CROWBAR INTRODUCES LOCAL CRAFT CIDER PROGRAM,  NEW SEASONAL DISHES AND COCKTAILS

Crowbar is springing into warmer months with seasonally-inspired dishes and cocktails, as well as a new craft cider program. Combined with upcoming celebrations for Crowbar’s two-year anniversary on July 4, the popular Fraserhood eatery has become a festive hub perfect for whiling away longer summer nights. In keeping with the turn of the seasons, Crowbar’s Chef Justin Ell has…

Nightingale’s summer menu highlights local suppliers through fresh and innovative share plates

B.C. farms, meat and seafood purveyors allow Chef Phil Scarfone to keep dishes simple and flavoursome this summer   Celebrating its second year of business, Nightingale continues to uphold the same food philosophy that it opened its doors with: to keep dishes simple, flavour first, fresh and in a constant state of evolution. In doing…

FOURTH OF JULY at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa

FOURTH OF JULY A special Fourth of July event at Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa     Join us for a special celebration on the Fourth of July, complete with family-friendly beachside activities including lawn games, arts and crafts, face painting, plus live music and our Seaside Sizzle, the ultimate beach barbecue experience. At…

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…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

NEW RESTAURANT, CAFÉ AND ART GALLERY CONCEPT ‘ORIGO CLUB’ TO OPEN IN RICHMOND’S OVAL VILLAGE THIS SUMMER

Offshoot of Private Overseas Club Offers Exclusive Showcase for French-Inspired Cuisine, State-of-the-Art Coffee Counter and Tea Bar, Collection of Contemporary Asian Art   Culinary and cultural aficionados alike can sample a unique experience for the senses when Origo Club opens the doors on a brand-new 5,200-sq.-ft. multifaceted concept that will encompass a restaurant, café and art gallery in…

Corporate Hosting, Bachelorettes, Birthday Parties, OH MY

Calling all Fashion Crews, Executive Mavens and Social Influencers: Book Your Group Experience Now The number 10 is worth celebrating. Which is why we have put together a special anniversary offer for you and your closest nine style sharpshooters. For a limited time, when you purchase 10 festival passes to the Deighton Cup, you receive…

Knock it out of the park for Dad at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver this Father’s Day

H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge make the harbour-side resort a prime destination on Dad’s special day   The Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge are superb dining destinations for visitors and locals alike. And on Sunday, June 17, they offer Dads and their families a number of…

THIRD ANNUAL DEVOUR! OSOYOOS FOOD FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WATERMARK BEACH RESORT

Celebration for foodies and film buffs to take place in the South Okanagan June 15th – 17th, 2018 Devour! The Food Film Fest returns to Osoyoos this summer, bringing with it an exciting ensemble of celebrated chefs from around the country, who will be cooking up delicious, film-inspired plates over an action-packed three-day celebration. Taking place from…

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…

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…

Summer Menu, Sunday Suppers and Picnic Packs

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s locally-focused restaurant celebrates the best of the season   H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver is a perfect complement to summer. Situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains, its sunlit dining room and expansive garden patio are a dazzling showcase for our city’s…

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria celebrates the season of social with fresh spring/summer menu

Neighbourhood pizzeria launches new seasonal dishes, cocktails, and proprietary beer & wine at all 30 locations nationwide today Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is celebrating the season of social with the launch of its new spring/summer menu, available starting today. The new seasonal offerings include updates from both the kitchen and bar, as well as the expansion…

MEET PAUL BLAKES (AKA KAHLUA ICE): BELLTOWN PUB’S “BELLZ OF THE BALL” THURSDAY, GAY BINGO NIGHT CALLER

May 31st Event Will Feature Free Bingo, $8 Bacon Burgers, $5 Brews and Benefits the Pride Foundation   The Belltown Pub will again turn into a Bingo parlor from 7:30 to 9:30pm on Thursday, May 31st, for “Bellz of the Ball Bingo” night.  Featuring celebrity callers, red-hot rules, passionate penalties, salacious antics and bawdy bingo…