Food and Drink

Advocates and business owners in the beverage industry say Canada’s new guidelines for drinking alcohol could speed up changing consumer drinking habits as younger generations are drinking less and non-alcoholic beverages are becoming more popular. An alcoholic beverage is seen in a drinking establishment in Halifax on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

New alcohol recommendations could speed up changing drinking habits: businesses

Trends see customers looking to drink less and explore more non-alcoholic options

 

Northern Cafe and Grill was named the best-rated restaurant in Yelp’s list of the top 100 places to eat in Canada in 2023. (Northern Cafe and Grill/Special to The News)

B.C. cafe declared best place to eat in Canada in 2023

23 B.C. restaurants made Yelp’s annual list of top-rated eateries in the country

 

The three-day Greater Vancouver Food truck Festival is coming to KPU on March 31. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley to host its first Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival

A day of delicious food and entertainment for the whole family

 

People are silhouetted as they sit in a bar having a drink in Toronto on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits on the rise as demand grows

More people becoming ‘sober curious,’ say industry experts

People are silhouetted as they sit in a bar having a drink in Toronto on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Angry Otter's Otter Co-op 12 Days of Christmas. Otter Co-op photo

Angry Otter celebrates Otter Co-op’s centennial in style this holiday season!

Fine whiskies, wine and a new hazy IPA are all among the 100th anniversary Angry Otter exclusives

  • Dec 12, 2022
Angry Otter's Otter Co-op 12 Days of Christmas. Otter Co-op photo
White Spot executive chef James Kennedy will be co-hosting the Dec. 6 online cook-along event. (BCAITC/Special to The News)

B.C. chefs host free online cook-along with White Spot

The Dec. 6 event uses local ingredients and teaches home cooks how to make two different dishes

White Spot executive chef James Kennedy will be co-hosting the Dec. 6 online cook-along event. (BCAITC/Special to The News)
The new study also found that of the Canadians surveyed, black coffee was the preferred order. (Pixabay photo)

British Columbians are the most caffeinated Canadians

Survey finds B.C. residents drink the most coffee; Starbucks is Canadian coffee drinker’s favourite

The new study also found that of the Canadians surveyed, black coffee was the preferred order. (Pixabay photo)
Brandon Gabriel’s dad and nephew, too attended the first-ever Kwantlen First Nation Salmon and Cranberry Harvest Celebration. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Brandon Gabriel’s dad and nephew, too attended the first-ever Kwantlen First Nation Salmon and Cranberry Harvest Celebration. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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Biden suggests nutrition labels on front of food products to improve health

On Sept. 27, the White House announced that the FDA will look…

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Patrons dine on a patio on King Street in Toronto, Tuesday, September 28, 2021. A new report says restaurants in Canada are ushering in higher prices, shorter menus, smaller portion sizes and reduced hours in a bid to survive inflation and labour shortages.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

Restaurants usher in higher prices, smaller portion sizes as costs rise, report says

Industry report says half the country’s eateries operating at a loss or just breaking even

Patrons dine on a patio on King Street in Toronto, Tuesday, September 28, 2021. A new report says restaurants in Canada are ushering in higher prices, shorter menus, smaller portion sizes and reduced hours in a bid to survive inflation and labour shortages.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
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HelloFresh Beef Linked to E. coli Outbreak

Six people have been hospitalized so far after eating contaminated beef provided…

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Downtown Langley Business Association's annual Fork and Finger attracted about 3,000 people throughout the day. People enjoyed live music and free food samplers at McBurney Plaza before heading to 14 downtown restaurants for the $5 sampler platters. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A massive influx of foodies in Downtown Langley leads to long lineups at local restaurants

Lucky ones got to taste recipes from a celebrity chef and expert barbecue cook

Downtown Langley Business Association's annual Fork and Finger attracted about 3,000 people throughout the day. People enjoyed live music and free food samplers at McBurney Plaza before heading to 14 downtown restaurants for the $5 sampler platters. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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7 Amazing Facts About Waffles

1 Waffles have been eaten since the 14th century. 2 Nike’s first…

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Barbecue fans rejoince:Ppitmaster Kevin Legge will be on hand once again at Fork & Finger, hosted by the Downtown Langley Business Association. (Langley Advance files)

Fork or finger – it’s diners’ choice

Food festival features $5 sampler plates from a variety of downtown Langley City eateries

Barbecue fans rejoince:Ppitmaster Kevin Legge will be on hand once again at Fork & Finger, hosted by the Downtown Langley Business Association. (Langley Advance files)
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Foods you should buy frozen instead of fresh

As much as people love fresh food, some foods are just as…

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April 29, 2022 - The Schweineschnitzel; Classic with Lemon at the restaurant Eva on Fisgard Street. Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.

Wunderbar!

Eva Schnitzelhaus: German-inspired fare that’s fun, casual and delicious

  • Jul 18, 2022
April 29, 2022 - The Schweineschnitzel; Classic with Lemon at the restaurant Eva on Fisgard Street. Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.
Colwood resident John Palmer and a colleague ordered 10 large pizzas from their hometown of Windsor, Ont. and had them delivered across the country overnight. The unique taste from home was accompanied by the reliving of old memories. (Courtesy of John Palmer)

‘Windsor, Ontario Pizza? I’m calling from B.C., do you deliver?’

Vancouver Island man’s hunger goes viral after spending $600 for a beloved hometown slice

Colwood resident John Palmer and a colleague ordered 10 large pizzas from their hometown of Windsor, Ont. and had them delivered across the country overnight. The unique taste from home was accompanied by the reliving of old memories. (Courtesy of John Palmer)
Food trucks offered up their culinary creations at a drive-thru festival at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in 2021. This year the festival is back to normal as a walk-through event complete with site-wide beverage service. (Jason Sveinson/Special to Black Press Media)

Cloverdale company to provide beverage service at Food Truck Wars

Festival is back to normal as a walk-through event April 8, 9 and 10

Food trucks offered up their culinary creations at a drive-thru festival at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in 2021. This year the festival is back to normal as a walk-through event complete with site-wide beverage service. (Jason Sveinson/Special to Black Press Media)
Nestlé Aero Nanaimo chocolate bars and chocolate truffles are now available on store shelves. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Classic Aero chocolate bar gets B.C.-flavoured Nanaimo bar twist

Nestlé introduces ‘homage to the classically Canadian flavour’

Nestlé Aero Nanaimo chocolate bars and chocolate truffles are now available on store shelves. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
HiFive Chicken’s executive team Milind Palashetkar, Suraj Sharma, Mono Moitra celebrating launching of new franchise in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C.-based chicken restaurant comes to Langley

HiFive Chicken adding six locations to its current four restaurants in the Lower Mainland

HiFive Chicken’s executive team Milind Palashetkar, Suraj Sharma, Mono Moitra celebrating launching of new franchise in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)