Boxcar Kitchen and BNA’s New Tasting Room Opens This Wednesday

Bánh mì sandwiches and steamed buns hit Kelowna in a serious way, with classic ingredients and North-American twists

Serving Asian street food to the Okanagan valley since 2014, Crasian proprietors Courtney and Mieko Koga have been busy this year. What started out as a food truck serving hybrid, North American street food meets Asian savoury, salty, sweet, sour and spicy delights, has now transformed into a sizable venture for them. Earlier in the year they opened Provisions Kitchen and Catering, with chef Brock Bowes, formerly of RauDz serving up upscale camping-inspired food at the back of


First Look: The Lakehouse Opens its Second Home Store in the Former Flashback Nightclub

They're now in the beautiful heritage building on Ellis St

The Lakehouse Home Store in downtown Kelowna officially opened its second location last Friday in part of the former Flashback Nightclub on Ellis Street beside BNA. Owners Ben and Sue Boschman are calling it a “very soft opening” for now, as they continue to arrange the decor of the two storey showroom and fill it up with hundreds of furniture items, from sofas and tables, to bedding and vases, merchandise too large to fit into their 4,200-square-foot store on the corner of Bernard and Ellis.


Just Opened: Sprout is Kelowna's Latest Gastro Go‑to

Peter van Boekhout is in town pulling yeast-free, organic, and delicious breads

Those of us who think that some of the finest things are often the simplest things, will be pleased to welcome Sprout to downtown Kelowna. You know those beautiful plump miches and chewy baguettes you have to drive around the valley to procure? Those glorious golden domes, sometimes bursting, artfully flour-dusted, or scored and patterned prettier than a hipster’s cortado? Well, just a bike ride away, we have the


Thai Terrace Soft Launch Across from City Park

Forced to close last year after years of vandalism in West Kelowna

Back in mid March we noted that the former location of the Wings chain in downtown Kelowna across from City Park was getting a new tenant. Thai Terrace has soft launched this weekend and we know more about the restaurant now. Luke Sumpantarat and his wife Ess used to own Thai Fusion in West Kelowna, the establishment that was