Tag Archives: Penticton

“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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Winter Solstice: Brighter Days are Coming

It’s Winter Solstice so, for me at least, there’s hope in the air. As the hours of sunlight each day progress toward Spring, my recollections through the Christmas season promise golden moments in the new year.   I count myself … 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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From my Soapbox on a Pet Peeve: Fallacious Arguments

When a group attempts to railroad in an initiative instead of building consensus about the idea, it drives me crazy when members of that group resort to fallacious arguments. I try to be a good listener and prefer not to … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

Lately when it comes to my personal blog, I’ve been following the first half of Ernest Hemingway’s advice well. However, I’ve not been delivering so much on the second part of his advice to “Live it up so you can … 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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