Whistler’s Nita Lake Lodge opens newly revamped Cure Lounge and Patio 

Refreshed, rustic-chic space offers craft cocktails and seasonal sips Nita Lake Lodge is thrilled to unveil the re-designed Cure Lounge, which officially re-opened this past weekend. The new space combines architects Scott & Scott’s stripped-back Canadiana-cabin style with interior designer Carolyn Scholz’s subtle and modern vision to create an open-concept space that perfectly captures the…

Cibo Trattoria has lots to share with you…

  Cibo Trattoria has always focused on bringing quality, flavourful Italian cuisine to Vancouver.  It has won numerous awards over the years, and consistently evolved to stay on point with Vancouver’s culinary scene.  In the last month, we have undergone some exciting changes which we would love to share with you, and look forward to having…

Twenty Four Hours away at Tulalip Resort Casino – Total Dining Experience

  Tulalip Resort Casino’s Journeys East is only one of several restaurants to try at Tulalip, the options include Tulalip Bay, Blackfish, Cedars Cafe, The Draft, Eagles Buffet and Canoes Carvery. I’ve indulged in at least half of these dining spots and recommend them all. Dining at Tulalip Resort Casino ranges from casual to fine. With…

Our Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous…

MUMS THE WORD: THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR GIVES MOMS THEIR DELICIOUS DUE WITH AN EXCLUSIVE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH SERVICE

  Downtown Squamish Hotspot Helps Guests Toast Mom by Offering Special Menu, Sweets and Cocktail Features for One-Day Brunch Service The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar makes Mother’s Day sweet this year by playing host to a special brunch service in its warm and inviting dining room on Sunday, May 14 from 10:30 a.m. to…

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,…

St. Regis Bar and Grill Launch New Brunch Menu

  This past Saturday, The St. Regis Bar & Grill located in the historic St. Regis Hotel, launched a new brunch menu under Executive Chef Daniel Ackland. In line with the hotel’s commitment to quality service, the menu was designed to offer classic brunch favourites using ingredients locally and sustainably sourced, with everything made from…

EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16

  Executive Chef Alex Chen to Prepare Easter Feast Featuring Classic Brunch Favourites, Charcuterie, Seafood Bar, Carving Stations and Kids’-Only Menu Including Take-Home Chocolate Bunny   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is extending an invitation for friends and family to gather together and celebrate Easter in true West Coast-style with a gourmet buffet brunch service on Sunday,…

  TUTTO IN FAMIGLIA: CIBO TRATTORIA, UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR ADD NEW FACES TO ITS FAMILY IN THE CUCINA AT DOWNTOWN BAR AND RESTAURANT

    Trattoria Unveils New Menus Featuring Authentic, Seasonal Italian Fare Made From Scratch, Adds Executive Chef Jonathan Chovancek, Chef de Cuisine Josh Gonneau to Team   Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar General Manager Mark Taylor has convened a fresh new tandem in the cucina in Executive Chef Jonathan Chovancek and Chef de…

BLOOMING PINK New sakura-inspired dishes and cocktails at Aburi Restaurants’ Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar

    Aburi Restaurants celebrates the arrival of cherry blossom season in Vancouver with several new sakura-themed dishes and beverages at its three local restaurants – Miku (70-200 Granville Street), Minami (1118 Mainland Street), and Gyoza Bar (622 West Pender). From March 31 to April 14, diners at Miku can expect to enjoy hints of…

Second Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

  I’m fascinated with cocktails, and the talented people who make them. There’s an art, a mystery to these concoctions. And of course, there’s science – and the second annual Science of Cocktails brought all of these elements together in an event that exceeded everyone’s expectations. A record-breaking crowd of 1500 thirsty cocktail lovers and…