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April 17th is Malbec World Day

  Celebrations are Planned Across British Columbia Be prepared: the 4th annual Malbec World Day is on Thursday, April 17th 2014, and 55 cities in 44 countries around the world will celebrate. In British Columbia there are more than 40 FREE consumer tastings. April 11th & 12th – 18 BCLDB stores featuring 24 Argentinean Malbec-based wines April 12th  – The following private wine stores…

Tasting Plates – Gastown Edition April 23

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Gastown neighborhood.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the evening, meet some new food…

Taste Washington! Joins forces with Red Cross

This Weekend’s Taste Washington Event Joins Forces with Red Cross to Assist in Mudslide Disaster Relief Event producers of Taste Washington will tap the generosity of some 4,000 event patrons who attend the largest single-region wine and food event in the nation this weekend.   Visit Seattle and the Washington State Wine Commission, which partner…

The Beach Club Resort – Parksville

Here are some interesting facts about Bellstar’s Beach Club Resort at Parksville on Vancouver Island that may be new to you. The Beach Club Resort is a responsible neighbour with an interest in their community.   ·       Parksville Uncorked: Untapped Beer Tasting Event o   All proceeds are donated to The Parksville AM Branch of Rotary International…

KIX 4 CHIX Ladies Kickboxing comes to Burnaby

KIX 4 CHIX IS A LADIES NON-COMPETITIVE KICKBOXING PROGRAM. AND IT IS UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU HAVE EVER TRIED! Kix 4 Chix is a ladies non-competitive kickboxing program. And it is unlike anything you have ever tried! Kix 4 Chix is for EVERY woman; age, fitness level, weight does not matter. Weight loss, all over muscle…

YVR Foodies @ East is East

The April YVR Foodies Meetup will be at East is East in Kitsilano with Adam Hart, the founder of The Power of Food, creator of Ra Energy, and author of The Power of Food, as our keynote speaker. The featured blogger for April will be Whitney Hong from Macarons and Mischief. Also talented performerTimothy Hewitt who will be performing during the event! Make…

Bel Café offers Easter classics and new macaron flavour

Put a spring in your step with tantalizing Easter treats at Bel Café  Hop over to David Hawksworth’s Bel Café and indulge in Easter treats and new spring sweets, including the Apple Pie macaron, lime and coconut cake, dark chocolate caramelized hazelnuts and milk chocolate-covered almonds. Returning the first week of April to tempt your taste buds are…

Cabaret Cambodia Tuesday, April 8

A bellydance show to raise money for ABCs and Rice, a non-profit charity created several years ago in Cambodia, empowering the poor to break the cycle of poverty. The event will include a special belly dancing showcase before 8 pm, silent auction items, a 50/50 draw, and also a chance to win one of several…

Sharing really is caring: #dinnnerpartyYVR

#dinnnerpartyYVR invites Vancourites to share their dinner table in support of local charities   #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey features 30 Vancouverites who open their homes and cook a meal for old and new friends to support their favourite charity. This year, the event on April 5 supports 26 different local and Canadian causes that will benefit from…

Vancouver Foodster presents Burger Palooza

Burger Palooza May 4, 2pm – 6pm   Early-Bird tickets on sale now thru April 7 Purchase tickets via Eventbrite purchase here: Join us at our first Burger Palooza event for all you burger lovers!   This tasting extravaganza goes from 2pm until 6pm on Sunday, May 4 all over downtown Vancouver and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Touring several restaurants…

A short list for Taste Washington!

For anyone planning to attend Taste Washington! this weekend here is a short list of wineries that have been recommended. Swiftwater Cellars  may be one of the most compelling destination wineries in Washington State. Great setting near Roslyn in the heart of the Cascades and a one-hour drive from Seattle. Located in the Suncadia Resort with access to…

Campagna Farm Dinner at Cibo Trattoria

Menu Just Announced for Campagna Farm Dinner Wednesday, April 2 @ 6:30 p.m. Tickets:[email protected] General Manager & Wine Director Robert Stelmachuk and Executive Chef Faizal Kassam as they welcome Campagna Farm’s Sandra and Leonardo Zambrano for this very special five-course menu and wine pairings. Located in Abbotsford, BC, Campagna is Cibo’s very own 280-acre farm…

GLOBE 2014 Embracing a Greener Global Economy

 Premier Christy Clark, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Join World’s Top Execs to Kick Off GLOBE 2014 Today GLOBE 2014 opens today, Wednesday, March 26th marking the 13th biennial edition of North America’s largest and longest running international conference on the business of the environment. Upwards of 9,000 participants from more than 50 countries will join an elite…

Ticket and Sponsor info for TASTE WASHINGTON!

  You definitely want to be a part of this terrific Food and Wine event. So be sure to buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment. You can buy tickets at retailers or right now online.   Purchase tickets online! VIP tickets are limited! Go VIP to Taste Washington and enjoy these exclusive benefits: An…

Where to stay to enjoy TASTE WASHINGTON!

  TASTE WASHINGTON is a great wine event with public tastings and seminars to please every wine lover. For the ultimate getaway, make it a Taste Washington weekend and stay downtown. Select Seattle hotels have created weekend packages for you with Taste tickets included and added bonus amenities. Check out all of the options here…

Vancouver Mac & Cheese Challenge

  Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Mac & Cheese Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their mac and cheese into this challenge, most of the restaurants have created a special mac and cheese just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their mac and cheese on their menu from March…

Limited Tickets Released for Campagna Farm Dinner

Exclusive dinner showcases best of local, farm-to-table freshness   When: Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Cibo Trattoria, 900 Seymour St., Vancouver Special Guests: Sandra and Leonardo Zambrano, Campagna Farm Price: $99pp for 5-course menu and wine pairings, plus tax and gratuity Tickets:[email protected] Executive Chef Faizal Kassam is very proud of his relationships with local high quality food producers. That’s…

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