Cookie Decorating at The Uncommon Cafe

  The holiday season comes with it’s own unwritten checklist. The last 2-3 months of the year are like a scavenger hunt of activities including: rewatching classic holiday movies, trimming the tree, inevitably breaking an ornament while trimming the tree, and Christmas cookie decorating. A new gem in Vancouver’s up-and-coming Strathcona neighbourhood, The Uncommon Cafe,…

FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER LAUNCHES HIGH-ALTITUDE DINING 

  Explore a Collection of Curated ‘Taste of Place’ Experiences with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts  Available now through October 2017, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is offering High-Altitude Dining as part of the new Four Seasons Taste of Place global initiative. This high-flying culinary experience features glacial peak aperitifs and panoramic mountain views. Guests are invited to embark…

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Miradoro Restaurant

  Enjoy plenty of feasting with friends and family this festive period Christmas is coming to the South Okanagan. Visit Miradoro Restaurant with friends and family for a cozy Christmas Eve dinner ($39) that includes spiced pumpkin soup with yogurt and fennel pollen, followed by a duo of turkey – roast breast and confit leg…

Celebrate the season with the Goodridge & Williams “12 Drinks of Christmas”

  Add some Shaun Layton-created craft cocktails to your holiday repertoire  Goodridge & Williams Handcrafted Spirits is celebrating the holiday season with the 12 Drinks of Christmas, a series of cocktail-making videos filmed with Vancouver bartending icon Shaun Layton. Using BC handcrafted spirits from the Goodridge & Williams portfolio like Sid’s Vodka, Tempo Renovo Gin,…

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…

Wolf in the Fog’s new winter menus offer a true taste of Tofino 

Cozy up with locally inspired cocktails and comfort food this Christmas time   Winter at Wolf in the Fog brings hearty, rich flavours and a taste of Tofino’s freshest seafood to the table. Chef Nick Nutting sources seasonal ingredients as they come into season and menus gradually evolve to reflect the progression of fall into winter…

#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   …

Get into the Festive Spirits with Vancouver TheatreSports 

  The holiday period is a time of imbibing indulgence with all the eggnog, hot spiced cider and mulled wine adding to the conviviality of the season. Paul Belsito, manager of the Neil Macrae Bar & Lounge at Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s (VTSL)  The Improv Centre, has been getting into the festive spirits and designing special…

Grace, Beauty & Personal Expression – Holiday On Ice!

Instilling Passion for Storytelling Through Movement & Beauty   Event: Holiday On Ice Venue: West End Community Centre Ice Rink (1750 Haro Street) Date: Saturday, December 17    Time: 12 to 2 p.m. Contact: Chris Hyndman at 604.351.7175 or [email protected] The Event: The ice will be glowing with the warmth of community and creativity as Canada…

Pacific Yacht Charters aids the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

  Pacific Yacht Charters invites you and your family to come and help support families in need, in aid of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Come aboard the Pacific Yacht Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, and enjoy some Christmas cheer yacht-style, including a sampling of Executive Chef Ra’s Holiday Fare, serenading carolers and…

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER IS FABULOUSLY FESTIVE

  There’s So Much to See, Do, Eat and Enjoy this Holiday Season The festive season is here and Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is holiday headquarters, creating a welcoming, fun-filled home for all. Literally steps from a wealth of shopping, parade routes and community celebrations, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the ideal destination for a winter vacation (or stay-cation) filled…