Like so many Yukoners during this crazy low-bush cranberry season, I’m clearing out the freezer to make room for berries. In the process I’ve unearthed several treasures: 10 kilos of pork bones, 3 duck carcasses, 2 whole Taku River sockeye.
It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here! I didn’t know how much I was anticipating berry season until I saw my first ripe raspberry dripping its glowing red drupelets from a bush south of Whitehorse. And with it, I know, are coming Saskatoons, ...
We were excited to go to The Chocolate Claim. We knew it was popular with the lunchtime crowd, so we opted to meet at 1 p. and to bring along two friends to reserve a table. Turned out to be a good move. My companion and I got in line while our.
This is a wine trend that anyone could enthusiastically embrace – wine and chips! Planning a casual night of watching a show or reading by the fire welcomes a glass of wine and a little snack into the evening. But the snack suggestions with wine.
Feeling thirsty this Saint Patrick’s Day? Your librations need not come from far away this weekend. Home-grown beer and spirit producer Yukon Brewing has recently released something new into their line up; a Yukon-made whisky, Two Brewers Single Malt
Suppose you are a French entrepreneur, and you are looking for a new business idea to develop in Whitehorse. For a safe bet, you stick to the old saying “Do what you know.” Entrepreneur and epicurean Sylvain Belmondo did just.
If it weren't for the colour of the beverages being swirled in the tasting glasses, you would think you had stumbled upon a wine-tasting event. But, no, this would be the second annual Yukon Beer Festival at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.
If you drink wine in the Yukon, certainly you have had a glass of Copper Moon wine. Maybe out of a glass bottle, but probably out of a box. I personally love that the Yukon wine drinking community has embraced alternative packaging and the pile of.
Most of us who came of age in the have a Tiki experience somewhere in their cocktail history. Mine was in Jasper, Alberta in the winter of when I was working at Jasper Park Lodge. My pals and I celebrated every major event – birthday.
The Old Fashioned takes us right back to the beginning of the history of cocktails. In 1806 a reader wrote to the editor of The Balance and Columbian Repository, a newspaper published in Hudson, New York from asking about the meaning.
Here’s a tip for you travelling cocktail lovers: not everyone shares your love. Your hosts may not have the stocked liquor cabinet and pantry shelves filled with syrups and bitters to which you have grown accustomed. You do not want to burden them
With some calling smoothies a health risk and others acting completely smoothie obsessed, you may be wondering whether you should fill your glass or not.
I have a Cocktail Confidante to whom I turn when I need inspiration or advice. He is an amateur beverage scientist who approaches his subject with the curiosity, passion and dedication of a Marie Curie or Frederick Banting.
Cigar lovers: get ready to drool. In the heart of Philadelphia there is a posh cigar lounge called Ashton Cigar Bar. This trendy hub spot features over 300 whiskeys and 200 top brand cigars. The atmosphere is just as decadent as the cigars, featuring