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Sip and Savour Presented by numpfer is Back to Raise Funds for BC Women’s Newborn ICU

Join Top Restaurants, Bars, Breweries & Wineries for Third Annual Party at the Pipe Shop   November 19, 2018   Sip and Savour presented by numpfer, returns for the third annual event to benefit BC Women’s Newborn ICU at North Vancouver’s Pipe Shop. numpfer founder, Sarah Robbins, continues to give back to BC Women’s Newborn ICU to express gratitude…

Chez Christophe launches spooky sweets for All Hallows’ Eve

Get ready for some of the season’s most ghoulish treats as Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street) launches its 2018 Halloween collection on October 12th. From spooky chocolate eyeballs, ghost lollipops, to seasonal chocolate showpieces in the form of a witch’s caldron and classic pumpkin, there is something for all ages. “Chocolate…

Oktoberfest Concert and Beer Hall

Heroic Opera presents an Oktoberfest Concert, with German opera, food, and BEER! Vancouver Opera company Heroic Opera will be toasting in its first fundraiser with an Oktoberfest celebration filled with German opera, food, and local craft beer. The concert will feature some of the best of Vancouver’s singing talent, including multi-award-winning singers who have performed…

A Traditional Alimentari from the Team behind Osteria Savio Volpe and Pepino’s Spaghetti House

The market and caffè brings an old world Italian perspective  to groceries, coffee and simple meals On Tuesday, October 9, the team behind East Vancouver’s Osteria Savio Volpe & Pepino’s Spaghetti House opened the doors of their third concept, La Tana – Italian for a fox’s den.   “What people do with food is an act that…

Havana Vancouver officially re-opens!

Commercial Drive restaurant to re-open its doors today after 9-week closure   After a nine-week closure due to small kitchen fire, the Havana Vancouver team is thrilled to announce the official re-opening of the Cuban meets Pacific Northwest restaurant. Opening Wednesday, October 3 guests will again have the opportunity to enjoy Havana’s signature dishes including…

Pick Your Poison this Spooktober

Pick Your Poison This Spooktober   ‘Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.’ Shakespeare’s three witches aren’t the only people who know how to brew a mean concoction.   This month is Spooktober at Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), and the company is presenting a ‘fangtastic’ foursome of appropriately spooky improv shows. As a ‘bone-anza’…

A Nightmare In Stanley Park – Celebrate Halloween at Vancouver Aquarium’s After Hours

With goblin sharks, skeleton shrimp, bloodworms, vampire squid, and even ghost gear, the ocean can be a scary place sometimes. Explore the dark side of the ocean this Halloween After Hours event on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. Once the trick-or-treating is over and the kids are tucked in bed,…

Two Rivers Specialty Meats “The Shop” celebrates 1-year anniversary with new menu on October 13!

Award-winning supplier of ethical and sustainable meats to celebrate one year since opening public-facing butcher shop and restaurant Two Rivers Meats— The Shop will celebrate the one-year anniversary of their public-facing butcher shop and eatery on Saturday, October 13 with the launch of their new menu and a number of customer appreciation offerings. Two Rivers has been supplying…

35th annual Vancouver Fall Home Show announces top five must-see attractions for 2018

Expert advice and inspiration return to the Vancouver Convention Centre West from October 18-21, 2018    From renovation overhaul to brand-new build, and DIY do-overs to one-day décor dreams, the Vancouver Fall Home Showis where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration unite. Back in Vancouver for the 35th year for four days only –…

Join Canada’s Most Talented Young Chefs in Toronto

Canada’s Definitive Culinary Competition for Young Chefs delivers $10,000. Mentorsip, Community and Career Advancement Opportunities • 2018 Hawksworth Young Scholarship Program expands to include development and learning opportunities during national finals competition • Esteemed chefs and culinary leaders from across Canada judge ‘Black Box’ culinary competition, October 13th, George Brown College • Celebration reception &…

What’s happening this Fall at Quails’ Gate

  Hello Fall. It’s a busy time at the winery with fall colours appearing and harvest in full swing. So far, the vineyard team has picked Foch, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with more coming in daily. Our winemaking team has two exciting additions – our first concrete eggs (aptly named Julio and Enrique Egglesias). In…

Blue Mountain Reception Offers Exclusive Taste of New Releases

On Friday, October 19 2018, Vancouverites will have the chance to enjoy a special preview of wines newly released by Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars. The wines will be featured at a sparkling wine reception hosted by the Terminal City Club.   Owned by the Mavety family, Blue Mountain is known for crafting award-winning wines solely…

Audiences Demand More Pie as Site-specific ‘Sweeney Todd’ Adds Additional Show

Due to popular demand, The Snapshots Collective is thrilled to announce an additional performance has been added to the run of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on Monday, October 15 at 8pm at Mrs. Lovett’s Pie Shop in Vancouver’s historic Gastown. In this immersive, site-specific production, which runs October 10–31, 2018, audiences…

Vancouver’s top chefs bring the hottest seasonal culinary trends to the Vancouver Fall Home Show

The city’s top local culinary experts will hit the Cooking Stage at the 35th annual Vancouver Fall Home Show from October 18-21, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West   Aspiring home cooks, turn up the heat and sharpen your knives – it’s your chance to get schooled by Vancouver’s top chefs on the Fulgor…

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Wraps An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead To 2019

The 2018 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has ended on a record-breaking high note, with a total season attendance of over 108,000 – up 8% from the previous year – and a lineup of successful plays and special events that repeatedly sold out houses throughout the Festival.     The 29th Bard season ran…

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