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Aboriginal Potlatch Supper at the CCFCC


Monday, May 30th, 2011 — 11:31am PST
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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


Monday, May 23rd, 2011 — 4:16pm PST
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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 […]

Echo Valley Ranch Resort


Saturday, May 21st, 2011 — 3:07pm PST
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Usually if I’m in a location for more than a day I’ll separate my travel coverage into several posts (such as food, activities, history). However, since I took so many shots at Echo Valley, I thought bit of a photo essay format would be best this trip recap. Sitting on almost 200 acres of forest […]

Howe Sound Brewmaster’s Dinner at Central Bistro


Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 — 10:44am PST
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Central Bistro is quickly becoming a favourite neighbourhood watering hole in the West End so when one of our most-loved breweries, Howe Sound, invited us to the brewmaster’s dinner there last night, we were happy to accept. Chef Robert Erickson, who regularly orchestrates beer pairing dinners, took a selection of five Howe Sound Brewing beers […]

Hapa Umi


Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 — 11:57am PST
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Hapa Umi is now open at 909 West Cordova in Vancouver, looking out over Coal Harbour and Canada Place. It’s the “big sister” restaurant to the beloved Hapa Izakayas around town (on Robson, in Yaletown, and in Kitsilano) that serves up full dinner items that are big enough for one and plenty enough sharing family-style. […]

ART Restaurant at Four Seasons Seattle


Thursday, April 21st, 2011 — 12:13pm PST
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John and I recently treated ourselves to a quick trip South of the border to enjoy a little retail therapy, the tulip festival, and a Mariners game. Thanks to recommendations from my Twitter followers, we ended up staying at the Four Seasons Seattle. The hotel invited us down to ART Restaurant for dinner and three […]