Archive for the category "food"

Where to Pick Strawberries

July 8th, 2011 @ 3:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year when fresh locally-grown berries are ready for picking and adding to your salads, cereal, yogurt, desserts, smoothies, and just about anything else. Here in Vancouver, we’re lucky to be in such close proximity to the Fraser Valley region where strawberries are currently at their peak. Video by: Fraser Valley Strawberry […]

Wild Garlic on Denman

July 3rd, 2011 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’ve lived in the West End for almost six years and it wasn’t until a few months ago that we discovered the gem that is Wild Garlic. The entrance is sometimes tucked behind those waiting in line for Kintaro Ramen next door (another must-try place), but once you find that door and enter the cozy […]

Red Fish Blue Fish Victoria

June 7th, 2011 @ 7:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are many options for fish and chips in Victoria, from brew pubs to float-through windows at Fisherman’s Wharf – and I’ve explored most of them. Red Fish Blue Fish has been at the top of my list since Karen Hamilton told me about it years ago and this past weekend I was finally able […]

Aboriginal Potlatch Supper at the CCFCC

May 30th, 2011 @ 11:31am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: Chef Ben GenailleGood Life Vancouver The Canadian Culinary Federation’s Conference is coming to Vancouver in June bringing with it some of the country’s top chefs and culinary masterminds over the course of 8 days. One event at the CFCC is the Aboriginal Potlatch Supper taking place June 13th at Vancouver Community College that will […]

Our Weekend at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island

May 23rd, 2011 @ 4:16pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Following a quick pit-stop at home to sleep and re-pack after a trip to the Cariboo, John and I were off to Salt Spring Island for the weekend. This member of the Gulf Island chain in the Georgia Strait, between Vancouver Island and the mainland of BC, is a favourite destination of ours (that we […]