SteakCamp at Brave Bull tonight - Vancouver then and Now

Check out SteakCamp which is tonight at The Brave Bull at Clark and Hastings (join them if you wish), organized by Raul. However good or bad the food is, I love Rebecca's and others meta reflections on how we could be losing a certain Vancouver "essentialness" as neighbourhoods like Brave Bull's gentrify and change.


Now updating on Twitter as well!

Fallen in love with "micro-blogging" 140 character or less updates for VanEats and my personal stuff. I've added them to the right sidebar. You can also:


The Great Food Challenge

I love a good food challenge. Not that food should be challenging. I just like to push myself a bit, think out of the box and try out new ingredients, cooking methods and flavours.

We have been thrown the ultimate challenge. The Kid has undergone some preliminary allergy testing and we have to put him on a 2 week food elimination trial:
-no shellfish
-no wheat
-no rice
-no eggs

No shellfish, no problem. We're not huge shellfish eaters.

No wheat. OK...

No eggs. Fine.

No rice. What?! He's Asian! What's he going to eat?!


Tableland - a film about Sustainable Food

20071202-48- Tableland at the Ridge

Michael Ableman, Michael Stadtlaender, Heidi Noble, Brent Petkau aka The Oysterman, Sinclair Philip: These are just a fe


Progressive Dinner November 2007

Roland and I live in a townhouse community with some great food lovers. A few years ago we started having progressive dinners. Tonight's theme was small plates.

Heather and Andrew's (Spanish tapas):
-sauteed prawns and scallops with roasted pumpkin puree and spicy sauce
-Spanish beet salad
-olive bread with balsamic vinegar and olive oil for dipping

Barb and Roland's (local, seasonal):
-roasted kabocha and pear soup with homemade cracker sticks


Martine Paulin on Lili's on the Greens, Catering, Next Steps VIDEO

Martine talks about upcoming events at Lili's on the Greens restaurant on Galiano Island, Catering and her Next Steps 

 She also mentions:


Eat Vancouver 2007 Highlights

We only had time to make a brief trip to Eat Vancouver this year; it was short but sweet.


At Eat Vancouver Today

We'll be at Eat Vancouver 2007 today. Check it out from 11a.m. to 5p.m. More later.


Dining Out for Life: March 29, 2007

Join the fight against AIDS while enjoying great food during  Dining Out for Life this Thursday, March 29. If you eat out only once this month, this is the day!


Olive Oil Tasting and Amelia Olive Oil

At our Slow Food Vancouver meeting tonight we had an olive oil tasting hosted by Rachel Black. Rachel shared her knowledge and insight into the fascinating and complex art of producing quality olive oil and her personal connection to olive oil production.



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