Haystacks and Librettos
- September 12th 2015, Vista D'oro Farms & Winery, Langley BC
On Saturday, September 12 at the bucolic Vista D’oro Farms & Winery in Langley, international renowned tenor David Curry will – along with Eden Tremayne (soprano) and Francesca Corrado (mezzo-soprano), two singers from Vancouver Opera’s Young Artist Program will perform in the farm’s heritage dairy barn.
The program. The musical program will be divided into two complimentary halves. The first half will be a broad range of opera with music by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Delibes, Mozart, Offenbach and more. The second half of the program will put the spotlight on musical theatre from Broadway spanning the last 90 years.
The feast. Between sets, attendees will enjoy a family-style three course dinner prepared by Chef Chris Whittaker of Forage. The ingredients of the dinner will be sourced from the Campbell Valley and each course will be paired with wines from Vista D’Oro.
For tickets go to EventBrite.
14th Annual Sake Tasting Night and Silent Auction
- Saturday October 10th @ 7pm
Saturday, October 10, 2015, starting at 7:00 pm is when Tonari Gumi's 14th Annual Premium Sake Tasting Night with Silent Auction will take place at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 West Hastings, Vancouver. This year’s event is slated to be even bigger and better than last year with more sake distributors in attendance (more than 12) and even more different sakes to try and enjoy (some 50 or more sakes and plum wines). We will also have some great local restaurants providing delicious appetizers to go with your sake experience.
All proceeds from the event are for seniors' programming within the Japanese Canadian community.
To learn more about this exciting event, and to purchase tickets, please visit the Tonari Gumi website.
Oceans to the Okanagan
- AUGUST 29TH, 6PM
Covert Farms Family Estate Winery, 300 Covert Place, Oliver BC
Join us in the field to tell the story of the Okanagan Salmon. This five course dinner hosted above the Okanagan River with wines from Covert Farms Family Estate and Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. This farm field dinner tells the story of the Okanagan Salmon through the chefs, educators, and producers of British Columbia. Proceeds of the five wine paired courses will be donated to support Salmon Habitat restoration in the South Okanagan.
For tickets go to www.covertfarms.ca.
Feast of Fields @ the UBC Farm
- Sunday, September 13 @ 1pm
Celebrate with us at Feast of Fields is BC’s longest standing local food celebration. This four hour wandering gourmet harvest festival highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. Funds raised from this event support FarmFolk CityFolk’s work to cultivate a local, sustainable food system in BC.
For tickets go to www.feastoffields.com.
Dr. Peter Centre PASSIONS @ the Roundhouse
- Sunday, September 13 @ 6pm
Join us at this year’s PASSIONS, a benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. “Vancouver’s best small gala” features culinary creations from Chris Whittaker and almost two dozen of the other top chefs in the city! An exciting live auction (an elegant afterhours dinner for eight at Louis Vuitton with food by Chef Chris Whittaker and wine from Meyer Family Vineyard, anyone?) tops it off! Visit www.drpeter.org for more info about the event and for tickets.
Vancouver Farmers’ Markets “Ripe” @ the Roundhouse
RIPE 2015 will feature Chris Whittaker and many of Vancouver’s other top chefs paired with VFM farms and producers. 10 culinary creation stations, craft beverages, and dessert tastings – yum!
For tickets go to www.eatlocal.org.
Not your legion's meat draw.
Chow down at Forage on Sunday to Wednesday nights and enter to win some meat.
Chef Chris Whittaker will dress and butcher it. You’ll even get
foolproof cooking and handling instructions and ideas on what to
serve it with, along with some information on the farm or ranch it
came from. Of course it will be sustainably sourced.
Draw at 8:30 pm. We’ll tweet you if you win!
Hair of the Dog Hour
Make some bad decisions last night? Suffering this morning?
Want to feel better fast?
Eat, drink & be hairy!
When: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am – 10:00 am
What: Classic Benny & either a Caesar, Mimosa or draft of Craft - $12