October 16, 2015
COPENHAGEN - How to Stay Healthy when Travelling
Nothing can ruin your vacation faster than getting sick. Here's how we keep the bugs away.
June 30, 2015
AMSTERDAM - A Starbucks for Rembrandt
Or why the Starbucks cafe at Amsterdam's Rembrandtplein is so much nicer than ours.
June 15, 2015
AMSTERDAM - Rotterdam Food Hall
Is this "Sistine Chapel" of food, the world's most mind blowing grocery shopping experience? Rotterdam wraps its Market Hall in a digital mega mural.
June 05, 2015
AMSTERDAM - Magic Mushrooms
Amsterdam has a certain reputation for its magic mushrooms, but the regular kind can conjure up a little magic in the frying pan too.
June 01, 2015
AMSTERDAM - It's a Small (and Expensive) World
Playing with a doll house is an activity that we associate with childhood. However in 18th century Holland, it was the fad hobby of grown up society women.
May 31, 2015
Anyone who thinks Car2Go, or any of the other car sharing programs, is an icon of our modern times will be surprised to learn that the concept is actually an old idea.
May 30, 2015
AMSTERDAM - Tony's (Slave-free) Chocolonely
An Amsterdam-based chocolate bar company with a mission to end slavery in the global cocoa industry.
May 29, 2015
AMSTERDAM - Scheltema
Right next to the tacky tourist nightmare of Amsterdam's Dam Square, lies the bookstore of your dreams.
May 27, 2015
AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam Gourmet
This recently issued guidebook is the bible of Amsterdam's culinary hot spots.
August 17, 2012
Sunshine Coast - Caviar from BC's Sunshine Coast
A local company, is now producing a premium black caviar in keeping with today's eco-conscious times.
June 01, 2011
Okanagan - Terrafina Restaurant Opens at Hester Creek
The Okanagan's newest winery restaurant opens today in Oliver.
May 09, 2011
Okanagan - 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.
April 19, 2011
Okanagan - 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.
March 04, 2011
Okanagan - Truth and Rumours from the Okanagan
Is it true? False? Oh, just drink and enjoy it.
October 09, 2010
Okanagan - That Squashed Sensation
The Mariposa Fruit and Vegetable Stand in Keremeos is a sight to behold this time of year with its 30 varieties of squash and just as many kinds of apples.
October 01, 2010
Okanagan - A Touch of Sweden at Bogner's
A nearly self sustaining operation, all fruits, vegetables and greens at Bogner's are grown in their own kitchen gardens, and the eggs are courtesy of their own chickens, housed on a nearby farm.
September 30, 2010
Okanagan - South Okanagan Fall Road Trip Day One
Join us on a five day road trip through the beautiful south Okanagan Valley. First stop, Pentage Winery near Penticton for an autumn dinner in the Winery's cave prepared by Joy Road Catering.
August 20, 2010
Okanagan - 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
Okanagan - Charlie and the Giant Peach ...
Local History: An Okanagan Falls resident remembers the Oliver Ranch in 1943, and Charlie, its colourful owner.
August 17, 2010
Okanagan - A Preview of FOF's Brock Farm
A sneak peak at the property hosting this week's Okanagan Feast of Fields, plus a link to some local lore.
July 07, 2010
Victoria - 31 Years at Sooke Harbour House
Frédérique Philip looks back on 31 years at Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver Island.
June 11, 2010
Okanagan - Umberto Cooks at Hester Creek Winery
Umberto Menghi to Delight Food and Wine Lovers at Hester Creek Estate Winery
May 11, 2010
Okanagan - RauDZ Regional Table Celebrates Asparagus
Chef Rod Butters at RauDZ Regional Table in Kelowna is honouring the season with the green spear of Spring.
May 11, 2010
Okanagan - Penticton Sings for Spring
What do the Beach Boys, Elvis, meadowlarks and peaches have in Common?
February 04, 2010
Victoria - Victoria's Plans for the Games
While Vancouver and Whistler are jumping with frenzied Olympic activity, what will the citizens of Victoria be doing? Apparently, taking it easy with a nice cup of tea.
December 20, 2009
Okanagan - Poppadoms, East Indian Restaurant Opens in Kelowna
A family from Southhampton, England have brought their culinary skills with Indian cuisine to Kelowna
November 18, 2009
Whistler-Pemberton - New Hotel with White Spot Comes to Whistler
The White Spot comes to Whistler (literally) under the wing of a new luxury hotel.
November 17, 2009
Whistler-Pemberton - Who's at the Winter Market: Helmer's Organic Farm
At Helmer's Organic Farm the potatoes are chosen and grown primarily because of their taste.
July 23, 2009
Vancouver Island - Shelora Sheldan's Cooking A Broad
Hola Shelora! A local food writer connects Vancouver Island to Mexico via a new cooking blog.
July 23, 2009
Vancouver Island - Gourmet Features Vancouver Island
Gourmet Magazine's August 2009 issue features an impressive 4-page spread on the culinary bounty of Vancouver Island.
June 17, 2009
Victoria - Victoria Artist Brings a Little Mexico to Chicago
British Columbia artist Bill Blair has been commissioned to create five pieces of hand-tinted Mexicana photomontages for the opening of Rick Bayless's new restaurant in Chicago, XOCO.
April 30, 2009
Okanagan - Local - New Restaurant for Summerland
"LOCAL – lounge • grille” will open in early July next door to the Summerland Waterfront Resort and Spa on Lakeshore Drive.
April 20, 2009
Okanagan - A New Winery for Hester Creek
Of all the wineries undergoing a transformation in the Okanagan, few have matched the scale of Hester Creek Estate Winery.
April 17, 2009
Okanagan - Winemakers Round Table at the Banee
An interesting event at the Banee was the winemaker's roundtable discussion - an open forum between a group of mostly Vancouver-based wine media and several South Okanagan winemakers
March 28, 2009
Okanagan - Nota Bene Hosts a Vertical Tasting
Hot ticket: The cult status Okanagan winery hosted a rare vertical tasting of their Black Hills wines (from 1999 to the yet-to-be-released 2007).
March 28, 2009
Okanagan - Wine Festival Debut: Black Cloud
When we first heard that there was a new wine in the Okanagan named " Black Cloud " we assumed it was a romantic tribute to the dramatic, billowing black clouds that often sweep over the mountainsides in the early morning. But we were wrong.
March 26, 2009
Okanagan - Elephant Orchard: Pink Elephant Sparkling Rose
Are you seeing pink elephants? Or have you just been drinking?
March 25, 2009
Okanagan - Raudz Opens in Kelowna
They're a couple of hot raudz. In tune with the times, Rod Butters and wife/partner Audrey Surrao have revamped and renamed their popular Okanagan restaurant. Here's all the details from their official stat sheet.
March 24, 2009
Okanagan - A Letter from JoieFarm
JoieFarm says an off-the-record quote attributed to them in a Globe & Mail article was used out of context. In this letter they answer with their own cannon fire.
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