All posts tagged: Culina

Five Reasons to Brunch at Dogwood Cafe at Victoria

It is no secret that I like to brunch at the Dogwood Cafe located in the clubhouse of the Victoria Golf Course. My friend Linda (@lindork) teases me that ‘I love that place’ every time I rave about it – but I think she is just jealous she doesn’t have a neighbour gem like Dogwood so close to her house.  As a resident in Oliver, I absolutely love being able to walk down the hill, or when the weather agrees, get in a quick cross-country ski loop or two on the Victoria Golf Course, before enjoying a relaxing brunch at the Dogwood Cafe. During the winter season, anytime someone asks me for a recommendation for brunch in the downtown area I always list Dogwood Cafe in my top three options. Here are five reasons you should brunch at The Dogwood Cafe. 1.  À la carte Saturdays or buffet brunch on Sunday This winter season, chef Brad Lazarenko decided to switch things up by offering an à la carte brunch from 9am-2pm on Saturdays and Sunday brunch buffet from 10am-2pm. While the Eggs …

Ladies on the Green

Shall we golf?

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the second annual Ladies on the Green Golf Classic at Victoria Golf Course in Edmonton’s river valley. Started by eight local ladies who love the idea of a charity golf tournament, but who don’t love the game, the day combines women who like golf with those who may not into a stylish afternoon packed with some golf, lots of socializing, tasty nibbles, and of course champagne. The fun is all in support of a very important cause; Edmonton’s Zebra Child Protection Centre, which is a community of agencies, helps to improve the lives of children impacted by abuse. The day offers up two options: play a round of 9-hole golf followed by dinner and festivities, or join later in the day for cocktails, a 1-hour group lesson with a golf pro, which finishes up in time for dinner and the festivities. I managed to win tickets for the latter option through Where Edmonton Magazine, and my friend Michelle was more than happy to join me with my silly stylish antics. The …