Lunch at Milestones Coquitlam

  A friend of mine, who I hadn’t seen in quite a while, was going to be out in my neck of the woods and suggested getting together for lunch.  I was open to anything and he suggested Milestones.   I’ve been to Milestones several times over the years, usually for meetings, get-togethers or family…

Happy Hour specials come to Nicli Pizzeria

  SAY CIAO TO HAPPY HOUR AT NICLI PIZZERIA   A happy result of the recent modernizing of BC’s liquor laws has been the introduction of ‘Happy Hour’ throughout the province’s beverage and dining establishments. Bill McCaig, owner of Nicli Antica Pizzeria is very happy to announce that as of Monday, October 6,  Nicli Pizzeria…

HAWKERS MARKET Oct 4 and 5 in Vancouver

  OCTOBER 4TH HAWKERS MARKET – VANCOUVER OCTOBER 5TH – VANCOUVER VISIT MADE FROM SCRATCH YVR     HAWKERS MARKET IS A MONTHLY DOSAGE OF FOOD & MUSIC OUR INTENTION IS TO CREATE A SPACE WHERE VIBRANT AND EXCITING LOCAL FOOD CAN BE DISCOVERED.  HAWKERS GIVES LOCAL FOOD ENTREPRENEURS A PLACE TO CONDUCT COMMERCE, RAPIDLY…

Roll Out the Barrel

  Oktoberfest is the world-renowned fall harvest celebration, which begins September 20 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.  It is a 200-year-old tradition of beer, food, singing and dancing with frauleins in dirndls and men in lederhosen.  For those who can’t make it to the old country, there are several events being held in Vancouver. One of…

A Good Craic To Be Sure

By Ryan Lewis A proper pint and a good craic, coming to a neighborhood near you! Mahony & Sons is set to open a third location at Stamps Landing (once Monk McQueens) this week and I was lucky enough to be on hand when they shared a little about the new location, design inspiration and…

Introducing Earl’s Test Kitchen

  What will you find at 905 Hornby Street in Vancouver?  Earls Test Kitchen, which just opened in June.  It is the culinary inspiration centre for all of Earl’s sixty-five restaurants throughout North America.   Here, they bring together a collection of world-class chefs to develop new menu items.  If you look at the menus…

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…

The Settlement Building adds a Brewery to the Collective

SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED; POSTMARK BREWING OPENS IN RAILTOWN Postmark Brewing officially opens its doors as the newest addition to The Settlement Building at 55 Dunlevy Avenue, Railtown. The small batch, craft brewery specializes in session beers that are available on-tap in the tasting room, or via the walk-up window holding a 12-head growler fill station. Led by Managing…