Molson Canadian Cider Night at PICA

As you know we love to cook, so when Molson invited us down to sample their new cider and learn some new cider-based recipes at PICA, we happily showed up with our aprons on! This is an excellent example of how to promote a product. The cider is refreshing and we got to know more about…

Chefs’ Table Society – Spot Prawn Festival – May 17

The Chefs’ Table Society of BC, in partnership with the Pacific Prawn Fishermen’s Association, and Fisherman’s Wharf, present the 9th annual Spot Prawn Festival May 17. The FREE celebration includes live entertainment, fun activities for children, and free cooking demos by top local chefs. When the boats come in, live, local prawns are for sale at the…

West Coast Spot Prawn Boil Up With Swallowtail

The season is almost over so be sure to grab at this last chance to sample fresh spot prawn’s. Chef Ted Anderson joins Swallowtail Supper Club for a West coast spot prawn boil-up;  BC spot prawns, clams, smoked sausage and lot of other summer goodies will be cooked up in the backyard and delivered to…

Get Your Prawn On at Provence Marinaside

We can’t seem to get enough BC Spot Prawns this year, perhaps because price issues have made them even more precious. However we’d rather eat less than none at all so we are allocating our food dollars accordingly and making room in our schedules for this tasty menu from Provence Marinaside. Chef’s BC Spot Prawn…

Spot Prawns Spotted at Campagnolo and Campagnolo ROMA

At both Campagnolo locations from May 13 until the last Wild BC Spot Prawn’s rears its pinkish head, Chefs Nathan Lowey and Joachim Hayward will present a four-course family feast staring this succulent creature. Start with a BC Spot Prawn boil with spot prawns with house-made sausage and seasonal vegetables. Three more family-style courses follow: pizzas,…

Spot Prawns at YEW seafood+ bar

Once again Chef Bell get’s the jump on the season with a special advanced access dining experience on Thursday, May 8 when YEW will receive the local prawns right off the docks of Granville Island.  They’ll be one of the  first restaurants in Vancouver to serve up these crustaceans. If memory serves me correctly I first met this…

Chefs’ Table Society Boat to Prawn Spot Prawns

Each year at the Spot Prawn Festival, Chefs’ Table Society member chefs from across the Lower Mainland serve you fresh-from-the-boat spot prawns. Tickets to the Spot Prawn Boil are $15 each, or purchase the Brine and Dine combo for a special day out. All proceeds will support the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia. Spot Prawn Festival…

Feast Tofino May 1-25 on the Wild West Coast

During the month of May in the town of Tofino there is more than just the usual tastiness to be had around town. Feast Tofino celebrates local, sustainable fisheries by presenting events with local and regional guest chefs, restaurants, fishermen, foragers and farmers, all of whom celebrate in ‘boat-to-table’ food philosophy and great West Coast times….

Mosaic Bar and Grille Spot Prawn Tasting Menu

Mosaic has happily jumped on the spot prawn trend and Executive Chef Thomas Heinrich has done a spectacular job of showcasing these local Ocean Wise beauties.  The tasting menu is $45 without wine pairings and $65 with more than generous portions.     Chef Heinrich spoiled us with a few extras the first being an gorgeous Spring…

BC Spot Prawns – Spotted Around BC

We’ll collect some BC Spot Prawn dishes from restaurants and home cooks around Vancouver.  Anything to add?  Email me at cassandra at goodlifevancouver dot com. Le Gavroche – FRESH, LOCAL, SEASONAL UNTIL MAY 30TH Spot Prawn Ceviche & Prawn Cracker Sous Vide Chicken Breast stuffed with Spot Prawns & Citrus Vinaigrette Green Apple Souffle LE GAVROCHE…