Hunting for something other than chocolate this year?

  Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of elegant boulangeries-pâtisseries is a go-to place for unique Easter treats. From the adorable Bunny Macaron that is sure to delights the little ones, to the sophisticated Easter pastry that makes for the perfect gift for Easter brunch or dinner hosts, Ricardo Rosas, the head pastry chef at Faubourg crafted…

HOPPING READY Chez Christophe celebrates Easter with Chocolate Eggs

  Chez Christophe celebrates spring with a new location and Easter chocolate egg collection   Burnaby Height’s Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie celebrates the arrival of spring next month by “hopping” across the street to a larger location at 4717 Hastings Street, along with unveiling two new handcrafted eggs to his Easter chocolate collection.    …

Valentine’s Day Weekend at The Heathman Hotel

Give the Gift of Adventure This Valentine’s Day Weekend at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland & Trellis Restaurant   Be Fancy Free with Sweet Tea, A Romantic Dinner or Sizzling Overnight Stay Calling all modern day cupids, Valentine’s Day Weekend (February 12th-14th) at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland and Trellis Restaurant is in full effect. There’s no…

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…

#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FridayFavourites – what are you doing this weekend? My Van City suggestions. We picked some of our favourite happenings to help you make your next week a favourite! Enjoy!   SALT TASTING ROOM Gastown’s premier destination for wine, cheese and cured meat is kicking off 2016 with a bang. Following on the heels of the successful…

A Valentine’s Day Menu

 To Melt Any Chocolate & Pizza Lover’s Heart this Valentine’s Day   Rocky Mountain Flatbread and Koko Monk Chocolates are delighted to present a Valentine’s Day Menu that will melt any chocolate and pizza lover’s heart. Rocky Mountain Flatbread’s chefs have created a delicious three course menu for Valentine’s Day that offers over 75 combinations to…

Sip with Your Sweetheart

Fifth Year for Popular Wine & Chocolate Event Sip with Your Sweetheart (along the Westside Wine Trail)   The highly anticipated Sip with Your Sweetheart event is back for its fifth year on Sunday, February 7th. From noon to 4 pm sipping sweethearts will be able to enjoy an afternoon of chocolate indulgence and have their…

VALENTINE’S DAY SIGNATURE CREATIONS

SWEET SURRENDER: GIVE IN TO THOMAS HAAS’ LATEST LINEUP OF SIGNATURE CREATIONS THIS VALENTINE’S DAY   Heart-Shaped Truffles, Chocolates and Cookie Box Among Celebrated Chocolatier’s Selection of Handcrafted Valentine’s Day Delicacies for 2016 Cupid takes flight this Valentine’s Day with the help of the talented team of chocolatiers at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie, who…

Wild Sweets® chocolatiers rank world’s top 24

Wild Sweets® Ranked one of ’24 Best Chocolatiers in the World’ & Releases Exclusive Lunar 2016 ‘Year of the Monkey’ Chocolate Art Collection.   Dominique and Cindy Duby are longtime internationally acclaimed award-winning pastry chefs-chocolatiers and world experts in their field from authoring 5 books including Best Cookbooks in the World, to representing Canada at the…

VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Returning for its 6th Year! The VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL   January 16 – February 14, 2016   When it launched in 2011, The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival was the first city-wide festival of its kind in the world. This Saturday it returns for its 6th season, bigger and better than ever, with Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops,…