Chef’s Garden & Hickory Road Farm!

By vancreative on April 25, 2011

When we think organic, many things come to mind. We think rural backcountry, we think carefully cultivated, hand-picked, we think pesticide-free, healthy and nutritious. We may think bohemian, freethinker and free spirit, or we may conversely associate organic with prestige, affluence, exclusivity and privilege. The concept of organic food and horticulture echoes the pastoral authenticity […]

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Easter Sunday Breakfast Brunch!

By vancreative on April 18, 2011

Glorious spring has finally arrived and Easter is just around the corner! But what is Easter all about anyway? Why do some of us spend time hiding chocolate eggs for the kids’ Easter egg hunts, share magical stories of the Easter Bunny and paint and dye eggs to be placed in beautifully decorated baskets-made-to-look-like-birds-nests? Most […]

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Lobsterfest at the Hooded Merganser!

By vancreative on April 18, 2011

We can’t talk about the glories of spring and the Easter weekend without also mentioning our annual Lobsterfest at the Hooded Merganser! So dust off those bikes, get out the lawn mowers, pull out the spring wardrobe and sink your teeth into some succulent lobster along with a refreshing glass of Alexander Keith’s Tartan Ale […]

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Fest-of-Ale 2011

By vancreative on April 6, 2011

Well it’s that time of year again!  Fest-of-Ale is here, and the moment has come to toast a new era of beer and beer drinking, as the latest inspirational flavours from across North America come to Penticton to inspire our palates and wet our appetites!  However Fest-of- Ale is much more than just a two […]

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