Château Margaux Showcase

When we think of great wines, many of us think of offerings from France; and if you attended the Vancouver International Wine Festival this year, I am certain you sampled some excellent wines. Now when we think of full-bodied red wines, we can’t help but think of the region of Bordeaux, the largest wine-growing region…

Under the Big Top

When planning our Las Vegas trip we decided that we needed to at least experience a Michelin Star restaurant. After all it is Las Vegas, known for its “go big or go home” attitude. The original Le Cirque is one of New York’s landmark restaurants, known for its luxurious elegance both when describing their atmosphere…

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Souvenir from Per Se

One of my most memorable dining experiences in my life was the amazing tasting menu at French Laundry a few years ago. It blew my mind on everything I had known about food until then. From creating a menu that changes almost daily to accommodate the use of the freshest ingredients, to their imaginative combination…

Trading Spaces: Alinea and Eleven Madison Park

Two of the top restaurants in America trade locations for one week each; Alinea of Chicago and Eleven Madison Park of New York. Both these restaurants are Michelin 3 Star restaurants. It’s amazing to see the amount of preparation it takes for each team to set up.

Adult Corn Dog

Lunch in downtown Vancouver can be quick and simple to all out elegant. Well one of Chef Hamid Salimian’s creations combines both. The Diva Corn Dog is a food truck inspired lunch featuring truffle mayo, grainy mustard and house made sauerkraut. It is served with Kennebec Fries, not fried once, not twice but thrice! Chef…