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An Ode To The Humble Pot Roast

The lowliest cut of beef turned into the most succulent comfort food. I mean, what says comfort more than pot-roast? Immediately thoughts turn to Sunday evening meals; family is near, there’s good conversation amidst the bickering [...]

2014 Vancouver Intl Wine Fest: Consumer Tasting

http://www.playhousewinefest.com/Over 20,000 people came to the Vancouver Convention Center last week for the 2014 @VanWineFest; the expected crowd of doctors and lawyers but also mechanics, secretaries and firefighters... for too long I've heard the r... [...]

Valentine’s Day Special

As I am a trained chef, I get a lot of people asking me for suggestions for what to serve their significant other on Valentine's Day. Oh it's a dangerous thing to give advice! And with [...]

Flor NV Prosecco DOC, Italy

What do you get when Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Lidia Bastianich decide to put their collective heads together to import Italian sparkling wine? If your answer was anything other then “Quality”, “Value” or “Excellence” then you [...]

Kanazawa “Raku” Syrah, Okanagan Valley, BC

If you’ve never heard the name Kanazawabefore, much less in reference to wine, be at ease… until just a few weeks ago, I had never heard of him either. But now that I’ve tried the man’s [...]