Pictures – Brewery & the Beast – VictoriaSeptember 22, 2014

Brewery & the Beast – Meat Madness in Victoria this past weekend!
Beer & pork.. the new perfect delicious combination!

Now open to suggestions to cure this meat hangover! :)

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FV Food Truck Festival – PicturesSeptember 22, 2014

Pictures from the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival at Heritage Park this past weekend! Awesome sunny weather for a successful weekend of food, kids area, beer garden, live music, something for everyone!

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3 Food & Drink Festivals this Weekend!September 19, 2014

We have a busy weekend ahead! FV Culture & Craft Beer Festival (sold out), Brewery & The Beast – Victoria (sold out), and the FV Food Truck Festival at Chilliwack Heritage Park! Hope to see you there & have a fantastic weekend!


Featuring over 20 of British Columbia’s finest microbreweries, the second installment of the Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival will be a ridiculously good time! Completed by good food and music, this fundraising event is a highlight in Chilliwack’s calendar, and with last year’s event selling out two months in advance, you know you’re in for a night to remember with the 2014 edition!

Saturday September 20, 2014
7:00PM – 10:00PM

Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Call 604-391-7469 to be waitlisted



Chefs demonstrate their skill and passion for meat through a wide variety of delicious and inspired creations. Local and regional farms provide the highest quality meats to be featured in various cooking methods. Whole pig roasts, house-made sausage, charcuterie, smoked meats, ethnic-inspired dishes, classic BBQ, and other full-flavored exotic foods will be showcased at Brewery & The Beast.

Accompanying the decadent dishes will be refreshments provided by The Phillips Brewing Company. Local cider, homemade sodas, specialty coffee, and traditional iced teas will also be served to wash down the savory, sweet, and smoky flavors.

Join us for Victoria’s 3rd annual Festival of Meat – Brewery & The Beast.

Date: Sunday September 21st, 2014.


Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival Returns to Chilliwack Heritage Park so come hungry!
September 20 and 21, 2014 (11:00am – 7:00pm)

Fraser Valley Food Truck FestivalSeptember 17, 2014


Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival Returns to Chilliwack Heritage Park!
September 20 and 21, 2014 (11:00am – 7:00pm)

This event is better than ever! 20 Food Trucks with PLENTY of Food! We promise not to run out this time! A lot more Family Friendly activities like Mini Golf and Crafts. Professional Face Painters who can paint way more faces then last time! You don’t want to miss this new and improved event. Kids Entertainment from Fire Safety Matt, He was an absolute hit at the last event. Beer Gardens, Live music by Voodoo Chill with DJ to Follow. $2.00 at the door & kids are Free!

Chilliwack Heritage Park
44140 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack BC V2R 4A7

Tickets and more information available at

BBQ *OFF* the Bypass PicturesSeptember 16, 2014

What a GREAT day at the BBQ *OFF* the Bypass! Yet another stellar event put on by Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store & David Gassaway! You guys rock!!

Congratulations to House of Q on winning Grand Champion of the 9th Annual BBQ *OFF* the Bypass! Wishing you the best of luck at the Jack Daniel in Tennessee!!

As well, congratulations to Rusty’s BBQ on winning Reserve Grand Champion! Thank you to all the teams that participated and made the 9th Annual BBQ *OFF* the Bypass another great success!

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BBQ *OFF* the Bypass TipsSeptember 12, 2014

Critical Information for you when planning your visit to the BBQ *OFF* the Bypass: It’s ALL about the food baby!

Meat sampling times:
11:00am Chicken
12:00pm Ribs
1:00pm Pulled Pork
2:00pm Beef Brisket

There are LOTS of samples in between those times but that is when the teams will be sending their food in to the judges.

B Y O WetNap!!

Sunday, September 14
11:00am – 4:00pm


Food Truck Fest – Vrroom, Vrroom!September 10, 2014

Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival
Two days, more trucks, live music, craft beers (September 20-21)
Article & Photo credit: Laine Ogilvie, Memory Laine Events

Attention Foodies! The Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival is Returning to Chilliwack Heritage Park for two days, Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, from 11am-7pm both days.

We are returning with 21 trucks ready to feed the masses. After the first event in April we learned how passionate Chilliwack is about food trucks so we have increased the amount of trucks and made sure all trucks are well prepared to feed.

Live Music from the Bands, Voodoo Chill and The Deluxe with DJ sets until 7:00pm. Children’s Entertainer Fire Safety Matt will be putting on shows throughout the day. Face painting and other children entertainment.

Sponsored by Johnston’s Pork, they will be on site with their mascots and T shirts for sale. Also sponsoring is Central City Brewery who will be have a beer garden with their Local Craft beers, and Betty’s Iced Teas.

Entry is $2.00 and Kids are free! Come prepared with a toonie as there will be an express entry lineup for those of you with exact change.

For more information & Food Truck lineup, go to

5 Days until BBQ *OFF* the Bypass!September 9, 2014

Just heard that the weather forecast for this coming weekend in Langley is ‘SPECTACULAR’!

We are honoured to be a part of the BBQ OFF the Bypass so don’t miss the BBQ OFF the Bypass on Sunday at Well Seasoned for some smoked goodness….. and even pie too!!

Pork Bacon vs Turkey Bacon – Which is Healthier??September 3, 2014


9th Annual BBQ *OFF* the BypassSeptember 3, 2014



The 9th annual BBQ *OFF* the Bypass will take place on Sunday, September 14th from 10 am – 4 pm at #117 – 20353 64th Avenue in Langley, B.C.

The event is FREE to the public with live music, interesting displays, tasty vendors and delicious BBQ samples.

The popular barbecue competition is known for its big crowds, great entertainment, and finger licking barbecue samples! Every year, the event attracts the best of the best competitive BBQ teams from throughout North America for a sizzling competition and the battle of the BBQs in five meat categories of chicken, brisket, ribs, pork butt and an “anything but”/open choice category. Teams with the most points in each category can win trophies and cash prizes. The winner with the most points in all categories wins the Grand Championship and up to $10,000. The BBQ *OFF* the Bypass is also the final competition in a series of BC wide events where the team who performs the best in all is crowned the BC BBQ Champion and the winner of the David Veljacic Memorial Cup, plus they earn a chance to compete at the Jack Daniels World BBQ Championship in Tennessee and a $1,000 dollar cash prize.

The BBQ *OFF* the Bypass is also the site of the Great BC Bake Off, an annual amateur pie baking competition, open to the public:

5th Annual Great BC Bake-Off



The BBQ *OFF* the Bypass is hosted and organized by the staff at Well Seasoned gourmet food store and cooking school in Langley. Owner, Angie Quaale, was introduced to competitive barbequing in 2004 when she met BBQ evangelist and Canadian BBQ Champion Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk. Angie figured the best way to join the quest for the ultimate BBQ was to host a competition. In 2005 she invited teams to Langley, B.C. from all over the Pacific Northwest and, as a result, the BBQ on the Bypass was born.


Reminder: BBQ *OFF* the Bypass is at a NEW location this year!