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  • The Keys

    February 7, 2011 I know we look happy, but that was last week on the 1st of February when we got the keys.  This week we have a list of construction challenges that we need to resolve so we are not looking so happy.  What’s that old saying?  What doesn… Read more »

  • Stone Soup at Winterlude

    February 8, 2011 We couldn’t be more proud of Jacqueline Jolliffe.  Last week she opened her Soup Truck for business on the Canal near Pig Island.   Throughout Winterlude Jacqui will be dishing up hearty hot bowls of soup and chili using her recipes sh… Read more »

  • And the Winner is!

    February 2 2011 We have been featuring Spa Month each January for the last few years.  It is an extremely popular theme, which hopefully helps some stick to their New Year’s Resolutions.  We receive lots of positive feedback during Spa Month, with some… Read more »

  • The Great Chicken Challenge

    January 26, 2011 One of our goals has always been to try to source as locally as possible, especially when it comes to the meat we serve.  We feel it is important to be able to trace the food we eat back to the farm and when possible, get to know the f… Read more »

  • Space Update

    January 21, 2011 Our new space has been ripped apart so that we can have a clean slate to work with.  We had a quick chance to take a few more measurements and see what it looks like empty. It’s a little bit intimidating to realize how much work we hav… Read more »

  • Restaurants of Note

    January 19, 2011 Since January is my ‘Birthday Month’, I have had an opportunity to dine out at a few restaurants recently.  They are all relatively new to me and worth mentioning. In our neighbourhood the former Pe Nan Wok, has been transformed into t… Read more »

  • And so, it begins….

    January 10, 2011 Today we got our first real look at our new space.  Although we don’t take possession until February 1, we went in to take some measurements now that the former occupant had vacated. Believe it or not, this is our new production kitche… Read more »

  • 11 days of Feasting!

    January 6, 2011 We have just returned to work after a lovely 11 day vacation.  The Red Apron was closed from the 24th of December to the 4th of January, and while everyone else was driving and flying east, west and south, I headed north to my Riverhous… Read more »

  • C’est Delish

    While enjoying my week off at the Riverhouse, I have been spending a bit of time in the lovely town of Wakefield.  My good friend Eva was having her blow-out sale at Boutique Burro Borracho, and while visiting her, we popped into her neighbour’s place… Read more »

  • Art-is-In Grand Opening

    Jo-Ann and I got up really early yesterday morning to hit the new Art-is-In bakery before coming to work.  For those who haven’t heard, Stephanie & Kevin have just moved to their operations to a new facility, and have opened a retail store at the s… Read more »