Merridale Cider Tasting at Salt

On Monday November 1st, I attended the Merridale Cidery tasting as part of The Salt Cellar Series at Salt Tasting Room.  Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes, proprietors of Merridale Ciderworks were on hand and I was fortunate to sit with…

2010 Gold Medal Plates: Vancouver

On October 28th, I attended the Gold Medal Plates Awards at the Sheraton Wall Centre where the top 10 Chefs from around British Columbia competed in a Culinary Competition for Gold, Silver and Bronze in one of the most prestigious…

Ocean Wise Cookbook Launch

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended “Ocean Wise” CookBook Launch Party at C Restaurant. The book was edited by Jane Mundy who spent a year putting the book together, featuring 139 recipes from top Canadian Chefs. Chef Robert Clark and…

MEAT & BREAD

370 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-566-9003 Web:  http://meatandbread.ca/ Twitter: @1meatandbread Advice: Check their website or twitter when you go in as their sandwiches change daily. You can get more of the Sambal and Mustard sauce in the Squeeze containers located…

Gold Medal Plates: VIP Reception

On October 28th, the Sheraton Wall Centre played host to the VIP Reception held prior to the Gold Medal Plates. Wines were served along with cocktails made with Victoria Gin. Last year’s gold-medal chef, Rob Feenie of Cactus Club, provided…

Cinema to Savour on November 22

On Monday November 22, 2010, The Chefs’ Table Society of BC and the Vancouver International Film Centre will host Cinema to Savour at the Vancity Theatre, for a family friendly evening of film and food. Guests will enjoy delicious French fare…

Mission Hill Winemaker Dinner Feeds the Foodbank Nov 10

Over the summer, Provence Restaurants have been partnering with Mission Hill Winery to raise money for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. For each bottle of Mission Hill Wine sold at both Provence locations, Mission Hill donates $1 to the Food…

Chef Chris Mills James Beard Experience

Last Thursday October 28, I had the pleasure of dining at a special dinner held in Joey Burrard’s Wine Room with a group of about 55 media who were invited for The James Beard Experience by Executive Chef Chris Mills….

Top Table Group Trifecta Anniversary

On Wednesday October 27, I attended the Top Table Group’s Trifecta Anniversary party at CinCin where they were celebrating the anniversaries of 3 of their restaurants. CinCin’s 20th Anniversary, West & Blue Water Café each turning 10. It was a…

WIN 2 Tickets to the History of Chocolate

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to the History of Chocolate and Reception (value $56) on November 7 $28/person. Tickets on sale now. November 7th. 2:00pm-6pm at Port Moody Galleria at Port Moody City Hall. http://historychocorecep.eventbrite.com/ Now for The Contest To…

Painted Rock Winery Dinner at Fraiche

I attended this amazing dinner at Fraiche Restaurant on Thursday October 21st that featured Painted Rock Estate Wines along with their Proprietor John Skinner. Following the welcoming reception that featured the Painted Rock Chardonnay ‘09, Duck Liver Parfait canapés, we…

Gold Medal Plates: The Chefs

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrating in eight cities across Canada in 2010, Gold Medal Plates will feature superb wines and the premier chefs in each city,…

Toast to the Coast

On Friday October 22nd, I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Toast to the Coast that featured many of Vancouver’s top restaurants, chefs and wineries serving their food and wine. With 500 guests mingling and tasting, the festivities were in…

WIN 2 tickets to the Chocolate Dessert & Wine Challenge

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to the Chocolate Dessert & Wine Challenge (value $140) on October 24. Five great dessert wines, paired with five fabulous desserts. John Gerum leads this tasty seminar, educating us on the nuances of pairing bold,…

THE HERITAGE GRILL

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC Tel: 604-759-0819 Web: www.theheritagegrill.com Advice: live music nightly with all sorts of music from jazz to chamber to world. This vibrant restaurant was a delight on a recent visit…

Win 2 Tickets to Italian Winemakers Dinner

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to the Italian Winemakers Dinner and Italian Chocolate (value $280) on October 23. Beyond restaurant & lounge and the West Coast Chocolate Festival have partnered together to host a memorable event this weekend celebrating Italian…

Win Tickets to Martini Night tonight

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to Great Gatsby Martini and Chocolate Evening (value $116) on October 22. The West Coast Chocolate Festival is pleased to present this special Martini & Chocolate evening taking place tonight.  The evening will explore new…

Italian Chocolate & Wine Dinner Saturday Oct 23

Special offer for Vancouver Foodster readers for the remaining tickets to this spectacular event! Buy two tickets to the dinner – save $25… use the discount code TwoTicketBonus http://winemakersdin.eventbrite.com/ Also, every person who buys a ticket to the dinner will…

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