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Year: 2017

2017 Best Restaurant Awards

Here are the winners of the 2017 Okanagan Life Best Restaurants Readers’ Choice Awards, our 23nd edition.  Our voters have taken their time, sampled, savoured and make their choices. Celebrate with them the top dining spots in the Okanagan Valley and salute the restaurateurs, chefs, staff and servers who passion makes dining in our Valley an unrivalled experience. You’ll find among their picks some well known favourites as well a few new restaurants that have made their way onto this coveted curated list. These destinations offer stunning architecture and decor, savoury selections and that special something to satisfy any craving....

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Okanagan junior chefs to join Olympic chefs at conservation event

Students set out on Urban Fare shopping spree for a sparkling reception at The Nature Trust of BC’s Earth Wind Fire fundraiser Kelowna, BC - Top culinary talents from across BC are coming together for conservation at the 9th annual Earth Wind Fire, a Kelowna fundraiser for The Nature Trust of BC. Junior chefs at the Okanagan College will join executive chefs from the Okanagan Chefs Association and the BC Culinary Foundation — including World Culinary Olympic Chefs Iain Rennie, executive chef at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Ryan Stone, executive corporate chef for Earl’s Restaurants. “This is...

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Park & Play at even more Kelowna parks this summer

Kelowna’s parks will soon be filled with bouncy castles, games and entertainment as the Park & Play program returns for another summer of free family fun. From Monday, July 3, to Friday, August 25, the City’s Park & Play crew will set up at local parks across the city from 5 to 8 p.m. with games and activities for all ages, weather permitting. “This year we’ve selected 20 neighbourhood parks across the city to ensure that nobody has to travel too far to get in on the fun,” says Mariko Siggers, Manager, Community & Neighbourhood Services. “Residents are also...

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Celebrating 150: O’Keefe Ranch presents “Canada’s Wild West” Cowboy Dinner Show

The Cowboy Dinner Show is back for its 9th season at the O’Keefe Ranch as, this year, Canada and The O'Keefe Ranch both celebrate 150 years in existence. The show will take guests back to Canada's Wild West and Rob Dinwoodie and his western musical trio "Open Range" will capture the image of the cowboy in song and story, while the ever popular Ken Mather, historian, author and cowboy poet, will recollect the exciting events leading up to the establishment of the Historic O'Keefe Ranch. (Top photo: Ken Mather, Rob Dinwoodie, Dixon Zalit, Julia Zalit) "What do cowboys, gold,...

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Charity fundraiser Summer Sips raises funds for Operation Smile

A Wine Tasting + Silent Auction hosted by Kelowna’s Miss Universe Canada Finalist Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Shanelle Connell, is partnering with Prospera Place and the Delta Grand Okangan Resort to host a summer charity event with an authentically Okangan theme — wine tasting. Join Shanelle on July 14, 2017 for her Operation Smile fundraiser, complete with a silent auction full of exclusive items. “Everyone deserves to feel ‘confidently beautiful’ inside and out and Operation Smile gives me a reason to smile and I know it will for you too,” says Connell. Operation Smile is the Miss Universe Organization’s charity of choice, and...

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