whole Hog Dinner
Refuel's Annual Whole Hog Dinner takes place this November 30th, and places are still available!
November 05, 2011
News Zoom - Rob Feenie Takes the Vancouver Golden Plate
Chef Rob Feenie Takes Top Honours at Vancouver Gold Medal Plates Competition
November 05, 2011
News Zoom - Campagnolo Expands its Brunch Options
By popular demand, Campagnolo has expanded their brunch offerings.
October 26, 2011
Feature Articles - THE READ: A Covert Affair
We know Julia Child as a world famous authority on French cooking. However she knew a lot more than that -- such as how to use a machine gun and survive a Japanese invasion force.
October 25, 2011
News Zoom - Quinto Quarto at Campagnolo ROMA
What an offal idea: Chef Ted Anderson to prepare a family style dinner showcasing the "fifth quarter"
October 25, 2011
News Zoom - Date Night at MARKET by Jean-Georges
MARKET by Jean-Georges introduces "Date Night" - three enticing menus that let you (re)connect over food.
October 21, 2011
Feature Articles - 2011 BC Restaurant Hall of Fame Inductees
This year's inductees to the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame Inductees were well chosen. Now tell us who you would nominate for 2012.
October 20, 2011
News Zoom - November Wine Events at Provence Marinaside
Wine, not whine through November with these special events at Provence Marinaside
October 20, 2011
News Zoom - Announcing Black & Blue
Black+Blue, a new steak-centric restaurant by The GLOWBAL COLLECTION, opens Saturday, October 29.
October 19, 2011
News Zoom - CinCin Welcomes Mark McEwan
Celebrated author, chef and television personality, Mark McEwan, launches his new book, Fabbrica, with a guest chef dinner at CinCin.
October 19, 2011
News Zoom - Cointreau Cocktail Competition
The Craft of Cointreau mixology competition is coming back to Vancouver for a second edition on November 6th.
October 19, 2011
News Zoom - Pink Elephant Launches a New Menu
Pink Elephant Thai has launched a new expanded menu offering guests more familiar options as well as shared appetizer platters.
October 14, 2011
Feature Articles - Lamb Bacon at Green's
Green's butcher is a favourite source for unique, local, and ethically raised meat products ... and now its easier to keep track of their specials.
October 13, 2011
News Zoom - 2011 Festival of Chocolate
Join the Festival of Chocolates for events held from October 15 through to November 10, across the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
October 13, 2011
News Zoom - Refuel's Crab Boil
On October 26, lucky guests will pull up a bar stool and enjoy Refuel's BC crab boil - a 3-course feast prepared by Chef Jane Cornborough.
October 13, 2011
News Zoom - Pumpkin Carving Workshop at VanDusen
VanDusen Garden observes Halloween with a pumpkin carving workshop on the 27th, following by a very spooky party on the 29th. Brroooowwaaahhh!
October 11, 2011
Feature Articles - A First Sneak Peek at Black and Blue
A photo embargo was still in effect at Glowbal Group's newest restaurant, Black and Blue. However we did get a quick preview of some of the room features to be unveiled in the next two weeks.
October 08, 2011
Feature Articles - FALL: Petite Pumpkin Pie
The $5 pie at Costco will definitely feed more, but you can't beat this small 6" version for cuteness.
October 07, 2011
Feature Articles - THE READ - Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli
What we learned from reading Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food.
September 30, 2011
News Zoom - Cactus Club Opens #21 in Abbotsford
Cactus Club Cafe brings Food Architect Chef Rob Feenie's concepts to the heart of the Fraser Valley.
September 30, 2011
News Zoom - A Wine Named Kurtis
Okanagan Crush Pad has been working on a little project, code named “Wine Campus”,
September 20, 2011
News Zoom - Harvest Table Dinners at Bishop's
Bishop's presents three sets of Prix Fixe menus - all of them highlighting the very best organic cuisine from B.C.'s top growers and suppliers.
September 20, 2011
News Zoom - 2011 BC Wine Awards Start Sept 25th
Over 400 British Columbia wines will be judged at this year's BC Wine Awards in Kelowna.
September 20, 2011
News Zoom - New Terra Breads Cafe Opens this Saturday
A New Terra Breads Cafe Opens its doors this Saturday at the Village on False Creek.
September 20, 2011
Feature Articles - Chef Alana Goes for Gold
New menus, a new restaurant look, a new challenge ... Cru's Alana Peckham will compete at this year's Gold Medal Plates chefs' competition.
September 19, 2011
Feature Articles - Extras - All Halibut Menu at Coast
As much as we love print, it comes with a few limitations -- such as finding enough space for everything. Here's an extra piece of information for our halibut feature in the Fall 2011 issue.
September 14, 2011
News Zoom - Top Table Wine Directors Launch Private Blends
The collaboration of four Top Table wine directors and Naramata's Laughing Stock Vineyards produces two uniquely blended wines
September 12, 2011
News Zoom - Adesso's Fall Menu is in a Rabbit Stew
Adesso Bistro gets hopping with their new Prix Fixe menu for Fall. Available Sunday to Wednesday
September 10, 2011
News Zoom - Enter Provence's Passport to Win
Win a cruise to the Caribbean with Alessandra and Jean-Francis Quaglia of Provence.
September 01, 2011
News Zoom - Pacific Schwartzbock Celebrates 20th Anniversary for PWB
Pacific Western Brewery is introducing a new style, limited edition beer to its popular “Pacific Pilsner” brand.
August 19, 2011
Feature Articles - A New Cookbook for Chef Rob Feenie
There's a new cookbook in the works from Cactus Club's Chef Rob Feenie.
August 18, 2011
News Zoom - Hapa Umi is Hiring!
The newest member of the Hapa Restaurant Group is looking for a restaurant manager for its beautiful waterfront restaurant, Hapa Umi.
August 17, 2011
News Zoom - Thierry Chocolates Opens on Alberni
Thierry, chocolaterie pâtisserie and cafe, and the fifth venue in the Top Table family, is officially open on Alberni.
August 15, 2011
Feature Articles - New Rasoee on Cambie Opens Tuesday
Tomorrow Rasoee Indian Kitchen opens their third outlet at Cambie and 8th, across the street from the Cambie Whole Foods Market.
August 13, 2011
Feature Articles - Other People's Bright Ideas: Gelato Rose
Granted, it's the quality of the gelato that really counts ... but this has to be the most beautiful cone we've seen yet.
August 11, 2011
News Zoom - Zimsculpt Returns to VanDusen Gardens
For the third consecutive year, VanDusen Botanical Garden will play host to Zimsculpt -- a traveling exhibition of more than 150 stone sculptures by several of Zimbabwe’s finest sculptors.
August 11, 2011
News Zoom - Don't Miss the 2011 Feast of Fields Vancouver
The alfresco event of the season! Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk's annual fundraising event -- a 4-hour gourmet wandering harvest festival.
August 11, 2011
Feature Articles - Mozo Bacon and Egg Shoes
You've probably been caught with egg on your face at one time, but did you ever flaunt them on your feet? Now you can, thanks to these "Bacon" and "Egg" inspired professional chef footwear designs.
August 08, 2011
News Zoom - August is Tomato Time at Provence
Provence Marinaside wants to share all that is reckless, heady and summer with you at the 2nd Annual Tomato Festival !
August 08, 2011
News Zoom - Judges Announced for BC Wine Awards
The judging team has been announced for this years BC Wine Awards.
August 05, 2011
Feature Articles - Hamid Salimian Joins Diva
Chef Hamid Salimian of The Westin Wall Centre's The Apron (in Richmond) is to be the new Executive Chef of Diva at the Met.
August 04, 2011
Feature Articles - Lucky Peach Magazine
With its potential to never be safe or predictable, Lucky Peach is our kind of magazine.
July 30, 2011
News Zoom - Cru's Fundraising Dinner to Help End Cancer
Cru restaurant is once again holding a fundraising dinner for the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers.
July 30, 2011
News Zoom - Food Scraps Collection Program Launches in West End
West End residents may start bringing their food scraps to the West End Farmers Market on August 13th as part of a trial collection program.
July 30, 2011
News Zoom - Glowbal Chefs in the Vineyard
For one night only, Mission Hill Family Estate and The GLOWBAL COLLECTION present an exclusive wine country collaboration.
July 27, 2011
Feature Articles - Aperol Spritz
What are the bella gente drinking to beat the summer heat? Well, if you are in the north of Italy, the cocktail del giorno is likely to be the Aperol Spritz.
July 11, 2011
Feature Articles - We Sure Can
Come the revolution, we can! A new book from Arsenal Pulp Press show us how.
July 08, 2011
Feature Articles - Tie One On. Aprons by Mountain Mamas.
These colourful retro aprons by Mountain Mamas make us want to plop a few olives in a chilled martini and get cooking.
July 07, 2011
News Zoom - Quinta Ferreira Syrah Receives Lieutenant Governor’s Award
Quinta Ferreira Syrah Receives Lieutenant Governor’s Award for its 2008 Syrah.
July 05, 2011
News Zoom - Nonna at Campagnolo this Summer
Just like Dinner at Nonna’s House, a series of home-style Italian meals offered every Tuesday night, returns this summer to Campagnolo.
July 01, 2011
News Zoom - Summer Savings at Sooke Harbour House
Why bother with Groupon when you can get the best vacations deals directly from Sooke Harbour House. This summer they are offering two incredible cost price packages.
June 30, 2011
News Zoom - Go Fish Broadway replaces Bin 942
Gord Martin, Executive Chef, artist, cookbook author and owner of Bin 941, Bin 942 and Go Fish Ocean Emporium in Vancouver, is pleased to announce that he will open a second GO FISH location this summer at Broadway and Granville, in the current Bin 942 sp
June 30, 2011
News Zoom - Diva at the Met Savours BC
Diva at the Met invites visitors and locals alike to explore the summer tastes of British Columbia with the new "Savour B.C." feature menu.
June 30, 2011
News Zoom - Glowbal Group To Host BBQ for the DES
On Saturday, July 16, Union Gospel Mission aligns with the Glowbal Restaurant Group to serve thousands of free, nutritious and delicious BBQ meals to the people of the Downtown Eastside.
June 20, 2011
News Zoom - Frankie's Italian Kitchen Opens in William Tell Space
Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar quietly opened its doors this month having taken over the space formerly occupied by The William Tell and Beatty Street Bar & Grille.
June 15, 2011
News Zoom - B.C.'s 90 Year Hangover
On the LDB's 90th anniversary, a list of reasons why BC's legacies of prohibition make us look ridiculous to the rest of the world.
June 15, 2011
News Zoom - Refuel's Fried Chicken Picnic is Back
This weekend Refuel brings back the crispy, cold fried chicken picnic with an environmental incentive as part of the deal.
June 15, 2011
News Zoom - Father's Day at Glowbal Group
Thanks to the Glowbal Group there's six ways to make Dad feel like a king.
June 14, 2011
News Zoom - Black & Blue Announced for Fall 2011
Black & Blue will offer the largest selection of prime cuts of steaks - from Wagyu to US and Canadian Prime, with a hand selection of exclusive boutique products.
June 14, 2011
News Zoom - Father’s Refuel with Rib-Eye Steaks and Beer
Sunday, June 19th is Father’s Day and Refuel Restaurant & Bar is once again serving up a serious steak and beer special just for dad.
June 07, 2011
Feature Articles - A Bible for Wannabe Butchers
Calling all wannabe butchers, or meat lovers who just want to handle a knife like a pro. Fleisher’s, the sustainable meat company with the cult-like following, has released its first “How-To” book today.
June 03, 2011
Feature Articles - Quemo, Oido and Gok,
"Quemo", "Oido" and "Gok". Sounds like you're gargling, doesn't it? Believe it or not, they may be important food words to know.
June 01, 2011
Feature Articles - Terrafina Restaurant Opens at Hester Creek
The Okanagan's newest winery restaurant opens today in Oliver.
May 31, 2011
News Zoom - Go Canucks “To Go” at Refuel
Why cook? Refuel's famous burgers and buttermilk fried chicken are available to go on game nights
May 30, 2011
News Zoom - Tomato Fresh Food Cafe Closes after 20 Year Run
After a 20 year run, the Tomato Fresh Food Cafe Closes its doors on Broadway.
May 27, 2011
Feature Articles - LA's Ramen Jinya Comes to Vancouver
Vancouver gets the second outpost of an ultra popular Japanese restaurant in LA
May 26, 2011
News Zoom - Brew HaHa With Your Daddy-O at Diva
Diva at the Met partners with R&B Brewing to offer brewmaster's dinner and a week-long tasting menu.
May 20, 2011
Feature Articles - OceanGybe Tacks to Victory at the C Blue Film Festival
"Respect water and don't waste it, or in the year 3000 you're gonna be sorry!"
May 18, 2011
Feature Articles - Other People's Bright Ideas: Board Game Cafe
At the trendiest cafes it's time to put away the laptop and beat your friends to as many little, plastic pieces as you can.
May 17, 2011
Feature Articles - A Last Look at El Bulli
Even if you will never make a pilgrimage to el Bulli, nor experience its radical cuisine first hand, you can still obtain a tantalizing glimpse of how it was all put together thanks to a kitchen insider, visiting Vancouver tomorrow.
May 16, 2011
News Zoom - Introducing Campagnolo Roma
Restaurateurs Tom Doughty and Robert Belcham are proud to announce Campagnolo Roma - the newest addition to their restaurant family.
May 12, 2011
News Zoom - C’s Water Film Fest Flows
On Thursday, May 19th, the C Blue Film Festival unspools at the Vancity Theatre, screening the short-listed entries to the The C Blue Film Competition.
May 12, 2011
Feature Articles - Is it a Crush Pad or a Rave Stage?
The gang at Okanagan Crush Pad are busy building a new winery above their 10-acre Switchback Vineyard in Summerland. But could it be more than that?
May 11, 2011
News Zoom - Kristian Eligh, Chef de Cuisine at Hawksworth
Hawksworth Restaurant is pleased to confirm the appointment of Kristian Eligh as Chef de Cuisine.
May 11, 2011
Feature Articles - Spring Eating: Ivory Salmon at Hapa Umi
In all the excitement of spot prawn season, let us not forget another seasonal B.C seafood - wild spring salmon.
May 10, 2011
News Zoom - Catering on the Q4
Planning a little fling for spring? Cater it Italian-style!
May 10, 2011
News Zoom - More Prawns to Love at Refuel's BC Spot Prawn Boil
Refuel’s Annual BC Spot Prawn Boil Just Got Bigger - 2 nights, 100 guests and 200 pounds of BC spot prawns
May 10, 2011
Feature Articles - OCP Lays an Egg on the Okanagan
Replacing stainless steel fermenting tanks with ones constructed from earthen concrete fits the eco-natural trend in winemaking.
May 07, 2011
Feature Articles - Behind the Papered Door at Hawksworth Restaurant
The long awaited Hawksworth Restaurant is only a week away from opening. Take a look past its papered door for a few preview photos HERE.
May 05, 2011
News Zoom - C Blue Film Festival
For one night only! the C Blue Film Festival unspools at Vancity Theatre in Vancouver, screening the short-listed entries to the The C Blue Film Competition.
April 21, 2011
Feature Articles - More 2 Love at IK2GO
Italian Kitchen 2 Go has expanded and is now offering a wider variety of Italian-inspired goodies to help Vancouverites get through the work week.
April 20, 2011
News Zoom - The Canadian Stubby is Back
Art and Beer ...Pacific Western Brewing brings back the Canadian stubby bottle along with a plan to help reforest the Cariboo.
April 19, 2011
Feature Articles - New Wineries, New Labels for South Okanagan
When Oh Oh means a good thing. The Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country unveils their new trademark, and six winery members debut a new look as well.
April 07, 2011
Feature Articles - Hooray for Hop Shoots
The pencil-thin shoots of the hop plant are not only one of the earliest harbingers of spring, they're good to eat too.
March 26, 2011
News Zoom - Sanafir Offers Spanish Tapas-Inspired Menu
Olé! Sanafir Raises a Glass to the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival with an Exotic Wine Fest Tapas Menu Featuring Spanish Flavours
March 26, 2011
News Zoom - Calling All Feenie Fans
Fresh for the season, Chef Rob Feenie and the test kitchen team at Cactus Club are rolling out some new and updated signature menu items.
March 26, 2011
News Zoom - Clark and Kambolis - 2011 Seafood Champions
SeaWeb today announced Robert Clark and Harry Kambolis as winners of the 2011 Seafood Champions Awards at the International Boston Seafood Show.
March 26, 2011
News Zoom - Q4 Restaurants Spring Sale
These great dining deals from Q4 Ristorante in Kitsilano and Q4 al Centro downtown will put some spring in your step.
March 24, 2011
Feature Articles - How to Fuel a Traceur
In Timothy Taylor's new thriller, his central character's diet is as enigmatic and freestyle as his driving obsession.
March 22, 2011
Feature Articles - Presso Espresso
Unlike electric coffee makers that drain power all day, this sleek, minimalist gadget needs only coffee grounds, hot water, and your own elbow grease to make a café-quality drink.
March 19, 2011
News Zoom - Top Chefs for Mental Health
New fundraising initiative will raise funds and awareness for BC Mental Health Foundation.
March 18, 2011
News Zoom - New Branding for Select Wine Merchants
A partnership with Remy Cointreau has initiated a new name and logo for Select.
March 11, 2011
News Zoom - Div(a)ine Menu Continues through April
As the Div(a)ine party grew livelier, a couple of observations about Diva at the Met's role in the culinary history of Vancouver came to mind.
March 08, 2011
Feature Articles - Blood, Bones & Butter
Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton may be the best book you'll ever read about the restaurant industry. It may be the most honest book you'll ever read, period.
March 06, 2011
News Zoom - Margaret Chisholm Wins Int Catering Award
Culinary Capers Executive Chef Margaret Chisholm was the recipient of the Chef of the Year Award from the International Caterers Association.
March 06, 2011
News Zoom - New Season Amelia Oil Has Arrived
This season's shipment of new season Amelia Olive Oil is here - direct from Umbria, and the oil is simply delicious this year.
March 06, 2011
News Zoom - Chocolate and Lobsters at The Sutton Place Hotel
It's a lobster, beef and chocolate feast every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night in the Fleuri Restaurant.
March 06, 2011
News Zoom - Provence Invites You on a Rescue Mission.
On March 8th, Provence Marinaside restaurant needs your help to rescue as many four-footed friends as possible, and they're making no bones about it. We this this sounds like an ARF-ly good idea.
March 06, 2011
News Zoom - Visit Cru and then The Philanderer
Take your pre-theatre meal at Cru restaurant and they will give you 15% off your tab.
March 03, 2011
News Zoom - Merde and Other Fine Things at Vandusen
Even if it's not exactly the fine soil of Gaul, everyone's back yard garden, or even window boxes, can always use a little spring tonic.
February 25, 2011
News Zoom - Blue Water Cafe Hosts Ultimate California Wine Dinner
Blue Water Cafe and Vintage Corks present a winemaker's dinner featuring a selection of prestigious California wineries.
February 24, 2011
Feature Articles - Other People's Bright Ideas: Paris Kitchen Lunch
This tiny underground restaurant in Paris is a win/win for all.
February 19, 2011
News Zoom - Glowbal Passport Program
Travel to all of the restaurants during the promotion and receive a $100 gift certificate to use at a Glowbal Collection restaurant of your choice.
February 17, 2011
News Zoom - Div[a]ine Evolution Marks 15 Years for Diva at the Met
March 10th dinner brings back former chefs for one night to celebrate the restaurant's impact on the city's dining scene through innovation and mentorship
February 11, 2011
News Zoom - Spend the Dining Part of Valentines at Cru
If your Valentines plans includes dinner before or after a movie ( or some other activity, ahem), Cru might be the best restaurant option for you.
February 09, 2011
News Zoom - It's Mars & Venus during RauDZ Valentines Weekend
RauDZ is saluting soldiers of love with a weekend of specialty cocktails, treats from the kitchen and gifts from local retailers.
February 09, 2011
Feature Articles - Natureland Organic Black Stout
Pacific Western Brewery introduces their smooth Natureland Organic Black Stout (made with Chocolate Malt) on Valentines Day.
February 08, 2011
News Zoom - Adesso Bistro Puts the Mood in Love
A romantic oasis nestled in Vancouver's West End with a cozy garden-level dining room, Adesso Bistro is the natural lovey-dovey destination for Valentines.
February 08, 2011
News Zoom - That's Amore at Campagnolo
Guests are encouraged to show their affection over a divine 4-course Valentine's dinner at Campagnolo
February 08, 2011
News Zoom - Relax & Rendezvous at Refuel
Chef Ted Anderson invites guests to savour a charming 3- or 4-course menu; while Barman Rob Scope mixes seductive cocktails at the bar.
February 07, 2011
News Zoom - Decadent Dining at Diva
A special romantic menu is available for four nights - combine it with an overnight stay at the Metropolitan Hotel for the ultimate in romance.
February 07, 2011
News Zoom - Valentines Love Bites at Market by JG and the Shangri-la
Chef Karen Gin has created a 5-course, $68 Valentine's Tasting Menu rich in Jean-Georges' Signature South-East Asian flavours
January 25, 2011
News Zoom - 7th Annual Unsung Heroes Menu at Blue Water
Executive Chef Frank Pabst’s Unsung Heroes take pride of place at Vancouver's multiple award winning Blue Water Cafe throughout the month of February.
January 24, 2011
News Zoom - Romantic Valentine's Weekend at Hester Creek
Hester Creek Winery has the exquisite and exclusive weekend getaway for you: Valentine's at Hester Creek on February 12th, 2011.
January 16, 2011
Feature Articles - C Grows Veggies in its Kitchen - Finds New Roots.
In pursuit of local vegetables, C is cooking with sexy new roots from North Arm Farm, and adopting the "O-Mile-Diet" with a state-of-the-art Kitchen Cultivator.
January 14, 2011
News Zoom - Romance Package at Sooke Harbour House
Sooke Harbour House has a special Valentine's package of dining and dancing available February 11th, 12th 13th and 14th only.
January 10, 2011
Feature Articles - Bitter Feast
Bitter Feast is one food film that won't be offering up Julia Roberts, loving family Sunday dinners, or cake frosting.
January 03, 2011
News Zoom - Sweeney's Gives Up on Yaletown
Sweeney's a 2010 newcomer to Yaletown, gives up their location and are looking for a new venue.
December 24, 2010
Feature Articles - Steve da Cruz' The Snap
If this Christmas cocktail from the Corner Suite Bistro lights you up like a Christmas Tree, it's thanks to this secret old English ingredient.
December 24, 2010
Feature Articles - Restaurant Gift Certificates
They may be a last resort, but they couldn't be more practical. Here's a list of our favourite places and how you can get a GC from them quickly and easily.
December 23, 2010
Feature Articles - Ice Wine and Chocolates
Should you bring wine or chocolates? Why not both?
December 23, 2010
Feature Articles - Candy Cane Swirl
Try a Candy Cane Swirl at the Charles Bar and support the "Under the Christmas Tree" campaign.
December 22, 2010
Feature Articles - Justin Taylor's Maple Brûlée
Yew's Justin Taylor creates an all Canadian cocktail, best served in glasses with long, thin stems.
December 21, 2010
Feature Articles - Sugar and Spice ....
Some magic wands to wave over your cooking from Chef Rod Butters.
December 18, 2010
Feature Articles - Raudz' Jingle Bell Margarita
Raudz "Liquid Chefs" Gerry Jobe and Matt Majid join our Christmas Cocktail Party with a smoked tequila margarita and Bobby Helm's Jingle Bell Rock
December 17, 2010
Feature Articles - Give Them Sweetness and Light
It's a gift that can be enjoyed by anyone -- a ticket to the magical Festival of Lights show at the VanDusen Gardens.
December 16, 2010
Feature Articles - Big Lou's Butcher Shop Opens Jan 3
Inspired by old world neighbourhood butchers, Big Lou’s Butcher Shop opens for business on the corner of Powell and Gore Streets to offer sustainable, local and fresh meats, and old-fashioned service.
December 13, 2010
Feature Articles - G2 Gingerbread Boy
Galen Weston Jr may be adorably dweeby, but every now and then he does come to the rescue with time saving products for the holiday harried.
December 12, 2010
Feature Articles - End of the Abalone
The sustainable farmed abalone project at Bamfield is no more, and Chef Quang Dang has the last of their efforts.
December 10, 2010
Feature Articles - Chocolate Cherry Loaf
Sure, we love a good pain au chocolat, but A Bread Affair's new Chocolate Cherry Loaf may be even better.
December 09, 2010
Feature Articles - Local Companies Promise Beer Without Fear
Is it possible to enjoy a beer without fear this Christmas? Thanks to two local companies thinking around the new drinking and driving laws, maybe so.
December 06, 2010
Feature Articles - A Modern Buche de Noel
Think you are too cool for yule ... the Bûche de Noël with all those little meringue button mushrooms, en peu cliche for your taste? Maybe you should try a modern interpretation from Yaletown's Ganache Patisserie.
December 04, 2010
Feature Articles - Farmers Market Money Tokens
When it rains (and when doesn't it rain in Vancouver?), it rains tokens from heaven.
December 02, 2010
Feature Articles - Anastasia Olive Oil Soap
Good old-fashioned olive oil soap has become one of the new heroes of body care. Calling it 'new' is ironic however, considering that olive oil has been used as a beauty aide for centuries.
December 01, 2010
Feature Articles - A First Look Inside Q4 al Centro
The hammers, buzz saws, and assorted pieces of construction machinery are seeing plenty of action down at 780 Richards street where Q4 al Centro is quickly taking shape as a fully formed new restaurant.
November 26, 2010
Feature Articles - A Luxury of Truffles at CinCin
The truffles at Cincin's Festa di Funghi dinner were prime specimens -- the black Burgundian truffles as big as small cauliflower heads, the white Italian versions as large as bread rolls ...
November 24, 2010
Feature Articles - BC's Newest Winery is From Creston
A new winery in BC's Kootenay region is named after the pioneering spirit of a big game hunter.
November 23, 2010
Feature Articles - Mexican Cuisine - A World Treasure
UNESCO gives Mexican Cuisine first place on the World Heritage List, and the Mexicans are coming to Vancouver to celebrate.
November 20, 2010
Feature Articles - Limited Edition Scotch Gelato
Why sip a world class Scotch when you can lick one? A hundred bucks will get you Bella Gelateria's latest flavour sensation.
November 19, 2010
Feature Articles - Would You Eat This?
Would You Eat This? We sure would. Especially as the delicious dish served by Chef Lee Humphries at C Restaurant.
November 17, 2010
Feature Articles - Stocking Stuffer Season is Back
Our list of gift suggestions for the cook, party hostess, or even just your favourite foodie is back ...
November 14, 2010
Feature Articles - Next Spring, Be Blue
Sure you're Green, but are you Blue? SPRING 2011 will bring two ways to find out.
November 03, 2010
Feature Articles - Three New Venues for the Cactus Club
Vancouver will get two new Cactus Club restaurants in 2011. Abbotsford will get one, but it's a biggie.
October 29, 2010
Feature Articles - It's Time for a Corpse Reviver
It's time for a corpse reviver and the Corner Suite Bistro De Luxe is the place to find it.
October 28, 2010
Feature Articles - Two Local Beers Promote Fun
Two local breweries are embracing winter's chill with a little fun. Natureland Organic Festbier throws an authentic Oktoberfest party today, and Granville Island Brewery encourages hirsute pursuits.
October 26, 2010
Feature Articles - They Dished and They Dazzled
Drinks before dinner ... They dished and they most certainly dazzled at last evening's Dish and Dazzle fundraising gala in support of the B.C. Hospitality Foundation Fund.
October 23, 2010
Feature Articles - From the Idea Farm
Other People's Bright Ideas: Vegetable Butchers, Super Meatballs and a Park-in for Street Food Trucks
October 22, 2010
Feature Articles - Film and Wine and Food
Movie buff alert: Two great film events with a Euro food and wine connection are taking place this week.
October 20, 2010
Feature Articles - Two Food Carts Debut in Vancouver
Two new street food carts will make their debut in Vancouver within the week.
October 08, 2010
Feature Articles - Search for the Great Pumpkin
It's that time of year again, Charlie Brown, when like Linus, we'll be tracking the Great Pumpkin as he makes his way towards a Hallows Eve visit to the world's most sincere pumpkin patch.
October 01, 2010
Feature Articles - A Touch of Sweden at Bognar's
A nearly self sustaining operation, all fruits, vegetables and greens at Bogner's are grown in their own vast and impressive kitchen gardens.
September 30, 2010
Feature Articles - South Okanagan Fall Road Trip Day One
Join us on a five day road trip through the beautiful south Okanagan Valley.
September 26, 2010
Feature Articles - 2010 BC Restaurant Hall of Fame
Rhonda May, Editor of CityFood Magazine and CityFood Online would like to extend congratulations to her fellow inductees at this year's BC Restaurant Hall of Fame. The gala ceremonies take place this Monday, September 27, 2010.
September 23, 2010
Feature Articles - Apple Pie Contest at the Farmers Market
You think you make the best apple pie? Or maybe your Mom does? Here's your chance to prove it.
September 21, 2010
Feature Articles - Travel the world, get paid $100,000.
Bartenders, could you sell your soul and learn to love vodka, just a little, for a trip around the world and an ice bucket full of Benjamins?
September 21, 2010
Feature Articles - New Blogs with Spark: Russia With Love
Former Vancouverite, Wanda Love, packed up her life and moved to Moscow only a few weeks ago. Now she's blogging about her experiences.
September 14, 2010
Feature Articles - Food Film Picks from the VIFF
Kings of Pastry, the newest hit food film on the indie circuit, plus eight more from this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.
September 10, 2010
Feature Articles - Jam-Packed Fall Schedule at Farmers Markets
Bitten by the canning bug? The Farmers Markets have a Tomato Festival this weekend .. plus a 30 day cure.
September 09, 2010
2010 - Stumptown Comes to Gastown
Another coup for Gastown. The Everything Cafe and The Salty Tongue Deli will now be serving and selling Portland's famous Stumptown Coffee Roasters coffee, and they will be the only cafes in Western Canada to do so.
September 08, 2010
2010 - Other People's Good Ideas: reRun
Real movies, real food and even designer cocktails in an indoor setting that revives the experience of the vintage drive-in theatre.
September 07, 2010
2010 - New Blogs with Spark: KidFoodies
It's Back to School. Why not give junior your restaurant reviewing duties for homework?
August 31, 2010
2010 - Moon Cakes - Canadian Style
Chef Daryle Nagata and his pastry team at the Pan Pacific Hotel are getting ready for the Mid-Autumn Festival with Canadian-style moon cakes.
August 28, 2010
2010 - 100 Days Pops Up at the Opus Hotel
The Opus Hotel temporarily fills the empty Elixir space with a buzz-baiting pop-up restaurant/dining event.
August 25, 2010
2010 - Gone Crackers for Moroccan Spice
Gone Crackers' newest flavour - Moroccan Spice - could be the best one yet.
August 24, 2010
2010 - A&W Gets Its Urban Groove On
A&W ditches its boomer nostalgic/family friendly look in favour of a new
August 20, 2010
2010 - Yee Haw! An Okanagan Round-up
Heading to the Okanagan this weekend? Perhaps to take in the Feast of Fields Event in Okanagan Falls? Here's some local news to help you get caught up before you go.
August 17, 2010
2010 - Charlie and the Giant Peach ...
A local resident of Okanagan Falls remembers the heyday of the orchard fruit industry in the '40's, as well as Charlie Oliver, one of it's most colourful residents....
August 17, 2010
2010 - A Preview of FOF's Brock Farm
Some preview photos of the landscape you will see if you are attending the Feast of Fields Okanagan this weekend, plus some of the farm's local lore.
August 14, 2010
2010 - New Faces at this Year's Feast of Fields
Now in its 16th year, The Lower Mainland Feast of Fields returns with both new and familiar faces to one of its former venues, Wellbrook Winery in Delta.
August 14, 2010
2010 - Rodney and the Pirates
When the pirate burger was sinking, Chef Rodney Butters' swashbuckling pickles came to the rescue.
August 10, 2010
2010 - Natureland Organic Hefeweizen
A Prince George Brewery has introduced a new Organic Hefeweizen to the B.C. market
August 08, 2010
2010 - Maybe We Shouldn't Be Eating This
Will the Pickle-Peanut Butter-Egg Spread taste as ghastly as it sounds? And why does one book cover illustration depict avocado slices floating in cups of tea?
August 06, 2010
2010 - Life's a Bowl of Cherries
It's midsummer and life's a bowl of cherries. Especially if you are a chef and you live in the Okanagan.
August 04, 2010
2010 - Commune Cafe - A Preview
Annette Rawlinson, Chef Tina Fineza and Evoke Interior Design team up to make Commune Cafe a bright new addition to Vancouver's mid-town restaurant scene.
July 26, 2010
2010 - Vancouver's Floating Dining Room
Whatever floats your boat ... the School of Fish Foundation's new but temporary floating dining room rocks the seafood sustainability message.
July 08, 2010
2010 - Heart of Gastown goes No Car Zone for Weekends
With the ban on traffic, Gastown's
July 07, 2010
2010 - 31 Years at Sooke Harbour House
Frédérique Philip looks back on 31 years at Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver Island.
July 02, 2010
2010 - The Hawkshaw's Salmon Has Arrived
The Hawkshaw Salmon has arrived and C, refuel and Campagnolo are three restaurants where you can find it.
June 29, 2010
2010 - Food Film Fest Comes to Vancouver
A co-project between VanCity Savings Credit Union and the Chefs Table Society will see four classic food films presented in Vancouver as part of an ongoing Food Film Festival.
June 25, 2010
2010 - Le Grand Thé at Provence
Stop and smell the lavender. Provence Mediterranean Grill is serving tea with a French twist.
June 24, 2010
2010 - BC Restaurateurs Receive Governor General's Award
This week in Ottawa, three British Columbians were recognized by the Governor General's Award in Celebration of the Nation's Table for their contribution to Canada's food culture.
June 24, 2010
2010 - Sweet News - PC Confections
Påtissier Paul Croteau has not only joined refuel and Campagnolo restaurants as their in-house pastry chef, yesterday he launched his own label of handmade pastries and confections.
June 18, 2010
2010 - It Happened in Paris
Savouring Paris with Barbara-Jo McIntosh via her new book “Cooking For Me and Sometimes You: A Parisienne Romance with Recipes”.
June 16, 2010
2010 - Pasta in a Bag
Campagnolo has it in the bag at the Main Street Farmers Market
June 03, 2010
2010 - For Father's Day, Think Pink!
Provence Marinaside is extending its special Prawn Menu throughout June and its the perfect match to a JoieFarm Rose.
May 22, 2010
2010 - Everything Cafe in Vancouver's Chinatown
This latest project from the Sean Heather/Scott Hawthorn tag team opened just a few days ago as a Euro-sleek cafe in Chinatown.
May 20, 2010
2010 - Calabash Restaurant Opens in Gastown Next Week
Calabash Restaurant, the city's new centre for Caribbean culture, say they are due to open next week.
May 14, 2010
2010 - Vancouver Bartenders Win Gifford Competition in France
Dani Tatarin and Justin Tisdale placed 1st and 2nd against talent from around the world.
May 05, 2010
News Zoom - May is Asian Heritage Month at Wild Rice
Vancouver is home to some of the "best Chinese food in the world". Wild Rice aims to show we have a history with that claim.
April 24, 2010
2010 - Wine Festival Winners Announced
We tip our glass to the winners of the trade competition at this year's Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.
April 19, 2010
2010 - West Appoints David Gunawan Chef de Cuisine
David Gunawan has been appointed as Chef de Cuisine at West Restaurant
April 18, 2010
2010 - DISH - Women & Waitressing
A new Canadian documentary film examines the role of the restaurant server - from the female point of view.
April 16, 2010
2010 - Weekend Special - Zulu Record Day at Refuel Restaurant
Kitsilano's Zulu Records and refuel restaurant make sweet music over brunch this Saturday.
April 15, 2010
2010 - Thierry Busset to Open Shop in Vancouver
Chocolatier-Pâtissier Thierry Busset is preparing to open his atelier in partnership with the Top Table Group later this year.
April 14, 2010
2010 - Campagnolo Welcomes Jean-Christophe (JC) Poirier
After time off in South America, Jean-Christophe (JC) Poirier, formerly of Chow Restaurant, is back to take the position of Chef de Cuisine at Campaganolo restaurant.
April 09, 2010
2010 - David Hawksworth Takes a Bow
In their upcoming May 2010 issue, Food & Wine Magazine will feature some of the culinary highlights of Canada.
April 08, 2010
2010 - Mark Sheridan Joins Hester Creek Winery
Hester Creek hires on one of the rising stars of the Australian and Ontario Viniculture scene as their new General Manager
April 07, 2010
2010 - Fourth Annual Sprouts Awards
The 4th annual awards ceremony will take place this Thursday, April 8th, at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks.
April 02, 2010
2010 - Poisson D'Avril at Provence Marinaside
April 01, 2010
2010 - Easter Swag Giveaway
Enter to win this basket of Easter goodies from Nestlé.
March 26, 2010
2010 - Hester Creek Swims Upstream
From the Napkin Intelligence Files: What we drank, liked, and could remember the morning after.
March 19, 2010
2010 - New Food Films Coming Our Way
Get out the organic popcorn. New food films are already here for the viewing, others are in the pipeline.
March 17, 2010
2010 - Carte Noir Readers Get Steamy
Coffee company hires hunky but sensitive BBC actors to read the steamy bits in classic literature.
March 16, 2010
2010 - Wine-Fed Beef
What makes for a happy cow? Turns out it's the same stuff that does the job for the rest of us.
March 12, 2010
2010 - When Blue is Green
Furniture made from trees destroyed by the mountain-pine beetle was an Emily Carr project for the Olympics.
March 12, 2010
2010 - Judas Goat Opens This Weekend
Judas Goat, the new Spanish style tapas restaurant opens in Gastown this weekend, but will the tapas be Spanish?
March 11, 2010
2010 - Salt Building To Become New Brew Pub for Mark James
False Creek landmark building with Olympics connection, to become new restaurant, brewpub and bakery complex for Mark James Group.
March 10, 2010
2010 - Some Like it Raw
It's hard to believe that a restaurant would charge you to NOT cook you dinner, but that appears to be exactly what Harry Kambolis' three restaurants have in mind.
March 09, 2010
2010 - Sugar - Short & Sweet
During the Cultural Olympiad, that's the play the cookie crumbles.
February 12, 2010
2010 - Olympic Fans
Some quick shots of Olympics fans at Robson and Beatty Streets - on their way to the games. And a few people who just have a cause.
February 02, 2010
2010 - Bill Blair Artwork Takes Flight in Latin World
Victoria resident Bill Blair's surrealistic Latin-themed graphics are gaining international recognition.
January 28, 2010
2010 - 2009 Sprouts Award Finalists Announced
Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks' Fourth Annual Cookbook Awards will feature two categories: a Judges' Choice Award and a People's Choice Award.
January 27, 2010
2010 - Not Just Another School of Fish
It's sink or swim for Restaurateur Harry Kambolis and associate Shannon Ronalds as they fly to Paris with serious business in mind.
January 26, 2010
2010 - New Bottle and Label Design for Blasted Church
The Okanagan Winery has a redesigned
January 20, 2010
2010 - 500 Robson Becomes Japanese Street Food Stroll
A block of new fast food outlets brings Japan to the Robson Street Olympic Corridor
January 19, 2010
2010 - Management Changes Announced for Market
Market by Jean-Georges in the Shangri-la Hotel has announced three new appointments on its management team.
January 14, 2010
2010 - A Third Restaurant for Hapa Izakaya
Lea and Justin Ault of Vancouver’s Hapa Izakaya restaurant group, reveal their newest restaurant in Yaletown today.
January 13, 2010
2010 - Gone Bowlin': The Soup Series
We're on a mission to spoon with the best soup to be found in Vancouver restaurants.
January 12, 2010
2010 - A Sneak Peek at Glowbal 'Steak'
glowbal opens today as glowbal grill steaks & satay. Here's a few preview photos.
January 08, 2010
2010 - Rosewood Awarded Management Contract for Hotel Georgia
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been chosen by Delta Group to manage the Hotel Georgia.
January 08, 2010
2010 - Bonchaz Comes To Hastings Street
Not exactly a bun, nor a donut, but a snack that is a French/Mexican/Chinese hybrid
January 04, 2010
2010 - Shopping Cart Art
Victoria artist Shawn Shepherd returns to the culinary theme with a new series of paintings featuring the grocery store shopping cart.
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