Grilled Wagyu Beef from Ken Nakano at Market

Chef Ken Nakano’s decadent take on Steak – Recipe for Slow Grilled Wagyu Beef We’ve been posting a lot about pork lately, but we can’t neglect beef, and we do eat our share of it! We had a delicious wagyu beef recently and when we saw this recipe it reminded us we better get some…

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…

Xi Shi Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea

Chinese New Year may have come and gone, but until March 13, 2014 you can still enjoy afternoon tea at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver’s Xi Shi Lounge. We love the modern lounge of Xi Shi and their Blue Willow China set; hanging out there on a rainy afternoon just feels right. The hotel has switched…

Film Feast: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

EVENT ALERT! Presented by Shangri-la Hotel, Vancouver and Market Blue Moon Theatre, Shangri-la Hotel, 1128 West Georgia January 22 SOLDOUT , 28 SOLDOUT, 29 $58 5:00pm Cocktail, 5:30pm Screening, 7:00pm dinner Grab your gourmet popcorn and your seat, and join the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver on a culinary journey to Japan with this inspired take on…

Arabian Nights at Shangri-La – Tea Time

Until January 5, 2014 afternoon tea with an Arabian twist is being served in the Xi-Shi Lounge at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver.  Skip lunch and feast instead on the sandwiches, scones and sweets offered at afternoon tea; it’s just so civilized. The hotel lobby bar, where the tea is served, is especially appealing right now…

Arabian Nights at Shangri-La Hotel

At the Shangri-La Hotel they’ve turned Xi Shi Lounge into an Arabian paradise until January 5, 2014.  Sip signature cocktails, enjoy live music and dance and wander through the Merchants Market at the hotel. Menu items include hummus, baba ghanooj, homemade pickles and spice-marinated olives, as well as falafel, tabboulleh salad, lamb kibbeh, and halloumi…

Cook Hall at Market Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver

Until month end (October 2013) MARKET by Jean-Georges is featuring a southern influenced gastpub menu inspired by the hotel’s Atlanta location’s restaurant – Cook Hall. Atlanta chef David Gross stopped by for a few days to properly school Chef Montgomery Lau and his kitchen staff with tips for creating this interesting menu. This is a menu…

MARKET at Shangri-La Hotel Brunch

Every second Sunday from May 19- September 22nd MARKET BY JEAN-GEORGES at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver hosts a farmers market along with an exceptionally local and farmer-driven brunch featuring ingredients from the market.  At the market you’ll find baked goods, greens, fruit spreads and olive oil, and if you are lucky Erin Ireland’s amazing It’s…

Shangri-La Vancouver Sparkles This Holiday Season

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver Sparkles This Holiday Season with a New Christmas Market, Festive Music, Ceremonial Tree Lighting and More City’s five-diamond hotel set to make memories with fresh traditions. Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver adds a glistening array of new festive activities to the city’s holiday season starting on Sunday, 2 December 2012, with its debut Christmas Market…