Archive for the category "food"

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 — 9:40am PST
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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

Thursday, March 10th, 2011 — 9:45am PST
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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

Monday, February 28th, 2011 — 12:56pm PST
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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

Friday, February 25th, 2011 — 11:15am PST
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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

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 — 10:20am PST
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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 […]

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 — 1:10pm PST
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The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for After driving for a number of hours from Courtenay, our tour pulled up to the beautiful Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet. I didn’t quite know what to expect before arriving but when we did, we were all awestruck by the […]