Tag: Tasting

Bowmore Whisky Unlock Hidden Depths

I recently had the opportunity to taste some of the fine Whiskey’s from the Bowmore collection in a guided food and whisky pairing tasting. Bowmore is a distillery that produces scotch whisky on the isle of Islay, an island of…

Tasting Customer Favourites at Feast

Recently I was invited in to try Chef Jason Sokulski top of the line dishes, this tasting menu as presented to me were the most popular dishes in the restaurant which has their customers visiting time and time again. 1st…

The Unsung Heroes: Sake & Sherry

Comparisons and tasting of That’s Life Gourmet Sake and Sherry, lead by Margaux Leahelaine and Mariko Tajiri was a great way to learn about some of their fine Sherry as well as Sake from their portfolio. Aged sakes have a…

Vancouver International Tequila Expo on May 28

The 5th Annual Vancouver International Tequila Expo (VITE) will take place on May 28, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Proceeds will benefit the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), the hospitality industry’s own charity. The event is Canada’s largest showcase of premium agave…

Tasting New Dishes at Milestone’s

Corporate Chef Jason Rosso had recently changed over 80% of the restaurant menu. I tried several of the new dishes while tasting 3 desserts that previously graced the menu at Milestone’s Crossroads location, one location that I hadn’t visited previously….

Spice Market’s Southeast Asian Street Food Cooking Class

Earlier in the week I had the pleasure of attending a cooking demo class with Anthony Ricco, the Executive Chef of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s famed New York restaurant Spice Market who presented Southeast Asian flavors dishes with Montgomery Lau, Chef de…

The Flavour Principle Book Talk & Tasting

A few weeks ago, I attended a talk and tasting of dishes from The Flavour Principle by Lucy Waverman and Beppi Crosariol on their Vancouver Book Tour at Earls Yaletown. With Anthony Gismondi at the table, both Lucy Waverman and Beppi…

Mollie Katzen Talk & Tasting

Last week I had the pleasure to meet Cookbook Author, Mollie Katzen at Books to Cooks. She was in town to promote her new book “The Heart of the Plate”, a beautiful book filled with vegetarian recipes for a new…

La Pentola Tasting

Having dined at La Pentola previously, there were many new dishes that I wanted to try and did so on this visit.  1st dish: Souffle di parmigiano, zucchini crudo 2nd dish: Heirloom Tomato Salad 3rd dish: Polenta gnocchi, cheese fonduta,…

Highlights at Eat Vancouver 2013

This past weekend I visited the Eat Vancouver exhibition at BC Place Stadium and found it to be a very organized event with a lot of different food and drink to taste. Since this is a food festival geared towards…

Tasting at TASTE Washington

I had heard about TASTE Washington though never had a chance to visit until Visit Seattle invited me to Seattle to experience there #2DaysInSeattle They suggested a visit would be in order for me to attend this esteemed food &…

Red Rock Winery‘s Malbec Launch Party

Every once in awhile a gem of an invite will arrive in my inbox and this was one of them. A journey to West Vancouver to celebrate the launch of a new wine in the Vancouver area, this wasn’t just…

Prairie Organic Vodka Tasting at Fairmont

I recently attended a tasting at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver`s 900 Lounge to taste some Prairie Organic Vodka Cocktails. First one was the Tallgrass Tea –made with Prairie Organic Vodka, green tea, sugar and fresh lemon juice Second cocktail was the…

Scallops & Citrus at YEW Restaurant

I was in for dinner recently to taste thru their Scallops & Citrus menu that is being presented throughout November at YEW Restaurant in the Four Seasons downtown Vancouver. This $35, three-course, prix-fixe menu focuses on in-season ingredients sourced close…

Natural Living Fair Sept 11 & 12

Capers Whole Foods Market is hosting its 15th Annual Living Naturally Fair on September 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Robson store location. The fair will feature more than 100 local and artisan food vendors,…

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