Whether it’s a nightclub or a “whole new way” of enjoying a music hall is at the core of what could end up as a legal battle over the Revelry, Kelowna’s newest entertainment facility.
A popular shawarma restaurant has wrapped up operations in Penticton and started a new chapter in Summerland.
Bubble tea shops' popularity is rising across the Thompson Okanagan region and the owner of one says it’s because more people are travelling internationally and experiencing different foods.
A Kelowna winery tour operator says if you don’t have a massive online following and the money to back it up, you can skip the free tour.
A family owned restaurant in downtown Kamloops is closing its doors at the end of October.
One of the oldest restaurants in Kamloops has been temporarily closed for months, and the owner is eager to open the doors again.
The star of a popular Netflix series was at a Kelowna craft brewery recently.
A unique Japanese burger restaurant in Kamloops is closing at the end of October.
Well-known chef Bernard Casavant will headline new culinary experiences at Lakehouse Home Store in Kelowna this fall.
Hungry students at Okanagan College now have access to fresh, homemade bannock and other Indigenous cuisine.
The owner of the new Nightshift on Fifth nightclub in Kamloops is using large, edgy art pieces to change the theme of the interior space.
Bubble tea has been a popular delicacy in the Lower Mainland for years, and a specialty shop has finally popped up in the South Okanagan.
A popular farm north of Oliver has put a large portion of its vineyards on the market.
A new nightclub opened in downtown Kamloops almost a week ago, drawing in crowds of party goers that lined up down the block the first night, Sept. 9.
A beloved German restaurant in Peachland is ready to reopen after nine months.
The owner of a West African restaurant in downtown Kamloops is moving to a larger space on the North Shore this year.
A major new musical entertainment centre is preparing to open in downtown Kelowna.
Gardeners in the South Okanagan can reap more of what they sow by learning about seed saving at the Summerland Fall Fair.
There are plenty of wineries in Lake Country but at least two are engaged in long-drawn out conflicts over building permits.
Two long-time Kamloops business owners and restaurateurs are busy getting ready to open the doors of the Yew Street Food Hall at 107 Yew Street.
The foundation of the Westside’s latest brewery is about to be poured.
Fresh peaches, peppers, blueberries and other items picked from South Okanagan farmers can now be purchased at Kelowna’s Orchard Park Shopping Centre.
A well-known chef in Kamloops is counting the final days before opening his first restaurant.
Kamloops foodies can now enjoy homemade authentic German food on the Tranquille corridor.
A new bakery is opening on Kamloops’ North Shore in September.
A Kamloops McDonald's was the scene of a brawl between several people last Wednesday, and now the restaurant is beefing up their security system.
A busy, quaint café in Summerland was forced to close its doors due to a lack of staff earlier this month.
Kamloops' newest Indian food truck may have never come to fruition if it wasn't for a stroke of luck at a casino.
Known more as a home supply store with everything from dishes to sofas, Lakehouse in downtown Kelowna wants to expand by offering cooking classes in a unique setting.
- This article was originally published Aug. 25, 2022.
A Kamloops couple is infusing their neighbourhood with Ghanaian culture, offering a wide variety of authentic food and beauty supplies mostly sourced from their home country.
Aspiring chefs are invited to the Naramata Inn for the Season of Culinary this October.
Despite the fact that 70% of the apples grown by B.C. Tree Fruits Cooperative members come from the Central and North Okanagan, they will no longer be going to a local packinghouse.
Kelowna Walmart shoppers may be surprised to learn there isn't much produce or meat available for sale this week.
A large scale food hub and innovation centre is about to open its industrial kitchen and get cooking after months of work and preparation.
Canadian cherries have been granted market access to South Korea by Canada's market access secretariat, according to the B.C. Cherry Association.
The team at CedarCreek Estate Winery in Kelowna has a reason to lift a glass in celebration.
A winery in the small town of Lillooet is making it big nationally with its red and white wines.
What started as a couple of craft breweries in Kelowna’s North End in 2016 has evolved beyond beer.
Corn lovers from Kamloops and the Okanagan may notice that the cobs from Chilliwack are even more plump than normal this year – but despite the bigger kernels, it hasn’t been a good year for farmers.
Bad Tattoo Brewing opened in Penticton in 2014 then expanded to Kelowna last summer, but not as a brewery.
It doesn’t take long to see how the Crazy Chilliwack Corn Man in Penticton earned his name.
Very few British Columbians bother to check the nutritional value of food while eating out although 75 per cent believe it should be mandatory to display calories on the menu.
It is nestled in a toasted bun with relish and topped with real cheddar cheese and bacon, and it’s a classic Canadian favourite.
With rising costs due to inflation, residents are saying their food budgets are tighter this year.
NINJAnow is a busy food delivery service operating in all towns and cities from Vernon to Penticton.
There used to be a drive-in diner in Penticton where a romanticized era from the 1950s was reality.
An entertaining event where people turn grapes into juice with their feet will return after a two-year hiatus this September following pandemic cancellations.
It was the perfect storm for Whisk Bakery + Cafe.
A popular donair shop in downtown Kamloops is making a move into the former downtown McDonald’s building.
When Don Pham bought the old OK Builders Supply warehouse on Ellis Street in the fall of 2019 he had plans to convert it to a grocery store in Kelowna’s North End by the following summer.
An Oliver winery is adapting its outdoor experience past the pandemic, offering picturesque views of its vineyard while guests sip wine in the garden.
A bannock restaurant that opened its doors last month has so many customers, you probably have to get in line.
While already providing a wine tasting room, events and art, the Gallery Winery has applied to take their game one step higher by opening a lounge.
An Ontario businessman who shelled out $85,000 for 138 bottles of wine won't get to sip any of the vintage vino after the company he thought he was buying it from fired its vice president who was doing the deal on the side.
The latest court challenge over a stretch of a public boardwalk through a Hotel Eldorado patio came down in the City of Kelowna’s favour.
The world’s tallest tripod orchard ladder was in Summerland for the past 25 years, and it will be again soon, but the rungs are down this summer.
Kelowna’s former Doc Willoughby's Pub has been transformed into a supper club and cinema and its owner says it was packed for its grand opening on the Canada Day long weekend.
A cool spring has delayed the 2022 cherry season in the Okanagan and Kamloops. And while the fruit will be scarcely available on Canada Day, the late start means some varieties will still be available come Labour Day.
Canadians from every other province drink more beer on average than British Columbians.
There are endless ways to get creative with everyone’s favourite Canadian clamato juice cocktail and establishments in Kelowna will spend all of Caesar Week showing off their concoctions.
The public is invited to bask in the sweet aroma of Summerland mayor Toni Boot’s new lavender farm.
A 25-year-old Okanagan wine producer is looking for love and hoping to find it on reality TV.
To better define the characteristics that distinguish Okanagan wines from one another, six new areas in the valley will soon be highlighted on bottles of B.C. wine.
A North Kamloops Vietnamese restaurant served its last meals Tuesday afternoon. Vietnamese
B.C.’s first King Taps location opened today, June 22, after months of preparation.
The owners of a Kelowna restaurant are being sued for allegedly failing to pay off their loan from the former location owners who were shut down for failing to check COVID-19 vaccine passports.
Some picturesque parcels of land that capture the essence of the Okanagan are on the market.
A small little shop nestled deep within the orchards of Summerland has been turning local fruits into delicious treats for 60 years today.
Okanagan mushroom pickers couldn’t have hoped for a better spring.
A familiar, family-owned Chinese restaurant is forced to close its doors after serving the community for 22 years.
Staff at a West Kelowna winery have failed to get the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day off work, due to the word "and" and not "or" being used in their collective agreement.
The Thompson-Okanagan boasts stunning views and an array of food, beer and wine that all types of foodies can enjoy.
Drivers passing by Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd. in West Kelowna might notice some new vineyards growing on the nearby hills, as the business will soon be growing grapes for commercial harvest.
The Seven Stones Winery, between Osoyoos and Cawston in the South Okanagan, is for sale.
The Tranquille Sanitorium property just west of Kamloops may appear abandoned, but plans for the future are taking root as the current owners and residents partner with one of Canada's largest wine companies.
It’s your birthday but you’re strapped for cash. Not to worry, these businesses in Kamloops and the Okanagan are offering free meals, drinks and more as long as patrons can prove it’s the day they were born.
Pub-crawling through the emerging brewery district in Kelowna’s North End this summer will provide a new beverage option that’s healthier than beer but still carries the same punch.
- This story was originally published May 25, 2022.
The long-awaited bannock-based restaurant Kekuli Café in Kamloops is set to open next week.
The weather is warming up and new menu items from a popular Kamloops brewery can be enjoyed outdoors this season.
Patio season will soon be in full swing starting with the Victoria Day long weekend approaching, and diners are spoiled in the Okanagan, where some of Canada’s most popular restaurants for outdoor dining can be found.
It makes noise, flashes lights, has a set of wheels and enjoys head scratches.
Kyle Nixon may come from one of the oldest and most respected hospitality families in Kelowna but he won’t take credit for the dramatic transformation of the city’s downtown food and beverage vibe.
After a very successful run last year the Polson Artisan Night Market returns to the Vernon park next week.
One of Kelowna’s longest standing pubs is now closed but is slated to re-open in June with a new name and a new movie-centred theme.
A popular German-themed destination restaurant on Okanagan Lake plans to reopen by this summer.
A second meadery in the Kamloops area has been quietly building over the past year, with opening dates for both honey wine makers still at least a year away.