Food Event

London, UK – Afternoon Tea in London (One Aldwych Hotel & The Royal Horseguards Hotel)

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Afternoon Tea in London is an event, but more so with tourists although locals still participate for special occasions or for business. It’s quite pricey so it’s not something people do every day. Most hotels in London will offer an Afternoon Tea service and usually it will be themed.

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Samuel Adam’s Beer Pairing at Fable Restaurant by Chef Trevor Bird

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Samuel Adams is a leader in the craft beer revolution and is respected for that fact alone. Their flagship Boston Lager is full bodied and rich. It is made with two-row malted barley and Bavarian Noble hops which gives it a fuller and smoother body.

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Underground Dinner/Restaurant (Secret Supper) with Farm 2 Fork in Vancouver, BC!

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I’m kind of embarrassed I did not know about Farm 2 Fork before, but it is a legal underground restaurant project which started in Spring 2011. Farm 2 Fork is the brainchild of Nicolas Hipperson (executive chef of C Restaurant and Raincity Grill) and chef and co-founder Nooshin Rasouli.

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Xi Shi Lounge (Shangri-La Hotel) – Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea

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Xi Shi Lounge is offering a Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea for the month of February, and everyone year of the horse can enjoy it complimentary (with a purchase of a regular priced afternoon tea – $38). Chinese entertainment includes ruan (Chinese guitar) player and pipa (Chinese flute) player.

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Canadian Culinary Championships – Gold Medal Plates 2014 Winners!

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Saturday, February 8 was the 2014 Canadian Culinary Championships Gold Medal Plates grand finale at The Delta Grand Okanagan in Kelowna, BC. Congratulations to the winners and all the competing chefs who busted their bums off for the 2 day competition.

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Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar – Unsung Heroes (Seafood) Festival

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Despite Unsung Heroes being on it’s 10th year, it still doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Chef Pabst creates a genius menu showcasing under-utilized seafood and it’s one of my favourite menus of the year. The only “wrong” is that it is only available for the month of February.

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