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More Halloween-Themed Boos

I went in search of a few more Halloween worthy booze buys. First up a Shiraz from Fullglass Wines out of Australia where it’s all about the spooky skull label. “A deeply coloured, monster of a wine packed with bold red and black fruit aromas with a touch of licorice and vanilla. The palate is dense […]

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Cornucopia Cellar Door

Cornucopia Cellar Door

Friday, November 7th Whistler Conference Centre – Grand Foyer 8pm – 11 pm Visit every booth knowing that you’re getting the best of the best.  Cellar Door is a smaller, more intimate tasting featuring more than 25 wineries and showcasing more than 100 wines priced at $35 and up per bottle.  Wanting to find wines for that […]

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StreetSmart now in more restaurants and communities in British Columbia 

More people in British Columbia will be able to dine with a conscience and feed the hungry this holiday season with the expansion of StreetSmart Canada. November 1 – December, 2014 So far this year, 23 restaurants in Vancouver have signed up to partner with the charity—giving guests an opportunity to make a donation of a […]

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Food Asset Map Launch & Monthly Potluck at Village Vancouver Main St.

Time: November 4, 2014 from 6pm to 8pmLocation: Little Mountain Neighbourhood HouseStreet: 3981 Main StreetCity/Town: Vancouver Event Description: During next week’s Potluck-Workshop (with Village Vancouver), we will be launching a hard copy and online community Food Asset Map to show what resources are available in our community: affordable food, local and organic food, gardens, bees, honey, apples, workshops, restaurants, etc—with […]

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Siena Mushroom Menu

Siena Mushroom Menu

If you haven’t tried the fall menu at Siena Restaurant at 12th and Granville, you are missing out. The mushroom-themed $24 is on through November. Crimini & Oyster Mushroom Soup  crispy garlic chips, toasted pine nuts or Chanterelles on Brioche  madeira thyme cream, aged balsamico, arugula Grilled Lamb Sirloin & Morels  red wine jus, rosemary and […]

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Whistler’s Cornucopia

Now in its 18th year, Cornucopia’s 11 day calendar is teeming with a diverse selection of events fit for the connoisseur’s palate to those eager to learn. From cooking demonstrations to drink seminars, winery dinners to gala tastings and late-night celebrations – this year’s festival will leave patrons counting down the days until next year. […]

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Hawksworth Restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine Kristian Eligh Wins B.C.’s 2014 Gold Medal Plates

Chef Eligh proved his culinary prowess last night, taking home the gold award at the Victoria 2014 Gold Medal Plates competition held at the Victoria Convention Centre. Chef Eligh went head to head with eight of the province’s finest chefs at the prestigious culinary competition and will now go on to compete at the Canadian […]

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Natural Wine Dinner – Alta Bistro with Sedimentary Wines | Lock and Worth Winery

Natural Wine Dinner – Alta Bistro with Sedimentary Wines | Lock and Worth Winery

Taste some of the Blue Chip natural wine producers of the world with world class cuisine. This select group of winemakers resist fad and fashion and believe in their soil and techniques which allow them to create wines of purity and pure pleasure. Working without chemicals, enzymes, or commercial yeasts to raise wines to showcase […]

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The Family Farm – A Canadian Documentary

As part of the global dialogue on family farming and in conjunction with the UBC Future of Food Global Dialogue Series, the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and the Liu Institute for Global Issues are co-hosting a screening of “The Family Farm.” Canadian documentary film maker Ari Cohen explores the current context and diversity of […]

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