What’s Good This Week in Vancouver Version 2017.0

What to do in Vancouver this week of January 2017 Is it just me or does it seem like the new year really starts in the second week of January? Last week wasn’t bad, it’s not like I ate a dozen donuts in one seating, I actually had some great gal pal time  and even…

Les Dames Summerdine – A Few Seats Left + Online Auction

On Wednesday, August 12th join Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine . This fundraiser takes place at thirty different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. While most venues are sold out, seats in Vancouver can still be bought at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, where Chef Jennifer Peters of Nextjen…

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…

Where to Ring in 2014 – Vancouver

Now that we’ve almost got Christmas out of the way, it is time to think about New Year’s Eve plans.  While I have spent the last few years at home (don’t worry not ALONE) there’s a few spots that are VERY tempting and I may just hit the town this year (WATCH OUT).  Here’s a…

Wild Rice New West Celebrates 2 Years

Congratulations to Wild Rice of their 2nd year!  This party promises to be tasty and charitable as $5 of each dinner goes to the BCHF. – GLV Saturday, November 16 – New West’s 2nd Anniversary Party: Join us for a special evening as we celebrate our 2nd anniversary. It’s been an amazing two years. Every…

News from Wild Rice

Summer is finally here!! Daily Drink Specials at both Wild Rice locations!!! ALL SUMMER LONG: Both Wild Rice locations will run daily cocktail specials for $5 all summer long. Also, Wild Rice New Westminster will have a different $5 rotating beer tap every week! Pop-in to see what they are pouring! New Westminster Wednesday July 11:…

Dinner at Wild Rice – Music at Dr. Sun Yat Sen

DINNER + CONCERT = AN ENCHANTED EVENING Enchanted Evenings Dinner Packages are back for a summer of dining and musical pleasure. Offered in conjunction with Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden’s Enchanted Evenings Concert Series, the public can book a pre-concert dinner at Wild Rice (Pender St. location) followed by an evening of music…

Pacific Breeze Wine Maker’s Dinner

Tuesday April 17th at 6:30PM: Frank Gregus of Pacific Breeze and the team of Wild Rice New Westminister have colloborated together for an amazing multi-course dinner with amazing wine pairings! Dinner will start with an amuse of pan-seared qualicum bay scallops, with five-spiced bacon, and cauliflower puree; paired with Pacific Breeze Pinot Gris first course – kabocha squash…

Cooking Classes at Wild Rice New Westminster

April – Shellfish-themed cooking classes Mondays’ the 16th, 23rd, and 30th: Executive Chef Todd Bright will start off the class by showing everyone how to shuck kusshi oysters and easily make your own red vinagrette to go with it. Second course will be pork and scallop steam buns with a dungeness crab aioli, followed by sidestrimp…

Social Dining Comes to Wild Rice Downtown

“We’ve always served our dishes family-style,” says Wild Rice owner Andrew Wong. “The plates come out of the kitchen as they are prepared and placed on the table for everyone to share. Creating a ‘social dining experience’ is a logical extension,” says Mr. Wong of the new Communal Dinners coming to Wild Rice’s downtown Vancouver…