Food and Drink

Feb01

Happy Hour and Live Music at Grizzli Winery Every Friday!

Location: Grizzli Winery – 2550 Boucherie Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Z 2E6 Canada

Dates: Every Friday 3pm-close

Every Friday from 3pm to closing for Happy Hour priced wine and live music from 4:30pm – 6:30pm! Reservations are available and walk ins welcome upon availability. Enjoy deliciously local wine, live music and characterize board and cheese platters are available to purchase.

View the calendar to see what live music is schedule for each Friday here https://www.grizzliwinery.com/calendar

Morning yoga in a winery barrel room with live jazz music!

Location: The View Winery – The View Winery 2287 Ward Road Kelowna, BC, V1W 4R5 Canada

Date: Saturday February 25th, 2023 10AM-11:30AM

Start your Saturday morning off with a guided yoga practice – all levels are welcome! Lead by Aleena McKinnon with relaxing Buddha beats yoga and R.G Peever with his musical talents! “Allow yourself to let go of your thoughts and let the music float you into your tranquil meditative state. This class is about relaxing and letting go” Following the class everyone can enjoy mimosas and a variety of wines and ciders.

Don’t forget your yoga mat, if you do not have one be sure to let Aleena know prior to the event. Tickets are $45.00 For more information, please contact Aleena McKinnon
Email: buddhabeatsyoga@hotmail.com
Telephone: 1-250-808-1764

More information about the event here!

Valentines Restorative Yoga in a Wine Barrel Room!

Location: 2287 Ward Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4R5 Canada

Dates: Febuary 12, 2023 10AM-11:30AM

Leading up to Valentines day theres no better way to say “I love myself” then signing up for a relaxing yoga session focused on self love, self care and focusing on hear openers through guided movements. The class will also begin with aromatherapy to allow yourself to relax, settle in and be present with you and your self love.
Presented by Buddha Beats, For tickets email transfer Aleena at Email: buddhabeatsyoga@hotmail.com or Telephone: 1-250-808-1764. Tickets are $40 per person more information can be found on her website linked here! Note from Aleena: “Please include the event date and the full names of the people coming and you email in case I need to get a hold of you. Upon your arrival to the event, you just tell them your name at the door. Please bring warm clothing or a blanket the barrel room does get cold.”
Don’t forget your yoga mat!
Dec25

You have arrived at your destination and packed your bags inside your cozy cottage, the lake views are gorgeous and your vacation has begun your stomach begins to grumble and at last it comes time to utilize your large kitchen that is equipped with most the supplies you need, now what to cook? You are reading the perfect blog for you with some of our favourite home cooked meals to make your stay extra memorable from the kitchen outwards.

Turkey Biscuit Stew – a delicious dish to keep your warm and utilize that leftover turkey

  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup butter, cubed
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-½ ounces) condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup cooked peas
  • 1 cup cooked, sliced carrots
  • 1 tube (10 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits, not flaky

Creamy Chicken Piccata

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 5 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 ¼ cups chicken stock
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup capers, drained

Easy Red Lentil Dal Recipe – super simple and ingredients you will have in your pantry

  • red lentils- which are cost effective, shelf stable, and a staple in our pantry
  • Spices – curry powder, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, ground coriander and salt
  • Aromatics – finely chopped onion, minced garlic and finely grated ginger
  • tomatoes- one 15 oz can (juices included)
  • stock- vegetable stock for vegetarians, homemade bone broth if you are not. Using stock infuses even more flavor into the lentils as they cook!
Dec14

La Casa’s Kitchen has a brand new menu with so many delicious items for you and your family during your stay at La Casa Cottages.

When the kitchen says they are a “comfort food eatery” they are not joking around open Monday – Saturday 11:30am-6:30pm offering a selection of burgers, fries, chicken strips, a delicious veggie burger and MORE! Order at the counter with the option to take out or sit in at the restaurant and enjoy the awesome atmosphere, with hot or cold beverages and maybe even your neighbour from down the way you haven’t met yet.

Owned by a local who knows what we are craving whether you are on route home, or post adventure everyone’s stomach will be full and happy after eating at La Casa Market and Kitchen.

The delicious burgers are made proudly with 63 acres local premium AAA beef. Our community is the top priority to the business from local meat, to a warm and welcoming environment the minute you walk in the doors at 6808 Westside Rd, Kelowna BC.

We have already heard the community raving about the Taocs and Apple Wood Smoked Wings. Looking forward to seeing you at the La Casa Kitchen during your stay with us at La Casa Cottages.

Community is made here at La Casa Market and Kitchen.

Nov21

Are you pondering if you should get a artificial Christmas tree, one from your grocery store or going on a trip out to the bush to collect the perfect tree which ends up being patchy and way to big for your living room? Next comes the decisions on what lights colour or no colour? The options are endless and it can be stressful.. we get it!

One thing you wont have to think about this year is how to seat your entire family at a table which sits 4. Skip the crammed dinners and get together at the Mirador this year for a one in a life time experience!

Spread the Christmas cheer with your entire family at the La Casa Mirador! Combining rustic spanish style charm with all the creature comforts you could desire, this property was designed to make you feel relaxed and at home. A stunning large building with 4 floors and 10 bedrooms 1 king, 8 twins, 7 queens, and a single bunk bed located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. The entire family can gather in the theatre room and watch all the holiday favourites after popping you popcorn in the gourmet kitchen.

Feeling those December winter chills? Soak in the private hot tub up on the patio with the beautiful views of Lake Okanagan.

If you are interested in bringing the entire family to the La Casa Mirador this holiday season book today!

Contact us at Tel: 1.250.542.0515, or Email: rentals@lacasacottageresort.com

For more pictures and information visit the La Casa Mirador website here!

Oct14

Are you looking for a fun fall activity to enjoy with friends and family? Meadow Vista is hosting a Smokies & S’Mores reoccurring event on Sunday’s, Friday’s and Saturdays till November 30th 12pm-6pm!

Meadow Vista offers two options to enjoy with friends and family on Sundays, Fridays and Saturdays! “Roast your own S’mores at our fire pits, visit the bees, enjoy mulled wine or hot chocolate by the fire, go on our fall scavenger hunt, ticket holders can enter to win our Fall Draw!”

Included with purchase of ticket:

Pass for 2 -Local honey smokies dinner (with chips and pickles) with all the fixin’s (local mustard, ketchup, sautéed onions). Served on local organic buns. Hot dogs or vegetarian options available.

Offering options to bring and roast your s’mores pack, enjoy mulled mead and or hot chocolate, along with wine tastings.

Information attached below from Tourism Kelowna:

  • Presented By: Meadow Vista Honey Wines
  • Dates: September 16, 2022 – November 30th, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Meadow Vista Honey Wines
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: $45 / Group of 2

Facts about Meadow Vista:

  1. Meadow Vista is home to 150 hives of “hardworking bees”
  2. The wine tastes like “nature in a glass”
  3. Check out this video to learn more!

If you can’t make the Smokies & S’Mores be sure to stop by the Wine Shop Open everyday 11am – 6pm along with the Bistro Open Mon – Thurs 11:30am – 3:30pm | Fri – Sun 11:30 – 6pm where local farmers are supplying the ingredients which you will have the opportunity to try at Meadow Vista’s Bistro.

We can feel the local community buzzing with the bees here at Meadow Vista!