A weekly show about the people, places and issues behind what we eat and drink. Hosted by Anya Levykh.
Restaurants are facing challenges on multiple fronts, from loss of revenue and staff, to outrageous delivery fees and the physical, emotional and mental toll on their staff. Some restaurant owners have come up with innovative solutions and supportive initiatives.
Two new restaurants are offering up classic comfort, but with innovative twists that encompass Korean, northern Chinese and other disparate and delicious flavours.
Cowichan Valley wines continue to be top of mind, thanks to the area being named BC’s newest official wine region. And wine dinners at one local restaurant involve hearty choucroute and more.
The days are getting shorter and a little wetter, which means there’s more time at night to eat, drink and indulge in lush wines, heady cocktails, and all the truffles of the season. Dining out safely can still be delicious and delightful, and some restaurants are going that extra step to create some special experiences.
The annual Whistler Cornucopia Food & Drink Festival is usually a lavish, extravagant and crowded two weeks of indulgence and learning. This year, the event is still happening, but in a safer, more socially-distanced way.
Vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian, plant-based…these terms have become part of the common lexicon of dining and two local restaurants are redefining what that means.
No need to worry about feeding the thousands, but with families still gathering to carve the turkey–or the ham–where can we go to dine out, take away, and celebrate with our six? Hear about lots of tasty options, from meat-centric to plant-based, gluten-free and more.
Food writer Joanne Sasvari shares one of her favourite Thanksgiving recipes.
The last six months have proven challenging for the hospitality industry, but the greatest challenges are still to come as patio season – and temporary government supports – end. The pandemic and its attendant restrictions are still here, so what does that mean for our favourite watering holes?