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Pacific Palate – Contest Winners Announced and My Secret Revealed

This morning I broadcast my last edition of Pacific Palate on The Early Edition, after 10 years of memorable meals.  On Saturday I climb on board a plane in Vancouver and late on Sunday afternoon I’ll arrive in Parma, Italy.  … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – even more prizes!

Great news…Raincoast Books has thrown a veritable pot pourri of culinary books into the Big Bang prize package, including: How I Learned to CookKathy Casey’s Northwest TableMichael Chiarello’s Flavoured Oils and VinagarsWorld Food CafeThe LAtin American KitchenThe World of SpiceDuchy … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – My Secrets of the City

This week on Pacific Palate, my secrets of the city…and the Cowichan Valley.  These are my favourite haunts, not the high-end, white tablecloth places, but spots I can go to on my budget and not worry about breaking the bank.  … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate Contest – Your Most Memorable Meal

November 13, 2006  UPDATE:  Contest entries are now closed.  Thanks to all of you for sending in some wonderful entries.  Winners will be announced and notified on November 14th. After ten years, Pacific Palate on CBC Radio’s The Early Edition … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – En Route Top New Restaurants

If you are looking for the Pacific Palate Most Memorable Meal Contest, click here.  This morning on the show, I talked about the Vancouver restaurants that made it to the top ten best new restaurants in Canada as named by … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – Apple Fest

This week on Pacific Palate, I celebrated apples, along with Canada’s newest apple, the Aurora Golden Gala.  The apple was developed at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland.  If you missed it this year, you won’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – Abalone

This week on Pacific Palate, BC abalone returns to Vancouver restaurants…but this time around it’s farmed abalone.  C Restaurant hosted a magnificient lunch to introduce this farmed product to a gathering of the media.  Executive chef Rob Clark and chef … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – Bridging Borders Toward Food Security

This week on Pacific Palate you get a taste of Bridging Borders Toward Food Security, a conference held in Vancouver by the Community Food Security Coalition and Food Secure Canada. What is food security?  It may not be what you … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – Jim’s Noodle Express

This week on Pacific Palate I visited Jim’s Noodle Express at 382 Robson Street in Vancouver, right across from the Vancouver Public Library Building. This little shop is the baby brother to the original Jim’s Noodle House in Richmond.  It … Continue reading

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Pacific Palate – Spinach

(to find out about the Oxfam fundraising dinner I’m MC’ing, click here.) This week on Pacific Palate, a review of the e coli outbreak in the United States caused by contaminated fresh spinach products grown in California.  For the latest … Continue reading

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