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Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Is Coming, Featuring World #1 Ranked Eater, Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut

The World’s Largest Poutine Eating Competition Will Host Top-Ranked Pro and Amateur Eaters, plus a CEO Charity Challenge with 25 High Profile Eaters    PLAID NATION Fans from around the world will once again make the trip to Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square to experience the 9th Annual Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship (#WPEC2018). This epically…

Provence Presents a Cornucopia of Special Menus and Fall Flavours in October

October brings crisp air, coloured leaves, harvest bounty and an appetite for heartier fare. Provence Marinaside celebrates this abundant season with three special opportunities to experience the myriad flavours of fall. Chef’s Top Ten – on-going throughout October Provence is again offering its popular Chef’s Top Ten two-course menus throughout October. Each week features a…

15th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival

Vancouver Moving Theatre with Carnegie Community Centre & Association of United Ukrainian Canadians and a host of community partners presents The 15th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Wednesday October 24 to Sunday November 4, 2018   Featuring over 100 events at over 40 locations throughout the Downtown Eastside Tickets and Info: www.heartofthecityfestival.com…

YBIA Reveals Participating Restaurants for Taste of Yaletown 2018

The 14th annual dining event returns with diverse mix of restaurants and delicious menus offered at set prices of $25, $35, $45 The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is proud to announce the 14th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from 25…

Thanksgiving menu at Tableau Bar Bistro

Tableau Bar Bistro Thanksgiving Tableau d’Hôte HORS D’OEUVRES SOUPE DE CÉLÉRY bay laurel, almonds, tarragon Antech, Blaquette de Limoux “Méthode Ancestrale” PLAT PRINCIPAL SUPRÈME DE DINDE Rossdown Farms turkey, swiss chard and confit leg stuffing, pomme aligot, Gruyere, wild mushroom brioche, seasonal vegetables, cranberry gastrique Marie-Pierre Manciat, Mâcon “Les Morizottes” 2015 Or Remoissenet, Bourgogne “Renommée”…

COCKTAILS, CANAPÉS AND OCEAN CONSERVATION COMBINE FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL TOAST TO THE COAST

  Celebrate ocean wonders on Friday, October 19 at the Toast to the Coast fundraising event in support of Ocean Wise® and Vancouver Aquarium®, presented by CIBC. This anticipated annual event connects food and drink connoisseurs with ocean conservationists for a lively cocktail reception in honour of our ocean. Joined by some of B.C.’s finest…

BC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018

BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity and increased crop levels for an exciting 2018 vintage. The first harvest for sparkling wine grapes started at the end of August, roughly two weeks later than in…

Christine Coletta Receives Founders Award at Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

On September 27, Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), has been presented the Founders Award at the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival. Coletta has been presented the award in recognition of her contributions to the BC wine industry. When presented the award in front of industry peers by industry veteran Harry McWatters of ENCORE Vineyards, Coletta said…

DanceHouse Season Premiere Explores Democracy & Immigration with High-Energy Hip Hop & Martial Arts

DanceHouse Leaps Into 2018/19 Season with Canadian Premiere of Company Wang Ramirez’s­ — Borderline — Award-winning French dance company explores democracy, immigration, and culture through hip-hop, aerial work, and poetry in gravity-defying motion      DanceHouse is delighted to announce the launch of their 2018/19 season with France’s Company Wang Ramirez in the Canadian premiere of…

Balkan Superstar Goran Bregović Ignites the Chan Centre with Big Brass Band in Exhilarating Performance

The Eclectic Artist and His World-Touring Ensemble Celebrate Euphoric Sounds of Sarajevo   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes the boisterous cheer of Balkan composer and bandleader Goran Bregović and his Wedding and Funeral Band on October 21, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall…

Vancouver Opera presents Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)

Vancouver Opera presents Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)  A light-hearted look at Love!  October 20, 25, 27 at 7:30pm & October 28 at 2:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre www.vancouveropera.ca   Get ready to indulge in the Viennese torte known as Franz Lehár’s comedic operetta The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Set in the heart…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘Spooktober’ | October 9-31 at The Improv Centre

For Fangtastic Comedy Check Out Spooktober at Vancouver TheatreSports™  October 9-31 at The Improv Centre  Whether it’s with a group of ‘ghoulfriends’ getting together for a night out or a date with your boo, Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS) dares you to laugh this October with its ‘spirited’ line-up of Halloween-themed shows taking place Tuesday, October 9 to Wednesday, October 31…

Vancouver Art Gallery presents Canadian Premiere of ‘Guo Pei: Couture Beyond’, First Fashion Exhibition in Gallery’s History

Exquisite. Theatrical. Inimitable. Fashion Designs Become Masterworks of Art in the Canadian Premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond Exhibition Marks First Fashion-Focused Presentation in Vancouver Art Gallery’s History For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art Gallery presents an exhibition dedicated to the art of fashion with the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei:…

Vancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

North Pole-inspired interactive festival to take place at Concord Pacific Place   The Aurora Winter Festival today released renderings confirming the large-scale interactive holiday experience will open this November at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. The family-friendly festival will offer elements inspired by the North Pole including mystical characters, captivating light displays, ice-skating on a frozen…

The Blue Room: Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler and Head-Line Mountain Holidays Launch an Extraordinary Culinary Experience set in a Hidden Ice Cave

Concealed in the rugged mountains of British Columbia, nestled under an ancient ice cap, lies the ice cave setting for a unique private dining experience by Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler and Head-Line Mountain Holidays. Within a cathedral-like cave of blue, Four Seasons Executive Sous Chef David Baarschers will enchant guests with his culinary…

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