Fiona Morrow

Recent Posts on BCBusiness - Page 15

Sep 24, 2014
Review: Chewie's Coal Harbour serves up Southern-style food, only fancy

Celebrating its first anniversary in November, the Chewie’s Coal Harbour location is in prime business lunch territory. Restaurant owner Richard Chew—known as Chewie—opened this spruced-up, but still rustic, younger sibling of the original Kitsilano Southern-style eatery to bring his brand to an upscale lunch crowd. In the kitchen is chef Greg...

Jul 10, 2014
Inside the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation's 'Sky High' Fundraiser

Local media and hospitality names, including Rick Cluff (second from right), host of the CBC's Early Edition; Cecilia Walters, morning news host on the CBC's Early Edition; chef Pino Posteraro (left); and Jean-Christophe Fleury (third from left), consul g Guests enthusiastically begin dinner as their gondola travels between the Peak 2...

Jul 1, 2014
Power Lunch: La Pentola della Quercia

As the Yaletown offshoot of Kitsilano’s La Quercia, La Pentola continues the original location’s northern Italian theme in more upscale surroundings. It was recently given gold ranking in the Vancouver International Wine Festival’s Wine List Awards. Turning two years old in September, the restaurant has brought much-needed culinary stability to the...

Jun 30, 2014
Liquor Hits Farmers Markets

It may seem “perfectly natural” to visitors, like the couple from Ontario who had no idea this was a major new innovation, but for producers, and those running B.C. farmers markets, being able to sell and sample alcohol in such an open setting is nothing short of revolutionary. “We found out...

Jun 20, 2014
Victoria Entrepreneur Wins Big in BDC Contest

Toni Desrosiers understands that a small business doesn’t become a big business overnight. But, after taking second prize in the Business Development Bank of Canada 2014 Young Entrepreneur Award last week—and its prize of $25,000 worth of consultancy services—the Victoria-based inventor of Abeego, a sustainable alternative to plastic food wrap...

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