May 2015

Found 9 blog entries for May 2015.

Thai Food - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/franklinheijnen/8710617297/

The Thai Fusion Restaurant strives to bring authentic food straight from West Kelowna. The owners, Actchara Ess and Atsawin Luke's, vision was to give people who came to their restaurant a taste of what it was like to be in Thailand. They succeeded in becoming a fast favourite for that undeniable Thai craving.

The menu uses amazing locally sourced fresh ingredients and in-house homemade sauces that give the food its delicious appeal. The restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner except on Saturday and Sunday when they are just open for dinner. You can also enjoy all of their food as a take-out option if you prefer to eat at home.

The Food

At the Thai Fusion Restaurant you can get delicious dishes like Pumpkin Curry with Pork and

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Located on Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna is Salted Brick. Operating hours are Monday and Tuesday 11am to  6pm, Wednesday through Friday 11am to 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 10pm. Salted Brick is also available for takeout.

A wonderful new restaurant that is clean and inviting awaits you. The wooden benches, small tables, and window stools are perfect for a delicious brunch, a light lunch, or a dinner out with friends. Salted Brick was the Silver Winner in the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards for Best of Okanangan and Best of Winery and Vineyard Dining.

Chef Jason Leizert is the owner and operator of Salted Brick. He has extensive culinary experience in Vancouver, and now has chosen to settle in Kelowna and make Salted Brick a

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Are you a Folk and Blues music fan who is looking for a super fun outdoor concert this summer? This non-profit charitable organization is one you need to know. The Salmon Arm Folk Music Society hosts the Annual Roots and Blues Festival held each August at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds, which is located one block off of the Trans-Canada Highway. 

Super Star Line-Up

There are more than 16 acts set up for the Festival in August. Current Swell, a star in British Columbia, will be there for opening night. Russell deCarle from the multi Juno award winners roots and blues music group, Prairie Oyster, will also be performing as well as Amos Garrett and Geoff Muldaur, just to name a few.

Are you a World Music fan? Then you will be pleased when you hear

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Located on Beach Avenue in Peachland, British Columbia is Dragon Lotus Restaurant. Operating hours are Monday through Thursday 4:30pm to 8pm, Friday and Saturday 12pm to 8pm, and Sunday 12pm to 8pm. Dragon Lotus is open seven days a week for the spring season.

Delectable Appetizers

Dragon Lotus has a large assortment of appetizers to choose from. Try the Deep Fried Spring Rolls, Pork Dumplings, Shrimp Lettuce Wrap, or Dragon Egg Rolls. They are sure to prepare your appetite for the delectable food to come.

Main Menu

Serving plain fried rice is just not what Dragon Lotus is all about. Many different choices of everything from Vegetable Fried Rice, Beef Fried Rice, or Chicken Curry with Steamed Rice just scratches the surface of the

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Are you down for a great time? The 68th annual Penticton Peach Festival is just around the corner. It will be held in Penticton, BC on August 5th through August 9th 2015.

Locations

The festival is located at different parks depending on the events that will take place. However, all the parks are within walking distance of each other for convenience and ease of access. In fact, Penticton Peach Festival recommends that you leave your car at home. You can find out where each event will take place on their website.

How Much Does it Cost?

There is not a fee to walk around, enjoy the music and the atmosphere. However, you do not want to come with an empty wallet. Merchandise ranging from jewelry to artwork is available from the many different

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Waterfront Wines is a fine dining type of experience that will make you feel right at home. This restaurant features plenty of fresh, seasonal flavours from Okanagan, along with plenty of wines from around the world. Here's what you can expect when you make a reservation at Waterfront Wines.

The Menu

Plenty of organic ingredients go into every dish to ensure the fresh flavour shines through. The award-winning menu features all types of items including:

  • Polpo Fritto
  • Pan Seared Quadra Island Scallops
  • Local Wild Mushroom Risotto
  • Fresh Shucked Oysters
  • Seared Osooyos Arctic Char Filet
  • Wild Moon Organic Berkshire Pork Loin
  • South Indian Style Braised Beef
  • And Much More!

Finish your meal off with a great dessert, such as

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Found in West Kelowna, the Little Straw Vineyards is a family-owned winery founded in 1996. This winery provides plenty of different choices including some very popular blends. Most of the grapes they use come from their own vineyards, which are found on the lower slots of Mount Boucherie.

The winery offers many small lot wines and something for everybody. You can enjoy a glass of wine at the winery lounge and even enjoy lunch. It's called the Barrel Top Grill and they do take reservations.

The Wines

Little Straw provides many interesting wines including:

  • 2013 Tapestry
  • 2013 Riesling
  • 2013 Pinot Rose
  • 2014 Old Vines Auxerrois
  • 2012 Auxerrois Icewine
  • 2009 Southern Cross
  • 2013 Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2009 Pinot Noir
  • 2009 Cuvee
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As the largest slo-pitch tournament and music festival found in all of Canada, Funtastic is one of the best events of the year. This year's event will be held from June 26th to June 29th with plenty of fun lined up for everybody to enjoy.

Band Line Up

The Funtastic event will include plenty of great music during the annual A & W Music Festival. Each evening there will be music provides with about 6,000 patrons taking it in. The line-up for 2015 includes:

Headliners

  • Bif Naked
  • BC/DC
  • The Nightrain
  • Leggz
  • Moist

Opening Acts

  • The Good
  • Hog Wild
  • The Dirt
  • Shawn Lightfoot Band

The Young 'uns

All of these bands will provide plenty of fun and you can enjoy the festival for $50 for a weekend pass or $25 for a

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Brioche French Toast - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/avlxyz/4049140563

Walla Foods is a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Food spot in Penticton, BC. This spot isn't just a restaurant, but also a retail artisan bakery. You can enjoy brunch, lunch or take home foods here.

Whether you prefer Brioche French Toast or you want to take home Savoury Bourekas, you will find it here. All types of items are found at Walla Foods and they are all quite delicious. Here's what you can expect at this restaurant and bakery.

The Menu

Stop by for breakfast, brunch or lunch and you will enjoy some of the finest baked items you will find in the Penticton area. Some of the favourites on the menu include:

  • Brioche French Toast
  • Spanish Frittata
  • Israeli Tuna Salad
  • House-smoked Pastrami
  • Quiches
  • Beef Bourguignon
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