Spring has Sprung at Blue Grouse Estate Winery & Vineyard

  Winery and Vineyard of 2017, named by Luxury Travel Guide  Now that the Cowichan Valley is thawing out, Blue Grouse Estate Winery‘s Spring Schedule is blooming with activity. Here’s everything you need to know: Winery and Vineyard of the Year 2017 Hot news! The Luxury Travel Guide has named Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard the best in Canada…

St. Regis Bar and Grill Launch New Brunch Menu

  This past Saturday, The St. Regis Bar & Grill located in the historic St. Regis Hotel, launched a new brunch menu under Executive Chef Daniel Ackland. In line with the hotel’s commitment to quality service, the menu was designed to offer classic brunch favourites using ingredients locally and sustainably sourced, with everything made from…

EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16

  Executive Chef Alex Chen to Prepare Easter Feast Featuring Classic Brunch Favourites, Charcuterie, Seafood Bar, Carving Stations and Kids’-Only Menu Including Take-Home Chocolate Bunny   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is extending an invitation for friends and family to gather together and celebrate Easter in true West Coast-style with a gourmet buffet brunch service on Sunday,…

CLEARED FOR LUNCH: FARMER’S APPRENTICE REVIVES ITS POPULAR WEEKDAY LUNCHTIME MENU FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY BEGINNING MARCH 21

Acclaimed South Granville Restaurant Marks Start of a New Season by Adding Lunch Service to Its Signature Lineup of Locally Sourced, Organic Locavore Fare   As spring has sprung, so too has regular lunch service at acclaimed South Granville locavore restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice, which revives its midday menu Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting…

WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY ADDS BRUNCH SERVICE TO ITS MENU ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 

Popular Counter-service Restaurant Expands to Seven Days of Service with New Asian-Inspired Weekend Brunch Offerings    Heritage Asian Eatery Chef and Co-owner Felix Zhou will add the title of “weekend warrior” to his already extensive resume starting this Saturday, March 4 when he adds brunch service to his Asian-inspired menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.   Heritage’s weekend brunch service will include a number of exciting…

La Pentola Welcomes Back its Family Supper Series 

Celebrate “All Things Piedmont” with a nine-course feast on February 19 Yaletown’s Italian-inspired culinary gem, La Pentola will be celebrating “All things Piedmont” at its next Family Supper Series on February 19. Chef Travis McCord has created a special nine-course menu ($65pp) in homage to the historic Italian region, which is known for its rich…

Yaletown Brunch Crawl

  With Dine Out Vancouver well into it’s second week, there are several foodie events taking place across the city, including the ever popular weekend brunch crawls. Presented by Vancouver Foodster, each weekend showcases two neighbourhoods, with local restaurants and shops presenting their own unique take on brunch. This past weekend, My husband and I…

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl

  Living in the burbs, one often doesn’t often think about heading into Vancouver for brunch, but every neighbourhood has its own unique collection of funky and trendy little eateries. This is one reason why Vancouver Foodster’s Brunch Crawls are such great events. They get you out into new areas so you can discover some…

FARM FRESH: NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW BEGINNING, DINING EXPERIENCE AND RENEWED SENSE OF PURPOSE AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE

  Vancouver Magazine’s 2016 Chef of the Year David Gunawan Reaffirms Commitment To Local Farms, Pastures and Providers at South Granville Farm-to-Table Restaurant With a renewed energy for 2017, celebrated locavore chef and restaurateur David Gunawan is ushering in a host of exciting changes at Farmer’s Apprentice, the award-winning farm-to-table restaurant he first launched in…

Culinary fans flock to Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival

  Vancouver Island seaside town celebrates ninth annual festival, February 23 – 26   Watch for a giant migration of bon vivants to Vancouver Island February 23 – 26, as lovers of extraordinary eats, winning wines and boast-worthy beers alight in the picturesque town of Parksville for its ninth annual Uncorked Wine & Food Festival…

#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

  Here is our list of favourite things to do January 13 to 20 as well as upcoming events you need to get moving on buying your tickets or making reservations. So what are you waiting for? #dovf starts January 20   DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:   WildTale plunges…

RAILTOWN TO DOWNTOWN: FIRST OF THREE NEW COUNTER-SERVICE LOCATIONS NOW OPEN AT 968 HOWE ST.

  Newest Outpost for Railtown Cafe Offers Signature Handmade Sandwiches, Build-Your-Own Salad Bar, Pastries and Licensed Seating for 45 It’s full steam ahead for Railtown Cafe as the popular counter-service restaurant has officially opened the doors on the first of three new cafe locations at 968 Howe Street in the heart of downtown Vancouver. With the original…

TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S CULINARY TEAM IS GETTING PEARED-UP 

  The Resort’s Chefs Get Creative With Local Organic Farmed Pears During Their December and January Pear Affair Dining Event Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is excited to be showcasing Washington state’s fresh organic pears from Yakima’s Superfresh Growers during their December and January Pear Affair event, which runs from December 1 through January 2017. Every…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …

Parksville takes the cork out for its 9th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival, February 23 – 26, 2017

  Tickets now available for events and resort weekend packages Parksville, Vancouver Island’s seaside town beloved of summertime family vacationers, springs into a different sort of action come February. That’s when Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival lures fans of BC’s wines, beers and cuisine to The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort for…