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MOE’S Home Collection

Feeling left out of the latest home fashions? Fret not, there’s still time to punch up your pad with pops of summery colour! MOE’S Home Collection offers its top picks for bold hues to give your interior that extra boost you so desire, from furniture to accessories and everything in between. Shantou Chair Blue, $229 Breeze Tangerine…

Party in Style at The Beach Club this Summer

Celebrate this summer with a private party at the luxurious Beach Club Resort. Whether it’s a birthday bash, an anniversary party or a team celebration, whatever your occasion, this is your opportunity to make it a night to remember. Through August 28th only with a minimum of 20 guests, enjoy private complimentary use of the…

New This Summer: Tours & Seminars!

Are you heading to wine country? Or still deciding where to go this summer? Our series of delicious (and educational)new seminars will give you something to crow about on your next visit to the Naramata Bench! Here’s a sneak peek at what we have for you at the winery (reservations are recommended as limited spots are available): The…

Bard on the Beach – July special events

  BARD ON THE BEACH 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS – JULY SPECIAL EVENTS   This summer celebrate Bard on the Beach’s 25th anniversary by attending one of the many special events under the tents in Vanier Park in addition to the productions currently playing in the BMO Mainstage and the Howard Family Stage. During the month of…

Tasting Plates Central Richmond July 9

  Tasting Plates Central Richmond Wednesday, July 9, 6pm – 9:30pm Bring your friends, family or out of town visitors! Purchase tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tasting-plates-central-richmond-tickets-11747813025 Be one of the first to experience the new CAVU Kitchen Bar, this new restaurant will be opening the week of our Tasting Plates event, it will be a great new addition to…

Hup Holland Hup! World Cup Fever

  Hup Holland hup! Netherlands fans have World Cup fever and to keep his countrymen fuelled, Holland-born chef Paul Mon-Kau is sharing his favourite Dutch snack recipes. Mon-Kau, owner of The District Restaurant Group in North Vancouver, notes that when taking in the game at a typical Dutch pub or “bruin café”, deep-fried snacks and peanuts…

Faubourg Paris celebrates Canada Day

Indulge your summer sweet tooth! July is an extra-special month for Faubourg Paris due to two holidays close to its heart: Canada Day (July 1) and Bastille Day (July 14). A French-focused Canadian company, Faubourg relishes the opportunity to celebrate both countries with mouthwatering feature flavours, available for a limited time only. Canada Day specials, available today and tomorrow at…

THE FRENCH OLIVE OIL. A BRIEF LOVE STORY.

The olive oil we carry from Le Cooperative de Clermont L’Herault is a field blend, and is an AOC.  It will have the AOC varieties in the blend… from memory that will be a mixture of aglandau, picholine, lucques, verdale and possibly negrette. In the massive freeze of ’56, many or most olive trees and…

Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner

“OYSTER BOB” SKINNER JOINS ALL-STAR TEAM AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR, OPENING SOON Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner is the latest industry veteran to bolster the ranks of an already talented roster assembled at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, which is set to open at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver in mid-July. “Oyster Bob”, who…

Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge was successful featuring 6 flatbread creations in this challenge from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their flatbread on their menu from June 4-26, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process…

Black Hills Estate Winery newest vintages

  Black Hills Estate Winery is pleased to release the newest vintages for our “Cellar Hand” tier of wines. In fact, the 2012 Cellarhand White just won the Gold Medal at the All Canadian Wine Championships.As you may know, the grapes for these wines come from the same hand-tended vineyards carefully managed by their Vineyard team on Black Sage…

HUNT FOR THE CITY’S NEXT TOP DESIGNER

VANCOUVER HOME + DESIGN SHOW ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL HUNT FOR THE CITY’S NEXT TOP DESIGNER  Three local interior design hopefuls will compete for the title of Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer: Reloaded, October 16-19, 2014 at BC Place Stadium  Cutthroat creatives, take note! The Vancouver Home + Design Show today announced the second coming of Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer: Reloaded in…

Navy horns to quell pirate uprising at Ships to Shore

The Jolly Tars ensemble, part of the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, will use their sweet sounds to quell a pirate uprising at Ships to Shore Steveston from Sunday, June 29 through Canada Day. The Jolly Tars will be performing twice daily on June 29 and 30 along the Steveston waterfront, where they’re sure to encounter the roving…

NEW RESTAURANT WOLF IN THE FOG OPENS IN TOFINO, BC

Chef Nick Nutting leads the pack with bold ingredient-driven dishes New restaurant Wolf in the Fog opens today, capturing the raw vitality of the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island: inspired by the people, the place and the product. Menus focus on fresh, wild food and pay homage to Tofino’s fishermen and foragers – taking the ocean-to-table and forest-to-fork…

Announcing the Arrival of Baby Bub

The team at Okanagan Crush Pad is thrilled to announce the arrival of Baby Bub. On June 20, 2014 at 5:30pm 3,600 – 375 ml bottles, weighing 3,240 Kg, were bottled at the winery, just in time to enjoy summer.   Baby Bub was crafted by Jordan Kubek, Okanagan Crush Pad’s cellar assistant with direction from chief winemaker Michael Bartier…

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