Thierry Holiday Dessert to Share and Savour

Thierry holiday 2018 line-up of artisanal desserts, from his signature Buches de Noel to his holiday macarons – in cranberry, gingerbread and stollen flavours – are sure to delight the most discerning of palates.

This year’s collection of traditional French desserts feature exquisite flavours that sing of the holidays. Choose between Chef Thierry’s five delectable yule log selections:

Chestnut: Hazelnut sponge, chestnut mousse, candied chestnuts, and chocolate ganache Continue reading “Thierry Holiday Dessert to Share and Savour”

Wildebeest New Year’s Eve Dinner

Wildebeest will help merrymakers kick-start the countdown to 2019 by hosting an indulgent four-course New Year’s Eve dinner that showcases the Gastown restaurant’s signature flair for preparing seasonally inspired fare on Monday, December 31.

With seatings beginning at 5 p.m. in the restaurant’s warm and inviting dining room, Wildebeest Chef Ian McHale will serve a deliciously decadent feast that features such locally sourced highlights as fresh burrata & heirloom carrots, vacche rosse ravioli with Perigord truffle, bison flat iron with pommes Lyonnaise, pan-seared turbot with BC spot prawns, and caramelized spartan apple with salted caramel ganache.

WILDEBEEST NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU
— $89 per person plus tax and gratuity —
wine pairings available for an additional charge

Amuse Bouche

— First Course —
choice of:

Smoked Goose
Goose breast & leg terrine, beetroot, quail egg, nasturtium

Fresh Burrata & Heirloom Carrots
Fresh burrata, preserved blackcap raspberries, basil oil, sorrel

Dungeness Crab
Dungeness crab salad, pickled smelt, housemade kimchi, pickles

— Second Course — 

Vacche Rosse Ravioli
Perigord truffle, garlic purée, mushroom consommé, spruce tip

— Main Course —
choice of:

Bison Flat Iron
Pommes Lyonnaise, celeriac purée, morels, rosemary oil

Pan-Seared Turbot
BC spot prawns, cauliflower, jun beurre blanc, sea coriander

Peace Country Lamb
Lamb loin & pressed lamb belly, chestnuts, roasted parsnip, smoked blueberry

Foraged Mushroom Tarte Tatin
Herbed vegetables en papillote, cashel blue cheese, shallot petals, hibiscus gel

— Dessert —
choice of:

Chocolate & Fig
Dark chocolate silk cake, fig jam, brandy-soaked figs, fig leaf foam, cocoa nibs

Caramelized Spartan Apple
Salted caramel ganache, whey caramel, toasted hazelnuts

TICKETS
Tickets to Wildebeest’s New Year’s Eve dinner are $89 per person plus tax and gratuity, with optional 3 oz. and 5 oz. wine pairings available for an additional charge, and can be purchased online. As there are a limited number of seats available, advanced reservations and ticket purchases are required and tickets without reservations cannot be honoured.

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Christmas at Forage

Forage presents a 4 course family style lunch for the holidays. Lunch is available 11:30 AM- 1PM, Wednesdays – Fridays, December 5 – 21, 2018.

Okanagan apple and endive salad
baby kale, local cheddar, roasted walnuts, cider vinaigrette

charcuterie board with cured ethically-raised meats and terrines, wild salmon, house-made pickles and ferments, IPA mustard

roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the festive trimmings smoked pork rack roast with mulled wine-braised cabbage, maple syrup apple chutney

hazelnut financier, plum compote, white chocolate crémeux, chantilly cream, croquant of hazelnut

$40 per person, visit forage.com to book

 

Full list of Christmas and NYE Menus

Juke Fried Chicken Hosts Turducken Feast

Christmas Turducken Feast
Available exclusively for pickup on Sunday, December 23, each Juke Holiday Turducken Feast package feeds six to eight people and includes pre-sliced turducken with stuffing and gravy, large sides of fried Brussels sprouts and herb-roasted potatoescranberry saucehoney roasted squash, and country biscuits with whipped schmaltz. In true Juke fashion, all items except the country biscuits are gluten free. Continue reading “Juke Fried Chicken Hosts Turducken Feast”

Cibo Holiday Feast of Seven Fishes and NYE Dinner

The countdown to Christmas begins on Sunday, December 23 and Monday, December 24 as Executive Chef Curtis Luk applies his culinary talents to Cibo’s annual ‘Feast of Seven Fishes’family style dinners before hosting a pair of New Year’s Eve Dinner services in Cibo’s intimate dining room on Monday, December 31. That same night, Cibo’s sister establishment UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar will turn the calendar to 2019 by welcoming partygoers to a Speakeasy-styled New Year’s Eve Party that features a four-course tasting menu paired with sparkling wine and signature cocktails. Continue reading “Cibo Holiday Feast of Seven Fishes and NYE Dinner”

Ancora 6 Course New Years Eve Menu 2018

Ancora will also help revelers ring in 2019 by hosting a pair of special New Year’s Eve 2018 services on Monday, December 31. The first seating, which begins at 5:30 p.m., offers a six-course tasting menu featuring ceviche Nikkei, soft shell crab taco, caramelized Hokkaido scallop, and Snake River Wagyu flank steak for $99 per person plus tax and gratuity.

The second service, beginning at 7:30 p.m., will offer an elevated six-course tasting menu that includes premium accompaniments such as Northern Divine caviar, lobster tail and white truffles, in addition to party favours and a live DJ and dancing for $149 per person plus tax and gratuity. Wine pairings will be available for both services.

Ancora’s full New Years Eve 6 course menu

Full list of Christmas Menus 2018