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Bocuse d’Or Team Canada 2013

“The simpler the food, the harder it is to prepare it well. You want to truly taste what it is you’re eating. So that goes back to the trend of fine ingredients” – Joel Robuchon “Only you can judge your…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Serving up Summer Smoke with Social Bites

Our latest guest contributor is Tyler Wilman, a Vancouver-based communication designer and photographer who enjoyes the challenge of trying new things in the kitchen and love nothing more (except maybe pretty things and…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Cocktail Kitchen Wraps Up at the Refinery

The Cocktail Kitchen series at the Refinery has wrapped up after 7 months (7 months, 720 unique guests, 90 unique cocktails and 30 bartenders!) of competing. The last four weeks had the finalists – David Baines…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Everybody Wants To Be A Famous Chef

I was recently invited to meet a couple of students from the International Culinary School at Art Institute of Vancouver who are competing in San Pellegrino’s Almost Famous Chef Competition being held in Toronto on…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 29th, 2011
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Zantac Chili Challenge

Last week the Dirty Apron cooking school was filled with the smell of chilies, beef and a little friendly fire. The Zantac Chili Challenge semi-finals were on and three competitors were on hand to prepare their special…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 28th, 2011
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Canadian Chef Ryan Stone & Bocuse d’Or Tasting

The Bocuse d’Or World Cuisine Contest was created in 1987 by France’s legendary Chef Paul Bocuse. Held every two years in Lyon, France, it’s touted as the world’s most gruelling and prestigious cooking…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 14th, 2011
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Cocktail Kitchen Series Launches

Today new contributor Miles Harrison posts in the Foodists Guest column. Look for more from him soon. -Ed. Starting tonight The Refinery unleashes our city’s creative cocktail talent in their Cocktail Kitchen…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 8th, 2010
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Who Doesn’t Love A Good Cupcake?

I loves me a good cupcake. Don’t you? There’s something slightly less guilty about eating a couple (or six) little cupcakes compared to stuffing your face with a thick slab of moist chocolate cake…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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