Dine Around Okanagan is on - go eat!

Atlas Steak +Fish in Kamloops Dine Around menu includes this dramatic Wedge Salad en flambe
Image Credit: FB/AtlasSteakandfish

The annual Dine Around event has begun.

Running from Jan. 15  to Feb. 2 and there are some amazing menus on offer for amazing price points all around the Okanagan. 50 restaurants are participating featuring a three-course menu for $15, $25, $35, $45 or $55 with suggested B.C. VQA wine pairings, B.C. Craft Beer pairings or spirits and cocktail pairings.

New for the event this year is the addition of Dine Around and Stay packages. Three Okanagan hotels including Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, Eldorado Resort and Watermark Resort are all offering a stay and dine package through their restaurants. For more information, visit the Dine Around website: Dine Around, Sip and Stay. 

Event organizer, the BCRFA (B.C. Restaurant & Food Services Association) is also adding more incentive to the community to take in Dine Around by visiting participating restaurants Jan 15 to Feb. 2 you can enter to win $350 in restaurant gift cards by requesting a passport entry form, completing and leaving at the restaurant.

This event provides a fun and affordable opportunity to try something totally new – the options range from pub fare to fancy and from winery to café. Make a game of it and plot out your eating strategy around the Okanagan that includes a sleepover at one of the participating restaurant accommodations.

Here are some participating restaurant menus to get you salivating:

KAMLOOPS: Atlas Steak + Fish
$45 - $89 with wine pairings

1st course:
Tomato Bisque- served with Parmesan tulle, crème fraîche and chives
or
Wedge Salad- buttermilk blue cheese dressing, smoked grape tomatoes, pancetta crisp, crumbled blue cheese, and a rosemary spear
recommended wine pairing: Sandhill Viognier

2nd course:
6oz Josper Grilled Beef Tenderloin- warm potato salad and chimichurri.
recommended pairing: Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016
or
Josper Grilled Salmon Steak- warm potato salad and chimichurri
recommended pairing: Sandhill Chardonnay 2017
or
Butternut Squash Risotto- roasted squash, pine nuts, sultanas, parmesan petals, caper brown butter
recommended pairing: Sandhill Chardonnay 2017

3rd course:
Chocolate Torte- flourless chocolate torte served with a smoked orange wheel and fresh berries
or
Salted Crème Brulee, sous vide salted caramel crème brûlée served with a chocolate dipped almond biscotti
recommended pairing: Steller’s Jay Brut

Match Eatery & Public House in Vernon has a great menu on offer.
Match Eatery & Public House in Vernon has a great menu on offer.
Image Credit: FB//matchpubvernon

      
VERNON- Match Eatery & Public House
$35 – wine pairing suggestions available.

1st Course:
Cheesy Brew Soup - beer infused creamy smoked cheddar & potato soup with bacon bits, scallions, sour cream and a garlic loaf
or
Field of Greens Salad - mixed greens tossed in our house-made champagne vinaigrette, and topped with mandarin segments, raspberries, toasted almonds & goat cheese

2nd Course:
6oz Sirloin Steak w/roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables
or
Blackened Double Breast Chicken w/roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

3rd Course:
Black Forest Jar
or
Sticky Toffee Pudding

Summerhill Pyramid Winery's Bistro is always a good place to celebrate. Check out their amazing Dine Around menu.
Summerhill Pyramid Winery's Bistro is always a good place to celebrate. Check out their amazing Dine Around menu.
Image Credit: FB//summerhillwine

KELOWNA: Summerhill Pyramid Winery Sunset Organic Bistro
3-Course Dinner - $35*pp *taxes & gratuity not included. Wine/beverages are not included.
Wine Pairing selections available.

1st Course:
Beef Carpaccio- preserved egg yolk, Parmesan, balsamic pearls, sourdough crostini
or
Pork Belly -creamed corn, crispy leeks, Yorkshire pudding
or
Squash & Pear Soup- pumpkin seeds, orange oil

2nd Course:
Seafood Cioppino- fennel tomato broth, saffron butter, grilled bread
or
Braised Short Ribs -chive garlic risotto, charred carrots, bourguignon jus
or
Fried Mushrooms & Wild Rice Waffles-wilted greens, maple

3rd Course:
Dark Chocolate Pâté- cranberry, hazelnuts
or
Apple & Pear Galette-vanilla gelato


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