What’s Good This Week – Easter Weekend Special

What To Do in Vancouver for Easter Weekend? Folks I’ve been so wrapped up in wedding thingies and my big weight loss challenge that I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head chopped off! AND yes, they sadly do that and really, so do I. I don’t even think I told you I…

Les Petits Bonheurs Pop-Up Shop At Les Amis

On Saturday July 05, 2014 from Noon to 5pm head to les amis du FROMAGE at 843 East Hastings St. for your weekly cheese rations and pick up dessert at the same time. Les Petits Bonheurs started as a bakery concept between two good friends who share a love of sweets and desserts. They specialise…

Vista D’oro Farms – Pop-Up Preservatory at 843 East Hastings Vancouver

The preserves, chocolate and macarons are perfect for gifts and for entertaining this holiday season! GLV The artisanal preserves and ‘friends’ are the featured attraction at the weeklong Pop-up Preservatory –  until November 24th.  Vista D’oro  chose the location as the ultimate venue with the perfect neighbours – Les Amis du Fromage and just down the road from…

Italian Wine Cheese and Charcuterie with Les Amis – Event Cancelled

Viva Italia Help preserve Vancouver’s history by joining us for an Italian themed stand up cheese and wine tasting. Partial proceeds from the ticket sales will go to support The Vancouver Heritage Foundation. Throughout the evening there will be tastings of cheese, charcuterie, olive oils, hors d’oeuvres, and Italian wines. There will also be a special charity…

Tips for Holiday Entertaining – keeping it simple locally

Click to listen – Foodie Fridays December 2 Now that the holiday season is in full swing, there’s bound to be some parties on your calendar.  If you are entertaining at home, or contributing to the items at friends, there are some great local products that will be sure to impress your guests. Oysters Smoked…

Bacon Jam Throwdown

Join Josh Henderson of Skillet Street Food at his first stop in Vancouver with special guest chefs Karen Barnaby of Fish House in Stanley Park, Jenny Shearman of Au Petit Chavignol and Anthony Sedlak, Foodnetwork host of The Main to sample their original recipes showcasing Skillet Bacon Jam What the heck is the original Bacon Jam? A big…

Walking Tours

Vancouver’s Oldest Neighbourhood Stretch your legs this long weekend and learn more about Vancouver’s rich history with a walking tour hosted by Vancouver House Historian James Johnston. While you are in the neighbourhood, join us for lunch at Au Petit Chavignol after the 1st tour or before the 2nd tour.  Or just drop by for a…

les amis du FROMAGE – Park Royal store to close

Alice and Allison Spurrell, owners of les amis du FROMAGE are announcing today that they will be closing their West Vancouver store located at Park Royal Shopping Center.  The last day of business at that location will be Friday January 14, 2011. “All of us at les amis du FROMAGE would like to take this…

Cheese & Wine 101:With Allison Spurrell & Au Petit Chavignol

In this single session, we will provide a roadmap for matching various cheese types with the wines that best suit them.  We will introduce cheese basics, including milk types, textures, flavours, how to care for and serve fine cheeses.  Then learn about how to approach the wines that you choose to pair with cheese.  Sample…

Vive la France With Allison Spurrell & Au Petit Chavignol

Make room in your schedule for this fantastic cheese tasting where you will explore some of the many regions from France.  This tasting promises to highlight some of the best that France has to offer, and will include some classic cheese pairings with wines from the Alsace, Loire valley and Bordeaux Date: Monday March 07,…