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Mama Tomato, Papa Tomato, and Baby Tomato are out for a walk, and Baby Tomato keeps falling behind. After a while, Papa Tomato gets tired of waiting for him to catch up, so he goes back and jumps on him and yells “CATCH UP!”
Cheers to you Harry, may your glass be ever full, and friends to toast with plentiful.
July is lobster month at Provence, and this year we’ve got an extra special menu from Chef’s Jean-Francis and Sheldon featuring one of our favourite crustaceans. The Chefs have brought back a few of the most popular dishes from previous year’s lobster menus, and created a few new dishes for this year.
Road 13 was recently voted 2018 Winery of The Year by Wine Align and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them as a partner for this exclusive event. Chef’s Jean-Francis and Sheldon have joined forces with our Wine Director, Joshua and Joseph Luckhurst from Road 13 Vineyards to bring you an amazing Rhône inspired 4 course paired dinner.
BC is well known for its bountiful local seafood selection, but whether you enjoy them grilled, peeled, sautéed, or poached, seafood lovers all agree that BC Spot Prawns are to die for.
Big things are happening at Provence this month…
After more than 17 years in Yaletown, Provence Restaurants is pleased to announce our next big adventure.
Chef Jean-Francis and family have decided to pack up shop in Vancouver, and move to Fort McMurray Alberta. Over the next few months we will be working to meticulously recreate both The Wine Bar and Provence Marinaside exactly as they are here. Many of our long term staff have made the decision to follow, as this is an opportunity to really bring something exciting to this booming town.
Once again, Chef Jean-Francis looks to his past to celebrate his homeland and our namesake Provence. For inspiration, he draws from his mother Mamie Suzanne, and one of her old cookbooks La Table en Provence published in 1946. Long out of Print, the book is brittle, and held together by string and the dreams of a young Frenchman with a future in Canada.