I am a Boomer, mom, gram, wife, foodie, wine novice, and I love to travel. Experiencing life and dividing my time between Vancouver and Vancouver Island. Formerly a Vancouver Wine Festival volunteer and freelance blogger for HelloVanCity.com and VancouverIslandStyle.com now Editor and Publisher of MyVanCity.ca Connect at [email protected] Twitter @myvancity Instagram @myvancityca and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/myvancity/

Browse Authors Articles:

Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – a review

The evening started with an excited buzz as guests arrived for the Icons of Wine & Food dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek on Friday, June 22, 2018. Hosted this year by Chef Mark McEwan with emcee Rhys Pender, Master of Wine. Sipping on BC bubbles, two in fact,  Stellar’s Jay Brut 2015 and…

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition now open at Liquidity Wines in Okanagan Falls

Liquidity Wines presents the National Geographic Photo Ark where a love of art and nature come together in a perfect setting.     The pure white walls, architectural angles and the extensive use of glass that make up the spacious interior of Liquidity Wines makes an excellent backdrop for the Photo Ark exhibit. Winery president…

This is definitely not your parent’s Keg Steakhouse

Actually it was known as The Keg & Cleaver back in the days when your parents were looking for steak and a night out. Originally a single location restaurant on the North Shore started in 1971. Now it’s one of the most recognizable steakhouses with multiple locations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler. I admit I…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

Provence Marinaside TWB The Wine Bar launches new Rosé Collection

Last week Provence Marinaside TWB unveiled their new Rosé Collection. Featuring 46 different Rosé wines both old world and new world, including 41 available by the glass. No surprise I didn’t manage to taste all 41 which means I’ll just have to go back to TWB again and again this summer and why not TWB…

Spring Patio tasting at Dockside Restaurant = great finds

Recently my fellow wine loving companion and I had the opportunity to join the throng of lucky souls who attended the Dockside Restaurant Spring Patio Tasting. This tasting event is so popular the limited number of tickets sell out quickly. Dockside Restaurant and Coal Harbour Liquor Store  host the annual Spring Patio Tasting on the…

For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines

  This is a bit of a no brainer. Who wouldn’t want to start or end their Valentine’s Day with bubbles and sparkling wines? Especially if they are BC Bubbles and BC Sparkling Wines. Our #FavouriteThings Bubbles and Sparkling wine recommendations to make Valentine’s a very special day.   THE ONE 2012 2012 “The One”…

To The Victor Belong the Spoils…

We were definitely spoiled as we joined the throng of happy guests  celebrating the opening of The Victor Restaurant and Lounge Wednesday evening. With a nod to mid century elegance and intimacy The Victor definitely made it’s mark. Just getting there is an experience as you stroll around a beautiful outdoor water feature under a winding breezeway…

The Italian Kitchen moves house to new Burrard Street location

  If you were a fan of the old Italian Kitchen on Alberni Street, and who wasn’t, you will love, love, love The Italian Kitchen now located on Burrard Street between Robson and Smithe Streets. White tablecloths and elegant table settings pair perfectly with the tasteful Mediterranean decor. Anchored by an impressive bar to the…

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

  A cookbook, how about that? As the co-founders of Earls, we’re delighted to be able to share all of these wonderful recipes with you. And we’re happy to see so many stories from our first thirty-four years, as well as surprised that they’re so interest-ing . . . we thought we ran a pretty tight…

Plugin by Social Author Bio