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…

SoFresh Oat Milk Launches in Canada

Canadian Oats Form the Base of the Newest Milk on the Market – SoFresh Oat Around our house there’s bound to be a few types of milk in our cupboards and fridge. While I have no issue with dairy, it bothers Michael and lots of our guests. There’s also the fact that I forget to…

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Cheater Pumpkin Pecan Pie (I buy the crust) I’ve been making this pumpkin pecan pie instead of pumpkin pie for years now as it’s just far more delish, I’ve never had a complaint on this slight deviation from the norm. Last Thanksgiving I made a vegan pie, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pie ice cream and more,…

Chef’s Table Society Goes Wild For Pink Salmon

Chefs and The BC Salmon Marketing Council for a celebration WILD SALMON Don’t know about you, but we are trying to soak up all the summer we can before fall settles in! There’s been some fantastic outdoor feasts of late and we’re hoping this weather continues as we’ve got more planned, next weekend’s Feast of Fields and…

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,…

Grilled Wagyu Beef from Ken Nakano at Market

Chef Ken Nakano’s decadent take on Steak – Recipe for Slow Grilled Wagyu Beef We’ve been posting a lot about pork lately, but we can’t neglect beef, and we do eat our share of it! We had a delicious wagyu beef recently and when we saw this recipe it reminded us we better get some…

Soy Stained Devilled Eggs and Dungeness Crab – Chef Trevor Bird

Chef Trevor Bird Collaborates With Egg Farmers of Canada For Devilled Eggs Recently we headed to Fable Restaurant for a Canadian Egg Feast with Chef Trevor Bird and wine pairings by Sommelier and co-owner of their sister restaurant, Mission. A most delicious progression of egg dishes were presented including these pretty Soy Stained Eggs. We’ll…