Archive of posts tagged "restaurants"

Candlelight Conservation Dinner 2009


Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 — 9:00am PST
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Tourism Vancouver and BC Hydro have teamed up for a special dining opportunity happening tomorrow around Vancouver. On Wednesday October 28th the Candlelight Conservation Dinner will see over 30 restaurants around town dimming their dining room lights to promote saving energy during the last week of Power Smart Month. The Candlelight Conservation Dinner is designed […]

Hell's Kitchen Finale Celebration at Araxi


Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 — 10:00am PST
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Season six of FOX’s hit series Hell’s Kitchen, featuring Chef Gordon Ramsay, is coming to a close and the winner will claim the Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, working under Executive Chef James Walt. To celebrate the finale and to welcome the new Head Chef, they’re holding a red carpet episode viewing […]

The Morrissey on Granville


Thursday, October 1st, 2009 — 9:54am PST
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A few weeks ago I got a tour of the newly-renovated Morrissey on Granville and last night Keira and stopped in for a bit to check it out at night. The renovation of this watering hole with a loyal customer base represents far more than a design overhaul; it’s a non-pretentious, laid back, yet really […]

Araxi Whistler


Thursday, August 13th, 2009 — 10:00pm PST
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This evening John and I were guests of Araxi, one of Whistler’s finest restaurants which will be the home of this season’s winner of the FOX reality series, Hell’s Kitchen. I had the opportunity to interview Executive Chef James Walt a few weeks ago about his restaurant and experience with Chef Gordon Ramsay. Tonight, I […]

The Landing at Pacific Shores – Girls Island Getaway


Friday, July 10th, 2009 — 11:20am PST
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For our final meal of our Girls Getaway last week, Keira and I were treated to dinner at The Landing West Coast Grill over at the Pacific Shores Resort & Spa. One of the best things about Parksville, aside from the endless beaches and glorious sunsets, is the resorts. I remembered spotting Pacific Shores from […]

Araxi: Hell's Kitchen Winner to Cook in Whistler


Thursday, July 9th, 2009 — 9:44am PST
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It was recently announced that the winner of season six of the hit reality cooking series, Hell’s Kitchen (featuring Chef Gordon Ramsay), will receive the coveted Head Chef position at Whistler’s Araxi restaurant. I was fortunate enough to be able to interview Araxi’s Executive Chef James Walt, who also started up Yaletown’s Blue Water Cafe […]

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