Feasting in Fashion: St. Regis Bar and Grill

Feasting in Fashion: St. Regis Bar and Grill

Stop by the St. Regis Bar and Grill on Dunsmuir Street in Downtown Vancouver BC.  Their menu was specially designed for comfort and sharing.  Mastering the art of pub fare using quality local sustainable ingredients, you will be sure to find an item or items that best suit the occasion.  It’s a great place to settle in with colleagues to watch your favorite game or enjoy dinner with family and friends!

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Culinary Wood Serving Boards – Restaurants & Venues

Culinary Wood Serving Boards – Restaurants & Venues

We are happy to say we have served the following restaurants and venues with quality culinary wood products such as: serving boards, pizza paddles, menu boards, charcuterie boards, grilling planks and so much more! We are fortunate to have the ability with our machinery to create anything a customer desires to fit their corporate branding. Check out our gallery for photos of some of these projects.

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Smoke and Oak Bourbon

Smoke and Oak Bourbon

How could I step back from a cocktail with this name like this?  As I’m not a ‘bourbon’ drinker I cannot offer my two-bit on this; will need my “Bend, Oregon” friend, Bill to comment.  Stay tuned!


sun-tea-smokeBourbon Drink:  Two-By-Four

Image & recipe from Smoke: New Firewood Cooking; By Tim Byres; Rizzoli International Publications Inc

1 tsp sorghum molasses
2 ounces Sun Tea, made with bourbon***
Splash of Drambuie
1 Twist Lemon
Splash of barrel-aged bitters, or Tennessee Whisky

Drizzle the inside of a rocks glass with the sorghum syrup to create a stained-glass effect, and then gently add ice.  Pour in the Sun Tea and add a splash of Drambuie and the lemon twist.  Finish with a splash of bitters.

*** Sun Tea

In the South, you sometimes see large glass jars of water set out on the porch to infuse with tea throughout the afternoon.  There’s no tea in this version, but the concept is similar.  Infused spirits can be left to soak for longer/shorter periods depending on the strength of flavour wanted.  Save the soaked plank for grilling.  Do let it dry out so the alcohol will evaporate and not cause a grill flame up.  Once dry, the subtle flavour of the bourbon will transfer to the food.

In a large glass container with a lid, submerge the wood in the spirit and allow it to soak for 2 days.

Maple compliments bourbon; Tequila pairs with Western Red Cedar.  Pass the spirit through a fine-mesh strainer and reserve in a clean, dry jar.  Drink straight or in mixed drinks – as above.

1 (750-ml) Bottle of Bourbon
1 (2×7”) Maple Wood Plank

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New Pizza Serving Trays sent to LA!

This Week At West Wind:

Weekly events - new pizza trays

We milled some round pizza serving trays for a brand new restaurant opening in Los Angeles. 20 of these finished trays left our warehouse this week and are bound to wow patrons sure enough! Have a need for a pizza server? Order Now!

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Cordova Men’s Club Tour

We had the pleasure of giving a tour of our facility to the Cordova Men’s Club. We love showing what we do here to fellow wood enthusiasts! They are welcome back any time.

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