Passions – The Hottest Event on the Culinary Calendar

On Sunday, September 20th from 6:00-9:00PM, the Dr. Peter Centre West End (1110 Comox Street, Vancouver) will host the 6th Annual Passions – A benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. Emceed by Global TV’s Sophie Lui and consisting of 19 top Vancouver Chefs, a steady flow of wine and live and silent auction items…

$6 Wine = Deal of the Summer

Pampas del Sur Chardonnay / Torrontes Mendoza Argentina 2008 $6.30/bottle FROM KITS WINE CELLAR: The Deal: To make this as inexpensive as we can we are only selling this wine by the case (12 bottles). It costs $7 per bottle minus our usual 10% for buying a case. That makes this an amazing $6.30 per…

Outstanding in the Field returns to British Columbia for feasts at the farm

July dinners planned at UBC Farm in Vancouver and North Arm Farm in Pemberton Valley near Whistler Outstanding in the Field, a group of culinary vagabonds who stage white-tablecloth dinners in farm fields across North America, is coming once again to Vancouver’s UBC Farm. The group also will visit the Whistler area for a dinner…

2003 Morning Bay Cabernet Sauvignon

This bold red is sourced from the Black Sage Bench in the Okanagan Valley, a spot well known for superior production of Cab Sauv.  Blackberry, plum, tobacco leaf and cigar box notes.  Tannins have softened.  Ready to drink with a big juicy steak, or mini steak burger (perhaps Morton’s filet mignon?).  Available in private liquor…

New Morton’s The Cookbook to benefit Vancouver Food Bank

The solid elegance of a mahogany-paneled room with spacious leather booths, classic white tablecloths, subdued lighting, warm brickwork, and walls adorned with celebrity photographs. While you may not be able to create the ambiance that makes Morton’s The Steakhouse famous around the world, you can now recreate many of its most famous recipes right at…

Morton’s Update

Morton’s may not be the first place that you think of on hot summer days, but if you’re a steak and seafood lover, it can be a great place to escape the heat on those hot days. Stop in for some filet mignon steak sandwiches and a glass or two of vino, or stay for…

June 17 – The Good Life on the Jenn and Joe show

This week on The Good Life we talk to Joshua Snyder, the GM for Mortons Vancouver. He’ll update us on the new Morton’s cookbook, talk grilling and tell us about the Father’s Day specials at the restaurant. I’m hoping to sample some of the filet mignon sandwiches with the Morning Bay Cabernet Sauvignon. Listen live…

db Welcomes Douro Wines

DOURO VALLEY, PORTUGAL – GORGEOUS QUINTA WINES MADE BY THE CELEBRATED DOURO BOYS db WELCOMES SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER PAUL WATKIN OF THE SEACOVE GROUP, INC Inspired dishes prepared by Chef de Cuisine Stephane Istel – five courses, including: • Welcome Reception: Chef Istel’s traditional Alsatian Tarte Flambe, Cremant d’Alsace • Duo of Quail, Ballotine and…

Wild BC SOCKEYE SALMON is Coming Soon … so ask for it by name!

To the delight of all salmon lovers, the first fresh sockeye salmon of the season is coming soon! In fact, the first commercial sockeye fishery is scheduled to open on Tuesday, June 16th just north of Prince Rupert, BC as part of the Nass River run providing consumers with some of the best salmon around…

The Sylvia, Desert Hills and Posh Pals Cancer Fundraiser

The Sylvia restaurant, Desert Hills Winery & Granville Island Beer are participating in an event with a group of ladies called the Posh Pals in their effort to raise $10 000 for the Weekend to End Breast Cancer Fundraiser. The cocktail style event is being held in our dining room on Thursday June 25th from…