Tag: 2010 Winter Olympics

A Canadian Food and Wine Spectacle

Last month I attended a wonderful event that showcased our areas notable chefs along with vintners and their foods and wines. The event took place on February 14th during the Olympics in Vancouver at the BC Pavillion. Chef John Bishop…

Chef Anna & Michael Olson at Ontario Pavilion

I had the pleasure of attending this culinary tasting that paired wines from Inniskillin with Chef Anna & Michael Olson’s creations on February 23rd, at the Ontario Pavilion during the Olympics. Celebrity chef Anna Olson, host of the Food Network television shows,…

Viva La Maison du Québec!

On February 22nd, I attended a wonderful event to promote Québec Culture and Gourmet Food! Held at the Olympics Quebec Pavillion the Chefs from The Hotel Châteaux Laurier in Quebec wined and dined the guests. This was quite a beautiful…

2010 Mixlympics Barmen Competition

George Ultra Lounge was the host of the 2010 Mixlympics held on February 21st with 6 international, 4 Canadian bartenders- competing head-to-head in a black box style event. George bartender Shaun Layton invited some of the best cocktail creators in…

Eats and Drinks at Olympics Ontario House

I met Chef Ryan Cain today who heads the Opus Catering team that has created the menu and is in charge of the kitchen at Ontario House. The menu at Ontario House has actually been developed with the input of…

Aboriginal Wild Foods at Kla-how-ya

I attended the spectacular Kla-how-ya (Welcome) exhibit gala opening at the Pan Pacific Hotel on February 11th. This was a wonderful evening of performances of dance and song, with Aboriginal music by Tribal Clef. The highlight was the Traditional Aboriginal…

Experience an Aboriginal Feast during the Olympics

Kanata Cuisine and Nk’Mip Cellars has teamed up to offer an Aboriginal Feast with Wine Pairings for 14 nights during the Olympics at the Native Education College’s Longhouse. The evening starts off with a traditional welcome song that greets people…

Saxony House Culinary Delights at the Olympics

I met Head Chef Matthias Groschupf today at Saxony House where he described some of the menu items being served during the Olympics. The menu in Vancouver is the very same menu that they offered for the Olympics in Torino,…

Taste the Food of Atlantic Canada House

I had the pleasure of meeting Revanna Powell, a Culinary Student in her 2nd year at The Culinary Institute of Canada in PEI. She is in a 2 year culinary arts program that is affiliated with Holland College in Charlottown….

Dutch Specialties at the Olympics Heineken Holland House

I met Executive Chef Karel Van Tiel yesterday at Heineken Holland House where he guided me through a tasting of some of their Dutch specialties. Not only did they bring their entire chefs team from Holland to Vancouver, they also…

Eat, Art, After Dark

Chambar restaurant highlights the work of Vancouver artists during the Olympics Chambar restaurant will feature the work of two Vancouver artists during the Olympics, with the intention of sharing with the world some of the fantastic young artistic talent that…

Culinary Treats at the Olympics House of Switzerland

I met Chef Beda Zengg yesterday at House of Switzerland where he cooked up some of his culinary delights from Switzerland for me to taste. We are fortunate to have some fine Swiss Chefs in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics…

Top 10 Take Out Places during the 2010 Olympics

If you are downtown Vancouver and either in a hurry to get to the next Olympic related event or can’t find a seat in your want to go to restaurant! Here are some places that you are sure to get…

Cafes to Visit during 2010 Olympics

If you are Vancouver and looking for a café to socialize with friends or to check your email! Here are some places that you are sure to get good coffee and most have Wi-Fi: Elysian Coffee (2 locations) 590 West…

House of Switzerland Opening at the Olympics

This afternoon I attended the grand opening of House of Switzerland for the 2010 Winter Olympics on Granville Island in Vancouver. The House of Switzerland is the official Swiss guest centre at the Olympic Games. It has been set-up and…

2010 Mixlympic Games at George on Feb 21

On Your Mark, Get Set….Mix! George Ultra Lounge Celebrates the 2010 Mixlympic Games Sunday, February 21 – 12:00 pm George Ultra Lounge, 1137 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Yaletown’s George Ultra Lounge is getting into the spirit of 2010 by inviting some…

A Taste of Atlantic Canada during Olympics

Backstage Lounge, Granville Island Daily Food Sampling -11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. We couldn’t show you the East Coast hospitality we’re famous for without food-and lots of it! Atlantic Canada House is pleased to offer complimentary food sampling, prepared…

House of Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Vancouver

The XXI Winter Olympic Games will take place from 12 – 28 February 2010 in Canada’s Vancouver and Whistler. The House of Switzerland will be represented twice this time. The unique Swiss guest centres will be set up in the…

Sumac Ridge Wine Tasting Feb 5 & 6

CELEBRATE CANADIAN SUCCESS! When: Friday, February 5: 4pm – 7pm Saturday, February 6: 2pm – 5pm Where: Location: BC Liquor Store in Park Royal North 570 Park Royal North, West Vancouver What: Join the Great Estates of the Okanagan team…

Opus Hotel Brims with Olympic Spirit

Figure skater, hockey player or snowboarder? OPUS Bar’s innovative, hand-crafted cocktail menu allows guests to choose a cocktail to match their room or alter-ego, one of the five fictional muses behind the hotel’s décor schemes. The names of the lifestyle…

Gastown: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Taste the Olympic Spirit at YEW

YEW restaurant + bar is celebrating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games with some fresh and fun new dishes and drinks. Last week I was an invited to YEW for an Olympic Samper Tasting and tasting I did, try some…

Commercial Drive: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Point Grey: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Justin Taylor’s Olympic Cocktails

Justin Taylor is a Bartender at YEW Restaurant & Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel downtown Vancouver, where he has been mixing drinks for the past 2 years. Prior to coming to Vancouver he was a Bartender in Toronto, he…

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