Our Whistler village restaurant just launched our latest menu for the late Spring / early Summer season of 2015. With it, we have delivered four desserts that have collectively been defined by early reviews (from our cherished patrons) as being the best of this British Columbia resort town. While these additions can be found on our dessert menu here, we thought we’d dedicate this week’s blog post to digging deeper into the culinary concepts combined within this oh-so-sinfully-sweet quartet. We urge you to proceed with caution, as the following descriptions alone will smother any hope you may have had for abstaining until “cheat day”.
Four Most Delicious Desserts in Whistler Village for the Spring/Summer of 2015
Cinco de Mayo just passed and with it a slew of mainstream articles discussing the topic of Mexican cuisine, including this one from Yahoo stating that “Yes, Mexican Food Can be Healthy”.
There is indeed a misconception about our regional dishes. When casual foodies picture Mexican food they conjure images of carb-laden wraps oozing gooey cheese and clumps of retried beans from their edges. While such a thing can be found in many fast-food establishment takes on Tex-Mex and Mexi-Cali (often mistaken as being inherently Mexican) this is untrue of authentic Mexican dining.
Still unsure? Let’s take a look at items on our menu, from Starters to Desserts!
Highlighting Some of the Healthiest Dishes in Whistler Village
The word Whistler incites two very distinct images in the minds of year-round visitors. A powdery white winter-wonderland is one. A lush-green and bright summer scene is the other. While it is true that our resort provides for these two very distinct personas, we do get our fair share of rainy days. We do reside in Canada’s Pacific Northwest, after all. You can certainly hedge your bets by following the long-term forecasts before cementing your arrival dates but Mother Nature, being the cheeky beast that she is, may not always comply with local weather-person predictions. However, there is no need to get bummed if you happen to find yourself in Whistler BC on a run of rainy days. Our Whistler Village restaurant crew once again jumps to the rescue with our recommendations of “things to do” in and around down when precipitation strikes.
Top 5 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Whistler Village
Whistler Village is packed full of visitors from all over the world, each of them arriving with unique dietary preferences, and for some, restrictions. Successful casual, fine, and gourmet dining establishments alike need to accommodate requests from patrons based upon these predisposed or personal choices.
We want our resort-town guests to feel completely at home, which includes the kitchen and dining room table too. Because our Whistler BC restaurant is sensitive to the above and to the needs of both our area locals and visitors we have created a menu that considers the needs of vegetarians while adding a few items to also satiate the palates of vegan and gluten-free advocates with a sweet tooth. Read further for more on these flavorful twists on contemporary Mexican dining.
Featured Menu Items for Those Seeking Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Food in Whistler Village
Spring has officially arrived in Whistler and as we enter the first entire month of the season here on the hill we thought it time to compile another list of event recommendations for our fine visitors. April presents a diverse opportunity of “things to do” for resort town guests of all walks of life, from family-friendly fun during Easter long weekend and the arts & culture scene to outdoor adventures and all-around good times in the village. Read further before planning your itinerary in Whistler for the month ahead.
Most Recommended Events in Whistler BC for April 2015
Do you have small cravings from time to time? Of course you do. Well these antojitos (little cravings) in Mexico, known in the North American mainstream as Mexican street food have sparked an entire industry spanning from Mexico City to Whistler Village, British Columbia. Officially deemed by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage Mexican street food has taken the global culinary community by storm, becoming a staple in any major visitor destination, offered within by food trucks and gourmet restaurants alike. How did such a seemingly simple concept become so monolithic?
The talk of the town for the 2014/15 ski season in Whistler (and every other mountain in our region) is “what ski season?”. True, it seems as if winter forgot to pay us a visit this year, and the 14 day forecast that takes us through to the days before spring indicate more of the same. Many of you had planned your visit to Whistler far before you knew what the climate had in store, and find yourselves in town wandering about, wondering what to do. Fret not our fine guests, you have still stumbled upon one of the best resort communities in the world, one that is packed full of things to do, even when things don’t go quite as planned. Below is a list of recommendations from the staff at our Whistler Village restaurant that will keep you entertained (and well fed!) as winter 2014/15 concludes without a proper snow day for time on the slopes.
5 Things to do When the Snow Doesn’t Show During Winter in Whistler
With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow many visitors to Whistler Village are searching for the most romantic restaurant in town. Of course such a thing is not exclusive to February 14th, as couples arrive in Whistler everyday of the year seeking the same atmosphere. But before one can nail down such an establishment one must ask what romance is to them, and their beloved. The concept of novela is different for everyone. In Whistler we see it all. All you need to do is revisit this article on the best places to propose in Whistler to know that many of our adventurous guests prefer the likes of frozen glacial peaks and rugged trails to traditional candlelit dinners for “popping the question”. Romance in Whistler is unique indeed. That being said, if your definition of romance includes a dim lit yet vibrant ambience that is serenaded by the scents and tastes of some of the most succulent cuisine that your intimate senses have ever experienced, then we have what you seek.
5 Reasons Why The Mexican Corner Restaurant is the Most Romantic Restaurant in Whistler
There is no simpler way to say it – people come to Whistler because it’s fun. The ski hills, lakes, trails, activities, accommodations, and entire village is fun. All of it. So when it comes to dining, guests to town look for more than sustenance and refreshment at a reasonable price, they want to have a great time in the process. While an “entertaining” dining experience is by no means exclusive to one establishment in the village, there is one special place that local word-of-mouth and mainstream press alike have deemed to be among the most fun of all eateries in Whistler BC – The Mexican Corner Restaurant. Read further to find out why our restaurant is honored by such a distinction.
5 Reasons Why Locals and Visitors Consider The Mexican Corner the Most Fun Restaurant in Whistler
Lunch is a big deal in Whistler Village. This may seem like a fairly broad statement to make, but in reality, it may very well be the most important meal of the day for people living within and visiting our community at this time of the year. Every AM there is a mad rush to hit the slopes, with “dawn patrollers” hopping on the lift to beat the crowds. Very few have time to squeeze in a big breakfast, opting instead to grab a quick pastry and espresso from one of the town’s many top notch coffee shops. As far as dinner is concerned, well, of course some of the country’s best dining establishments are here to satiate the evening appetites of locals and visitors alike, but dinner around town tends to run a bit later in the winter. The ski hills are jammed with skiers and boarders looking to maximize every drop of daylight, so dinner in the season often blends into the evening’s apres ski scene. Lunch however, is when most parties take the time to indulge their appetites and taste buds while seeking the ultimate sustenance to reenergize and get them ready for another late day bout on Blackcomb.
Our Whistler Village restaurant is very aware of this behavior adopted by our outdoor enthusiasts and action sport adventurers, those that require not only a meal to satisfy their well-attained afternoon appetites, but one that prepares them for the remaining day’s activities ahead. Thus, as Whistler Blackcomb enters prime season on the slopes we thought we’d provide some menu-based intel as to why our Whistler restaurant has the best lunch in the entire village – for those that of you that have certainly earned it.
Recommendations from the Best Lunch Menu in Whistler Village
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