Top things to do in Okanagan Valley

Top Choice Fusion in Kelowna

RauDZ Regional Table

Noted chef Rod Butters has defined the farm-to-table movement with his casual bistro that's a temple to Okanagan produce and wine. The dining room is as airy and open as the kitchen. The seasonal menu takes global i…
Top Choice Market in Penticton to Kelowna

Peach Pitt

Amid oodles of competition, this roadside stand on Hwy 97 on the north side of Summerland stands out. The owners have an orchard right behind the market. They also have deals with some of the valley's best producers…
Top Choice Burgers in Penticton

Burger 55

Best burger in Canada? It's your fault if it isn't, as you have myriad ways to customize at this downtown restaurant. Seven kinds of buns, 10 kinds of cheese, and toppings include roasted garlic and pico de gallo pl…
Top Choice Barbecue in Vernon

Naked Pig Kitchen

It doesn't get much better than this if you're into smokehouse BBQ. This is slow craft-style cooking using local produce and the Naked Pig's own tasty BBQ sauces. It's not all about meat though, with the veggie burg…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Penticton

Bad Tattoo Brewing

There's a 'born to be bad' attitude going on here along with some great beer. Get a flight of five brews ($10) then go for what you like. Locals are refilling growlers, while the pizzas are good if you're here for s…
Top Choice Brewery in Kelowna

Tree Brewing Beer Institute

These guys feature tank to tap craft beer, including experimental brews in an unfiltered state. Intriguing stuff if you like checking out new tastes. There are seven tanks on the go with an array of lagers, Kölsch, …
Top Choice Canadian in Kelowna

BNA Brewing Co & Eatery

While the beer tasting room is open from midday to 6pm daily, dining kicks in from 4pm at this welcoming spot in a historic building. There's a good line of tapas-like plates for sharing, as well as a wide range of …
Top Choice Winery in Penticton to Kelowna

Mission Hill Family Estate

As if it were a Tuscan hill town, this winery's architecture wows. Go for a taste of one of the blended reds (try the Bordeaux) or the excellent Syrah. Terrace is one of the valley's best restaurants and sources fin…
Top Choice Italian in Oliver

Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ

This intimate Tuscan-style restaurant at Hester Creek Estate Winery is run by the creative minds behind RauDZ Regional Table in Kelowna. Its outdoor terrace is one of the valley's finest.
Top Choice Fusion in Penticton

Dream Cafe

The heady aroma of spices hits as you enter this pillow-bedecked, upscale-yet-funky bistro. Asian and Indian flavors mix on the menu, which has numerous veggie options. There's live acoustic music by touring pros on…