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Ariella Fong

Ariella loves how food, when shared between friends and family, can create beautiful memories. A graduate from SFU with a background in international event production and communication, Ariella is always on the hunt for her next culinary or travel adventure. Connect with her @ariellafong

Seven questions for Chef Marc-Andre Choquette

From mom's kitchen in Montreal to fine dining in Australia, Chef MAC now lands in Vancouver at Tableau Bar Bistro.

Holiday dining at Le Tableau

Le Tableau celebrates the winter season with a holiday menu inspired by local ingredients.

Christmas gift ideas from Vancouver's Holiday Market

Unique Christmas present ideas await at Vancouver's local farmers markets.

Crumbs fly at Cupcake Eating Contest

A grueling battle to the finish at the popular contest, which helps raise funds for charitable organizations.

Five foods for fall

When it's cold out or you need a little pick-me-up during those long days, here are five foods just in time for fall.