" One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. "Virginia Woolf

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New Zealand Meets Asia

Fresh and pure, the wines of New Zealand have established themselves as incredibly food friendly. But are they bold enough to stand up to the most intense and exotic cuisines? We’re putting them to the ultimate test. Home to some of the world’s best Asian food, Vancouver is blessed with a colourful and diverse palette…

Yamagata Masamune Sake Dinner @ Pidgin

Fall in Vancouver, a time of wind, rain and falling leaves. But thanks to Jim and sake specialist Mariko from That’s Life Gourmet, they make the dark and stormy nights not only more bearable, but a whole lot of fun. The evening featured creative and sake-inspired dishes by chef Makoto Ono highlighted by the Yamagata…

Sandwich Masters

During the work week in downtown Vancouver, one of my favourite places for lunch is Meat and Bread. Imagine my joy when they opened a second location on West Pender Street near Burrard Street just a block from our downtown office. And yes they do have lineups that spills out onto the side walk, but…

Summer evening in Whistler Village

Save The Date For Cornucopia 2013

Whistler, B.C. – While summer sizzles in Whistler, fall is peeking around the corner which means the return of the resort’s culinary highlight. The revamped and extended Cornucopia food + drink festival presented by North Shore Credit Union runs November 7-17, 2013 featuring 11 days of indulgence. Cornucopia is a celebration for the senses, honouring…