Project Empty Bowl

Great night supporting a wonderful charity was held on June 10th at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel benefiting “A Loving Spoonful”. The event “Project Empty Bowl” raised thousands of dollars from a very successful live and silent auction as well…

WIN 2 Tickets to Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races

Enter to WIN, we are giving away 3 Pairs of tickets ($70 value) to Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races on June 27th. Event takes place at Hastings Park at 1pm. http://www.youtube.com/user/thegatsbysocialclub Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a…

Aluminum Chef Competition June 20

On Sunday, 20 June 2010, Rio Tinto Alcan invites media to come and enjoy the final culinary showdown of this year’s Aluminum Chef Competition at the 2010 Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival.  Headlining this year’s panel of judges is…

Feast of Fields at Wellbrook Winery

The Lower Mainland’s annual outdoor feast will be taking place at the Wellbrook Winery this year. For 15 years, our Lower Mainland Feast of Fields has always been the 1st Sunday after Labour Day…but this year, they are temporarily changing…

TRAMONTO

8811 River Road, Richmond Tel: 604.247.8573 Web: http://www.riverrock.com/dining/tramonto/ Twitter: @Riverrock Advice: Private dining room that comfortably seats 16 guests. Park for free in the casino parkade.  Located upstairs inside the RiverRock Hotel & Casino. I dined here recently with a…

Best Patios with a View

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor or indoor patios that overlook spectacular views. This list represents some of the Best patios in the city with a view. 1) The Teahouse at Ferguson Point, Stanley Park Drive…

Interview with Angie Quaale

Well Seasoned Gourmet| Langley I talked with Angie Quaale who founded Well Seasoned Gourmet at www.wellseasoned.ca as well as the BBQ on the Bypass annual BBQ event. What are the most challenging elements of running a Gourmet Food store? Keeping…

Summertime at The Teahouse

The Teahouse has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Francois Gagnon. A friend joined me as we enjoyed a wonderful dinner tasting some of their new dishes on their summer menu. Ideally on a sunny…

Adesso Bistro Opening

On June 2nd I attended the opening of Adesso Bistro a new Italian restaurant specializing in Ligurian cuisine. The location is one of my favourites for a restaurant in the city, it is a wonderful hideaway well situated in the…

Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch June 27

Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch, Variety – The Children’s Charity’s brand new fundraising event, is bringing together some of BC’s finest chefs in a battle for your taste buds! Mingle with friends as you sample each delicious brunch offering…

Win 2 Tickets Metropolis Wine, Food & Music Festival

Enter to WIN, we are giving away 2 tickets ($80 value) to the Metropolis Wine, Food & Music Festival on June 12th. Event takes place at Metropolis at 7pm. This is a benefit for the Rotary Club of Burnaby-Metrotown. The…

The Maenam 1st Anniversary Party

Great night on June 2nd attending the Maenam 1st Anniversary party, Chef/Owner Angus An was in the kitchen preparing some of his Authentic Thai Appetizers and once they were being passed around to the guests I had a chance to…

Well Seasoned Cooking Class making Salmon

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

Wine Tasting with a Social Twist

On Wednesday May 26th, I attended a fun event that mixed Wine with Social Media. Held at the CBC Audience Lounge in Vancouver and hosted by Tinhorn Creek Winemaker Sandra Oldfield. The MC explained how the evening’s almost like a…

Metropolis Wine, Food & Music Festival June 12

This is a benefit for the Rotary Club of Burnaby-Metrotown. The night will include wine tasting, culinary delights a silent auction, door prizes and musical entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at the customer service booths here at Metropolis at Metrotown….

Township 7 Perfect Pairings July 21

Bradley Cooper, Township 7’s award winning winemaker and educator & Angie Quaale of the Well Seasoned Gourmet, pair up to introduce you to the subtleties of perfect pairing. In the intimate setting of the Township 7’s Langley vineyard, ardent wine enthusiasts…

Project Empty Bowl June 10

When people first come in they register and then select a wrapped bowl that has been generously donated by potters from all over BC. This special one of a kind bowl (theirs to keep) will be used as their eating…

Interview with Sean Heather

Restaurateur | Vancouver What are the most challenging elements of running restaurants? Liquor Laws, staffing, getting a head start on trends before they hit (assuming that they fit your business) food critics (everybody is one these days)…I could go on…

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