Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…

New Tasting Menus at EBO Restaurant in Burnaby

If you’re looking for an exceptional dining experience, I recommend  the new tasting menus at EBO Restaurant. I was invited to partake on this exceptional experience together with some of Vancouver’s elite food influencers and people I’m lucky to call friends. The new menus start in early August, and can be customized to the diner’s…

Ted Anderson joins JOEY as the new Concept Development Chef

Meet Ted Anderson. He’ll be joining Executive Chef Chris Mills at JOEY as their new Concept Development Chef. A born and raised Vancouverite, Ted began his career at Grouse Mountain’s Grouse Nest Restaurant, He has gathered a wealth of experience over the years, working with different mentors around the city including the likes of Don…

ARC Dining

ARC Dining has taken over the spot where Herons restaurant used to be. The restaurant has beautiful views of the mountains and water, and it’s a great place to have a relaxed meal with a good friend. ARC’s chefs are Dana Hauser, and one of my favourite Vancouver chefs, Alessandro Vianello. Alessandro is great at creating…

EAT! Vancouver 2014 Recap

I love EAT! Vancouver. This is my favourite food festival of the year. This year, over 250 food and drink vendors were ready to share the latest in food trends, tools, culinary travel and everything tasty. This year attendees had a chance to rub shoulders with Vancouver’s culinary royalty, like chefs Vikram Vij, Chuck Hughes,…

Taiwanese tasting menu at Mosaic

It’s not secret that I’m a huge fan of Mosaic Grille, Grain Tasting Bar and Chef Thomas Heinrich. I can honestly say I’ve never had a bad experience dining at either restaurant, and both are my go-to places when I’m entertaining out-of-town guests (or hanging out with @joshrimer). As if I needed another reason to…

Holiday Cooking Tips from Chef Ron Kneabone

With the holidays coming up next week, many folks will be spending a lot of time in the kitchen preparing the beloved holiday meal. Chef Ron Kneabone of the Marriott Fallsview Hotel and Spa in Niagara Falls, Ontario, offers up these tips to keep in mind when you’re busy bustling in the kitchen this holiday…