The inspiration for this was colour. I wasn’t really doing anything new with the ingredients, but I wanted a colourful salad that wasn’t a typical fruit salad. Here is my Watermelon, Blueberry, Feta & Mint Salad with Pomegranate Champagne Vinaigrette Recipe. Simple and easy.
It’s the 1st Annual Taste of Italy Seafood Festival is on now until the end of September and it features a reasonably priced seafood menu with optional wine pairings. The restaurant is Italian, but the food is accommodating to West Coast palates.
Passion for Pork Restaurant Week in Whistler is August 27 – September 3. Passion for Pork is supporting local restaurants that are using Alberta pork. See a video recipe for BBQ Capicola and enter to win a $100 gift certificate to either Ka-Ze Sushi or Caramba Restaurante in Whistler.
In Vancouver many tend to think of izakaya places as funky Japanese restaurants with eclectic Japanese tapas. While these are izakayas, so are places like Zakkushi which specialize in grilled meats. An izakaya is simply a drinking establishment which also serves food. This is a great one!
From my “Something Blue” Menu. The blueberry BBQ sauce was inspired by the Blueberry BBQ sauce used for the beef brisket sandwich I had from Blue Smoke BBQ. I decided to use chicken because it was for a bridal shower and I wanted to feature something lighter. Yes, this is considered “light” for me.
Cactus Club! Iron Chef! Lumière! Feenies! Feenie Weenie (which is his hot dog at Cactus Club)… whatever associations you have with the house hold brand, it is likely you recognize the name or man behind it! Here is Chef Rob Feenie’s Asian Sloppy Joes recipe & my giveaway for his Casual Classics Cook Book!
If you’re serious about your barbeque than you’re likely aware of all these upcoming events happening in and around Vancouver. Actually, none of them take place in Vancouver and all of them are taking place in the good ‘ol burbs! Forget the tweet ups, this is a MEAT up! Prepare for meat sweats.