Whistler Foodie Guideski town, but it’s fast becoming known for farm-to-table dining as well. Whistler’s chefs are taking advantage of the bountiful farmland, located just 25 minutes north in Pemberton Valley, by partnering with local farmers and incorporating seasonal produce and organic meat into mouthwatering menus that are all constantly evolving.
While Whistler Blackcomb Mountain has more than a dozen restaurants, and the walking-friendly Whistler Village itself has more than 100, you’ll find sustainable eats with quality that rises far above your typical ski lodge and bar food fare. Check out these top foodie hot spots for locally sourced, fresh produce, as well as organic fish and meats, paired with regional wines and handcrafted cocktails.
Longtable Series, which are outdoor dining experiences held each summer at North Arm Farm, one of Pemberton’s leading organic farms that has a full kitchen and serves lunch daily. Meanwhile, the menu at this Whistler eating institution rotates depending on what’s in season. In the evening, sit on the patio under heat lamps as you enjoy the mountain backdrop. Araxi has more than 9,000 bottles in its wine cellar, as well as grappa, cognac and port to warm you up after dinner.
Whistler Jeggs, a savory Japanese pancake made with free-range eggs, rice cakes, sea salt and grated yams.
cooking class inside the gourmet kitchen and show you how to make dishes such as herb-crusted rack of lamb. Bearfoot Bistro also features a stylish champagne bar with a rail of ice to keep your flute chilled, and there’s a river rock fireplace nearby to keep you warm as you sip. This is also the locale of the world’s coldest ice bar, featuring more than 50 vodkas stored at minus-40 degrees Fahrenheit.