Food and drink

Recommended websites

Nutrition guidelines | Food safety | Local markets | Recipes | Drinks

Nutrition guidelines

Federal government portal to health related topics including healthy eating, food safety and recalls, food allergies and food labelling. Canada's Food Guide is also available in Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and other languages.

Nutrient data at your fingertips. Enter keywords to look up nutrient values of common food items and specific supermarket products.

Food safety

Latest information on heatlh hazard alerts to food products, food recalls and allergy alerts. Acts and regulations related to food also available on website.

Look up health inspection reports of restaurants, food stores, butcher shops, catering and manufacturing facilities located in Burnaby and other municipalities east of Vancouver.

Site provides information on results of inspections of restaurants, food service establishments, food stores and processors in Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver and West Vancouver.

Local markets

Local non-profit society promoting locally grown food provides a gateway to information on farmers' markets, organic delivery services, food buying clubs, local farm products and where to find them, urban farms and community gardens.

Find local producers of more than 100 farm products and services in the Fraser Valley and buy directly from the farms.


Find a recipe by browsing in categories (including drinks) or searching by ingredients. Recipes are reviewed and nutritional values are provided per serving.

Burnaby Food First is a group of community members and local agencies working together to bring food security to Burnaby.  Website includes recipes, workshops available and links to resources.

Convert measurement from ounces to grams to cups or teaspoons and more.

Comprehensive website on food and drink including recipes from Bon Appetit, Gourmet and Self magazines, menu planning, a food dictionary, cooking video, expert advice on kitchen design and equipment and chef interviews.


Search for American and Canadian breweries and pubs/bars by name, city, province/state or postal/zip code. Includes some international coverage of beer.

Learn about the wine regions of British Columbia, where to buy B.C. wine and where wine events are happening.

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