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DinnerPartyYVR is coming back to Vancouver

March 6, 2016

The biggest, boldest, most philanthropic dinner party is coming back to Vancouver on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 with the fourth annual DinnerPartyYVR. In just over a month, Vancouver hobby chefs will open their homes, kitchens and hearts to host a simultaneous dinner party taking place all across…

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Help God's Little Acre Farm feed those in need

February 4, 2015

God's Little Acre Farm in Surrey, British Columbia is a beautiful thing - a volunteer-run farm that grows food for those in need. And they grow it well - in the past four years they have donated a whopping 420,000 pounds of fresh, BC-grown produce to those less fortunate.

And they're just get…

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Twisty Cucumber Salad

January 7, 2015

Happy New Year! I'm looking forward to the months ahead, filled with cooking exploration as I learn new techniques and create fun recipes here on Devour & Conquer. To offset the treats and holiday dinners of December, let's kick off the first Wednesday of 2015 with an entertaining and healthy sala…

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CAVU Kitchen Bar opens in Richmond

October 14, 2014

 

I recently attended the launch party of the new CAVU Kitchen Bar in Richmond, British Columbia located at the Vancouver Airport Hilton. (Must start by noting the gorgeous ice sculpture martini luge sitting on CAVU's bar, carved especially for the launch party, gorgeous!)

Seeking to bring a grea…

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Pizza perfection at The Parlour Yaletown

August 7, 2014

Whenever I get the chance to float away from Vancouver Island and visit Vancouver's big city lights, I try to seek out new and different restaurants. With that attitude in mind, I tried a Vancouver Foodster Restaurant Tasting event a few months back and was introduced to The Parlour Yaletown.

My …

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Vancouver Culinary Scavenger Hunt & Giveaway

April 24, 2014

Living on Vancouver Island, I'm so close yet so far away from Vancouver's vibrant foodie scene. I get to enjoy the odd lunch or dinner when I come into the city on business, but I really wanted to do some restaurant exploring in Western Canada's largest city.

Then the perfect opportunity popped u…

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Canada's first online live Cookalong with Vikram Vij

February 20, 2013

Have you ever dreamed of your favourite chef coming into right your kitchen to teach you how to cook a dinner just like them?

When I have these dreams, one of the faces I wish I could see beside me at the stove is Vikram Vij, award-winning chef, author and Canadian hero of Indian cuisine. Well, th…

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