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Golden Plates Recognizes Vancouver’s Top Restaurants and Chefs

VANCOUVER — The Georgia Straight has released the winners of its 2019 Golden Plates awards. The awards recognize the...

Where There’s Smoke: A Look At What’s New in Outdoor-Cooking Equipment

Not all great dining experiences are confined within the four walls of a restaurant operation. From rustic open-fire cooking to swanky patio setups, the...

Alex Chen Wins Gold at Canadian Culinary Championships

KELOWNA, B.C. — Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar in Vancouver beat out 10 competitors to take top spot at this...

Gold Medal Plates Hosts Competitions in Ottawa and Toronto

TORONTO — The 2017 Gold Medal Plates (GMP) competition wrapped up its cross-country trek with recent competitions in Ottawa and Toronto. At the Ottawa competition,...

Gold Medal Plates Hosts Competitions in Victoria and Saskatoon

TORONTO — The 2017 Gold Medal Plates (GMP) competition continued its cross-country trek with competitions in Victoria and Saskatoon last week. The Victoria competition, which...

Shop Talk: A Recap of the Food for Thought: Leading Chefs...

ON TRENDS Michael Bonacini: Trying to predict trends is not easy. It’s more about social cues and what’s going on globally. It’s always a moving...

Inaugural Canadian Foodservice Summit Comes to Toronto

TORONTO — Approximately 180 foodservice industry professionals gathered at The Glass Factory in Toronto yesterday for the 2016 Canadian Foodservice Summit presented by the...

Marc Lepine Captures Culinary Gold

KELOWNA, B.C. — Marc Lepine has made history by winning the Canadian Culinary Championship for a second time. The owner of Ottawa’s Atelier restaurant beat...

Alex Chen Wins Big at Regional Gold Medal Plates

VANCOUVER — Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar chef Alex Chen will represent B.C. at the upcoming Canadian Culinary Championships in February, after taking home...

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Appoints New Wine Director

VANCOUVER — Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar has appointed Diana Claxton as its new wine director. Claxton is a certified sommelier, formerly of Vancouver’s Homer...