Food & Dining

Artista Pizzeria was named the sixth-highest-rated restaurant in Yelp’s list of the top 100 places to eat in Canada in 2023. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows restaurant declared 6th best place to eat in Canada in 2023

Artista Pizzeria made Yelp’s annual list as the third-highest ranked in B.C.

 

Home Restaurant in Maple Ridge offers delivery to its customers through Skip the Dishes. (Home Restaurant/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge restaurants call for further delivery fee restrictions in the new year

B.C.’s new permanent cap restricts delivery fees to 20% of order value

 

This March 2019 photo shows a recipe for Parmesan Feta Spinach Dip. (Cheyenne M. Cohen via AP)

Easy, pull-together appetizer ideas for holiday entertaining

How to host some tasty light entertaining without a whole lot of fuss or time

 

People enjoy restaurant patios in Montreal as Quebec begins easing its COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, May 28, 2021. Restaurants and bars across Canada are hoping this holiday season, the third since COVID-19 began, could finally spell recovery for the debt-laden sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Restaurants hope for holiday boom, but looming recession causes concern

Elevated inflation, potential recession have some worried their new normal won’t pay the bills

People enjoy restaurant patios in Montreal as Quebec begins easing its COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, May 28, 2021. Restaurants and bars across Canada are hoping this holiday season, the third since COVID-19 began, could finally spell recovery for the debt-laden sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Campbell River Chef Jade Berg stars in the new series Chefs Vs. Wild, which was filmed on Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Hulu

‘‘Embracing the suck’: B.C. chef takes on the wild for Disney+ series

Four nights trying to make a 5-star dinner in the woods an eye-opener for chef Jade Berg

Campbell River Chef Jade Berg stars in the new series Chefs Vs. Wild, which was filmed on Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Hulu
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Trick or Treat with Tim Hortons

The new bucket is now available for a limited time at participating…

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A food delivery person wears a face mask as they walk away from a downtown Vancouver restaurant with a pick-up on Dec. 3, 2020. The B.C. government is aiming to cap food delivery fees in the province permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel

B.C. plans to make cap on food delivery fees permanent

Cap would limit delivery companies from charging restaurants more than 20%

A food delivery person wears a face mask as they walk away from a downtown Vancouver restaurant with a pick-up on Dec. 3, 2020. The B.C. government is aiming to cap food delivery fees in the province permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marissa Tiel
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Biden suggests nutrition labels on front of food products to improve health

On Sept. 27, the White House announced that the FDA will look…

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FDA admits delays in response, to baby formula shortage

The 10-page report cites several aspects of the agency’s response. including poor…

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If you’ve ever considered investing in a customer-centric, long-standing business, now is the time to join the M&M Food Market family as the Maple Ridge franchise location is currently available to own.

M & M Food Market – Franchise Opportunity Available

Summer is a time for enjoying great food with family and friends…

  • Jul 11, 2022
If you’ve ever considered investing in a customer-centric, long-standing business, now is the time to join the M&M Food Market family as the Maple Ridge franchise location is currently available to own.
BellaBot joined the Smitty’s in Kelowna May 2022 to help staff in seating patrons and shuttling plates (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

VIDEO: The future is now: B.C. restaurant employs robot server to boost business

BellaBot likes scratches behind the ears, singing Happy Birthday, and helping out wait staff

BellaBot joined the Smitty’s in Kelowna May 2022 to help staff in seating patrons and shuttling plates (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival last year. Food trucks will be rolling up in Pitt Meadows parks again during the summer of 2022. Food truck operators can apply to the city. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Food trucks back in Pitt Meadows parks this summer

City council extends pilot project for another season

Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival last year. Food trucks will be rolling up in Pitt Meadows parks again during the summer of 2022. Food truck operators can apply to the city. (Neil Corbett/The News)
For more than 40 years, through economic downturns, changing consumer tastes, and an increasingly competitive retail environment, M and M Food Markett has emerged as Canada’s largest frozen food retailer and one of Canada’s most iconic and well-loved franchise brands.

Adapting to a Changing World – How M&M Food Market Continues to Innovate

Two years ago, our lives changed almost overnight. The rapid shifts that…

  • Mar 22, 2022
For more than 40 years, through economic downturns, changing consumer tastes, and an increasingly competitive retail environment, M and M Food Markett has emerged as Canada’s largest frozen food retailer and one of Canada’s most iconic and well-loved franchise brands.
For more than 40 years, through economic downturns, changing consumer tastes, and an increasingly competitive retail environment, M&M Food Market has emerged as Canada’s largest frozen food retailer and one of Canada’s most iconic and well-loved franchise brands.

Adapting to a Changing World – How M and M Food Market Continues to Innovate

Two years ago, our lives changed almost overnight. The rapid shifts that…

  • Mar 21, 2022
For more than 40 years, through economic downturns, changing consumer tastes, and an increasingly competitive retail environment, M&M Food Market has emerged as Canada’s largest frozen food retailer and one of Canada’s most iconic and well-loved franchise brands.
Nanaimo top the lists for most polite city and best tippers in Canada in Uber Eats’ third annual ‘Cravings Report.’ (Uber Eats photo)

Canada’s best tippers and most polite takeout customers found in one B.C. town

Uber Eats reports on driver experiences, picky eaters, popular dishes and more

Nanaimo top the lists for most polite city and best tippers in Canada in Uber Eats’ third annual ‘Cravings Report.’ (Uber Eats photo)
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M&M Food Market Franchise Opportunity Now Available in Maple Ridge

M&M Food Market is looking for Franchise Partners who want to grow…

  • Oct 11, 2021
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Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)

ON COOKING: Why so serious in the kitchen?

Chef Dez said food should encourage conversation, interaction and joy

  • Aug 31, 2021
Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)
On June 4, customers will be able to receive a free doughnut of their choice with the purchase of a beverage through its app. (Instagram/Tim Hortons)

National Doughnut Day: Tim Hortons’ giving out free ones today

The origins of the occasion can be traced back to a group of volunteers during the First World War

On June 4, customers will be able to receive a free doughnut of their choice with the purchase of a beverage through its app. (Instagram/Tim Hortons)
Mike Mulcahy of Big Feast has published a book. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge restaurateur writes Feast on This

Mulcahy offers life stories and Big Feast recipes

Mike Mulcahy of Big Feast has published a book. (Special to The News)
Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival on Saturday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Food Truck Festival in Maple Ridge this weekend

Pick the drive-through lane for the food you like at Albion Fairgrounds

Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival on Saturday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
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