Fraser Valley Food Show 2016 April 1-3

This weekend is the 8th Annual Fraser Valley Food Show 2016 taking place at the Tradex in Abbotsford. The show features over 120 exhibitors, 3 demonstration stages, a Cheese Seminar area, the Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition on Saturday, and a Gluten-free Living Show. New this year to the Show is an Edible Garden and Spring Craft Market. I had the…

One size fits all with Steam Whistle St-Paddy’s ½ L Boot #CONTEST

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to celebrate the way the Irish do: with good food and of course, good beer. Steam Whistle Brewing, makers of Canada’s Pilsner, are bringing out the Irish spirit with their ½ L glass Leprechaun Boot now available in locations across British Columbia! Find the pint-of-gold…

Brewmasters Dinner Partnership with ARC Dining and Parallel 49 Brewing

Parallel 49’s Head Process Engineer and Brewmaster Graham With has an amazing set of skills. He combines a Bachelors of Applied Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering with the art and skill of crafting unique and innovative beers that are designed to pair perfectly with Chef Alessandro Vianello’s delectable dishes. In fact, these two professionals…

Corona Extra Introduces New Sleek Can Design

Corona Extra beer has gotten a makeover, but fans of the iconic beer need not worry. It’s still the same great taste in a new, convenient sleek can. Since 1925, Corona has been encouraging others to find their beach – a place where the pace is slower, the vibe more relaxed and life’s simple pleasures…

It’s beer o’clock at Central City’s Red Racer Restaurant

What time is it? It’s Friday and it’s beer o’clock at Central City.. now in Vancouver! The Surrey brewers behind Red Racer beer is moving into Dix BBQ & Brewery’s old location in Yaletown with Red Racer Restaurant. The spacious restaurant is a great addition to the craft beer scene in Vancouver, offering an authentic,…

Big Rock Urban Eatery #TacoChallengeYVR

My next stop on Richard Wolak’s  Taco Challenge took me across the bridge to Cambie. The Just Had a Little Lamb is chefs Alex Newton & Sam Omdal’s entry for the Vancouver Taco Challenge – a lamb confit taco braised in red wine with chipotle lamb jus, served with brussel sprout slaw and grilled pineapple pico de gallo on…

Central City Brewery New Product Launch

It was a pleasure to visit Central City Brewery’s release of two new products. So by the light of the full moon I sat down to taste their new beer called Saison. It was a lighter spicy beer seasoned with pink peppercorns (which is not a type of pepper but a berry). The fruity-citrusy standalone…

Granville Island Brewing Launches the Infamous IPA

Granville Island Brewing is constantly experimenting and coming up with new beers! It’s latest creation is a new series called Under the Bridge. This new series celebrates the bitter start and bright finish of Granville Island. From a dark and dangerous industrial centre, to a bustling artsy hub, this series explores the history of where…