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…

15 WAYS TO CELEBRATE DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY 

    Canada’s biggest food and drink festival returns January 20 to February 5, 2017   Dine Out Vancouver Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, and that means Vancouverites and visitors alike can look forward to a citywide celebration of feasting and fun with delightful surprises sprinkled throughout. Canada’s largest food and drink…

West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon

If you’re looking to escape the shopping mall crowds and find gifts made by local companies and artisans, check out the West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace on November 18 to 20, 2016 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Over two hundred vendors, including over 140 select artisans will offer items…

CandyTown 2016: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event

  Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event   On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the fifth annual CandyTown will bring to Yaletown a Christmas bash that’s just as fun and bustling as Santa’s workshop. Beloved across the city, the neighbourhood-wide celebration is hosted by Yaletown’s generous merchants through the Yaletown Business Improvement…

Glowbal Restaurant Group announces Coast’s new menu items, Cocktail Hour and Friday lunch feature

  Glowbal Restaurant Group is excited to announce Coast’s new lunch and dinner menu, a Cocktail Hour menu at happy hour prices, as well as a $12 Friday lunch feature. Lead by Executive Chef Mark Greenfield, guests are invited to pull up a seat to enjoy table-side dishes, or have master oyster shucker Oscar Galdamez…

The Emerald Supper Club Shines On

  A gem for parties, weekly specials and fun entertainment.  The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge, located in Chinatown, features an old school Vegas vibe, complete with vintage décor. Now in its third year of operations, the restaurant has become known for its eclectic events line-up, spirit-forward cocktails and satisfying mix of snacks and…

#MarketMonday vendor Long Table Distillery BC Långbord Akvavit Named Best in Pacific Northwest.

Long Table Distillery’s Långbord Akvavit is Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest.   The magazine’s 2016 “Best in the Northwest” issue is now hitting newsstands with the announcement of this year’s winners for the region’s top spirits. Long Table Distillery, Vancouver’s first micro-distillery and craft distillers of international award winning small batch gins and seasonal spirits, took first place…

#MarketMonday Odd Society Spirits award winning Cassis

  Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest  Available at these upcoming Vancouver Farmers Markets Kitsilano Sunday, October 16 Trout Lake Saturday, October 22   Sip Northwest Magazine’s 2016 Best of the Northwest issue hits newsstands today. Odd Society Spirits, a craft-certified distillery located in East Vancouver, took first place for their crème de cassis in the Best…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar remixes Social Hour 

New music, new hours, and new menu items highlight the best time of day The stunning art deco lounge at Gotham Steakhouse has long been a destination for lovers of great live music. This fall there’s a new twist, with house DJ’s setting the mood at weekday Social Hour. Old school vinyl tracks, including deep soul…

B.C. Crème de Cassis Named Best in the Northwest

  Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest  Sip Northwest Magazine’s 2016 Best of the Northwest issue hits newsstands today. Odd Society Spirits, a craft-certified distillery located in East Vancouver, took first place for their crème de cassis in the Best Fruit Liqueur category beating out submissions from distilleries across the Pacific Northwest region…

Juniper Welcomes New Bar Manager: Max Borrowman

  Rising bar star moves up Main Street to lead the Juniper team Juniper Kitchen + Bar is pleased to announce the appointment of Bar Manager Max Barrowman.   A native of the Okanagan, Max learned his trade first in Kelowna and honed his skills at The Lobby Lounge of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver…

Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster 2nd Sangria Challenge was a huge success featuring 7 sangria creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sangria creation from September 1-25, 2016. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s Bar & Lounge Introduces Winning Slate of Cocktails

   This fall, Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) engages in its own election parody with Trump Card – Winner Takes All playing Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, September 28 through November 19 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Requisite for any high-stakes game is a well-stocked bar with great cocktails to celebrate the winners…

Dinner by Design Celebrates Innovation, Benefits New Designers

  It’s always exciting to attend Dinner by Design’s Cocktail Art evening to witness innovation at work – and imagine what the gorgeous tablescapes on display might look like at home. Featuring 18 designers this year, talented mixologists, and benefitting both the Visual Centre for Arts and Design and The New Leaf Project, Dinner by Design 2016…

Style meets substance for La Pentola’s fabulous new look for fall 

  Local art and new seasonal menus celebrate restaurant refresh at Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel Locals and visitors alike are falling in love with La Pentola’s new artistic addition to the Yaletown restaurant’s exterior wall. La Pentola restaurant, situated in the heart of OPUS Hotel, unveils its new logo and menus with a fun and funky…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE…