Spotted Bear

Spotted Bear

DETAILS 101 4th Street | Tofino, BC Telephone: 250-725-2215 | Email: info@spottedbearbistro.com Wednesday – Sunday 5:30pm | Sunday Brunch 9 – 1pm Web: www.spottedbearbistro.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Gallery About The Spotted Bear The Spotted Bear Bistro is

GOODS: Chef Joel Aubie Of Tofino’s “Shelter” Getting Ready For Top Chef Canada Combat

GOODS: Chef Joel Aubie Of Tofino’s “Shelter” Getting Ready For Top Chef Canada Combat

The GOODS from Shelter Tofino, BC | Shelter Restaurant’s chef, Joel Aubie, will be competing on Top Chef Canada Season 2 and all of Tofino is anticipating the March 12th start date of the series. Joel will be in Vancouver

Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn

Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn

Details The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn PO 250 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Telephone: 800-333-4604 Web: www.wickinn.com | Facebook | Twitter Gallery The People Charles McDiarmid, Managing Director Warren Barr, Executive Chef David Sider, Restaurant Chef Jamie Wilson, Sous Chef Martin

Field Trip #584: To Tofino For Fancy Book Writin’ And Oysters

Field Trip #584: To Tofino For Fancy Book Writin’ And Oysters

I’m on the island tooling a new book for a week and then sticking around to MC the Clayoquot Oyster Festival). Posts will still be coming fast and furious, as I’m wired to the hilt for this trip and our

Hanging With Frodo Baggins At The Tofino Food & Wine Festival

Hanging With Frodo Baggins At The Tofino Food & Wine Festival

We’ve just returned back from a stay at Tofino’s stunning Long Beach Lodge on Cox Bay. It seemed like we’d only just left (we were there last month, too), but what can I say? There is no other place on

An Afternoon Well Spent With Tofino Fisherman Lutz Zilliken

An Afternoon Well Spent With Tofino Fisherman Lutz Zilliken

photo | Derek Cruikshank by Bobby Lax | In this interview I sit down with Lutz Zilliken, owner of Tofino’s West Pacific Seafood and the Fish Store (because he smokes a beautiful fish and has a great big grin on

Field Trip #581: Digging The Rad Fruits Of Island Collaboration

Field Trip #581: Digging The Rad Fruits Of Island Collaboration

We recently took a kid-less trip up to Tofino to see and celebrate the launch of the Tofino Ucuelet Culinary Guild, the just-baptised association of west-Island cooks and restaurateurs. First off, how awesome is it that Tough City and Ukie

Saying Goodbye To Summer At The Gorgeous End Of The World

Saying Goodbye To Summer At The Gorgeous End Of The World

Since I left university I’ve grown accustomed to treating September as the best part of August, a sigh that lasts for 30 days. Over the summer, however, I remembered that when kids reach school age, September reverts back to its original

A Weekend At The Wickaninnish, Or “How To Slow Down In 3 Days”

A Weekend At The Wickaninnish, Or “How To Slow Down In 3 Days”

I’ve put together a short video of our recent trip up to The Wickaninnish Inn (watch above). We were there for the annual food and wine festival, an event that I’ve been likening to the sort of fun you’d expect

Sobo’s Iconic Purple Catering Truck And The End Of An Era…

Sobo’s Iconic Purple Catering Truck And The End Of An Era…

This morning I was organising photos, video, and text for a post on my recent Tofino trip when a tidbit of topical, bummer news landed on my desk…

Tofino’s Raincoast Cafe Closing

Tofino’s Raincoast Cafe Closing

After 12 years in business, Tofino’s excellent Raincoast Cafe is closing. From the Westcoaster: TOFINO — A critically acclaimed Tofino restaurant will close it doors at month’s end following nearly 12 years in business. The RainCoast Café, which has received

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