Canada 150

This July 1st marks Canada’s 150th birthday and from backyards, to parks & lakes – there will be parties everywhere. There will be friends and celebrations all weekend long and The Copper Pig Bbq House wants to kick it off that Friday with a Canada 150 Celebration. The music, the beer & of course the menu – will be proudly focused on Canada. Our lunch and dinner Farm-to-Fork Features will highlight our local farms & gardens with an emphasis on creating real Canadian backyard bbq. Continue reading →

The Canadian Brewhouse

Two months ago I went for dinner at The Canadian Brewhouse … Yes I am a restaurant owner and I still love going out. Especially to the ‘newer’ establishments who are elevating the culinary scene here in the #cityofpg. I write this with hope – not hate. I left feeling very disappointed because I do not feel The Canadian Brewhouse is elevating our industry. Starting with, they do not brew any beers. Only Molson & Labatt make their beers. I understand this is a franchise, Continue reading →

Downtown Softball Challenge

2 years ago The Copper Pig challenged The Twisted Cork to a fun game of softball – and it turned out to be “the best day of summer.” Then last year Nancy O’s joined us and we made a whole day of it. Trophy and all. With the recent hospitality boom happening downtown, we thought it would be proper to invite a few of our new friends for some team bonding & industry building in the sunshine. So this May long weekend, 5 very amateur Continue reading →

Keeping it in the family

I had a great conversation last week with an old timer from Cape Breton. (He was here for the Telus Cup hockey tournament). He says when he travels, they only eat at locally owned, independent restaurants. “They’re not cookie cutters” – “You really get to see what a town is truly about”. He was very impressed with TCP’s buy local programs & how much we support downtown. “It’s interesting how ideals come full circle.” … Apparently Nova Scotia has been doing this for 200 years Continue reading →

Spring Inspirations

Wow times flies. Clocks are moving forward and spring is about to arrive … well … eventually … it has to right? Spring always brings a feeling of optimism & new beginnings. Spring in Prince George brings us new offerings from our local farms. Spring also brings us lighter, fresher beers from BC breweries. So The Copper Pig Bbq House is getting in the spirit with a few fun events for March and April. Since March brings us St Patrick’s Day, we are hosting an Continue reading →