Beer Ahoy! Lighthouse Brewing Introduces New Summer Ales

  Victoria’s Lighthouse Brewing is pleased to announce two new additions to its family of hand-made, small-batch beers.  The Citrus Shore Session Ale and the Canada 150 Heritage Ale will be making friends at barbecues and on patios throughout the summer.   The Citrus Shore Session Ale was inspired by a historical maritime story.  In…

Twenty Four hours at Tulalip Resort Casino – luxurious accommodation

  Twenty- four hours of blissful relaxation, decadent dining, sumptuous surroundings and top rate entertainment at Tulalip Resort Casino. Easily one of my favourite getaway spots, I had an opportunity to experience a bit more of the resort than I had in previous trips. Tulalip Resort Casino makes a terrific spot if you’re thinking play-cation, stay-cation, quick unplanned…

The Emerald refreshes its retro feel for spring

  Revamp blasts new vitality into club’s vintage décor, modern cocktails and irresistible bites at The Emerald   The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge is known for its deliciously old-school vibe. Recent refurbishments have injected new zest into this Chinatown destination, with its quirky ‘60s décor, authentically spirited cocktails and appetizing eats. “We’ve dedicated…

NEWEST RAILTOWN COUNTER-SERVICE CAFE NOW OPEN AT 1691 MAIN STREET

  New Olympic Village Neighbourhood Location Features Licensed Seating for 25 and Railtown’s Trademark Menu of Gourmet Sandwiches, Pastries, Build-Your-Own Salad Bar   Railtown Cafe has opened the doors of its newest location, debuting a 1,185-square-foot licensed cafe at 1691 Main Street in Vancouver’s Olympic Village neighbourhood. Open throughout the week from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m…

Spring has Arrived at Road 13 Vineyards

  Enjoy New Vintages, Extended Hours, an Early Start Wine Experience and Preview to Summer Fun    As spring descends upon  Road 13 Vineyard it’s an exciting time to celebrate our newly released vintages and, fingers crossed, the end of a long winter. The warmer weather brings the season for wine tripping, extended hours and most-importantly enjoying…

Glowbal Restaurant Group announces new partnership with Vancouver’s famed Robert “Frenchy” Gagne and Scott Garrett.

  Glowbal Restaurant Group (GRG) is delighted to announce that Vancouver’s iconic Maitre’D, Frenchy, as well as Operations Manager Scott Garrett, can now be found at Coast Restaurant.     A Vancouver Icon known for entertaining regulars, tourists and visiting celebrities, Frenchy joins Coast after 26 legendary years at Joe Fortes. A 2007 inductee to…

FROM TOFINO, WITH LOVE: TRIO OF TACOFINO VANCOUVER LOCATIONS GIVE BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES

  Hastings-Sunrise, Gastown and Yaletown Restaurants Ring in Spring by Hosting Events to Benefit Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Saint James Music Academy, Roundhouse Community Centre This spring, Tacofino is giving back to the community at large by holding a series of fundraising initiatives at its three Vancouver brick-and-mortar locations that will directly benefit the local neighbourhoods they…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery offers Bed & Bottle retreat

  Grouse House now open for reservations Blue Grouse Estate Winery announces the much-anticipated opening of its Grouse House, an exclusive ‘Bed & Bottle’ retreat for wine lovers, exquisitely set within the heart of the historic estate vineyard. Located within minutes from the quaint seaside community of Cowichan Bay, and less than an hour from downtown Victoria,…

SABRINE, SUPREME: UVA & CIBO BAR MANAGER SABRINE DHALIWAL CROWNED BARTENDER OF THE YEAR AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Award-Winning International Bartending Talent Becomes Only Third Woman in 28-year History of Awards to Claim Prestigious Title of Best Behind the Pine UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar and Cibo Trattoria Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal truly shook things up at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards last night as she was singled out for the prestigious…

SAVVY VOLPE: OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE BESTOWED WITH COVETED BEST NEW RESTAURANT CROWN AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

Rustic Fraserhood Hotspot’s ‘Thoughtful Rendition of Italian Farmhouse Modern’ Also Earns Restaurant, Ste. Marie Art and Design a Silver Designation For Best New Design   The staff at Osteria Savio Volpe are toasting a true celebrazione after the popular Fraserhood mainstay was singled out last night for Best New Restaurant honours and a silver for Best New…

TRIPLE THREAT: L’ABATTOIR WINS TRIO OF AWARDS AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

 L’Abattoir’s Signature Modern French Cuisine Earns Restaurant Gold in ‘Best Gastown/Railtown’, Silver In ‘Best French’ Categories, and Sommelier of the Year for Lisa Haley at Prestigious Annual Awards   The L’Abattoir team has plenty of reasons to celebrate today after the Gastown hotspot won gold for Best Gastown/Railtown, silver for Best French, and Wine Director/Assistant General Manager Lisa Haley…

BEST OF THE BRUNCH: CAFÉ MEDINA EARNS INAUGURAL BEST BRUNCH ACCOLADE AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Prestigious Award Reaffirms Restaurant’s Reputation as City’s Leading Brunch Destination What might be the worst-kept secret among local and visiting diners was confirmed once again last night when Café Medina was singled out for the inaugural Best Brunch award at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Ever since it first opened in 2008,…