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Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While watching the “halibut battle” on Iron Chef tonight I was reminded of an email I received inviting me to the 1st Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder Competition taking place tomorrow at the Vancouver Aquarium. Come, watch and taste the creations of five of BC’s finest chefs during the first Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder […]

Giving for Thanksgiving in Vancouver 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanksgiving is usually a time of reflection on my blog; memories of heading to my Oma and Opa’s house for a big turkey dinner, raking the leaves in the front yard and then riding the BMX straight through the pile. Eating so much at supper time as Oma tells you to keep going, “you’re too […]

Gibson's Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to Kevin from FoodVancouver, I attended the Gibson’s Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse yesterday afternoon. I admit, I’m not a big whisky drinker but I knew I couldn’t pass up this event (especially since I had such a good time at the Grey Goose Arbiter of Cool earlier this summer). After a […]

Help Save The UBC Farm

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this summer, Anthony of Farmstead Wines won tickets to a Canadians game through my website. After chatting with him a bit I learned more about Farmstead, and a great cause that they are supporting out at the UBC Farm this Saturday, September 20th. I asked Anthony if he could send me more info and […]

IKON Russian Vodka Taste Test

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month I was one of three judges in the Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool mixology contest. After writing two posts about the event I was contacted by a different vodka company that asked if I would like to sample their product. Who was I to pass up an opportunity to use the martini […]