Chef Alex Chen Wins Gold Medal Plates

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, February 2 to 3, 2018 Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef…

What’s Good This Week – It’s February

What To Do This Week – Just In Case There’s Room in Your Calendar I can’t believe we’ve gone through a whole month of 2017 already! How’s your year been? I’ve got lots of plans and hopes for the year ahead and I’m finding the biggest issue for me is trying to do too much and…

Weekly Goods – Sparkle Gala, Duck, Bingo and Pig

  Welcome to the dreary days of November folks. Sorry to report that there will be rain for a while now. If you are lucky you are booking a sunny escape, or perhaps you’re more of a snow fan and thinking about Christmas in November at the Fairmont in Jasper, where I’ll be next week….

What’s Good This Week July 27

What’s Good This Week in and around Vancouver It’s a little too hot for me these days in Vancouver and I’ve got the fan blasting in my ear in an attempt to remain coolish. This week you might be catching the fireworks, watching some Improv (I’m actually on stage – yikes), eating some Canadian Food…

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…

Interview with Alex Chen Boulevard Restaurant Gold Medal Plates Competitor

Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Victoria on November 19, 2015 to compete in the Gold Medal Plates for the BC spot in the Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna in February.  We’re heading over to check out the event and as a prequil have interviewed the chefs. Here’s the scoop on Alex Chen from Boulevard. Tell us…

Gin-A-Polooza

Vancouver Hosts Canada’s Premier Citywide Gin Celebration From AUG  12th– 26th  Do you love gin? YVR hosts the summer edition of Gin-A-Palooza – Canada’s first-ever, citywide Gincentric Celebration! For two weeks, Vancouverites have the opportunity to navigate the city’s streets visiting participating venues. Please your palates with 30 signature ginspired cocktails; learn fact from fiction about this classic spirit; and,…