Entries Tagged as 'Food Events'

Spot The Prawn – Spot Prawn Festival and C Restaurant

April 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

It’s that time of year again when the season for west coast spot prawns begins. Spot prawns are the largest of the 7 commercial species of shrimp found in Canada’s west coast waters known for their sweet, delicate flavour and firm texture. B.C’s first shipment of these succulent beauties hits the docks on May the 6th and Executive Chef Robert Clark of C Restaurant is slated to get the first shipment.

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Tags: Fine Dining · Food & Wine Deals · Food Events · Seafood · Uncategorized

Whistler Cornucopia 2009 – FYI

December 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

For you foodie keeners this announcement for Whistler Cornucopia 2009 was sent to us recently.

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Tags: Food Events · News

Whistler Cornucopia Tickets Available

August 31st, 2008 · No Comments


Tickets to Whistler Cornucopia are now for sale on their website. Cornucopia, Whistler’s autumnal tribute to wine, food, and all things excess, has long been an Eat Vancouver favorite. If you plan to go, I’d reserve tickets sooner rather than later, as it’s actually one of those events that does sell out quite quickly.

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Tags: Food Events · Wine

Dine Italia

August 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

An Eat Vancouver reader wrote in to tell me about Dine Italia, an early Autumn event that puts Vancouver’s Italian restaurants in the spotlight by offering prix fixe dinners. The release is as follows

Welcome to our third edition of “Dine Italia” a special celebration of Italian food & wine.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce invites you once again to visit the Lower Mainland’s favourite restaurants to enjoy a delicious three course Italian dinner ranging from $20-$50.

This celebration starts September 1-15th.

Enjoy this unique opportunity of taste authentic italian cuisine in the most renown restaurants in the Lower Mainland.

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Tags: Food & Wine Deals · Food Events · News

Spot Prawn Brunch @ Figmint, June 8th & 9th

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments

From the Eat Vancouver mailbag, news of a potentially interesting brunch special. Read more to read more. FigMint Restaurant and Lounge Continuing the tradition of exceptional locally sourced cuisine in a relaxed fine dining setting Saturday, June 8th and Sunday June 9th Brunch featuring British Columbia Spot Prawns This June FigMint Restaurant and Lounge Executive […]

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Tags: Food Events · Modern Canadian

Blogging Cornucopia: Battle of the Sexes

November 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Blogging Cornucopia: Battle of the Sexes! a photoblog feature Sunday, November 11, 2007 by Jason Chin Eat Vancouver editor Next up on my docket was Battle of the Sexes, in which a group of female wine experts takes on a group of males to answer the age old question: what gender is best at blind […]

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Tags: Food Events

Whistler Cornucopia 2007, Chef Trip to the Farm

November 11th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Blogging Cornucopia a photoblog feature Sunday, November 11, 2007 by Jason Chin Eat Vancouver editor In the tradition of the great Tony Pierce and his pioneering photo essay medium, I’ve decided to present my Cornucopia blog as a photo blog. I arrived at Whistler Friday evening with barely enough time to grab a quick bite […]

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Tags: Food Events · Wine

Whistler Cornucopia 2007

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Whistler Cornucopia is happening again this year from November 8th to 12th. From what I can tell, it’s a celebration of food and wine for those fortunate enough to afford a weekend in Whistler plus admittance to several lunches, seminars and parties, which range from $15 to $200. So, it’s a luxury, but quite a […]

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Tags: Food Events · Wine

Cornucopia Postmortem

November 13th, 2006 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Food & Wine Deals · Food Events

Whistler Cornucopia

October 24th, 2006 · No Comments

Just a quick reminder, as if you needed one, that the Cornucopia celebration at Whistler is coming up (Nov 9th – 12th). There are always a lot of great wine tasting and seminars, as well as opportunities to try local cuisine in some beautiful spots. I’ve never been to any of the extravagant after parties, […]

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Tags: Food Events · Wine