Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Holidays Jun 15, 2011 Cheers to Dad! SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestStill on the hunt for the perfect father’s day gift? Here’s a Top Ten list of suggestions, courtesy of the EAT Editors:FOR THE BACKYARD COOK 7-in-1 Smoker Grill (from $139)FOR THE WINE DRINKERIsland Wineries of British Columbia and a bottle of Vancouver Island WineFOR THE BIG EATERYou’ve heard of cheese of the month clubs, but how about a pulled pork sandwich-a-week gift certificate?If you live close to Dad, why not create a unique weekly or monthly food club for him, featuring a favourite food. You can’t really beat a hand-delivered pulled pork sandwich from Smoken Bones or PIG once in a while…FOR THE STUDENTA cooking class with Dad: The London Chef is offering a special lunch class with Dad on Saturday. The class will start with whisky sours, a toast to dad and a demonstration of sweet, spicy and salty chicken wings with chunky blue cheese sauce, before you begin cooking a gourmet lunch. $60 per person. More details here.FOR THE GADGET LOVERThe SousVide SupremeFOR THE SPICE MASTERA collection of hot sauces – don’t forget to include Sriracha (Rooster Sauce)! FOR THE URBAN FARMERGrow It Cook It Eat It – Mentored Home Food Production class from Glendale Gardens.The GCE program at Glendale Gardens will connect the local masters to you and your home taking full advantage of the educational facilities of HCP to teach and assist you in growing delicious, nutritious food. This program includes: Mentorship by local Seniors both at Glendale Gardens & a once a month visit to your home. A Combination of Hands-on & Classroom lessons led by Horticulturist Linda Petite will teach best garden practices. The lessons will include propagation, soils, composting, planning & succession planting, crop rotation, organic pest & disease control, container gardening & much more. Food Preparation by local chefs.The lessons will include knife skills, stock preparation, how to preserve the harvest and much more. www.glendalegardens.caFOR THE DOG LOVERBC’s Winery Dogs Calendar 2012FOR THE COFFEE LOVERGift card for favourite coffee shop in town with a bag of locally roasted beans.FOR THE ASPIRING MIXOLOGISTFrom special ice cube trays to new cocktail recipe books, there’s a lot you can do here. Perhaps a locally sourced specialty item for the liquor cabinet, such as Victoria Spirit‘s Hemp Vodka or their Twisted & Bitter Aromatic Bitters?GiftsHolidaysKitchen Tools SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 Sopa Paella Try the iconic Valencian dish as a hearty fall soup brimming with seafood and chorizo. We were going through a heat wave in Victoria when I ... Read More Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 It’s a Pancake Day! That crisp edge in the fall air stirs up a craving for comfort that sometimes only a stack of hot pancakes can deliver. So get your cast-iron pan ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More Comments are closed.