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Erica Jane is Kelowna’s newest restaurant located at the base of the One Water Street towers. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

New elevated dining experience opens in Kelowna

Erica Jane is an affiliate of Kelly and Carlos O’Bryans

  • Mar 15, 2023

 

Jesse Croy, Hayden Duvel and Ryan J. Coome at Simps Modern Beverage. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Spicing up the Kelowna market with a dash of hot sauce

Three Kelowna locals serve up hot sauce during pop up at Simps Modern Beverage

 

The BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country is one of the top 100 most beloved restaurants in Canada in 2022, according to OpenTable. (50th Parallel/Facebook)

2 Okanagan restaurants make top 100 most romantic list, just in time for Valentine’s Day

Two of the 20 British Columbia restaurants are in the Okanagan

 

Popeyes Chicken in Salmon Arm opened for business on Dec. 30, 2022. (File photo)

New Popeyes Chicken outlet in Salmon Arm targeted in break and enter

Suspect reported to have stolen cash register

  • Jan 30, 2023
Popeyes Chicken in Salmon Arm opened for business on Dec. 30, 2022. (File photo)
Kristina Klein got her start in the kitchen at the young age of three or four when she'd help in the family restaurant in Oliver. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Busy breakfast cafe in Vernon sold to staff

Chicken ’n waffles to stay as new owners take over EATology

Kristina Klein got her start in the kitchen at the young age of three or four when she'd help in the family restaurant in Oliver. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)

Restaurant pays out Kelowna woman $25K in workplace sexual harassment case

The harassment was not reported to the owners of Bouchons Bistro while it was happening

Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)
Moxies reopened in Kelowna on Jan. 17, 2023 with a fresh new look. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

A moxie new look for Moxies; Kelowna location first in franchise to reopen

Moxies has a new wine menu to go with its new look

  • Jan 19, 2023
Moxies reopened in Kelowna on Jan. 17, 2023 with a fresh new look. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Popeyes Chicken in Salmon Arm opens for drive-thru business and hopes to be able to accommodate sit-down customers on Jan. 8 when the furniture is expected to arrive. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)

Opening of Popeyes Chicken in Salmon Arm met by enthusiastic patrons

Franchisee also runs restaurants in Vernon, Kamloops, West Kelowna, Penticton and Merritt.

Popeyes Chicken in Salmon Arm opens for drive-thru business and hopes to be able to accommodate sit-down customers on Jan. 8 when the furniture is expected to arrive. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)
Food is packaged into a polystyrene foam box in Honolulu in a Thursday, March 14, 2019 file photo. Restaurants have been going through months of trial and error in preparation for the phase-in of a federal plastics ban that will eventually aim to remove many single-use plastics, such as takeout containers, from the market altogether. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Audrey McAvoy

Restaurants debut new takeout ware amid phase-in of single-use plastics ban

Recyclable fibre lids, bamboo cutlery and paper straws among alternatives being tested out

Food is packaged into a polystyrene foam box in Honolulu in a Thursday, March 14, 2019 file photo. Restaurants have been going through months of trial and error in preparation for the phase-in of a federal plastics ban that will eventually aim to remove many single-use plastics, such as takeout containers, from the market altogether. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Audrey McAvoy
St. Lawrence chef J-C Poirier is seen in an undated handout photo. The Vancouver-based chef, restaurateur and author is implementing a series of changes intended to improve the conditions of employment at his restaurant in the New Year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Carlo Ricci

Pre-paying for meals and shorter work week among changes in restaurant rebirth scene

Pent-up demand appears to be fuelling a hearty appetite for restaurant dining this holiday season

St. Lawrence chef J-C Poirier is seen in an undated handout photo. The Vancouver-based chef, restaurateur and author is implementing a series of changes intended to improve the conditions of employment at his restaurant in the New Year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Carlo Ricci
Ella Lamoureux will be performing at Marten Brewing Co. for a brunch and drag show Saturday, Nov. 12. (Contributed)

Drag brunch returning to Vernon pub

Rebellious Unicorns is bringing back Ella’s Drag Brunch to Marten Brewing Co. Nov. 12

Ella Lamoureux will be performing at Marten Brewing Co. for a brunch and drag show Saturday, Nov. 12. (Contributed)
Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet restaurant named Canada’s best fine dining experience

Pluvio tops TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Awards

Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)
A food delivery person wears a face mask as they walk away from a downtown Vancouver restaurant with a pick-up on Dec. 3, 2020. The B.C. government is aiming to cap food delivery fees in the province permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel

B.C. plans to make cap on food delivery fees permanent

Cap would limit delivery companies from charging restaurants more than 20%

A food delivery person wears a face mask as they walk away from a downtown Vancouver restaurant with a pick-up on Dec. 3, 2020. The B.C. government is aiming to cap food delivery fees in the province permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel
A server brings food to a table as people dine at a restaurant in Vancouver, on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Tipping fatigue is hitting consumers as requests for gratuities increase and spread to new businesses amid the rise of automated payment machines and preset tip suggestions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A server brings food to a table as people dine at a restaurant in Vancouver, on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Tipping fatigue is hitting consumers as requests for gratuities increase and spread to new businesses amid the rise of automated payment machines and preset tip suggestions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Head chef Adam Shannon and general manager Kelsey Matheson of Vernon Cactus Club.

Third in the Okanagan, 30th in Canada: Cactus Club opens in Vernon this fall

The company is looking to hire almost 200 staff

Head chef Adam Shannon and general manager Kelsey Matheson of Vernon Cactus Club.
Tim Sangha, a member of the Nanaimo-based business partnership that has owned the Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant since November 2020, presents a carving by woodcarver Rick Rotar of the Ibis business logo to Patricia Gwynne who owned and operated the Island’s most remote pub for more than 40 years. (Scarlet Ibis image)

New business partners breathe new life into Vancouver Island’s most remote pub

Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant in Holberg is edge of civilization for wilderness adventurers

Tim Sangha, a member of the Nanaimo-based business partnership that has owned the Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant since November 2020, presents a carving by woodcarver Rick Rotar of the Ibis business logo to Patricia Gwynne who owned and operated the Island’s most remote pub for more than 40 years. (Scarlet Ibis image)
Flooring in the restaurant was heavily damaged in flooding caused by a burst water pipe. (Photo/Mayor Cindy Fortin Facebook)

Peachland’s Gasthaus On the Lake getting set to welcome back guests

Popular restaurant looking to re-open this summer

Flooring in the restaurant was heavily damaged in flooding caused by a burst water pipe. (Photo/Mayor Cindy Fortin Facebook)
BellaBot joined the Smitty’s in Kelowna May 2022 to help staff in seating patrons and shuttling plates (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Live like the Jetsons: Eat with BellaBot at Smitty’s Kelowna

BellaBot likes scratches behind the ears, singing Happy Birthday, and helping out wait staff

  • May 11, 2022
BellaBot joined the Smitty’s in Kelowna May 2022 to help staff in seating patrons and shuttling plates (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Vancouver seafood menus are shifting as climate change impacts ocean temperatures, a new UBC study has found. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Jumbo flying squid landing on menus as climate shifts seafood supply: UBC study

Researchers say warming sea temperatures are impacting what we eat

Vancouver seafood menus are shifting as climate change impacts ocean temperatures, a new UBC study has found. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
An Osoyoos Smitty’s breakfast will see coffee pots on every table. (Contributed)

A fixture of Osoyoos re-opens after major flood damage

Smitty’s family restaurant has been on Osoyoos’s Main Street for 47 years

An Osoyoos Smitty’s breakfast will see coffee pots on every table. (Contributed)
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