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My Food-tastic Day in Prince Rupert Part 2: Fukasaku of Prince Rupert

July 05, 2018

Tamsin Scholz I arrive for dinner at Fukasaku of Prince Rupert, the last stop on my trip, at 6.00pm. Daisuke Fukasaku, chef and owner of the restaurant, has an a la carte special waiting me this evening – I’ve ordered the Omakase, the Chef’s Choice Meal. It’s a whole four courses! Just for me...

New Cognac event to feature at this year’s EAT! Vancouver Festival

July 03, 2018

Tamsin Scholz One of Vancouver’s premier culinary festivals returns in November 2018, featuring 37 top chefs from around Canada. EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival will run from 5-10 November with all proceeds going to support Project CHEF, a fantastic program that teaches children about ...

My Food-tastic Day in Prince Rupert Part 1: Cowbay Café and Opa Sushi

June 27, 2018

Tamsin Scholz I lucked out with weather when I arrived in Prince Rupert last week (the day before it had poured). The sun was peeking out behind the clouds as I walked to the Cow Bay Marina, past the impressive coastal longhouse which is home to the Museum of Northern British Columbia. I wasn...

A Special Edition: The ARC Restaurant & Bee Apiary at the Fairmont Waterfront

June 20, 2018

Tamsin Scholz I’ll give you the low-down on the ARC Restaurant located in the stunning Fairmont Waterfront. But first: honey bees, charitable partnerships, a rooftop garden and great food are on the menu for today’s article. First up on the menu, The Fairmont Waterfront’s Bee Apiary The Fair...

Don’t Miss Out On This Patio Dining Experience at The Vancouver Fish Company This Summer

June 08, 2018

Tamsin Scholz Patio season is finally here, and a few weeks ago I stopped by to chat with the team at The Vancouver Fish Company Restaurant and Bar on Granville Island. They had experienced a very busy past weekend with sunny weather and various events on the island which drew plenty of peopl...

Juniper Kitchen + Bar: Where Local Drinks Meet Local Foods

June 06, 2018

  Tamsin Scholz A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of finishing my day off by stopping at Juniper Kitchen + Bar on Keefer Street in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood. It’s clearly a popular after work venue as the restaurant filled up very quickly after my friend and I had arrived. Juniper...

40 Knots Winery: A Google Coincidence and Here They Are

June 04, 2018

Tamsin Scholz “My husband was literally googling something about an aeroplane that had stalled at 40 Knots and this winery came up for sale; he showed it to me and I thought he was crazy,” Brenda Hetman-Craig explains. “We came [to check out the property] on February 28th of that year; it was...

Metro Vancouver Businesses Proud To Support Buy BC Program

May 31, 2018

About the program Metro Vancouver restaurants, wineries and breweries are being recognized this month for their contribution and support to the local food and beverage market in BC. In Metro Vancouver, we have a strong culinary community – and a reputation for producing a full range of foods ...

Locals Restaurant in Courtenay - True To Its Name

May 28, 2018

  Tamsin Scholz The first thing you notice when you walk into Locals Restaurant in Courtenay, BC is its amazing interior. I’m blown away by this building! Everything from the beautiful wooden beams, stoney fireplace and large windows overlooking the garden all come together to create an eloqu...

May is Fiddlehead Season!

May 25, 2018

  April Showers Bring May Flowers & Fiddleheads! It’s that very short time of year again when fiddleheads are back in season in B.C. What are fiddleheads Fiddleheads, otherwise known as furled baby ferns, are in season for about a month due to the province's mild climate. And they’re wi...

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