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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 Burgers in Penticton

Burger 55

Best burger in Canada? It's your own fault if it isn't, as you have myriad ways to customize at this downtown restaurant. Six kinds of buns, 10 kinds of cheese, and toppings that include roasted garlic and pico de g…
Top Choice Market in Penticton to Kelowna

Peach Pit

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 very best prod…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Penticton

Mile Zero Wine Bar

Long overdue! This sleek, industrial-edged wine bar is right in the center and is a magnificent place to sample the region's wine bounty. There are always 10 varieties on tap and dozens more available by the glass. …
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 Winery in Oliver

Rustico Farm & Cellars

Who says winemaking is serious? For Bruce Fuller, it's a hoot. Set in a 19th-century bunk house now covered in vines, this winery produces fine reds and whites such as the Bonanza Old Vine Zinfandel. There is an Old…
Top Choice Modern American in Penticton to Kelowna


A suitably impressive restaurant to go with a very impressive winery. Terrace (yes, there are views) exemplifies farm-to-table with its fresh and inventive menu.
Top Choice Italian in Oliver


This intimate restaurant at Hester Creek Estate Winery serves up exquisite Tuscan-flavored dishes. Its outdoor terrace is one of the valley's finest.
Top Choice Market in Penticton

Penticton Farmers Market

Penticton definitely has its share of good eats. The farmers market, based at Gyro Park on Main St, has large numbers of local organic producers.
Top Choice Park in Kelowna

Kelowna City Park

Kelowna's lakeside park is easily the city's most charming feature and gets busy on warm summer days.