Japanese Canadian heritage cooking classes showcase family recipes

Japanese Canadian heritage cooking classes showcase family recipes

An upcoming Japaanese Canadian heritage cooking class is one in a yearlong series that highlights family and community recipes that date back to pioneer days. The 90-minute class, priced at between $10 and $15, will be led by guest cook Carmel Tanake “and her intergenerational cooking team.” Tanaka describes herself as a “‘secret’ family recipe … Read more

Whistler Village Beer Festival celebrates B.C.’s vibrant craft beverages in Canada’s alpine paradise

Whistler Village Beer Festival celebrates B.C.’s vibrant craft beverages in Canada’s alpine paradise

(This article is sponsored by Tourism Whistler.) BC has a well-earned reputation as the birthplace of craft beer in Canada. The country’s first contemporary craft brewery was created in Horseshoe Bay in 1982. Now, there are more than 200 of them across the province—up from just 54 in 2010. From September 13 to 18, lovers … Read more

Niagara Falls ready to ‘roll out the red carpet’ for Canada Summer Games participants

Niagara Falls ready to ‘roll out the red carpet’ for Canada Summer Games participants

Officially, Niagara Falls is hosting two sports during Canada Summer Games -baseball at Oakes Park and golf at Legends on the Niagara. But unofficially, the destination is going to be hosting all the athletes, coaches, trainers, volunteers, and their families during the two-week event, said Mayor Jim Diodati. “I promise you, every one of them … Read more

How to catch the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

How to catch the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

After winning the bid in 2017 to host the Canada Summer Games and being delayed a year by the COVID-19 pandemic, Niagara is set to launch its long-awaited 2022 Canada Summer Games Sunday. Almost 5,000 athletes and coaches have already started arriving in the region for the multi-sport event which runs Aug. 6 to 21. … Read more

Teriyaki Boys food truck rolls into town for Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival

Teriyaki Boys food truck rolls into town for Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival

Mamoru Ijima doesn’t get to do as much snowboarding as he did when he was younger. Now 40, the Squamish man is busy raising two kids with his wife. Ijima also devotes a lot of his time to running his food trailer, Teriyaki Boys, which specializes in Japanese street food. This weekend, Teriyaki Boys is … Read more

Metro Roundup: Mason Music celebrates 10th anniversary with festival

Metro Roundup: Mason Music celebrates 10th anniversary with festival

Mason Music is celebrating 10 years of inspiring and teaching students to be passionate about playing music by bringing the Birmingham community together for a one-day, family-friendly, music festival. Mason Music Fest 2022 will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at 1 pm at Avondale Brewing Company (201 41st St. S., Birmingham). “Mason Music … Read more

Jam-packed long weekend in Niagara

Jam-packed long weekend in Niagara

The dog days of summer are getting an injection of entertainment and enthusiasm. With the sun shining bright — little rain is expected and no heat warnings anticipated — families are free to take advantage of a jam-packed civic holiday weekend across Niagara. Including the return of St. Catharines’ Rib Fest and Canal Days (after … Read more

Washed Out joins Detroit’s Mo Pop fest after Kaytranada cancels | Music News | Detroit

Washed Out joins Detroit’s Mo Pop fest after Kaytranada cancels | Music News | Detroit

click to enlarge Sam Prickett, Wikimedia Creative Commons Washed Out performing in July 2016. With a little more than week before it starts, Detroit’s Mo Pop music festival lineup is going through a bit of a shakeup. Festival organizers announced Tuesday that Haitian-Canadian producer and DJ Kaytranada has canceled his appearance, and will now be … Read more

Vote to Determine the Best Food at Evansville’s Fall Festival

Vote to Determine the Best Food at Evansville’s Fall Festival

Believe it or not, we’re less than three months away from the annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival on Evansville’s west side. This year’s festival will take place October 3rd through the 8th and will feature all the great things you’ve known and loved your entire life. The lawn of the west branch library … Read more

Beat the heat with Filipino summer treat in month-long Vancouver halo-halo festival

Beat the heat with Filipino summer treat in month-long Vancouver halo-halo festival

Let’s start with the proper pronunciation of this Filipino cold dessert treat. Say “ha-loh ha-loh”. Now that we’ve got that right, let’s talk about halo-halo. It’s basically a colorful melange of sweetened preserves, topped with shaved ice, drizzled with milk, and then topped with jam, flan or ice cream. The name of this medley comes … Read more