Canadian Culinary Championships Kelowna BC February 2 & 3

Support Olympic Athletes While Sampling Canada’s To Chef’s Dishes at the Canadian Culinary Championships We’ve booked our flights and have sent the interview questions to the chefs competing to get a bit of background information on who is competing at this year’s Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna of February 2 & 3, 2018. Our…

What’s Good This Week – Dine Out Vancouver

What to do for Dine Out Vancouver I started writing my weekly picks and it ended up being so Dine Out Vancouver heavy that I decided to do a whole post on a couple of my ideas. So here’s my Dine Out Vancouver 2018  suggestions and there’s so many choices that I’m not  going to pretend…

What’s Karen Drinking – The Holland House Cocktail

Mixing Up The Holland House Cocktail Our pal Karen is at it again and mixed up The Holland House Cocktail. She’s part Dutch and this drink is in honour of the Dutch side of her family. This drink uses Genever which is a Dutch spirit that is a predecessor to gin and created prior to the…

H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore

Tribute to Howard Hughes Opens at The Westin Bayshore Howard Hughes spent some time a the Westin Bayshore, and while it’s rumoured he stayed mainly hold up in his room, we figure if he was in the right mind space at the time, he would have really enjoyed the lounge named for him. HJU:Z is…

Chef Ned Bell’s Arctic Char

Pan-Seared Arctic Char with Lentils, Parsnips, and Vanilla Vinaigrette We caught up with Chef Ned Bell at Christmas in November where he demonstrated this tasty Arctic Char from his new cookbook, Lure! You can also make this with chicken, he mentioned, as he often does when cooking for his kids as some of them prefer…

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar Updates Its Lunch Menu

Gotham Steakhouse adds delicious new dishes and fresh ingredients I remember going to Gotham Steakhouse for after work drinks after the stock market closed and had many decadent business lunches here back in my finance days, but hadn’t been in for a while. The new menu was a great excuse to remedy this, so we…

What’s Good This Week – January 9 Edition

What to do in Vancouver This Week We are already into week two of 2018 and I’m slowly getting back into the swing of things! Hoping that you are feeling energized and ready to make the most of the year, I need to kick this cold, but my motivation is gradually returning and the Tylenol…

What’s Karen Drinking – The Sidecar

Karen’s Mixing Up The Sidecar This Week The new “What’s Karen Drinking” has been well received by our readers and I eagerly await her next libation! Check out  Karen’s instagram account for more ideas for the home bar. This week she’s mixing up The Side Car Cheers! #whatskarendrinking The Sidecar is a classic cocktail thought to have…