Love Chicken Wings? This Festival is for You!

Set your alarms for October 10th, 2021, because it’s time to do the chicken dance and celebrate Vancouver’s Chicken Wing Festival, which is set to be held at a secret location and will feature a wide variety of flavoured wings and craft beer. If you’re a chicken wing enthusiast, this is your calling. You do…

Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

Calendar of Events – January 2019

Whole Lotta Shakin’ from Swing to Rock – Vancouver – January 11-12, 2019 Brought to you by London Drugs Vancouver Sympony Orchestra Pops, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and his quartet trace the musical path from the golden age of swing through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, including chart-topping hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis…

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…

Recap: Whistler Cornucopia’s Poured

During last weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia food & wine festival, the signature drink event Poured took place on Saturday evening. Similar to the Night Market the night before (see my recap on that event here), Poured was hosted at the Whistler Conference Centre and displayed various stations/booths of beer, wine and spirits, along with a few…

Cornucopia 2017’s Night Market: Taste of the World

This weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia 2017 food & wine festival started off for me with a celebration of food and drinks from around the world at its Night Market: Taste of the World event. Restaurant stations, along with endless tables of wine, beer and spirits greeted us for this event. Guests received a wine glass along…

Cornucopia 2017 Celebrates Fine Dining, Wine & Charity

TopTable Group in Whistler (Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Cellar by Araxi, Bar Oso, and Il Caminetto) is host again this year to a series of fine dining and wine-related events as part of Whistler’s premier food and drink festival, Cornucopia. From November 9-19, 2017 The Cellar at Araxi will be host to the 2017…

Edmonton Heritage Festival Recap

I’m currently on vacation in Edmonton visiting family. While here, I am on the hunt for shopping deals (save the PST!), new restaurants to try, and places to see and experience including this year’s Servus Heritage Festival in Hawrelak Park. This festival is a multicultural festival of food and cultural performances. I was really excited to check…

EAT! Vancouver is back for 2015 and better than ever!

EAT! Vancouver has always been one of my favourite food festivals of the year. And this year will be better than ever! The festival will be taking place at venues throughout the city April 26 to May 3, 2015 and comes to a head at the three-day EAT! Vancouver at BC Place showcase. The festival will expand…

New Favourites from The Fraser Valley Food Show

The Fraser Valley Food Show was held at the Tradex in Abbotsford on October 3-5. Some of the highlights included The 3rd Great Canadian Sausage Competition, The Gusto TV Celebrity Cooking Stage and the Gluten-Free Living Show. I had a chance to sample some of the sausages entered to the competition. Anita Pichlmeier of Black Forest…