VANCOUVER LEXICON | Bishop’s

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Bishop’s

Bishop’s | Restaurant | A Vancouver institution named for its owner, John Bishop, a silver-haired Welsh gentleman. Opened on West 4th Avenue in 1986, Bishop’s is famous for its love affair with local, sustainable, and organic ingredients, as well as

DINER: Corsi & Tsakumis Land DB/Lumiere Spots, Plan For New Wine Bar & Restaurant

DINER: Corsi & Tsakumis Land DB/Lumiere Spots, Plan For New Wine Bar & Restaurant

by Andrew Morrison | Patrick Corsi and Alex Tsakumis of Kitsilano’s Q4 (formerly “Quattro on Fourth”) have just picked up the old DB Bistro/Feenie’s and Lumiere spaces at 2551 West Broadway. The lease was signed on Friday, and the loose ends

GOODS: Feenie Wins Silver With Haywire At The 2012 Canadian Culinary Championships

GOODS: Feenie Wins Silver With Haywire At The 2012 Canadian Culinary Championships

The GOODS from Okanagan Crush Pad Kelowna, BC | BC’s own Chef Rob Feenie, food concept architect for Cactus Restaurants Ltd., won silver at the national Gold Medal Plates competition. Chef Feenie selected Haywire Winery’s Pinot Noir to pair with

DINER: Follow Along From The Inside During The 2012 Canadian Culinary Championships

DINER: Follow Along From The Inside During The 2012 Canadian Culinary Championships

by Andrew Morrison | I’m leaving early for Kelowna and the Canadian Culinary Championships (#CCC) this afternoon. It is Canada’s biggest cooking competition. It includes three bouts between the country’s best chefs over two gruelling days. We’ll of course be

POLL: What Circumstance(s) Led To The Closing Of Lumiere And DB Bistro Moderne?

POLL: What Circumstance(s) Led To The Closing Of Lumiere And DB Bistro Moderne?

Within and without the circles I swim in, there seems to be a wide range of opinion as to why Lumiere and DB Bistro are closing. What’s yours? Thanks! Now consider paying them a final visit. Both restaurants are open

Rob Clark of C Restaurant Wins Vancouver’s Gold Medal Plates

Rob Clark of C Restaurant Wins Vancouver’s Gold Medal Plates

by Andrew Morrison | The Vancouver Gold Medal Plates went down at the Sheraton Wall Center last night. The chefs vying for gold and the opportunity to compete at February’s Canadian Culinary Championships were as follows: Neil Taylor (Cibo Trattoria),

BC Chef Competitors Vying For Canada’s Top Toque Title Named

BC Chef Competitors Vying For Canada’s Top Toque Title Named

On Friday, October 29th at Vancouver’s Wall Center, 10 of BC’s best chefs will compete at the Gold Medal Plates competition for the opportunity to represent our province at the Canadian Culinary Championships, held in Kelowna on February 18th and

It’s Official: English Bay Cactus Club Opening Early Summer 2011

It’s Official: English Bay Cactus Club Opening Early Summer 2011

A couple of days ago we broke the news that the Cactus Club was the winning bid being recommended to the Parks Board to operate their new restaurant space and concession at English Bay. It was pending approval, but now

Team Feenie’s Bid Wins Race For New English Bay Restaurant…

Team Feenie’s Bid Wins Race For New English Bay Restaurant…

From the little known Department of You Knew It Was Going To Happen comes news that the Cactus Club has been recommended to the Parks Board as the best overall bidder aiming to operate the upcoming, brand-new super-spanking English Bay

Dispatches From The Greatest Cooking Competition In Canada

Dispatches From The Greatest Cooking Competition In Canada

I’m very sorry that it has taken me so long to throw this video together. I had several gigs of footage and photos and no time to splice and dice this week, plus I didn’t want to have it up

Who Will Be The Next Canadian Culinary Champion? (UPDATED)

Who Will Be The Next Canadian Culinary Champion? (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Mathieu Cloutier of Montreal’s “Kitchen Gallery” won I’ve been buried judging and refereeing the Canadian Culinary Championships for the last two days so I apologise for the lack of posts/updates. The seven competing chefs finished the wine pairing competition

Rob Feenie’s Great Big Comeback At The 2009 Gold Medal Plates

Rob Feenie’s Great Big Comeback At The 2009 Gold Medal Plates

“Comeback” might be a bit of a loaded word, but it fits to an arguable degree. After Rob Feenie left his eponymous Feenie’s restaurant and flagship Lumiere two years ago and landed as the Food Concept Architect for the Cactus

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