Wine Maven: Northern Lands

Shaw Convention Centre, May 2-6, 2017 by Mary Bailey Northern Lands is a stellar opportunity to explore wine, craft beer and artisan spirits. The inaugural event, held two years ago, was a remarkable gathering of food and wine people from across the country. Chefs, winemakers, winery owners, brewers, distillers and lovers of great food and …

Meet the 2014 Gold Medal Plates Contenders

It’s The River House chef Steven Brochu’s first Gold Medal Plates. “We’re using all Canadian ingredients and wanted to show our sense of humour; the dish has some whimsicality. The competition is held in high regard and we’re ready to put ourselves out there.” Chef Brochu graduated from NAIT culinary, then spent time on the …