Gurth Pretty - The Definitive Guide to Canadian Artisanal and Fine Cheese [VIDEO]

UPDATE: If you want, check out the bigger (640x480) Google Video version of Gurth's interview and the insider tip Gurth mentions in the video is Sylvan Star Gouda from Sylan Star Cheese in Red Deer, Alberta (telephone 403-340-1560)


WorkSpace has the best coffee in Gastown!


Ricardo cooks Chocolate Risotto at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks - Video

Here's a brief 41 second video of Ricardo cooking Chocolate Risotto (it was yummy by the way, as Ricardo remarked later it would be perfect paired with an after dinner espresso) Tuesday at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks:


Ricardo at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks last night - Video

Here's a video (shot at the fab Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks on 2nd!) of Ricardo Larrivée speaking about his new food magazine  and how it's the only magazine 100% about food in Canada:


Got a food or hospitality Web 2.0 success story? Let me know!

I am speaking on at the the BC Hospitality Industry Conference and Exposition on November 20th at 1:45p.m. on 'Web 2.0' (e.g. flickr, blogging, podcasting, videoblogging,etc.) in the hospitality industry. I'd love to hear more about hospitality related Web 2.0 success stories. Email feedback @ or call me at 604 729 7924 and let me know yours and I'll feature it in my talk .


Winter Farmers Market - check it out first Saturdays of the month starting tomorrow

Check out the Winter Farmers Market at the Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street) a hop skip and a jump from the Cultch and great Italian supermarket Bosa) from tomorrow and every first Saturday of the month from 10a.m. to 2p.m. free admission through April 2007.

Pinpin and Rekados - Both highly recommended

Pinpin, 6113 Fraser Street 604-322-3086, (like Rekados) is another Filipino restaurant with waiter service. Hopefully both will find a profitable niche. We love them both. Pinpin is more informal while Rekados is more sleek and stylish. And most importantly the food at both is delicious. Check them out! Coming soon, photos and a more detailed report on both restaurants.

VanEats TNG - Maps!!

I would also like to add maps:

  • maps of restaurants we have reviewed
  • maps of places to buy food related products
  • and more!

Keep the ideas coming to feedback AT or leave a comment!



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