Category Archives: Foodie News

Peanut Allergies; Big Changes

Did you know that there have been serious changes to the recommendations from the medical community about how parents should treat their very young kids around peanuts and products with peanuts in them? The guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, … Continue reading

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Blugenics Karen Phytoplankton

Canada’s newest superfood is microscopic, but its health benefits are huge. Phytoplankton – found in the ocean and considered the world’s original vegetable – is also known as microalgae, packed with omega fatty acids, vitamins A, C, D and K, … Continue reading

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BC’s Agrifood Products Offered to the World

A new international market development strategy is the latest item on the menu offering BC’s agrifood and seafood products to the world. The strategy aims to build on the record $3.5 billion worth of B.C. products exported in 2015. B.C.’s … Continue reading

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BC Farmers Appreciation Week

Just in case you didn’t know, the week of September 12th – 18th is BC Farmers Appreciation Week. In acknowledgement of B.C. Farmers Appreciation Week, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick said, “British Columbia farmers are hard working people supporting their families and … Continue reading

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BC Hop Company Opening in Abbotsford

The BC Hop Company is hoping to quench the thirst for a key ingredient in B.C.’s growing craft beer sector. In an effort to provide the B.C. industry with a consistent supply of high-quality and local dry hops, the BC … Continue reading

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Birthday Eats

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Cheese St Grill Food Truck Post

My favourite food truck, the Cheese Street Grill is back at their regular location just outside of the Poirier Recreation Centre in Coquitlam. Now, after I exit the gym after an intense work I can once again stop and grab … Continue reading

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BC Certified Organic

BC’s Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has introduced Bill 11, the Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act in the House so British Columbians can shop with confidence. The regulatory changes would allow the BC government to build on a commitment that … Continue reading

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A Couple Restaurant Updates

There have been a couple of changes in local restaurants recently and an exciting new opening you may be interested in hearing about. First, a place I tried over the Christmas break, the Onyx Steakhouse located in Port Moody’s Suterbrook … Continue reading

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A Visit to the New Whole Foods Market in Burnaby 

The following is a photograph essay from my tour around the new Whole Foods Market location in Burnaby on Lougheed at Willingdon. Whatever they call it, I think the Whole Foods Market is a very welcome addition to the area … Continue reading

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