Archive for the category "food"

Tulalip Bay Restaurant at Tulalip Resort and Casino


Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 — 11:05am PDT
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A few years ago, after a mind-melting culinary experience, John and I began to keep an unwritten list of some of our favourite and most memorable dining adventures. Unfortunately he’s never joined me at Tulalip Bay Restaurant but it quickly snuck its way onto my list. Tucked away at inside the resort casino off the […]

Beerthirst American IPA Dinner at Ensemble Tap


Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 — 11:49am PDT
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Last week Beerthirst, an independent agent of craft beer, hosted a pairing dinner at Ensemble Tap in downtown Vancouver. A fan of a good beer pairing dinner, John and I signed up for the event that featured four courses with four American IPAs. I had been to Ensemble Tap before for events but never to […]

Slow Food Cycle Farm Tour in Agassiz


Sunday, July 29th, 2012 — 10:16am PDT
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Our local Slow Food chapter, part of an international organization that has built a network of small-scale sustainable farmers, recently hosted a cycle tour of participating farms in Agassiz, BC. Slow Food (as opposed to fast food) is farm-to-table, supporting local growers. We had spent the night at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, about 90 […]

PopUpPatio at the Westin Grand


Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 — 11:19am PDT
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Sitting in the sunshine on the steps at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library or marching down to a Whitecaps game at BC Place you may not know that a few storeys above the intersection of Homer and Robson lies a hidden patio. Perched next to the pool at the Westin Grand, #PopUpPatio […]

Japadog Eating Contest at YVR Airport


Monday, July 23rd, 2012 — 9:22am PDT
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Japadog has become a quintessential Vancouver food cart that even has Hollywood and Food Network celebrities lining up next to their street-side carts. They’ll be hosting their first eating competition at Vancouver International Airport next month and everyone is welcome to sign up for the challenge. Photo source: YVR Airport Blog What Japadog eating contest, […]