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August 31 Click to Listen
It’s a busy week for foodies!
This week we talk about Passions Gala on Sunday September 9th at the Dr. Peter Aids Center, back to school lunches and breakfasts and a new spot for delicious eats, EAST OF MAIN.
The Passions Gala is a not to miss fundraiser for the Dr. Peter Aids Foundation. Held at the Dr. Peter Center, this evening features Vancouver’s Top Restaurants and Chefs dishing up delights while wines of New Zealand pour sips to match.
Check out Beachside Forno ~ Chambar ~ Cibo ~ CinCin ~ Coast ~ Crave on Main ~ Diva at the Met ~ Fraiche ~ Hapa Izakaya ~ Kale & Nori ~ La Belle Auberge ~ Le Gavroche ~ The Listel Hotel ~ Maenam ~ Market at the Shangri-la ~ Miku/Minami ~ MIX the Bakery ~ The Observatory ~ Oru at the Fairmont Pacific Rim ~ Provence ~ Roaming Dragon ~ Tojo’s ~ Urban Fare ~ West ~ YEW Restaurant. There’s also entertainment and a live and silent auction.
After this weekend it’s time to head back to school and those with kids will be putting some thought into healthy dining and inventing `lunches that won’t be tossed into the trash or traded for chocolate.
Liven up your lunchbox with suggestions from President’s Choice who have just published Back-To-School Insider’s Report®. The report is full of delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas for busy families and New President’s Choice®products
- New! PC®Oven Roasted Turkey Breast: This succulent, extra-lean oven roasted turkey contains no added nitrates, and paired with our PC®Mini Ciabatta Burger Bun, they’re just the thing to make lunch box sandwiches just right for little hands and little appetites!
- New! PC® Club Pack® Appletreet™ Variety Pack (sauces) : Now in a convenient Club Pack® size so you’ll have plenty for packing in daily lunches. Choose from two flavours: apple-mango and apple-strawberry.
Over at Whole Foods, breakfast is on their mind. Be sure to start the day with suggestion from their Healthy Starts Here Program
Try the Simple Scramble
Scramble eggs or tofu with diced frozen vegetables like peppers and kale, or fresh baby spinach and mushrooms. Spoon into whole wheat tortillas with black beans and presto! A mobile breakfast.
Toast frozen 365 Everyday Value® Organic Multigrain Waffles and fold to make a sandwich with your favorite nut butter and 365 Everyday Value® Organic Applesauce or fresh fruit. For healthier twists on traditional favorites try Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes or Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pears as an excited alternative to hash browns.
Vancouver’s restaurant scene just got that much tastier with the opening of East of Main Cafe.
Located just East of Main on 223 East Georgia this flavourful spot is open for lunch, dinner and late night tapas. The restaurant features a wide variety of Mediterranean-style tapas, sandwiches and main courses and has an amzing selection of local craft beers and a diverse menu of classic and innovative cocktails.
All profits from East of Main will go toward Project Limelight, an arts project for children in the Downtown East Side.
If you are going do not miss the Moroccan Meatballs and the Vegetable Strudel.
About Project Limelight:
Project Limelight is offered at no cost to participants and is open to young people aged 8 to 15 in the DTES and surrounding areas. The first month is spent learning skills, techniques and forms of expression, including clowning, creative writing, voice work, movement and improvisation. The following three months are spent rehearsing a full-length theatrical production, leading up to a final performance on a community stage, giving participants the opportunity to showcase everything they have accomplished.