On The Road ~ Whistler Canada #12

Where to Eat in Whistler

Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, in the Whistler Village Square

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Executive Chef James Walt was an early pioneer of farm to table dining. Menus are seasonally focused celebrating the locally sourced ingredients. Above is the follow up to his James Beard award winning cookbook.

Loved this beet salad

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Oysters

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Very interesting flavor, butter in the middle of the olive oil. Bread was great.

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Angus Reserve Tenderloin with BC potato croquette, butter glazed Pemberton carrots, ruby port sauce and grilled chimichurri.

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Wild BC Sablefish, glazed with sake and soy, served with scallions, shiitake mushrooms, radish and bok choy in smoked lemongrass dashi broth.

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Shadow Art

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On The Road ~ Whistler Canada #11

We have arrived at Whistler, what a beautiful ride getting here. The Whistler Olympic Park was the location of the Nordic events facilities for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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On The Road ~ To Whistler Canada #10

Vancouver

Last night here and last night of Chinese New Year. After dinner you are on the same floor as the casino… perfect.

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1886 Chinese Fine Dining, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver BC

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Lobster Dumplings

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Angus Beef Tenderloin, orange peel glaze, crispy matchstick taro. I couldn’t stop eating this. Very interesting was the shoestring taro.

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Refreshing mango, strawberries and coconut sorbet.

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