Recent Articles in ‘Food & Entertaining’

The Scenic Sapphire docked along the Rhône River in the village of Vienne, France.

A river cruise along the Rhone offers sunshine, Syrah and serenity

There was a note in my cabin, right next to the white rose in its crystal bud vase: “Ms. Sasvari,” it read. “I’m delighted to be your butler.”

The Life Saver, a cocktail created by Max Borrowman, bar manager at Juniper Kitchen & Bar, makes the most of the caraway and dill flavours of akvavit. Courtesy of Juniper Kitchen & Bar.

In good spirits: Carried away by caraway

Why we’re falling in love with spicy, aromatic akvavit

Quang Dang, executive chef of West Restaurant, shaves truffles over pasta at a recent truffle-themed dinner. 
photo: Leila Kwok for West Restaurant

Food front: In truffle heaven

Add B.C. to the list of regions that produce the fabulously fragrant fungus


On the vine: Vintner on a mission at Mission Hill Family Estates

Chief winemaker Darryl Brooker takes the long view over Mission Hill’s expanding portfolio

Etsy Studio is for those who want to make crafts as well as buy them.

In the news

Crafty: Etsy launches global marketplace aimed at DIY-ers


Smoke and spice

Chalet cocktails to keep you warm, no matter the conditions


Vintage Canada

Taste wines from coast to coast as Canada takes the stage at the Vancouver International Wine Festival


The cutting edge

Hone your kitchen technique with the best blade possible


A Québécois Romance

Falling in love with Quebec City’s winter wonderland



Why the whisky Old Fashioned is the cocktail of the moment


There’s an appy for that

How to make your winter entertaining irresistibly easy


B.C’s bright bubbles

Fitzpatrick family’s new sparkler is reason to celebrate


Make it a martini

The classic cocktail is on the comeback


Harvest of memories

For celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, fall is the most delicious time of year


Notably Nota Bene

The Okanagan’s classic Bordeaux blend hits a high note