A VERY MERRY, MERRY FROM CHEF THIERRY

  – Add a Touch of Holiday Magic with French-Inspired Panache – Elevate your holiday entertaining this year with a little help from Maitre Chocolatier and Patissier Chef Thierry Busset. Once again, he’s crafted an exquisite line-up of delectable, seasonal creations at Thierry Cafe. From his handcrafted chocolates to his artisanal cakes and pastries, we…

Chez Christophe unveils 2017 Holiday Collection

  SWEET WINTER DELIGHTS Chez Christophe unveils 2017 Holiday Collection   Delight your taste buds this winter season with the 2017 holiday collection from Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street). From inventive chocolate art sculptures inspired by Christmas classics, holiday-flavoured truffles and chocolate barks, to a new advent calendar and Bûche de Noël…

Get Festive at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel

  Iconic Coal Harbour hotel hops with spirited fun throughout the holiday season   Nestled on the edge of Vancouver’s breathtaking Stanley Park, the Westin Bayshore is a beacon of hospitality that greets the season with genuine warmth. From holiday cooking classes that send you home — or to your room — with fresh ideas…

Vancouver Christmas Market!

  Vancouver Christmas Market   Not even the torrential November rains in Vancouver could “dampen” the spirits of the attendees at the preview opening of the Vancouver Christmas Market last week. All of the features that visitors have grown to love are present again this year in an extended space which features Canada’s first walk-in…

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT: THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH LATEST COLLECTION OF CHOCOLATE CREATIONS

  Chocolatier’s Winter Offerings Include an Array of Handmade Christmas-themed Confections and Stocking Stuffers as well as Signature Stollen and Bûche de Noël   Acclaimed chocolatier Thomas Haas is proving once again that there’s no place like Haas for the holidays thanks to his latest collection of festive handmade confections, seasonal cookies and Bûche de Noël available…

Vancouver Christmas Market Officially Opens its Doors for 8th Annual Treasured Holiday Tradition

  Largest Festivities to date at Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, festivities to date. The treasured holiday tradition will feature…

Starbucks introduces NEW Holiday Beverage!

  The holidays are always better with a hot beverage filled with the delicious, sweet flavours of the season! This year Starbucks is adding the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha (embargoed 11/9) to its beloved holiday drink menu. An instant holiday classic, this beverage features Starbucks new Toasted White Chocolate Mocha sauce, signature espresso and steamed milk, topped with…

CANDYTOWN CASTS ITS MAGIC OVER YALETOWN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

  Vancouver’s only free outdoor Christmas event rings in the season with candy, crafts and all-ages festivities   Santa and the elves are busily sprinkling magic dust over Yaletown, transforming the neighbourhood into an enchanted land filled with palate-popping treats, Yuletide music and cozy carriage rides. That’s right: CandyTown is here again, and with it…

The Christmas Store at Potter’s Now Open for the Season

  South Surrey’s Christmas Store at Potter’s is Western Canada’s largest Christmas store   Come one, come all, to the House of the Holiday Spirit – The Christmas Store at Potter’s. Western Canada’s largest and most fantastically festive Christmas store opens today, November 1, and keeps the fun going until December 24. Potter’s Nurseries and…

Joyeux Noël from Mon Paris Pâtisserie

  Enjoy traditional seasonal treats for the holidays thanks to Metrotown’s acclaimed French bakery   Mon Paris Pâtisserie is pleased to celebrate its first Noël with a selection of holiday pastries, cakes and confections born from centuries of France’s holiday traditions. The 1,000 square-foot boutique and café, mere steps from Metrotown, was launched in January…

“Chef’s Hazelnut Holidays” Hits Dining Tables at Tulalip Resort Casino Restaurants During November

  Tulalip Resort Casino chefs are “nutty” with excitement as they celebrate their latest creations. Their new fare features local hazelnuts from Hazel Blue Acres. In honor of this new local partnership, the Tulalip culinary team is kicking off the holiday season with their “Chef’s Hazelnut Holidays,” which will run through November 29, 2017. What…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday…

The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

  Last chance: Limited tickets available for EAT! signature events   The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver ( November 6-11) with a sneak peek menu reveal for EAT! Harvest and EAT! Pastry events. Most events are sold out but limited tickets are still available online: http://eat-vancouver.com/   EAT! Harvest (November 10 from 7-10pm):  …

THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE SEASON WITH THANKSGIVING & HALLOWEEN TREATS

  Haas’ 2017 Harvest of Holiday-themed Confections Includes Chocolate Turkeys and Jack O’Lanterns, Spooktacular Shortbread Cookies and Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Truffles and More   Renowned chocolatier Thomas Haas is sweetening the holiday harvest this fall with his latest collection of handmade Thanksgiving and Halloween confections available at both Thomas Haas Chocolates and Pâtisserie locations for…

Put on Your Chef’s Hat and Learn with H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Culinary Classes

  H2 Rotisserie & Bar welcomes fall with the launch of its culinary classes to help guests and Vancouver locals get crafty in the kitchen. These sessions are designed for both beginners and savvy home cooks looking to expand their repertoires with H2 chefs’ favourite contemporary and traditional dishes. Led by Executive Chef Kamal Silva,…