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/

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APVSA JANUARY TOUR – Champagne

The Champagne Tour 2016! Yesterday was an opportunity to taste exceptional wines selected by APVSA. Champagne was the featured wine but there were many more varietals to taste and savour. France Champagne Loire Valley Provence South West Languedoc-Roussillon Rhône Valley Bordeaux Auvergne Spain Tierra De Castilla Priorat, Cava, Conca de Barberà Italy Piedmont Trentino  …

Kaya Malay Bistro – a review

Kaya Malay Bistro   Last evening I had the opportunity to join 6 other Bloggers at Kaya Malay Bistro to sample, taste and review their Malaysian fare. Our host, and owner, Scott greeted and welcomed us to his restaurant. After almost twenty years of managing other restaurants such as Banana Leaf and Tamarind it was…

Taste of Tulalip Celebration Dinner

“The culinary festival of the year. A food and wine experience filled with extraordinary epicurean treats…Savour an abundant array of spectacular fare from Tulalip’s top notch culinary team lead by Executive Chef Perry Mascitti and sample hand selected pours by award winning Sommelier Tommy Thompson, showcasing wineries from Washington, Oregon, California and around the globe.”…

Taste of Tulalip – the Travel

Travel – It’s been said it’s the journey not the destination but when you’re talking about the Taste of Tulalip it’s both. I always enjoy the trip when I travel to and from Tulalip Resort Casino. Washington State is scattered with small, interesting towns. I’ve written previously about some of the “stop worthy” places on our…

Learning from the Pros #ORUStyle

The Food Gays hold an interactive workshop to teach the basics of iPhone photography   I was excited to have the opportunity to attend the #ORUStyle interactive workshop on iPhone photography presented by Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett, aka The Food Gays, this past Saturday at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. We started with delicious bites from…

Introducing Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda joining our #TasteofThursday feature

We are pleased to introduce a new addition to our #TasteofThursday weekly feature. Welcome Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda, Farmer’s Apprentice’s new natural wine bar from co-owners David Gunawan and Dara Young.   RON SHAW Executive Chef Ron Shaw’s pedigree as the former Executive Chef of Vancouver restaurant Bishop’s, where he studied under celebrated chef and…

Vancouver Foodster Poutine Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster 4th annual Poutine Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Richmond, and Langley.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from February 5-28, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

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