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Metro Theatre presents What I Did Last Summer

Metro Theatre presents What I Did Last Summer May 17 to June 14 Metro’s final show of its 51st season is a charming tale set in the summer of 1945 Looking for a night at the theatre that’s reminiscent of summertime back in the good ol’ days? A.R. Gurney’s What I Did Last Summer, opening…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Flatbread Challenge

After a successful Taco challenge comes our Flatbread Challenge featuring 7 restaurants in Vancouver, that runs from June 4 – 26, 2014. The interpretation of flatbread takes on different meanings in many cultures and you will find several variations in the flatbread creations the chefs have entered into this challenge. Participating restaurants are showcasing Flatbread creations that…

32nd annual Filberg Festival August 1 – 4, 2014

32nd annual Filberg Festival  August 1-4, 2014   Come and celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada this BC Day long weekend August 1-4, 2014 in Comox!  The 2014 Festival will showcase over 130 artisans and makers of fine art in a variety of media ranging from metalwork, pottery, toys, woodcrafts,…

“FLAVOURS OF VENETO” event

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, Consorzio Conegliano-Valdobbiadene & Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella, in collaboration with BCLDB, are pleased to present, in selected BC Liquor Stores: “FLAVOURS OF VENETO” event a special in-store tasting in two different locations. Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 – 5:00-7:00pm BC Liquor Store, 768 Bute St. (Alberni St.&Bute St.)   Taste wines and…

Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge Award Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge was a huge success featuring 8 taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver, North Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 9-31, 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…

Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

WIN 2 Tickets to Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours on June 25. How to enter: Like MyVanCity on Facebook Follow @MyVanCity on Twitter Add a comment by answering this question: Which restaurant are you most looking forward to visiting? Contest ends: June 18 Tantalize your taste buds at several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver.  This…

Cheers to the Next Generation of Beverage Superstars

The BCHF Presents Sommelier Scholarships at Van Mag Awards, Supports Bartender of the Year Prize On Tuesday, April 22 at the  Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), with the sponsorship and support of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), presented its annual sommelier scholarships to five talented professionals currently serving in the hospitality industry…

Just less than a day for these great offers!

Take advantage of our fantastic sale on tickets for the Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration   Buy 4 Get 1 Free Must be purchased by 10AM, Friday May 30th.        For each 4 pack of tickets purchased, you are automatically entered to win 1 of 3 fantastic prizes!     Don’t miss out on…

EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain opens 2014 Howard Family Stage season at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues the celebration of its 25th anniversary with the Shakespearean-themed drama Equivocation by celebrated American playwright and Jesuit priest Bill Cain. Presented earlier this spring at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia, Equivocation marks Bard on the Beach’s first co-production. It plays Tuesdays through Sundays in the intimate 240-seat Douglas Campbell Theatre tent, on the Howard Family Stage, from…

Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association says cheers to a successful Half Corked Marathon

Fourth annual vineyard race saw 850 runners soak up the sun and enjoy a taste of the Okanagan   Eight-hundred and fifty runners enjoyed a ‘grape escape’ last weekend at the sold-out fourth annual Half Corked Marathon.Thirsty runners sampled wines from the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association along the route, paired with celebrated regional cuisine from local chefs,…

Wine in the Garden Debuts This Week 

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens to benefit from wine and song Summerland area wineries from the Bottleneck Drive Winery Association are packing their bags and getting ready to head to Vancouver to raise funds for one of Vancouver’s most treasured spaces. This Thursday, VanDusen Botanical Gardens will be the beautiful surroundings for the first ever Wine in the Garden fundraiser…

How Many Chefs Does It Take to Make Great Beer?

R&B Brewing Co. Launches the Chef Series    Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant knows that ‘kitchen beers’ are two of the most satisfying words a cook can hear. Not only does it signal an end to a very long day, it is the beginning of a nightly ritual that results in cold beer, comfort food…

Eat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST!

WIN 2 TICKETS TO EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL How to enter to win two tickets: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Leave a comment on this post: Who do you think is the top chef?   Love MasterChef Canada? Kaila Klassen (Top 3 MasterChef Canada Season 1 home cook) & Josh Gale (Top…

Bard on the Beach announcement:

BARD ON THE BEACH STUDIO STAGE NAMED FOR CITY ARTS PHILANTHROPISTS DARLENE & PAUL HOWARD   Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced that the stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre tent has been named the Howard Family Stage in honour of Vancouver philanthropists Darlene and Paul Howard.   “We have watched Bard grow, always maintaining a high standard of excellence, and ever increasing…

Okanagan Crush Pad offers a new visitor experience

Get Ready for an Amazing Summer The summer is shaping up to be a great season and tourists are already starting to flock to the Okanagan. After two years of operating with limited space, Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP) has renovated its visitor area to accommodate more people and offer diverse experiences. The winery is now set up…

HARRISON HOT SPRINGS SUMMER FUN BEGINS:

TOP 5 ACTIVITIES Farm touring, Sasquatch folklore, world music, water fun and hikes For many, the summer season officially starts this week. Why not plan an easy getaway – weekend or mid-week, to Harrison Hot Springs? With activities for all ages and all interests, and suitable for singles, couples and families, this local gem is…

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