Celebrate a Day at the Races with Granville Room’s Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is one of the great Spring parties and the newly-renovated Granville Room is celebrating the occasion with Kentucky-inspired bacchanal on Saturday, May 6th. This year marks the return of Donnelly Group’s Derby party to its original Granville Room home and, along with feature food and drink, there will be Best Dressed prizes,…

The Emerald refreshes its retro feel for spring

  Revamp blasts new vitality into club’s vintage décor, modern cocktails and irresistible bites at The Emerald   The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge is known for its deliciously old-school vibe. Recent refurbishments have injected new zest into this Chinatown destination, with its quirky ‘60s décor, authentically spirited cocktails and appetizing eats. “We’ve dedicated…

SABRINE, SUPREME: UVA & CIBO BAR MANAGER SABRINE DHALIWAL CROWNED BARTENDER OF THE YEAR AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Award-Winning International Bartending Talent Becomes Only Third Woman in 28-year History of Awards to Claim Prestigious Title of Best Behind the Pine UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar and Cibo Trattoria Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal truly shook things up at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards last night as she was singled out for the prestigious…

Coming soon: the newly redesigned Cure Lounge at Nita Lake Lodge 

New craft cocktails offer a hint of what’s to come within the refreshed, rustic-chic space at Nita Lake Lodge On May 13, 2017, Nita Lake Lodge will unveil the re-designed Cure Lounge, continuing to anchor the award-winning property’s position at the helm of luxury Canadian resorts. Working with its unparalleled surroundings as Whistler’s only lakeside lodge,…

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…

Celebrate Spring at the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, April 19-23

  Sixth annual festival dishes up delectable oysters, remarkable craft beers, memorable wines, and the joy of winter’s end The sixth annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan, April 19-23. The festival offers the perfect opportunity to dive into spring with outstanding dining experiences, tastings of oysters from around the world, and glasses…

Culinary fans flock to Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival

  Vancouver Island seaside town celebrates ninth annual festival, February 23 – 26   Watch for a giant migration of bon vivants to Vancouver Island February 23 – 26, as lovers of extraordinary eats, winning wines and boast-worthy beers alight in the picturesque town of Parksville for its ninth annual Uncorked Wine & Food Festival…

Parksville takes the cork out for its 9th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival, February 23 – 26, 2017

  Tickets now available for events and resort weekend packages Parksville, Vancouver Island’s seaside town beloved of summertime family vacationers, springs into a different sort of action come February. That’s when Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival lures fans of BC’s wines, beers and cuisine to The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort for…

Bids and Bibs: be part of the Lobster Auction at Blackbird Pub 

Nov. 28th fundraiser dedicated to research into esophageal cancer When his dad was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, Donnelly Group regional manager Jeff Billick decided that raising money for cancer research was one concrete way that he could express his support to him and contribute to the fight, and support him, he did. Jeff became…

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…