From Me to Me and Others

The following article was written by Roslyne Buchanan for BC Food & Wine Trails, September/October 2017 issue. Chef Rod Butters' long-awaited cookbook, The Okanagan Table:  The Art of Everyday Home Cooking, is a love letter to the region.  Taking my cue from the old advertisement in...

Recipes for Home by Renowned Chef Butters

The following article was written by Roslyne Buchanan for BC Food & Wine Trails, July/August 2017 issue. While Rod Butters might blush being called renowned, his peers inducted him into the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame in 2007. Such accolades are no surprise for those fervent...

Best Restaurant Awards

Okanagan Life magazine recently announced the winners of their annual Best Restaurant awards.  All awards are voted on my Okanagan Life readers.  RauDZ Regional Table was recognized in seven categories including Best Chef recognition for Chef Brock Bowes and Best Place for Dinner.  Additional accolades...

RauDZ Takes Over Terrafina at Hester Creek

The following article was written by Roslyne Buchanan for BC Food & Wine Trails – May/June  2017 issue. Embracing Terrafina at Hester Creek, one of South Okanagan’s most celebrated wine country restaurants, into RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd. family of restaurants and bars is icing on a...

Book Cover Reveal: “The Okanagan Table”

Figure 1, publisher of Chef Butters' cookbook revealed the final cookbook cover on May 5. "It’s time for the Okanagan Valley to rejoice! The Okanagan Table, releasing fall 2017, is a beautiful cookbook by Chef Rod Butters celebrating local flavours. Featuring more than 80 illustrated recipes,...