Give a taste of Vancouver with these 5 cookbooks

Rob Feenie with his wife, Michelle, at home. Photo courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre.

Rob Feenie with his wife, Michelle, at home. Photo courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre.

If you’re still hungry for gift ideas going into the final holiday stretch, we’ve got you covered. Vancouver has some of the best restaurants in the world, and luckily, local chefs are willing to share their recipes.

Here are five cookbooks that let you give a taste of the city to loved ones near and far. They’re all available online and at bookstores around town; try Barbara-Jo’s Books To Cooks (1740 West 2nd Avenue) for a good selection.

First, what does Rob Feenie, who rose to fame through Lumiere restaurant and is now executive chef at the Cactus Club Cafe, cook at home?

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Watch the Celebration of Light Fireworks from Cactus Club (win a pair of tickets!)

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Cactus Club is excited to announce that they are now selling tickets to watch the Celebration of Light Fireworks at their English Bay location. Located right on English Bay beach with panoramic views of the fireworks, they offer a one-of-a-kind VIP experience.

Tickets are available for these dates:

Saturday July 27th,
Wednesday July 31st (sold out)
Saturday August 3rd.

All tickets will be sold on ticketmaster. Table priority will be given at a first come first serve basis. This special event is extremely popular and will sell out so it is important to secure your tickets today.

Tickets include an exclusive 4 course menu, hand crafted by our Executive Chef Rob Feenie, and includes gratuity and tax. (alcohol sold separately). In addition, a fireworks soundtrack simulcast will be played throughout the restaurant. Rob Feenie will be on
location mingling with guests.  

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Watch the Celebration of Light Fireworks from Cactus Club (win a pair of tickets!)