Tag: Vancouver

Vikram Vij Brings His Feasts East

Although a visit to Vij’s Vancouver notable restaurant is alwaysl in order, Fenugreek Cream Curry, Chicken Curry, and Coconut Masala (among many others) – can all be yours and mine in Toronto, and just in time for spring entertaining! Perfect.

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Save On Meats is Mark Brand’s Gastown Gamble

Brand, who grew up in Halifax and cut his first restaurant chops in Melbourne, fell in love with Gastown and decided to take on the challenge of a lifetime when he took over the lease of Save On Meats, a butcher shop and deli that had seen much better days. Gastown Gamble is serialised television documentary about Brand, his wife Nico and their troop of friends and associates, who struggle to make the new Save On Meats work in its first few months.

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Oceans for Tomorrow: Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010

It was much more than a food festival. It was two plus days of inspiration and all things culinary including discussion about food policy, sustainability, educational workshops on ocean foods, a cook-off, wine and food tastings, and communal meals. The mood was celebratory – despite some serious rain – and the approximately 500 attendees (250 of them chefs) seemed energized, stimulated and inspired by the Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010.

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