Category: restaurant

19 Bistro @ Fitz Opens this Spring at Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

Fitzpatrick Winery (Okanagan photographer - jonadrian.com)

Food and wine are enjoyed together, especially if you are in beautiful scenery like the BC Okanagan Valley.  Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, that produces excellent sparkling wines, as well as still wines, is opening a second restaurant on their property in…

Provence’s January Wine Menu Highlights Cedar Creek Estate Winery’s Single Vineyard Wines

Coffee Braised Beef Cheeks with Cedar Creek Estate Winery Platinum Series Haynes Creek Single Vineyard Syrah 2017

Thank goodness that 2020 is over.  Hopefully we will have a much better 2021 experience.  One experience would be enjoying a nice meal at a restaurant, but still socially distanced.  Provence Marinaside has a special menu for January paired with…

Celebrating Thirty Years of CinCin – Prix Fixe Dinner $30

CinCin Celebrating 30 Years

CinCin is a long established quality Italian restaurant located in downtown Vancouver.  If you have not enjoyed their dishes yet, here is a great chance to at a special price.  Celebrating their 30 years in business, CinCin is offering a…

Dinner Series Celebrates the Launch of Hawksworth The Cookbook

Hawskworth The Cookbook

If you have ever wanted to cook like a chef, here is your chance, by owning a copy of Hawksworth The Cookbook.  You can also enjoy dining at Hawksworth sampling some of the dishes from the cookbook. The press release about…

The Sandbar Celebrates 20 Years With Special Anniversary Pricing On Menu Classics

Hoshi's California Roll with Dungeness Crab at The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

Have you been to Granville Island lately?  It has been a while for me, but I have enjoyed meals at the Sandbar Seafood Restaurant.  The restaurant is offering special 2000-era pricing for November 2020.  That should get you out for…

Memories of Chilean Wine and Hospitality – Santiago, Valparaiso, and the Casablanca and Aconcagua Valleys

Santiago Metropolitan Park via the Funicular of Santiago

With the lockdown on travel due to COVID-19, I thought I’d look back at some of my trips to wine regions around the world.  One of my memorable trips was to Chile in October 2009 where I toured around Santiago,…

BID FAREWELL TO MARKET BY JEAN-GEORGES ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

Chef Ken & Chef Alex

Has it been 10 years for MARKET by Jean-Georges?  Time flies, but soon their doors will close and a new signature restaurant will open at the Shangri-La Hotel.  Below is the announcement about MARKET’s closure and a special menu that…