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Dining Fine

Darrell Hookey

Dining Fine Columnist Darrell Hookey reviewed many of our local restaurants from 2005-2010.


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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: gandpsteakhouse.com

It was time to go out for dinner and, since my regular companion was still on the high seas, I invited yet another friend. I was the first to arrive G&P Steakhouse on Main Street. As it was a Monday night, I hadn’t bothered to make reservations. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Running a restaurant in a hotel comes with one priority: good food to help guests start their day. And, remember, guests come from all over the world, so the food can't be too "out there" and the staples need to be covered: eggs and burgers. But ma Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

When foodies get restless, they debate "the $100 hamburger". It's an intellectual exercise that asks the question, "What would you have to do to justify charging $100 for a hamburger?" Read more

Yukon Local Business

Not such a bad view for my lunch in the middle of a busy day. All the more incredible is that this place is just two minutes from downtown and two minutes from Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, et al. It is the Yam-Woon-Sen Bistro at Fireweed Market Society. Read more

Yukon Local Business

My eyes were closed as my teeth rested in the juicy, flavourful shawarma. It was beautifully spiced and juicy meat, wrapped in a warm pita along with lettuce, hummus, tomatoes and a homemade Tarator sauce. I was instantly transported back in time... Read more

Yukon Local Business

Have you ever returned from a restaurant and just felt ... satisfied? This is what you can expect from Volare By Antoinette at SKKY Hotel. Read more

Yukon Restaurant Guide

I love Eggs Benedict. It is the ultimate comfort food for me ... on weekend winter mornings that is. So, imagine my joy as I anticipated our visit to High Country Inn's Bistro On Fourth. On Saturdays and Sundays, from 7 a.m. To 2 p.m., it has an Egg Read more

Yukon Local Business

Dining Fine The Edgewater

Darrell Hookey

The Crab Cakes were amazing. I couldn’t understand how the chef made them so moist and delicate and yet they held together.  It came with a salad and a homemade Rémoulade. Read more

Yukon Local Business

The fondue is one of the most social of meals. It requires the diner to wait between bites and, thus, has lots of opportunity to chat with others at the table. So it is no surprise that Wolf's Den Restaurant is owned and operated by a Swiss couple, Read more

Yukon Local Business

Like many Yukoners, I had dinner at La Gourmandise Creperie and World Cuisine when it first opened last fall. It was a wonderful experience, but the portions were too big ... I had no room left for dessert. Read more

Yukon Local Business