Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well…

It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but not to worry we have you covered with some of our favourite ways to enjoy time with your sweetheart.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus…

Donnelly Group Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday: one game, many ways to celebrate at Donnelly Group  Pick your party and make reservations soon for Super Bowl Sunday  Donnelly Group celebrates every Sunday as though it’s Super Bowl Sunday, and so it should come as no surprise that they’re cooking up some very special parties for when the real thing arrives…

LOVE: VANCOUVER BREWERY TOURS

FOR THE LOVE OF THE CRAFT: VANCOUVER BREWERY TOURS UNCORKS SECOND ANNUAL VALENTINE’S DAY BREWERY TOUR   Guests Will Go Behind the Scenes to Sample Valentine’s-themed Brews, Appetizers, Enjoy a Chocolate-and-Beer Tasting This Valentine’s Day, Vancouver Brewery Tours will again connect local and visiting couples alike to the heart of the city’s booming craft-beer community for…

BITTERED SLING’S SPIRITS MASTER CLASSES

CLASS ACT: BITTERED SLING’S LAUREN MOTE TO CURATE SPIRITS MASTER CLASSES, ROBBIE BURNS DINNER DURING 2016 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL Seminars will Feature Topics Ranging from Scottish Whiskies to Tequila and Mezcal and Evolution of Bitters   Bittered Sling will go to the head of the class this January when the internationally-acclaimed artisanal bitters maker headlines a series…

The Finale of Gold Medal Plates

THE CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Finale of Gold Medal Plates   The Canadian Culinary Championships is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities, the regional qualifiers for the Culinary Championships – called Gold Medal Plates – were staged across Canada in the fall of…

TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY 

singletDINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY The 2016 Dine Out Vancouver Festival event schedule is the most diverse yet: decadent feasts inspired by culinary-minded films; a whisky-focused dinner with a nod to Robbie Burns; a wine-centric debate and BC VQA wine tasting; an elegant under-the-sea theme at the Vancouver Aquarium; and…

Holiday Market Saturday, December 12

Holiday Market Gift Guide showcases top picks for local gift giving Vancouver Farmers Markets’ brings out the best in local food, craft beverage and handmade craft for its 20th Annual Holiday Market    Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will hold its 20th Annual Holiday Market next month on Saturday, December 12th at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The Holiday Market is VFM’s only…

Osteria Savio Volpe

Fraserhood Opens Arms to Osteria Savio Volpe New neighbourhood joint welcomes friends, families and strangers alike Fraserhood’s newest neighbourhood joint has thrown open its doors to Vancouverites who are hungry for conviviality and una bella mangiata. Osteria Savio Volpe, whose namesake is a wise old fox, is a 75-seat eatery situated in the heart of the up-and-coming Fraserhood…

Juniper a Regional, Cascadian restaurant

Juniper Rediscovers The Spirit Of the Pacific Northwest Regional, Cascadian restaurant shows home is where its heart is A fresh and vibrant distillation of the Pacific Northwest, Juniper proudly opens its doors December 3, 2015 in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood at 185 Keefer Street (corner Main Street). The 104-seat, spirit-forward restaurant and lounge, designed by Simcic & Uhrich Architects, is committed to showcasing the best of Cascadia. From rocky…

TACOFINO INTRODUCES NEW BAR MANAGER

MEXOLOGY: TACOFINO INTRODUCES NEW BAR MANAGER, DRINK MENU AND HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS AT TACO BAR IN GASTOWN   Bar Manager Julia Diakow Ushers in New Cocktail Program Focused on Seasonal Cocktails, Flights of Tequila and Mezcal, Mocktails and Happy Hour Tacofino’s trademark Mexican-by-way-of-West-Coast cuisine gets a perfect complement this fall as Julia Diakow joins the team as Bar…

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: ROYAL DINETTE

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: CELEBRATED LOCAVORE CHEF DAVID GUNAWAN UNVEILS MENU FOR SECOND “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER AT ROYAL DINETTE Gunawan’s Latest Five-Course Dinner Informs, Educates Guests via Dishes Crafted from Commonly Discarded Cast-offs, Scraps   Building upon the success of the inaugural Ugly Duckling Dinner this past October that showcased the concept of “Trash Cooking” cuisine, Royal Dinette Chef/Owner…

HIP HOPS HOORAY VANCOUVER BREWERY TOURS

HIP HOPS HOORAY: VANCOUVER BREWERY TOURS TAPS INTO A KEG OF HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE TOURS, GIFT PACKAGES  Give the Gift of Memories this Holiday Season with Unforgettable, Behind-the-Scenes Excursions to More than 13 Local Craft Breweries With the holiday season on the horizon, Vancouver Brewery Tours is helping Santa stuff the stockings of…