Archive for the category "food"

Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards 2011

March 25th, 2011 @ 11:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Georgia Straight’s annual Golden Plate Awards have been announced as Vancouverites voted, in 138 categories, for their favourite places to eat and drink around town. Here are a few highlights for me: Best Richmond Restaurant Tapenade Bistro (Steveston) Best Korean Jang Mo Jib Best Middle Eastern Afghan Horsemen Best Neighbourhood for Restaurants Gastown Best […]

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

March 16th, 2011 @ 9:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I was invited up to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver (at the Southern tip of the Okanagan) to tour their facilities, meet their winemaker, and learn more about their vineyards. While I am very familiar with the brand (and they have also been generous sponsors of the last two Twestival events I have organized) […]

Dining Out for Life 2011

March 10th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Dining Out for Life (“DOFL”) campaign returns this year across North America and in Vancouver it will benefit A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. When you go out to eat at a participating restaurant on March 24th, they will donate 25% of sales to these AIDS service organizations. Sumac Ridge Estate Winery […]

An Afternoon in Steveston, Richmond

February 28th, 2011 @ 12:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the weekend John and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. Since we’ve been on the go so much, we decided to have a mini staycation and ended up staying in Richmond (following our attendance at the Sport BC banquet Thursday night). We had the most amazing room at the River Rock Casino Resort […]

Norwoods Restaurant in Ucluelet

February 25th, 2011 @ 11:15am by John Biehler

The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Once we finished our Zodiac tour of the Broken Group Islands, we headed to dinner at Norwoods on our last night in Ucluelet. We started things off with the ‘local seafood trio’ which included crab chowder, tempura prawns and grilled octopus […]

Loutet Park to Host First North Shore Urban Farm

February 23rd, 2011 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the first urban farm on the North Shore this weekend at Loutet Park. On February 26th from 3:30pm until 4:30pm public are welcome to attend the event that will launch the edible garden project in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Downing Street on Flickr The farm will produce vegetables […]