#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

SPEND “CHRISTMAS IN PARIS” WITH BETA5 CHOCOLATES’ HOLIDAY COLLECTION

Get Festive with Tasty Stocking Stuffers, Signature Gift Sets and Snowman Cream Puffs    Delight the chocolate lovers on your list with a culinary journey to the City of Light. BETA5 Chocolates‘ 2016 holiday collection, Christmas in Paris, pays tribute to one of the world’s most romantic, delicious and historic cities. The holiday collection is a celebration in itself, ideal…

Top Five Gourmet Foodie Gifts Made in British Columbia

  Featuring BC’s first handmade, small-batch chocolate salami Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store welcomes the season of gift giving with their top five gourmet gifts that are great for entertaining, as a stocking stuffer or for the person that has everything. 1) Chocolate Salami-$14.00 (Available in-store or online; Ships Canada-wide) Angie Quaale, food expert and BBQ champion, has done it…

HAAS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THOMAS HAAS MAKES SPIRITS BRIGHT THIS FESTIVE SEASON WITH SIGNATURE CHOCOLATE CREATIONS

  ‘Tis the Season for Holiday-themed Confections, Stocking Stuffers and New Bûche de Noël Collection Chocolatier Thomas Haas is warming up the winter and loading Santa’s sleigh with a collection of Christmas-themed confections, stocking stuffers and baked goods available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie. For 2016, Haas features an assortment of new handcrafted creations including:…

CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY DELIGHTS

  Chez Christophe unveils 2016 Christmas Collection   Newly minted Cacao Barry Ambassador Christophe Bonzon is ready to enchant people of all ages this festive season with his 2016 holiday chocolate collection at Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street). This year, expect several new imaginative chocolate art sculptures inspired by nature, as…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick…

Christophe Bonzon named to prestigious Cacao Barry International Ambassadors Club

  Burnaby’s Christophe Bonzon, owner of Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street), was recently appointed to premium French chocolate Cacao Barry’s prestigious International Ambassadors Club. He joins more than 100 pastry chefs and chocolatiers from over 20 countries with this invitation-only honour, and just the fourteenth Canadian. “We can proudly announce, that Christophe Bonzon, high…

The 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event

  Last Thursday Liberty Wines held another of its ongoing events that support local charities. This time it was a milestone 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event featuring some of world’s best Port and Dessert wines, and world-class chocolatiers from BC. All proceeds from their signature “Tasting-in-the-Park” event went to benefit the Vancouver Rowing…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN

  Capture the Flavours of The Season With Unique Fall Confections   As the summer sun gives way to autumn’s glow, celebrate the turn of the season with a new assortment of handmade chocolate confections and pastry selections that celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and the “Movember” men’s health movement available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie. THANKSGIVING Thomas…

#FridayFavourites, including places to take DAD June 17 – 23

  Celebrate Dad with BBQ, Beer & Bocce.    BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR   Eat, Shop & Play at Rocky Mountain Flatbread on Father’s Day   THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:   GIVE DAD A SPECIAL FAMILY MEMORY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO JUNE 19   LONG TABLE DISTILLERY   SAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA…

THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:

This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a handcrafted chocolate creation from chocolatier Thomas Haas. Thomas Haas’ 2016 lineup of Father’s Day-themed creations includes: The Roadster — Fast, furious and all edible, these sweet roadsters are accented with chocolate wheels and racing stripes. $39 The Cyclist — Inspired by Thomas Haas’ love of cycling, this chocolate cyclist is made with both white…

TRELLIS RESTAURANT’S DESSERT KITCHEN ADDS GLUTEN-FREE CONFECTIONS 

  Ensuring Desserts Are For Everyone At Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel Pastry Chef Jacquelynn Beckman’s arrival to Seattle and the Heathman Hotel last November has been stirring up new sweet delights, including a recently launched change to the Restaurant’s confectionery landscape. The three new gluten-free choices on the dessert menu are driven by locally grown ingredients,…

PETITS FOUR: THOMAS HAAS WEARS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF OF THE YEAR CROWN AT 2016 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Renowned Pâtissier Celebrates Five Wins in Six Years Overall Since Award’s Inception in 2011   In what has become something of a delicious tradition, renowned chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas was named Pastry Chef of the Year for the fourth consecutive time at the 2016 edition of the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards ceremony last…

Vancouver Foodster presents the 2nd Cheesecake Challenge 

  Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their cheesecake creations into this challenge, some of the restaurants and bakeries have created a special cheesecake creation just for this challenge and others have entered their top choice off their existing menu. Each restaurant and bakery…