Recipe Blogs

May 4, 2021

Eiffel 19


Celebrate bright days ahead with Oceans’ Eiffel 19 cocktail. ...Read More

January 25, 2021

Danger Zone


The Danger Zone cocktail is an Elisa classic. It’s blend of bourbon and Scotch whiskey is sure to warm you on cool spring evenings. ...Read More

December 2, 2020

Blue Bird


This fresh colourful cocktail is easy to create and even easier to enjoy. Let’s raise a glass to a healthy holiday season and to new beginnings! ...Read More

September 29, 2020

Hot summer days call for a refreshing, sweet and savoury cocktail. Enter Bar Manager Zachary Lavoie’s liquid ode to Spanish flavours – the Piquillo y Pepino! ...Read More

May 7, 2020

Nothing says BBQ season has begun like the aroma and sizzle of steak on the grill. A tartine is an open-faced sandwich and just happens to be the perfect way to feed your whole family with only a few steaks. ...Read More

April 17, 2020



A twist on the classic Penicillin, Bar Manager Katie Ingram, offers up her Amoxicillin in both spirit-forward and zero proof variations, featuring bright citrus flavours. Here’s to our strong, healthy future. ...Read More

March 3, 2020

Oso Sour

Bar Oso

After a day on the mountain or exploring Whistler Village, nothing satisfies like Bar Oso’s beloved Oso Sour – a cocktail that celebrates Canadian favourites like bourbon, bacon, and maple. The result is a sweet, salty, sour and lightly herbaceous libation topped with the most addictive garnish of all time. Now, between visits to the village, you can curb your cravings with an Oso Sour from your very own home bar. Salud! ...Read More

February 6, 2020

Spaghetti al Ragu

CinCin Ristorante + Bar

As with many of Chef Richardson’s signature dishes, his Spaghetti al Ragu is truly a labour of love. It’s the perfect dish to prepare with your special someone while sipping a delicious glass of wine and slowly savour together over candlelight. Now that’s amore! ...Read More

December 30, 2019

Dover Sole


In the short time that Oceans’ doors have been opened in New York, Executive Chef Andy Kitko’s Dover Sole has quickly become a favourite among local foodies and notable critics. We invite you to bring the flavours of Oceans into your own kitchen and add this classic recipe to your repertoire! ...Read More

December 13, 2019

Beef Tartare

West Restaurant + Bar

As a farewell gift to fans of West Restaurant and Bar, Executive Chef Bobby Milheron offers up the recipe for one of his most popular dishes with the wish that guests will continue to savour his dishes among family and friends. ...Read More

December 2, 2019

Empire 75

Blue Water Cafe

A fabulous cocktail is magical. It can make time stop, erase the day’s worries and whisk you into a celebratory moment with your nearest and dearest. ...Read More

November 6, 2019

When exploring Elisa’s modern steakhouse menu, you might be tempted to breeze past the offerings that aren’t beef-centric. ...Read More

October 11, 2019

Apple + Almond Tart

Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar

This month, Araxi celebrates 38 years of seasonally-inspired farm-to-table cuisine served with warm-hearted hospitality. ...Read More

September 3, 2019

Pasta Pomodoro

Il Caminetto

If there were a dish that personified Chef James Walt passions, his Pasta Pomodoro just may be it. ...Read More

July 17, 2019

Empress G&T

Bar Oso

Simple to create, easy on the eyes and a pleasure to sip, Bar Oso’s Empress G&T checks all the boxes for a perfect summertime beverage. ...Read More

July 2, 2019

Leave it to Executive Chef Bobby Milheron to capture the essence of summer while giving us the comfort food we crave year-round. ...Read More

June 4, 2019

Mezcal Negroni + Negroni Bianco

Il Caminetto, CinCin Ristorante + Bar

With summer (and Negroni Week!) right around the corner, there’s no better time to hone your expertise in creating this refreshing Italian aperitif. Enjoy these classic recipes – with a twist! ...Read More

May 1, 2019

Spot Prawn Tortellini

CinCin Ristorante + Bar

Spot Prawn Tortellini is a seasonal favourite from the CinCin kitchen. Bring it home with this recipe that will refine your pasta-making skills and never fail to impress a dinner guest. ...Read More

April 1, 2019

Grilled Halibut Tail

Blue Water Cafe

Celebrate Spring and the arrival of halibut season with Chef Pabst’s seasonally-inspired recipe, found in his iconic and award-winning cookbook, Blue Water Cafe: Seafood. Get ready as friends and family will request regular remakes of this dish! ...Read More

February 14, 2019

Each and every cocktail on Katie Ingram’s list at Elisa tells a story and the Red Star Line is no exception. Red Star Line was the name of an ocean passenger line that frequently travelled between the United States and the United Kingdom, bringing exotic spices like cinnamon, clove and nutmeg to North America. Katie’s cocktail celebrates this notable moment in our culinary history with bold fruit flavours and stimulating spice-infused bitters. You’ll find the Red Star Line in the “crushable” section of Katie’s bar menu for good reason. ...Read More

January 14, 2019

In need of date night inspiration? Rekindle the love while creating Chef Thierry’s decadent Dark Chocolate Truffles. They’re the closest we’ve found to a love potion. Who could resist? ...Read More

December 31, 2018

Chorizo-Crusted Lingcod with Tomato Fondue

Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar

The start of a new year has us craving cuisine that’s light, fresh and flavourful and this Chorizo-Crusted Lingcod by Araxi Executive Chef James Walt fits the bill perfectly. You can also find this recipe on page 68 of the Araxi: Roots to Shoots, Farm Fresh Recipes cookbook. If it’s not in your collection already, we’re guessing it will be after you taste this dish! ...Read More