Based on the philosophy that a better world starts in one’s own community, Cittaslow, an arm of the Italian-based Slow Food movement, designated Naramata as an official Cittaslow, or Slow City, in 2010. Joining 206 sister communities around the world Cittaslow spotlights those places that ce…
The salad course has come a long way from being the food of abstention. Diet plates of cottage cheese, served with canned peaches, and the austere side salads of tired iceberg lettuce, have been replaced by sophisticated ingredients and combinations.
Gelato, the Italian frozen dessert is credited to the Italian chef Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli, who, in the late 1600s opened Café Procope in Paris, introducing gelato to the “City of Light” before the rest of Europe managed to get in a lick.
According to famed French chef Michel Roux, a good menu should always be market-led. When traveling, the late chef always sought out the local food markets. He viewed them as reflections of national and regional heritage and culture — and I couldn’t agree more. Tasting locally-made artisan c…
Penticton’s own Cannery Brewing made the list of the 10 best patios on the BC Ale Trail. It was one of just three breweries from outside the Lower Mainland or Vancouver Island to land on the list. The Cannery recently opened a new patio called The Backyard, pictured here. The BC Ale Trail is…
A sense of adventure, special skills and an unusual hobby are the foundation of Summerland’s new craft distillery that is both helping the community during the pandemic and receiving increasingly widespread attention for its high-quality spirits.
Nourishing provisions have always been at the heart of Joy Road Catering. The long-time Penticton-based business drove home the concept of local, regional and sustainable food more than 14 years ago, and remains a stalwart supporter of our area farmers and makers.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Table service at restaurants in B.C. is up and running again. To give a better idea of what's now involved in dining out, we interviewed one operator. The challenges and rewards are very similar at all locations.
Comfort food has been key to getting through these profoundly weird times while satisfying the desire for wanderlust. My cooking rhythms have been chaotic to say the least.
Seeking solace from isolation has in great part been through food. It provides a sense of warmth and comfort and is evident in the amount of people who have taken to baking while flattening the curve.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along with B.C. Premier John Horgan assured children that the Easter Bunny is an “essential service.”
There’s no better way to honour the late Harry McWatters than to toast his incredible life and contribution to the Okanagan wine industry with a vintage from one of his wineries – Time, McWatters Collection or Evolve.