Category Archives: Restaurants

“Same same but” Better at Brodo Kitchen

I’m adapting that delightful phrase oft heard in Asia, “Same same but different” to describe the launch of the new menu at Penticton’s Brodo Kitchen. (It’s a saying that evolved as a basic way to tell foreigners that an item … Continue reading

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So many menus, so little time

With the return of DINE AROUND THOMPSON OKANAGAN presented by the Wines of British Columbia January 17 to February 4, 2018, members of The British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) are presenting another exciting array of menus. You’ll find … Continue reading

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One Big Long Table by Poppadoms Now in Pop-Up style

When the Dosanj family of Poppadoms: Taste India (Kelowna) announced that they had sold the business and were moving on, I was heartbroken at first. After all, how many restaurants do you know bring an honest farm-to-table approach to Indian cooking? … Continue reading

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Terra Madre Day 2013 – Slow Food Thompson Okanagan

Mother Earth was smiling last evening. Since 2009, Terra Madre Day is held on December 10 to mark Slow Food’s anniversary. Food communities around the world highlight eating locally and sustainable local food production and honour that through a dedicated … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 20

May 28, 2013 – Black Cloud Winery Not all of our wineries in British Columbia are businesses with tasting rooms that you can visit. Bradley Cooper and wife Audralee Daum own and operate Black Cloud Winery, which has been described … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 17

April 16, 2013 – Cannery Brewing Winemakers like Bradley James Cooper of such excellent wineries as Township 7 and Black Cloud tell me, “It takes a lot of good beer to make good wine.” As I’ve gotten to know the … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 16

April 12, 2013 – Upper Bench Estate Winery Without being too cheesy, this post is a bit of a love story. A whole lot of love between people. A whole lot of love of artisan wine and hand-crafted cheese. Forgive … Continue reading

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