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#TofinoEats: 1909 Kitchen Winter Guest Chef Series


1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina is excited to announce new chef collaborations for the winter season. #TofinoEats: 1909 Kitchen Winter Guest Chef Series.

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Plenty to Fall for at Burdock & Co this Season


Fall is in the air, cooler weather and changing leaves have ushered in a fresh crop of seasonal ingredients to the kitchen at Burdock & Co. The cozy eatery celebrates the turn of the seasons with inventive new dishes perfect for family-style feasts

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Provence Marinaside Presents JoieFarm Winemaker Dinner


If you enjoy BC wines, mark November 27 on your calendar and be sure not to miss a five-course winemaker dinner presented by Provence Marinaside in honour of Naramata Bench winery JoieFarm.

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Penticton’s BRODO Kitchen to compete at Canada’s Great Kitchen Party


Armed with a fantastic dish, Okanagan wine, and a lot of local support, Chef Paul Cecconi of BRODO Kitchen in downtown Penticton is heading to Victoria with a culinary team to compete at round one of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party.

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Tasting Ten – Pinot Noir a review by Sam the Wine Teacher


I belong to a wine tasting group called the Tasting Ten.  Ten people meet ten times a year and taste through a blind flight (all bottles wrapped in paper to conceal their identities) of wines based on a theme.

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An evening with Whisky Wisemen and a range of Whiskys to Taste


We tasted 3 Bruichladdich whiskys between speakers, introduced by brand ambassador Gez McAlpine: first the unpeated The Classic Laddie, followed by Port Charlotte Heavily Peated Single Malt and finally their fantastic Ocotomore, Super-Heavily Peated Islay Single Malt – The world’s most heavily peated single malt.

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Roses are Red, Salsa is Too; We want to Drink Tequila with You


Poquitos is ready to celebrate their Grand Opening this coming weekend with all day Happy Hour offerings running Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28.

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NEW at Starbucks Canada: Toad’s Breath and Bat Warts?


While customers have been busy sipping on their PSLs, we’ve been secretly mixing up a special potion to help get them in the Halloween spirit! NEW Witch’s Brew Frappuccino!

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Discovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing


The fun part of not overloading your schedule is the opportunity to discover something new. Here’s the Thing Vineyard just opened this past May so it is definitely the newbie on Black Sage Road. New it may be but co-owner Leah McDowell does know a thing or two about wine. Formerly the owner of a ... Read moreDiscovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing

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CinCin and the Release of Shane Taylor’s Dilettante Pinot Noir


As sommelier of the year, Shane Taylor is the latest to be invited by Okanagan Crush Pad to make a wine of his choosing. 

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Creepy Cocktails to make for the Horrors of Halloween


Halloween or All Hallow's Eve either way we honour this devilishly eerie day, with three creepy cocktails you can make to both trick and treat your taste buds.

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Pacific Theatre presents “The Wolves”


“The Wolves” is a fast paced one act play about a team of adolescent soccer players whose strong personalities, opinions, similarities and differences come to life as they warm up and practice for the next big game. 

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MOA’s Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia


Aboriginal women artists redefining Australia’s contemporary art movement draw from Indigenous knowledge to reveal our shared humanity The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the Canadian premiere of the breathtaking exhibition, Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia, on display from November 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Showcasing for the first ... Read moreMOA’s Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

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Helen Reed & Hannah Jickling Release Limited Edition Chewing Gum in New City Public Art Commission


Adult and kid flavours clash in Big Rock Candy Mountain’s second sweet project Artists Helen Reed & Hannah Jickling will launch a new public artwork commissioned by the City of Vancouver, QA CHEW’S BUBBLE TROUBLE, across top trick-or-treating neighbourhoods in time for Halloween. The gum was named for Queen Alexandra Elementary School, the home of ... Read moreHelen Reed & Hannah Jickling Release Limited Edition Chewing Gum in New City Public Art Commission

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Road tripping to the Okanagan in the Ford Escape


What a wonderful weekend we had exploring the BC Okanagan and BC Wine Country.

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Save the date: Ticket lottery for the 11th annual Half Corked Marathon opens on November 1st


Save the date: Ticket lottery for the 11th annual Half Corked Marathon opens on November 1st, The only way to secure a spot in Canada's event of the year, held on May 25th, 2019.

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