Captain’s Blog

Part II: Poets Cove to Telegraph Harbour

(Continued from Captain’s Blog – Part I)

The next morning on the boat and the second without a shower. I toss around debating if the coffee will be worth the cold morning air, when the door creaks open. “Wake up. Come outside!” I put on a jacket and rush to find an otter sunbathing on deck. Continue reading “Captain’s Blog”

Captain’s Blog

Part I: Montageu to Winter Cove

After a full day on the water we awake in the Gulf Islands. Montageu Harbour, one of many in the chain between BC and Vancouver Island. It’s cold. Really cold. Not exactly what I pictured when we decided to charter a boat for a week long sailing lesson. Continue reading “Captain’s Blog”

Farm to Chopstix

Farm to Chopstix is a series of collaborative dinners running from Jun to Oct 2016. The events take place on local farms using meats and produce sourced direct from the farm. Each menu is prepared by Drunken Master Chef, Lan Thai and paired with locally made craft beers.

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Vancouver Night Market

Vancouver is a popular destination for many local people. An easily accessible city, surrounded by the Pacific Northwest’s signature mountains and coastline. In addition to its natural beauty, the city is also known for its food and the biggest night market in North America. Continue reading “Vancouver Night Market”

Pronounced Poh-Kay

Poke has been in the greater culinary consciousness for decades, but in 2016 it’s become a bonafide trend. Restaurants are opening across the country serving raw fish, heavily sauced on kale and zucchini noodles, along with phonetic instruction on how to pronounce the latest fad.

Articles are everywhere with titles like “What Is Poke & Where Should You Get It?” Another video from INSIDER Food, shows eaters “going wild for…sushi in a bowl,” ordering from a Subway-style list of toppings, including cucumbers and jalapeños. While the excitement is understandable, back at home poke is anything but a trend. Continue reading “Pronounced Poh-Kay”