July 28, 2011
At Joe’s, we’ve got countless beers on offer on the roof. But they’re already brewed, you see…
Today’s Vancouver Sun hosts a cool article by Tristan Hopper about Toronto’s City Hops program,¬†where a variety of businesses have¬†embraced the “seamless blending of the Torontonian love of urban gardening and craft brewing”. Yep, growing hops on rooftops!
July 26, 2011
When you’ve got a hankering for some fresh seafood, of course we hope you’ll let us take care of the cooking. But in the event you’re staying in, we suggest giving this recipe a whirl.
Originally featured in French chef Eric Ripert’s¬†On the Line, Food 52′s Kristen Miglore shares this simple process picked up at NYC’s Le¬†Bernadin that truly highlights the essence of fresh fish. You’ll be interested to discover the secret ingredient – straight outta the sixties!
Find the full recipe here.
July 15, 2011
Readers of the New York Times recently shared their favourite local bevvies with the paper. Talented mixologists and electic tastes abound here on the West Coast – what drink would you call Vancouver’s own?
July 12, 2011
Wayne Sych joins Joe Fortes as Executive Chef after saying goodbye to the former Cannery Seafood Restaurant last Spring. At Joe‚Äôs, Wayne continues the tradition of serving up a variety of regional and imported seafood, blending his vibrant West Coast style with the freshest local ingredients. After attending BCIT, VCC, and the Dubrulle Culinary Institute in the Culinary Arts programs, many years were spent honing his skills at local restaurants.
Prior to The Cannery, from 1998 to 2008, Wayne was Chef at The Fish House in Stanley Park. “Spending time with my wife and two sons is my first passion and my other is passing on my knowledge to others‚ÄĚ. Wayne spends several evenings a month teaching cooking classes across the Lower Mainland.
July 7, 2011
They’re here! They’re here! Local BC strawberries are one of summer’s most awaited indulgences for Vancouverites and¬†especially for chefs and others who get to work with them so closely. At Joe’s we’re thrilled to have them grace our dessert plates once again.
Here, The Vancouver Sun shares some great summertime recipes that feature the local berries. Indulge and enjoy!
July 3, 2011
In honour of the upcoming 4th of July holiday taking place south of our border, we thought we’d share with you this thought-provoking¬†TIME Magazine article ¬†by Josh Ozersky that ponders the notion of independance…of a culinary sort.
How do you think¬†our nation fares when it comes to creativity in the kitchen?