Archive for the category "food"

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 […]

Echo Valley Ranch Resort

May 21st, 2011 @ 3:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

May 11th, 2011 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

May 4th, 2011 @ 11:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]