Les Dames d’Escoffier Present Summerdine – August 16th

Dinner by the Province’s Best Chefs – Les Dames Summerdine Fundraiser Supports Women’s Education, Project Chef and Growing Chefs  I’m part of this amazing organization and each year we present a dinner party across the province created by our region’s top chefs. This year it’ Wednesday, August 16th when Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames…

Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Festival

Okanagan hails the delicious, delightful return of Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Festival, May 5 – 7 We just returned from the Osoyoos Oyster Festival and had a marvelous time, and they just don’t seem to stop the party down there! Next up is Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Fest on May 5 – 7 and we are wondering…

Celebrate Spring at the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, April 19-23

We’re Planning Our Annual Trek to Osoyoos For the Osoyoos Oyster Festival No there are not oysters grown right in Osoyoos, but that didn’t stop the founders of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, from having a vision to give weary oyster farmers a break from the coast and locals and visiting oyster aficionados something to slurp…

What’s Good This Week April 26

Events in Vancouver We’re back from our Okanagan getaway and seem to have brought the sun back with us! Perfect weather to check out indoor and outdoor events in Vancouver! The Greasy Spoon Vol 14. Featuring Trevor Bird from Fable Kitchen – April 26 An evening affair that will defy your preconceptions of diner food!The…

Canadian Culinary Championships

The 2016 Canadian Culinary Championships presented is taking place in Kelowna, BC February 5-6, 2016. We’ll be  up in Kelowna for this (wouldn’t miss it) and are interviewing the chefs prior and will share post coverage on BC Living Magazine. We’ve just been told there are very limited tickets left. Pictures are from the BC Competition…

Les Dames Summerdine – A Few Seats Left + Online Auction

On Wednesday, August 12th join Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine . This fundraiser takes place at thirty different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. While most venues are sold out, seats in Vancouver can still be bought at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, where Chef Jennifer Peters of Nextjen…

BC Pinot Noir Celebration

August 22, 2015 3:00pm – 11:00pm The 3rd annual British Columbia Pinot Noir Celebration is a celebration that aims to bring together passionate Pinot Noir producers in the province in an interactive and fun atmosphere – giving guests an intimate experience with our winemakers and winery principals whilst building education and excitement about BC Pinot Noir. …

Similkameen BBQ King

July 11th is the Similkameen BBQ King celebration. Enjoy an extraordinary evening with award-winning wines from Similkameen wineries and cider members and dishes from the distinguished chefs who are vying for the title of Similkameen BBQ King 2015. This truly unique Similkameen wine and food experience is a competition where  featured chefs will create unique dishes for…

Eat.Drink.Watch.Discuss

Hosted by FarmFolk CityFolk, in partnership with Slow Food Okanagan and Okanagan College’s Culinary Foods Program, Food Flicks: Spring Edition, is a new event which aims to entertain and engage with inspiring films, insightful conversation and delicious food. On June 10th – Celebrate the Bees – with honey-themed nibbles (from Culinary Arts Students), honey wine…

Vancouver and Kelowna GARAGISTE Wine Parties

JOIN THE GARAGISTE WINE PARTY!  In 2015 the coolest winemakers are hitting are the road! Festivals scheduled in Vancouver & Kelowna! After the huge success of their inaugural SOLD OUT Festival last September at Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls, Garagiste North has planned two Festivals this year! The first of its kind in Canada, ‘Garagiste North’ (The…