Eggnog Cheesecake With Rum

Eggnog Season Continues With Eggnog Cheesecake You may still have some whipping cream around and maybe a bit of rum, so why not continue the festivities with an eggnog cheesecake? This one has a great rum sauce that adds depth to the already flavourful cheesecake! 200 g digestive biscuits 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 100…

What’s Good This Week – January 5 Edition

What’s Up In Vancouver – Events and Happenings I’d planned on launching into the New Year with new energy and intentions, but as many, I’ve had a nasty cold, so it’s been a bit of a slow start and I’m having to temporarily substitute pajamas for the sports tights I’d planned on wearing. It’s certainly…

Get Happy At Dockside – New Happy Hour Menu

Happy Hour Features at Dockside Restaurant Seven Days a Week We stopped in to try the new fall menu at Dockside in October and loved the lamb shank pictured above, as well as many other dishes, and also returned in November on our way to Vancouver Theatresports for pre-theatre snacks including flatbread and calamari. The…

Mara Jernigan Joins Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Add Culinary Talent To The Team We just returned from the Okanagan, and didn’t get a chance to visit Summerhill Pyramid Winery this trip, but once we read our email this morning and received news that Chef Mara Jernigan has joined the winery, we are certainly going to make sure we get…

What’s Karen Drinking – The Clover Club

Karen’s Mixing Up The Clover Club This Week “What’s Karen Drinking” has been a successful addition to GLV and we’re going to continue it on into 2018! Check out  Karen’s instagram account for more festive libations. This week she’s mixing up The Clover Club and added some festive sugared raspberries as garnish! Cheers! #whatskarendrinking The Clover Club…

Last Minute Vancouver New Year’s Suggestions

No Vancouver New Year’s Plans Yet? Check Out These Spots How have y’all been through the holidays? I’ve found it hard to come back to Vancouver after having so much going on in Kelowna and have been a bit down, and now have a cold! I’ll rally though as I always do, but we still…

Nutcracker Tea At Trump Champagne Lounge

Creative Pastries, Scones and Fancy Sandwiches at the Nutcracker Tea at Trump While Toronto has changed the name of it’s Trump Hotel, Vancouver’s Arthur Erickson-designed 63-storey tour still bears the controversial name. It was developed, Holborn Group, and not run by the Trump family, so, despite my extreme dislike for Trump and his “policies and views”,,…

Last Minute Holiday Recipes – Quickies From Presidents Choice Part 2

Antipasto Misto, Pomegranate Punch and Chocolate Orange Bread Brioche It’s not too late to nip out and get a few more things to make your holiday table even more festive! We’re running around Kelowna under instructions from the family to pick up a few more ingredients for dinner tonight and we’re already wishing our family…

Gifts For Her

Gifts For The Gals In Your Life It’s only a few more sleeps until Christmas, but there’s still some time to shop, right? I was thinking I’d throw out a few suggestions for the more feminine on your list. I’ve tested out most of these items, so they come highly recommended and GLV approved. Here’s…