April 2015

Found 7 blog entries for April 2015.

Brisket - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/valkyrieh116/4243707164

Station BBQ Smokehouse is a bit new to the area, but they are not new to BBQ. This restaurant is found in Vernon and provides some of the finest BBQ in the area. If you love great BBQ, you will certainly enjoy plenty of delicious choices found here.

The Menu

There are plenty of great options found throughout the menu from appetizers to entrees. You will also find all kinds of great beverages on the menu, too. Some of the top food options include:

  • Frickles
  • Smoked Wings
  • Candied Bacon
  • Smokehouse Fries
  • Creole Caesar
  • Brunswick Stew
  • Smoked Chicken-Curry Salad
  • Pulled Pork
  • Texas Brisket
  • Blackened Catfish
  • Cajun Garlic Shrimp
  • St. Louis-Style Pork Ribs
  • The Barnyard
  • The Big Bad Wolf
  • And More!

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If you enjoy wineries, tours and more, you will love what Tastefull Excursions has to offer. Taste the different choices throughout the region and experience all types of unique choices on the wine trail less travelled. Here's a look at what Tastefull Excursions offers.

Tours and Excursions

If you want to discover all types of wineries throughout the area, you can take one of the tours offered by Tastefull Excursions. Tours include:

  • Thompson Shuswap - Visits Harper's Trail, Celista Estates Winery and Recline Ridge & Sunnybrae for $129 per person
  • Kamloops Wine Trail - Visits Privato Vineyard & winery, North Thompson and Harper’s Trail for $59 per person
  • Salmon Arm-Shuswap - Visits four Shuswap Tappen Wineries, Recline Ridge, Sunny
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The Fixx Cafe is a very popular spot for dining. They provide a varied menu, a warm ambiance and plenty of fun. Whether you love curry cream sauce, chicken, shrimp or California pasta, you will find it here.

The Chef

Chef Lisa Cham has arrived in Kelowna to provide the amazing dishes at The Fixx Cafe. She has experienced success the Grenadines, Vancouver and St. Vincent. Now she is in the Mission District to provide dishes that exceed your expectations.

The Ambiance

When you arrive at The Fixx Cafe, you will enjoy a very friendly atmosphere with a comfortable space for dining. It's a casual, yet elegant spot with plenty of room for celebrating. The friendly service makes it even better and you will feel like a special guest when dining.

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The Summerland Bluegrass Festival will be coming to the Okanagan area from June 12th to the 14th. It will feature the Bix Mix Boys from Edmonton. They are one of the hottest bluegrass bands found in all of Canada. Entertainment will be provided on the stage throughout the festival including the twin fiddles from Tony and Terry from the Bix Mix Boys.

This year marks the 20th Annual Summerland Bluegrass Festival. It will be held at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds. The festival schedule will include:

Thursday, June 11th

  • Gates open at 10am
  • Meeting for volunteers at 6pm
  • Early Bird and Volunteer Jam at 7:30pm

Friday, June 12th

  • Open Mic and Band Scramble Registration at 9am
  • Open Mic from 12:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Supper Hour from
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Found within The Prestige Harbourfront Resort & Convention Centre, the Aquatico Bay Restaurant provides amazing views of Shuswap Lake. You can enjoy a walk on the boardwalk, take in the scenery and enjoy a great meal at the restaurant.

The cuisine found at Aquatico Bay is quite amazing with all types of options. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with plenty of steak, chicken, egg dishes and even vegetarian options. If you want to get the full experience, you can dine on the patio. They also provide room service for The Prestige Harbourfront Resort & Convention Centre.

Guests can also enjoy The Sandbar Pub, which is a great place to mingle with friends after a fun day.

Sunday Brunch

From 10am to 2pm, you can come to Aquatico Bay

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Asian cuisine has become a popular option all over the world and what started out in a third world country, has now found its way to other parts of the world and is just as loved as ever before. In Okanagan there are a few different restaurants that you can choose from that allow you to have that loving Asian cuisine that we all know and love.

Cuisine of India

This restaurant offers a great experience while offering meals that you have prepared from scratch meaning you can enjoy the freshest meals and all by highly skilled chefs. You can enjoy a healthy and authentic meal and some of the meals you can choose from include:

  • Calamari
  • Papadum
  • Fish pakora
  • Fish vindaloo
  • Prawn masala
  • Lamb or chicken palak and more

Hoja

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Ancient Hills Estate Winery is a boutique winery owned by Richard and Jitske Kamphuys. Originally from the Netherlands, Richard and Jitske decided to head west when they grew tired of life in the big city. They wanted to live a life more in tune with nature and eventually settled in Kelowna.

Not too long after they moved they purchased a property that had an orchard. In the 1940's this same property was a vineyard. It was made into an orchard only after a very brutal winter that killed almost all the vines. Since it was an orchard at the time they purchased the property, they decided to give it a go at orcharding.

However, that didn't last very long as that type of business proved to be too volatile. As a result they made the decision to replant

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