Tips on how to have fun ‘Meals Day Canada’ in Kelowna and Victoria

You gotta eat.

So, you might as well eat fabulously and locally.

That’s the mantra of today’s Food Day Canada, the last Saturday of every July that’s meant to inspire everyone to shop, cook and dine Canadian.

Thus, it’s also a day to celebrate farmers, fishers, chefs, food researchers and home cooks.

Kelowna and Victoria are two Food Day Canada’s featured cities for our thriving foodie scenes.

At 9 pm, The Sails sculpture at the foot of Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna and the front fountain and ceremonial entrance at the BC Legislature in Victoria’s Inner Harbor will be lit up red and white (the colors of the flag) in honor of Food Day Canada.

<who> Photo Credit courtesy of City of Kelowna </who> The Sails sculpture at the base of Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna will be lit up red and white tonight at 9 pm to commemorate Food Day Canada.”  data-src=”https://www.kelownanow.com/files/files/images/city %20of%20kelowna%20(1).png” style=”margin: 5px;”/></p>
<p>If you take a photo of the light up, or your own light up, or of any food you make or enjoy today, you can post it to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #FoodDayCanada for a chance to win a KitchenAid three-quarter mixer or grown-in-Canada gift basket.</p>
<p>Restaurants on Vancouver Island commemorating Food Day Canada with special menus include Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub and Part and Parcel, both in Victoria, The Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino and Heartwood Kitchen in Ucluelet.</p>
<p>In Kelowna, restaurants include Raudz Regional Table, Micro Bar+Bites, Sunny’s Diner, The Lookout at Gray Monk Winery and Waterfront Restaurant & Wine Bar.</p>
<p>Speaking of Waterfront, the restaurant’s chef, owner and sommelier, Mark Filatow, is a Food Day Canada featured chef.</p>
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