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World's hottest pepper: Was it or wasn't it?

Who knew peppers were such a hot topic?

After I brought you the story on Monday of Marpole resident Brad Dodds, who grew the world’s hottest pepper in his back yard and took the first bite on camera for us, a number of readers wrote to me insisting that the pepper in question was not, in fact, a Carolina Reaper. 310 more words

Vancouver

Young Chefs who are making a difference and leaving their mark on our city.

Young Chefs who are making a difference and leaving their mark on our city. I’d like to introduce you to Justin Cheung, the Restaurant Chef at Longtail Kitchen at New Westminster’s River Market, along with one of my favourite chefs, Longtail’s owner, Angus An. 767 more words

Vancouver

North Carolina: Barbecue Capital!

Walking into the 53 year old family run Lexington Barbecue, I’m transferred back to a bygone retro era of Formica-topped tables and wood paneled walls plastered with a plethora of barbecue awards and memorabilia. 1,868 more words

COMMUNITY

Culinary Trip To Thessoloniki Greece

Have you been to or heard of Thessaloniki? It might be only the second largest city in Greece, but when it comes to culinary status, it is number one!  811 more words

Europe

Chef's Table At VCC

I’m so excited to announce that downtown Vancouver is going to be home to a new pop-up restaurant this spring! From April 29 through to June 19, the Vancouver Community College’s Culinary Arts students will be opening a pop-up in the Four Corners Restaurant space in the VCC downtown campus. 224 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Bangkok and The Blue Elephant Cooking School

Thailand, a country rich with a long history, imperial culture, renowned beaches to lush jungle retreats and an exotic cuisine that has become popular world-wide. The country is large and stretches from the northern borders of China and Myanmar down to the tropical south of Malaysia. 684 more words

Vancouver

Central Vietnam Revisited

Some 13 years ago I stepped on the expansive sandy beach of My Khe, otherwise known as China Beach for the thousands of American and Australian soldiers that were stationed in Da Nang during the Vietnam War. 3,601 more words

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