Archive for the category "food"

Where to Pick Blueberries

Monday, August 8th, 2011 — 9:20am PDT
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They may be late but they’re just as sweet. BC fresh blueberries are now in season, after a soggy start to summer, and are ready for picking this month. After publishing my “Where to Pick Strawberries” post I received some great feedback and decided to include more Richmond and Delta farms for the blueberry guide […]

Araxi Longtable Series, Win Tickets

Thursday, August 4th, 2011 — 3:13pm PDT
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Araxi Restaurant, a star of Whistler’s restaurant scene, is hosting the Araxi Longtable series at North Arm Farm in Pemberton August 27 and September 11, 2011. A “longtable” meal is exactly what it sounds like – a meal served to a large group at a long table – but this this series will also see […]

Langley Circle Farm Tour

Friday, July 15th, 2011 — 10:44am PDT
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My first Circle Farm Tour was two years ago in Harrison Mills and Agassiz and yesterday I was able to complete another thanks to Tourism Langley. The concept behind the Circle Farm Tour is simple; it’s a self-guided road map with around a dozen locations for you to visit. What all of the stops have […]

Where to Pick Strawberries

Friday, July 8th, 2011 — 3:00pm PDT
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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

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 — 11:24am PDT
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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

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 — 7:23pm PDT
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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 […]