Chef Shelome Bouvette From Chicha Peruvian Restaurant Recipe Causa Atun

Recipe for Causa Atun – Whipped Potato Topped With Tuna and Ponzu Dressing Recently my fellow members of Les Dames d’Escoffier,  Your Secret Chef’s Karen Dar Woon and Chicha Restaurant’s Chef Shelome Bouvette, presented a cooking class at the Vancouver Aquarium’s Fin To Tail event. Seafood was donated by Fresh Ideas Start Here owner Jenice Yu,…

What’s Good This Week – July 15th Edition

What To Do In And Around Vancouver This Week I’ve been away on assignment in San Diego and just catching up to what’s happening a little further north. We’re heading to Chicha Restaurant shortly for their BBQ, and tomorrow another BBQ at a friends house celebrating a birthday. Summer is definitely in full swing and…

What’s Good This Week in Vancouver May 23 Edition

Events In And Around Vancouver Hope y’all had a great long weekend if you got one. Michael worked all weekend sadly, as did I, so we stayed in Vancouver, but I did get out for an 8 km run through Shaughnessy on Sunday, took some strolls along West 4th and West Broadway and checked out…

What’s Good This Week April 26 Edition – Vancouver Events

Vancouver Events We Recommend This Week Currently nestled in the Naramata Bench, we are enjoying our stay at Quidni Estate Winery and are very reluctant to leave! We’ve had some great food here and tasted some amazing wine and beer, so stay tuned for a Penticton/Naramata travel edition. We’ll be up in Kelowna for the…

What’s Good This Week In Vancouver – Jan 16

Event and Happenings in Vancouver this week Today is supposedly the most depressing day of the year according to news reports and a survey that landed in my inbox. While this may just be “marketing”, this time of year can be tough, and I am sensing this in myself and those around me as this…

Les Dames d’Escoffier – Holiday Suggestions Part Two

Les Dames d’Escoffier Dish on Holiday Gifts Earlier this week I wrote a little about Les Dames d’Escoffier and what some of our Dames suggested for holiday gifts. Click here for part one, and continue reading for part 2! Dame Mireille Sauve – Dames Wines Earlier this year Dame Mireille Sauve led a fundraising initiative for Les…

Les Dames Dinner Parties – Summerdine August 10

Join Restaurants around BC on August 10 for Summerdine, a Fundraiser for Les Dames d’Escoffier I am a member of a wonderful organization that assists women in the culinary, wine and hospitality industry with scholarships and supports and raises money for Growing Chefs and Project Chef, two programs focused on teaching children about food and…

What’s Good In July

It’s July and Vancouver is hopping! Here’s What’s Good In July in and around our fare city! I can’t believe it’s July already, meaning we are half way through 2016! How’s your year going? I am overdue for a break and will be taking a few days off next week. However, that won’t mean I’m…

​​Chicha Restaurant Peruvian Nikkei Collaboration Dinner Menu

Chicha Restaurant Celebrates with a Peruvian Nikkei Collaboration As part of Vancouver international tequila expo, Chicha Restaurant hosted an exceptional dinner collaboration with Chef Benjamin Berwick of  Stage Wine Bar and Chicha Restaurant’s Chef Shelome Bouvette. Empanadas and Fully Loaded Mussels! Spot Prawn ceviche (spot prawns, sea asparagus, avocado,dashi, agua chile) with  Azunia Platinum Blanco Tequila Snapper Tiradito (snapper, leche…

What’s Good – Restaurant Options for Dine Out Vancouver

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2016 runs from January 15 to 31. Dine Out Vancouver is upon us again and how I wish I could dine out every night and work my way through all the stellar menus. I’ve sussed a few out that look more than worthy of your dining dollar. May see you at…