What’s Good September 13 Edition

What’s Should Be On Your Agenda This Week How’s your September going? There’s a certain crispness in the air and signs of fall are rapidly appearing around here and I’m not sure whether to wear a sundress or a sweater these days.  Although I’m usually at a loss when if comes to fashion, though. We…

Hand Crafted Spirits on TSN140 – Dylan Williams at H2 Rotisserie & Bar

Tiki-themed and Classic Cocktails at The Westin Bayshore’s H2 For the latest Crafted Spirits Show on TSN1410 I interview Dylan Williams over some well-designed cocktails and happy hour eats at the newly opened H2 Rotisserie & Bar in the Westin Bayshore Hotel. Trader Vic’s was one of my favourite stops in the city back in the…

What’s Good August 28th Edition

What Should be on your Agenda It’s the last week of August, which always seems scary, but I’m feeling kind of ready for the upcoming season. How about you? Fretting that it’s the last days of summer in Vancouver, or full into the fall!? I’m getting my finances organized, back working out intensely, cooking lots…

Explore BC – Kamloops, Boldly Unscripted

Spotlight on Kamloops – Where to Eat, Drink, Spa and….Swing We’ve been traveling around British Columbia a fair bit this summer and one of the highlights has to be my trip to Kamloops. I’ve been to this city a few times in the past year or so, initially on my way to Sun Peaks as…

Let’s Go To The PNE – PNE Food Touring

PNE Food – Venturing Outside the Comfort Zone There’s still time to catch the fun at the PNE (lots of great bands still to play too!) and there’s definitely some PNE Food you’ll not want to miss, and perhaps some that you may find just a wee bit iffy. Michael had work off last Wednesday,…

Harvest Box Fundraiser For Venezuelan Children – Blue House Organics

Pemberton’s Blue House Organics and Vancouver’s Cacao Restaurant Raise Funds For Venezuelan Children’s Hospital We don’t need much incentive to purchase farm fresh vegetables, but when we hear we can support a local farm, while assisting hungry children further afield, we’re even more motivated. This summer and through the harvest season Blue House Organics from Pemberton, B.C.,…

Chef Shelome Bouvette From Chicha Peruvian Restaurant Recipe Causa Atun

Recipe for Causa Atun – Whipped Potato Topped With Tuna and Ponzu Dressing Recently my fellow members of Les Dames d’Escoffier,  Your Secret Chef’s Karen Dar Woon and Chicha Restaurant’s Chef Shelome Bouvette, presented a cooking class at the Vancouver Aquarium’s Fin To Tail event. Seafood was donated by Fresh Ideas Start Here owner Jenice Yu,…

What’s Good August 17 Edition

What We Are Recommending This August! Summer Fun. It’s been a busy week so far and it’s only Thursday.  Already we’ve been out to Langley to Central Park Farms to explore sustainably raised meat on the farm cooked by Chef Adrian Beaty,  dined aboard a yacht as a fundraiser for Les Dames d’Escoffier and managed to…

Noodlebox Canada Launches Guest Feature Series

Noodlebox Pairs With Food Gays, Julie Van Rosendaal and Dreena Burton This August Noodlebox Canada has launched a guest feature recipe series with three innovative recipe creators to showcase  each of their dishes, one available for a week-long run this August.  My pals the Food Gays were asked to collaborate and you can scroll down…

What’s Good August 11th Edition

What To Do In Vancouver This Week of August Hard to believe we are hard into the second week of August. Summer’s been good to us so far, but it’s flying by and this smoky haze we have hanging over us is putting a bit of a damper on what would have otherwise been some…