Archive for the category "food"

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 […]

Vancouver Restaurant Directories

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Living in this regions means that you can probably walk out your door to find a place to eat dinner and have your choice of sushi, curry, pad thai, burgers or yam fries. However when you don’t have a favourite eatery or are looking for something new, where do […]

Top Story: Check Your Meat, The Listeria Scare

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I are huge fans of dinners that consist of sliced meats, cheeses, and gourmet multigrain and rosemary-infused crackers. When we first heard of the tainted meat/listeriosis outbreak (and subsequent recalls) we were slightly concerned. Officially there are 21 confirmed cases [of listeriosis] across Canada, three in BC. Four deaths including one on Vancouver […]

Arbiter of Cool Vancouver Winner Announced

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Last week I was one of the lucky judges in the Vancouver regional Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool competition. The winner has been announced and so Kerren Bottay of The Mountain Club will be joining those from Montreal, Toronto and Calgary back here in Vancouver at the end of September for the national championship. […]