What’s Good This Week February 7

Vancouver Events and Happenings I’ve been up at Kelowna Gold Medal Plates Culinary Championships this past weekend and was so impressed with the chefs and all their hard work, and have to give a big shout out to all the Okanagan college culinary students and recent grads who assisted them. What an hard working group…

TOJO AND FRIENDS FUNDRAISE FOR JAPAN

An Evening To Benefit The Canadian Red Cross Take a group of compassionate chefs and talented bartenders, add a splash or two of Canada’s top entertainers and it’s a special evening of fundraising on behalf of those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan’s northern regions. Join Tojo-san as he brings together a culinary…

Fundraising for Growing Chefs

RESTAURANTS RAISE ‘SEED MONEY’ – ONE DOLLAR AT A TIME Nowadays one dollar, a Loonie, doesn’t seem to buy much – not even a cup of coffee or a litre of milk. You can’t feed anyone for $1… or can you? You might want to re-think that assumption. For the entire month of June, several…

Chefs Across the Water at Hastings House – Various Dates

Hastings House Country House Hotel and Dining Room on Salt Spring Island is excited to introduce our new guest chef program—Chefs Across the Water. Designed to build connections among British Columbia’s fine dining establishments and to highlight the incredible bounty of the region’s produce, Chefs Across the Water invites distinguished BC chefs to participate in…

Vancouver Restaurant Awards 2010

From Van Mag….Our panel of 19 experts judged scores of rooms to determine the best restaurants in and around Vancouver. They recognized both established rooms and upstarts that have made a virtue of the new economy Our panel of 19 experts judged scores of rooms to determine the best restaurants in and around Vancouver. They…

Bishops for New Year’s Eve

You dread the obligatory buffet at Aunt Vera’s with its perennially over-cooked roast and boiled-to-death carrots – it’s a family tradition after all and it would hurt her feelings to try to change things. Next is the neighbourhood get-together where Mrs. G. will expect you to eat generous helpings of her ‘famed’ bean dip, Ms….

Bishop’s at Thanksgiving

Bishop’s will be offering a special 3-course Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings for only $55 on Sunday and Monday. Their regular menu will also be available. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made on line at www.bishopsonline.com or by calling 604-738-2025. Bishop’s Thanksgiving Prix Fixe Menu. White Chanterelle Mushroom Soup fresh dill seed and…

The Good Life July 29

This week on The Good Life head to Kits to check out happenings at Mon Bella (perfect stop for before or after fireworks), try some Unoaked Chardonnay from Desert Hills and check out events to keep your mind off the heat. [podcast]http://69.89.27.205/~goodlig4/oldsite/wp-content/uploads/Cassandra-Anderton-July-29.mp3[/podcast] Listen live at 4:15 pm on Wednesdays on the Joe Leary show at…

John Bishop’s Okanagan Wine Tour

JOHN BISHOP LEADS TOUR WITH HEART (Vancouver, BC) – It’s a proven medical fact that sipping a moderate amount of red wine is good for your heart – it helps to reduce the amount of ‘bad cholesterol.’ The French have known for centuries that red wine is good for you – they aren’t concerned about…

Outstanding in the Field at UBC

UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC Sunday, July 19th, 2009 Host Farmer: Mark Bomford and Amy Frye, UBC Farm Guest Chef: Andrea Carlson, Bishops, Vancouver Price: $200 CAD Time: 4:00 pm Dinner Description Our fifth visit, we once again bring the table to beautiful UBC farm in Vancouver, British Columbia. A diverse urban farm surrounded by dense…