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Archive for the category "food"

Chefs Across the Water June 2014 Recap and Photos

June 18th, 2014 @ 11:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first Chefs Across the Water event of the year at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island took place Monday, June 16th with Chef Chris Stewart of Mission Hill Winery. Chef Stewart arrived on the island from Kelowna to prepare a five course dinner to match wine selections which were decided upon before the menu, […]

Araxi Longtable Series Summer 2014

June 13th, 2014 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A table set for over a hundred, a snow-capped mountain in the background, and the bounty of a valley farm served up by one of the best restaurants in the province — that was our Araxi Longtable experience at North Arm Farm in Pemberton a few summers ago. This year, Whistler-based Araxi Restaurant and Executive […]

World’s Best Food Truck Tour in Vancouver

May 14th, 2014 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Did you know that the World’s Best Food Truck Tour is right here in Vancouver? It’s also one of the top 4 activities in Vancouver on Trip Advisor out of every possible attraction — that’s pretty impressive! Vancouver Foodie Tours invited me on this signature tour to experience the best street eats that the city […]

Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek

April 29th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the morning sun appearing over the hills and illuminating Osoyoos Lake I am still dreaming about the meal Michelle and I enjoyed at Miradoro last night. Recently handed top honours as “Best Winery Restaurant” in the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, Miradoro Restaurant takes the best of BC, and the best of the Okanagan valley, […]

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards: 2014 Winners Announced

April 23rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The winners of the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were announced yesterday during a live awards presentation event at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver. It was the largest year yet for the awards, with winners in 49 categories. Cactus Club Coal Harbour wins Best Downtown. Photo: Alexis Birkill on Flickr Vancouver Magazine Restaurant […]

Best Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver: Chinese Restaurant Awards

March 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have some excellent resources in Vancouver for finding where the best style of cuisine you’re craving might be served up. The Golden Plates and Best of the City provide a wide selection but there are also the Chinese Restaurant Awards, the results of which were released earlier this week. Photo credit: CogitoErgoShoot on Flickr […]

We Heart Local Partnership Program

March 12th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC’s first province-wide We Heart Local Partnership Program is here. It’s the best way to find local food, making it easy for consumers who are looking for local options. The We Heart Local Partnership Program is designed to provide greater consumer recognition for businesses and restaurants across BC offering local products or ingredients. The We […]

Dining in Harrison: River’s Edge and The Copper Room

November 26th, 2013 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best things about living in the Greater Vancouver area is that it’s not hard to find a beautiful location for a quick day trip or weekend getaway. Setting out on Highway 1′s eastbound lanes you’ll find yourself in the lush Fraser Valley surrounded by meandering rivers and streams, scenic pastures, and wildlife […]