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…

Road 13 Vineyards Celebrates Successful Summer Season, Bounty of Awards, New Fall Releases Plus Wine Pairing Recipe From Ned Bell

  Road 13 Vineyards saw another busy summer season of wine loving tourists and locals through their Golden Mile Bench tasting room. With a number of wines in the portfolio currently sold out and a bounty of awards at the British Columbia Wine Awards and Wine Align National Wine Awards – it’s safe to say the…

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,…

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…