The Flying Pig - News

Chef Erik’s Homemade Egg Nog & Spiced Rum

December 15, 2015

WildTale and all three locations of The Flying Pig are offering a special drink for the season, Chef Erik’s homemade egg nog with spiced rum. They infuse the dark rum with real vanilla bean, cinnamon stick, clove, and orange peel. Ingredients: 4 cups Milk 5 Clove Pieces 2.5 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Nutmeg 16 Egg Yolks 1.5 cup Sugar 2 cup of Half and Half 2 cup Heavy Cream Method: Combine milk, cream, half and half, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla extract and slowly bring the mixture to…

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Temporary Closure Date – The Flying Pig Oct 2015

October 23, 2015

We have a couple of temporary closures to tell you about in the coming week The Flying Pig Gastown will be closed early on Sunday Oct 25 (10pm) and reopen for lunch on Wednesday October 28 at 11:30 am. We are doing a little fall cleaning and sprucing up in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. The Flying Pig Olympic Village will be closed for a private event on Sunday October 25 at 6pm. We will still be open for Brunch earlier on that day and Happy Hour will be…

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Chef Erik prepares Halibut Provencale on CTV News at Noon

July 30, 2015

Here's a link to the video so you can prepare this one-pan meal at home yourself. Watch Video Here And here is the recipe as well: Haida Gwaii Halibut Cheek Provencal  Ingredients: Halibut Cheeks 3-4 pc Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 fl oz Sliced Leeks 1 fl oz Minced Garlic 1 tsp Minced Shallot 1 tsp Baby Heirloom Tomato 4 pc Pattie Pan Squash 2 pc Chili Flakes pinch Capers 1 tbs White Wine 100 ml Lemon Juice splash Unsalted Butter 50 ml Procedure: Heat your pan to medium high…

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Ultimate Vancouver Brunch Guide – VanCity Buzz reviews The Flying Pig Olympic Village

July 24, 2015

We’re taking a tasty tour of Vancouver’s many brunches to create The Ultimate Vancouver Brunch Guide. This week we’re enjoying long established brekkie favs at The Flying Pig in Olympic Village. Home to a beautifully furnished space and a reliably good menu, The Flying Pig is an excellent choice for weekend brunch. Luckily, with three locations to choose from, Yaletown, Gastown, and the recently opened Olympic Village branch, diners are never too far away from a great Flying Pig feed. Read full article here...

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Are you looking for WildTale?

May 21, 2015

Our newest restaurant is located just down the street from our original location in Yaletown at 1079 Mainland. It has always been a dream to take over a restaurant we have previously worked in and do our magic with it. That opportunity has presented itself and we are proud to share WildTale Coastal Grill with you all. Take a moment to visit our website or visit us in person. We can't wait to see you. Click on the image in this post to go to the WildTale webpage.

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Huffington Post – 24 Hours in Vancouver

February 4, 2015

By Lindsay Tucker - Writer, Wanderer, Lover of Cheese When winter super-storm Juno hit the East Coast, I was in British Columbia with my soon-to-be husband, at Whistler/Blackcomb, where we were experiencing record-high temps and some of the shittiest ski conditions the mountain has ever seen. We'd come for the snow (of which there was none) and when our Tuesday-morning flight back to Boston was canceled, it became clear that we were staying for the snow (that was coming down in buckets back home). Rather than spend our last day--and…

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