Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Feb 24, 2012 Weekly Planner February 24 – March 1st SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestDine around and Stay in Town Victoria is on through March 16th – www.tourismvictoria.com/dineComox Valley Dine Around and Stay Event is on through March 18th. www.discovercomoxvalley.com/promotions/dine_around.htm. Feel like venturing further afield?Parksville Uncorked 2012: Mid-Vancouver Island’s Premier Wine and Food Festival Feb. 23 – 26thA once- a- year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs’ from all over British Columbia. At Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and the Beach Club Resort in Parksville.Kick off the event at Parksville Untapped, then enjoy the signature gala tasting event, Swirl, to fascinating Winemaker Dinners and sizzling after-parties, Parksville Uncorked offers something for both the experienced gourmet and those seeking to better appreciate the epicurean delights of wine and food. www.parksvilleuncorked.com And if you are up for trip to the mainland, try the mother of all wine events –The wine glasses are out for the Vancouver Playhouse Wine FestivalVancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival February 24th – March 1stA week of wine tasting, wine dinners, wine seminars and wine buying – need we say more.www.playhousewinefest.com Spinnakers Brewpub hosts an evening with Tree Brewery Feb. 29thA five-course dinner paired with a selection of brews from Kelowna’s Tree Brewerywww.treebeer.comwww.spinnakers.com Victoria Royals Featured Player Luncheon at the Hotel Grand Pacific March 1stThe Hotel Grand Pacific www.hotelgrandpacific.com is the newest sponsor of the Victoria Royals (the city’s Western Hockey League franchise) www.victoriaroyals.com and this luncheon is part of how they’re displaying their hometown pride. Open to the public, this event is a way for fans to celebrate their team’s accomplishments, chat with players and coaching staff, and see exclusive video highlights from CHEK-TV. The luncheon will feature three players: one chosen by fans and two more chosen by a panel made up of Cleve Deenshaw (Times-Colonist), Marlon Martens (The Zone), and Mike Walker (CHEK-TV). Tickets are $36 including HST or $325 per table of nine and are available by calling 250-380-4459. Sooke Seedy Saturday takes place this weekend on Feb 25. Website. Heads Up Cowichan Chef’s Table Special Event March 11th at Providence Farm in DuncanOn March 11th, from 1 PM – 4 PM the Cowichan Chef’s Table will present a fundraiser for the MS Society. This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to sample the best of the Cowichan Valley food scene. The afternoon is a sit down, multi-course culinary feast pairing local foods and BC wines. Dishes will include canapés from the culinary students of VIU, an artisan pork terrine from Bruce’s Kitchen on Saltspring Island and a dish of braised duck and spices from Deerholme Farm to name a few.For information and reservations: EdibleseventsfestivalsWine 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 Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Comments are closed.