Wild Rice Celebrates Year of the Sheep

February 18 heralds the Year of the Sheep (also called Ram or Goat as the Chinese word is the same for all) or the year 4713 on the Chinese calendar. From February 19 through 22, Wild Rice will mark the occasion with feature dishes that have been created especially for you by Chef Todd. According to Chinese…

CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH BAMBUDDA’S DUMPLING FESTIVAL

Wednesday, Feb 18 to Sunday, Feb 22  There are hundreds of regional cuisines in China, but the mighty dumpling transcends them all, appearing in the festivities of virtually every province and town. In celebration of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Sheep (Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015), Bambudda chef Curtis Luk has created a specially themed dumpling menu…

Bambudda Celebrates New Year

We stopped in to sample some of these treats. Don’t miss the eggplant and duck bao. GLV The Year of the Horse gallops in at Bambudda Gastown’s Nouveau Chinese Restaurant unveils its Chinese New Year menu  (Available Jan. 31 to Feb. 9, 2014) Bambudda owner Ray Loy and Executive Chef Scott Korzack are welcoming Chinese New…

Gung HAGGIS Fat Choy tickets now available

2013 Gung HAGGIS Fat Choy Robbie Burns Chinese New Year – Celebrating BC Scottish and Chinese pioneer culture, history – in music, poetry and culinary fusion New theme for 2013: celebrating Sir James Douglas, the father of BC and first governor in 1858. ~new incentive to buy tickets early: We are going to put a bottle…

Urban Tea Merchant Year of The Dragon Afternoon Tea Service

To honour the Year of the Dragon The Urban Tea Merchant is offering a unique afternoon tea service in their downtown location at 1070 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.   From January 16 – January 31 Chef Michael Batoux has crafted tea infused items, along with some versions of the traditionally served items and there is even…

Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2011 Dinner

January 30, 2011 Contact Firehall Arts Centre: phone 604.689.0926 2011 prices SINGLE TICKET $60 + $5 service charge = $65 Student price is $50 + $4.50 = $54.50 (must show student high school or university ID) Children’s price is $40 + $4.00 = $44 (ages 13 and under). Reservations for tables of 10 $600 +…

HIPPETY HOPPETY INTO A BRIGHT NEW YEAR AT WILD RICE

One ancient Chinese axiom states that if a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing at least twice. Consider New Year’s for instance. There’s the ‘mainstream’ New Year’s Eve held on December 31st – a rather sedate affair by Chinese standards (elegant champagne, a few little noisemakers, steamers and silly hats). Since the idea of…

Wild Rice Chinese New Year

HOLD THAT TIGER WITH ‘GRRRREAT’ CHINESE NEW YEAR’S MENU Vancouverites are lucky people. If we want, we can start each year twice. Don’t like the first six weeks of 2010? Forget them – start all over again with the beginning of the Chinese New Year (4708) on February 13th! This year marks the Year of…