Origo Club Afternoon Tea

Origo Club expands its service to add afternoon tea. In addition to house-made scones with cream and jam, Origo’s Afternoon Tea menu includes sweet selections like lemon tart , gateau roulé – vanilla and rum chantilly with fresh fruit, macarons and financiers, as well as savoury delicacies such as choux aux champignons – mushroom choux buns and quiche Lorraine – egg and bacon tart. Continue reading “Origo Club Afternoon Tea”

Rise Eatery Review

On South Granville bustling corridor sits Rise Eatery. I am so glad I was introduced to this restaurant. The decor is modern and bright and clean and the service is friendly and knowledgable. The menu is creative and executed very well.

I have a few recommendations, their menu will change depending on the seasonal produce. Continue reading “Rise Eatery Review”

Greater Vancouver Food Bank 3rd Annual Citywide Food Drive

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank will be hosting their third annual Citywide Food Drive on September 15th, and is asking the public for their support.

In the days leading up, Food Bank volunteers will drop empty, marked paper bags on doorsteps across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore, and the public is asked to fill those bags with nutritious, non-perishable food such as canned fish; canned chicken and turkey; canned black beans, chickpeas and kidney beans; whole wheat pasta and brown rice. Continue reading “Greater Vancouver Food Bank 3rd Annual Citywide Food Drive”

Longtable Series Returns

The annual pilgrimage of food and wine aficionados to Pemberton’s North Arm Farm for Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar’s annual Longtable Dinner is about to once again herald a celebration in the field. Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 19th.

Start the afternoon off with a lively barn-side reception where Bar Oso’s Bar Manager Jason Redmond concocts a fitting Longtable libation to pair with a series of farm fresh appetizers to nosh and nibble. Next, dinner is served family-style with multiple courses featuring just-picked produce a stone’s throw away. Menu highlights at this time, pending sunshine and a good dose of Mother Nature, feature the following:

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