Tag: Ocean Wise

Wine for Waves

On April 26th I attended a food and wine pairing tasting that not only featured a large selection of wineries from all over the Naramata Bench area, it also featured a selection Naramata region restaurants.  The Four Seasons Vancouver Hotel…

Halibut Dinner at Kitsilano Daily Kitchen

Halibut season is in full swing, last week I visited Kitsilano Daily Kitchen for the 2nd year in a row during opening weekend to taste their Ocean Wise Pacific Halibut creations. Chef Brian Fowke is the creative mastermind behind Kitsilano…

Wine for Waves on April 26

Enjoy the best of the Naramata Bench wineries while sampling tantalizing culinary offerings with partners such as YEW restaurant + bar; and the Naramata Bench’s own Hillside Winery Bistro, Lake Breeze Vineyards The Patio restaurant, Red Rooster’s P. INC. restaurant,…

GOTHAM STEAKHOUSE

615 Seymour Street  Vancouver Tel: 604-605-8282 Web: http://www.gothamsteakhouse.com/ Twitter: @GothamVancouver Advice: Reservations suggested, sit on the hidden patio. Establishment is one of the best words to describe this well-known steakhouse with its high ceilings, elegant wood paneling throughout, comfy chairs…

Spring Menu Tasting at Earls

Last week I was invited to a media tasting at Earls to try some of the new dishes on their spring menu! 1st dish: Albacore Tuna Poke Nachos | crisp togarashi wontons, tuna, cucumber, avocado and tomato poke, spicy mango coulis,…

FABLE KITCHEN

1944 West 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel 604-732-1322 Web: www.fablekitchen.ca Twitter: @fablekitchen Advice: Reserve in advance for the Chefs Table. Tasting menu offered most nights. After spending the afternoon at Vista d’ Oro Farms, I thought it would be apropos to…

THE UNION BAR

219 Union Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3230 Web:  http://theunionbar.ca/ Twitter: @TheUnionBar Advice: No reservations. In this stylish room, this is a South East Asian eatery with a very hip look and feel. Located at the entrance of Chinatown, you will find…

Celebrating Halibut Season

Halibut season is in full swing, last week I visited some local restaurants to taste their Ocean Wise Paciifc Halibut creations. I started off with a visit to Kitsilano Daily Kitchen where Chef Brian Fowke has been offering nightly halibut…

2011 Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown

The 4th Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 23rd. This event saw a packed house sampling many or all of the twelve chowders from BC’s…

DIVA AT THE MET

645 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-602-7788 http://www.metropolitan.com/diva/about_diva.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Offers tasting menus. Located inside the Metropolitan Hotel. Over the years I had dined on weekend breakfasts at Diva, a couple weeks ago I followed one of my favourite…

Fall Menu Tasting at Earls

Last week I was invited to Earls for dinner to taste some of Product Development Chef Reuben Major’s new dishes on their fall menu! All of the dishes in the 5 course tasting menu were new additions. 1st dish: Potato…

Chef Meets Grape

Last night I attended Chef meets Grape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food with 75 BC wineries sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top Ocean Wise partner restaurants. Each…

ChefmeetsGrape September 22

ChefmeetsGrape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food, is once again coming to Vancouver! On Thursday, September 22, 75 BC wineries will be sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top…

HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-673-7000 Web: http://www.hawksworthrestaurant.com/ Twitter: @hawksworthrest Advice: the restaurant is located inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia and advance reservations are recommended. The star attraction at Hawksworth is the cooking from notable Chef David Hawksworth whom…

CARDERO’S

1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver Tel: 604.669.7666 Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/carderos0experience.aspx Twitter: @carderos_van Advice: Make an advance reservation and request a window table or a spot on the patio. Located in Coal Harbour on the water with one of the most spectacular…

BLUE CANOE RESTAURANT

140 – 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-275-7811 Web: www.bluecanoerestaurant.com Twitter: @bluecanoeresto Advice: has an extensive craft beer list, beer pairings can be added to your meal for an additional cost. Tasters of beers ranged in price by the type…

LOBBY RESTAURANT

138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver Tel: 604-986-7437 Web: http://pinnaclepierhotel.com/the_lobby.html Twitter: @PinnaclePier Advice: Located inside the Pinnacle Pier Hotel. Overlooking Burrard inlet and the downtown Vancouver skyline, my friend Meena joined me for dinner and we were delighted with the…

Commune Cafe Tasting

Recently I attended a media tasting at Commune Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Commune Café previously. Commune Cafe has expanded its service and is now…

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