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SmartyPantz to launch in the heart of Gastown in early 2015

Escape Room puzzles and challenges arrive in downtown Vancouver   SmartyPantz, Downtown Vancouver’s first Escape Room, is set to launch mid-January in the heart of Gastown. Occupying 3200 square feet across three Heritage buildings at 289 Abbott Street, SmartyPantz is raising the bar for the Escape Room experience with film-level room decor and start-to-finish interactive…

2015 BC Home + Garden Show announces five favourite features

Five Favourite Features:  BC Home + Garden Show announces shortlist of can’t-miss experts, events and exhibits    Top exhibition of all things landscaping and home improvement to hit BC Place Stadium, February 18-22, 2015 Enhance your home, inside and out! The 42nd annual BC Home + Garden Show will up the home improvement ante from February…

BC Wine Program Pairing with Asian Cuisine Expands

Celebrate Year of The Sheep with Haywire Lunar Wines Haywire Lunar New Year White 2013 features an artistically designed Chinese character of the “sheep”, crafted by Haywire Winery to welcome the Year of the Sheep in 2015 and to pair perfectly with Asian cuisine. Isabel Wu Photography With the dynamic Asian dining culture in Vancouver…

TACOFINO’S NEW “TACO BAR” BRINGS BOLD NEW FLAVOUR TO GASTOWN IN EARLY JANUARY

Flagship Location to Feature Tacofino’s Celebrated Mexican-inspired Fare, Patio, Full Bar and Lounge and Separate Take-Out Entrance The West Coast’s beloved Tacofino is set to serve up its signature brand of eclectic, Mexican-inspired cuisine in downtown Vancouver this January when it officially unfolds its new flagship Taco Bar in a fully restored heritage space in historic Gastown. Located in…

Odd Society Spirits Set to Release Bittersweet Vermouth 

Odd Society Spirits Deliver Both the Sweet and the Bitter With a grain-to-glass philosophy and a craft distillery designation, all spirits served at the Odd Society Spirits Cocktail Lounge are legally required to be created onsite. In order to expand their portfolio of spirits and liqueurs while elevating their already strong cocktail program, Odd Society Spirits obtained a…

TIME Estate Winery great gift idea!

Does your list includes the most difficult to buy for during the holiday season? No worries we’ve got you covered, even if… “I’ll be happy with whatever I get” “I really don’t need anything” “Thanks, another tie” “These florescent socks sure stand out” “Well if I lose a few pounds it will fit perfectly” “That…

Two New Eateries Join the Downtown Kelowna Core

  Debuting early in 2015, downtown Kelowna will welcome two new eateries in the Prestige Hotel on Abbott Avenue across from City Park and Okanagan Lake.   The Revival Group (formerly Twisted Tomato Group) have unleashed their creativity with two distinctive and unique spaces.  Working hand in hand with the talented team at Prestige Hotel…

L’Epicerie Makes Festive Feasting Easy Peasy

FRENCH STYLE FESTIVE FEASTING AVAILABLE IN YOUR OWN HOME   During this season of celebration, people naturally want to entertain family and friends at home. Cue the Mel Torme or Nat King Cole soundtrack, light the fireplace and pour the egg nog. Between the demands of work, household, family duties and the added pressures of gift-buying…

The Guy’s Guide to Last-minute Gifting with PAPYRUS

Does an aversion to holiday shopping and a long list of uncrossed names have you in a fit panic? (Looking at you, gentlemen). Make the most of the dwindling days to Christmas with PAPYRUS and its ever-expanding array of gift-worthy products for every name on your list. With an unparalleled collection of proprietary and carefully…

12 Tips from Our Experts for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly but sometime there’s too much glee and not enough reality. Whether it is gift buying, hosting dinners, paying the bills, or vacation planning, the holiday hustling and bustling can leave us in layers of mayhem and stress that we often don’t realize until the party’s over. To prepare for a…

Celebrate with Serendipity Winery Devil’s Advocate

Does your list includes the most difficult to buy for during the holiday season? No worries we’ve got you covered, even if… “I’ll be happy with whatever I get” “I really don’t need anything” “Thanks, another tie” “These florescent socks sure stand out” “Well if I lose a few pounds it will fit perfectly” “That…

#Taste of Thursday recipe from Chef Alex Chen

Burrata with Roasted Baby Beets and Toasted Hazelnuts by Alex Chen, Executive Chef Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar   Yields 2 servings White Balsamic Vinaigrette: 1 small shallot, diced ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar (available at gourmet grocery stores) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tbsp honey ½ tsp salt 1 pinch black pepper Mix all…

A Very Merry Vancouver Christmas

Tourism Vancouver counts down to Christmas with a list of 12 essential Vancouver holiday experiences   Vancouver Harbour is alight with parading carol ships, the Capilano Suspension Bridge is twinkling with thousands of lights, and Santa has been spotted scuba diving in Stanley Park. Yes, it’s a very Vancouver Christmas, and the holiday cheer has never…

CONTEST Win a $50. Gift Certificate compliments of Highstreet

Highstreet Holiday Show continues to shine bright with British Columbia’s largest Christmas tree The Holidays at Highstreet continue until December 24. Add some jingle to your holiday season! The holiday spirit has returned to Highstreet. To make your Holidays just a bit brighter Highstreet is offering you a chance to win a $50. gift certificate valid at any store…

Ring in the holiday season with Hawksworth Restaurant 

Seasonal menus, expertly catered parties and craft cocktails are ideal for gourmet festive celebrations Hawksworth Restaurant is embracing the festive spirit this December with seasonal tasting menus, winter cocktails and a warm holiday atmosphere for work parties, family get-togethers and indulgent dinners. Winter inspired holiday menus have been crafted with a focus on seasonal ingredients…

Cause We Care Christmas Hamper Drive – Vancouver’s Biggest

Local Vancouver charity will provide 600 Christmas hampers to single moms and help to complete funding for Downtown Eastside subsidized housing WHEN: Tuesday December 9th from 9.00am – 1:00pm WHERE: 701 East Cordova St. in Vancouver (@Heatley) WHAT: Cause We Care supporters, volunteers, board of directors and founder Andrea Thomas Hill will be stuffing and…

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