Work Out And Wine With Road 13 Vineyards

What’s Better Than Some Great Road 13 Vineyards After A Good Punch Out At Turf Not so long ago Turf  (Work Out, Hang Out) opened on Fourth Avenue in Kits. They have all sorts of classes, everything from yoga to boxing, and a great selection of healthy eats, going beyond the ever-prevalent avocado toast (which,…

New Urban Eatery Opens at Cadillac Fairview Pacific Centre

New Urban Eatery provides guests with healthy food offerings, a contemporary space and introduces online pickup service I missed the official opening of this Urban Eatery, but I’m sure my holiday shopping will take me in the vicinity at some point! I initially thought this was a new restaurant, but it turns out it’s the…

The Uncommon Cookie Class: Decorate & Bake

Learn To Decorate Like A Pro With The UnCommon Cafe Cookie Class How are your baking skills?  I do an okay job of baking, but when it comes to icing, my game ain’t so strong. Last year, though, I surprised myself and after a bit of a demo from some more experienced bakers in the…

Chef Alex Chen Wins Gold Medal Plates

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, February 2 to 3, 2018 Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef…

What’s Good This Week in Vancouver – November 13 Edition

What’s On Your Agenda Vancouver? It’s been a busy week! I’ve been on the road at Christmas in November in Jasper, and researching a few other destinations. I’ll be glad to be home in Vancouver for a couple nights tomorrow and then off again to the Okanagan. Here’s a few suggestions for you in the…

EAT! Vancouver Reveals Menu for 2017 Events

Last Chance: Limited Tickets Available For EAT! Vancouver Signature Events The 25th annual EAT! Vancouver is on and we’ve got a sneak peek menu reveal for EAT! Harvest and EAT! Pastry events. Most events are sold out but limited tickets are still available online for a few : http://eat-vancouver.com/ EAT! Harvest (November 10 from 7-10pm): Amanda…

Tricks and Treats in Surrey

Scare Up Some Fun in Surrey This Fall Before All Hallows Eve, you’ve still got time to head out to the farms in Surrey and pick a pumpkin or two, take a ride out to the patch and pick up some delicious veggies for a monstrous feast; there’s even a haunted house or two if…

Gold Medal Plates 2017 – Chef Jeff Park Salted Vine in Squamish

Checking In With Chef Jeff Park Just Before Victoria’s Culinary Championships Chef Jeff Park weighs in on our interview questions. Great restaurant, we visited this summer in Squamish! Tell us a little bit about your restaurant and/or style of cooking. The Salted Vine’s menu focuses on small share plates that place a premium on fresh,…