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,…

What’s Good October 5 Edition

What to do In Vancouver This Week Oh fall is indeed here and it’s time to sip some great beer and perhaps head out for some turkey. Here’s a couple thing going on this weekend. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Harvest Haus Harvest Haus, runns October 5 – 7 and October 13 – 14, 2017! Over the course…

National Taco Day in Vancouver

Get Your Taco On at Tacofino And Taqueria Yesterday we got ahead of the curve and made our own tacos, a pulled chicken version from Caren McSherry’s newest cookbook in fact. There’s more about that book here. But today is actually the official National Taco Day and Vancouver’s got some great ways to celebrate. Whether…

Craft Beer On The Sea To Sky

Craft Beer Breweries and Ale Houses – Whistler’s Handlebar Cafe and Apres and Squamish’s Back Country Brewing It had been a while since we’d been up to Whistler, although we spent some time in Squamish this summer and did some craft beer exploring there. At the end of August we finally managed to traverse all…

Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine

Tayybeh Syrian Caterers Present A Community Meal in Honour of the Pomegrante Syrian food is full of colour and flavour, much like the stories of the women in the kitchen on the evenings when these Vancouver caterers present their glorious food.  The latest Tayybeh dinner was inspired by the colours, tones, scents, and complex flavours of…

Hand Crafted Spirits On TSN1410 Second Floor With Jason Sauve

Checking In With The Newly Opened Second Floor Eatery and their Blueberry Mojito For the latest Crafted Spirits Show on TSN1410 Joe Leary and I interview Bartender Jason Sauve at Second Floor Eatery + Bar. Second Floor  is a sports bar with a gourmet menu, lots of viewing possibilities and some great bar talent. Stop…

Calming Skin Treatments By Apothekari

Apothekari – Pharmacist Designed and Locally Made When I was getting ready for my wedding, which was exactly five months ago as of tomorrow, I was taking a lot better care of myself and the results were obvious. I was watching what I ate and drank more closely, and working out a ton. I also…

Central Park Farms Dinner At The Farm

A Trip to Abbotsford To Central Park Farms  – Free Range Farming At Its Best There’s nothing better than dinner in the field when the weather is good and the food comes from mere meters away.  We meet the farmers from Central Park Farms earlier in the summer when we dined at Maan Farms and…

What’s Good this Week September 22 Edition

What To Fall Into This Week in Vancouver First day of fall today and not only are there new seasonal items to add to my instastories, but there are so many fall things to eat around the city. This week certainly felt like fall, and it rained like crazy off and on, but that didn’t…