Local eateries earn award notoriety
Despite being located some distance from the big city, seven local restaurants have been nominated in different categories in this year’s Vancouver magazine restaurant awards.
For Best Okanagan restaurant, Bouchons Bistro, RauDZ Regional Table, Waterfront Restaurant and Wine Bar and the Wild Apple at Manteo of Kelowna join Local in Summerland as nominees.
Last year, Waterfront Restaurant came in first, followed by Bouchons, then Cabana Grille, with RauDZ receiving an honourable mention.
In the Best Winery/Vineyard Dining category, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate and Vineyard Terrace at CedarCreek were nominated.
Last year, the Terrace at Mission Hill took top honours in this category, followed by Old Vines Restaurant, with honourable mention of the Vineyard Terrace at CedarCreek.
The awards will be announced next Tuesday in Vancouver at the 22nd annual awards ceremony.
Voting is by a panel of 19 expert judges.