#Favourites what’s happening this week and beyond

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   Go for a drive #GoFurther150 Ford Canada drive experience   You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS…

#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina     You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY  …

Wize Monkey Brewing up a Storm in the Coffee and Tea industry

  Local Vancouver Company is Revolutionizing the Coffee Industry for the Better   The roots were laid down for Vancouver-based Wize Monkey back in 2013 while founders Max and Arnaud were undertaking a class project for their Master’s degree in Bordeaux, France. During an assignment for their global business class, they found a study that…

THE FAIR AT THE PNE UNVEILS 2017 LINE UP

  NEW PROGRAMMING, WORLD RENOWNED MUSICAL ACTS, AND RETURNING FAVOURITES     The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) has unveiled its line-up for the 2017 Fair at the PNE, British Columbia’s most iconic event and beloved tradition for thousands of families from across the province. Featuring special shows to celebrate Canada 150th birthday, internationally acclaimed musical…

The Uncommon Cafe gets new digs!

  With the cafe’s second anniversary just around the corner, owners, Luc & Lisa Leimanis, brought in local designer Jennifer Scott of A Good Chick to Know and Lindsay Lee of Forage & Lace to brighten up the café! Keeping it fresh, white & local. Our owners are well known for supporting other local small businesses and wanted…

Starbucks Celebrates 30 Years in Vancouver with New Experiential Starbucks Reserve® Coffee Bar

  Starbucks new store celebrates the craft of coffee with an elevated immersive experience   The first Starbucks store in Canada opened at the Seabus Skytrain Station in 1987. This humble store was the company’s first international location, and since then Vancouverites have been embracing the Starbucks Experience. With the 30thanniversary celebration comes a new…

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…

Milano Coffee Celebrates Gold Medals, Travels for Direct Trade Coffee and Gets Set to Launch Two New Coffee Series

  Vancouver based Milano Coffee continues to gain recognition and attention on the world stage for its tireless approach at coffee innovation. Brian and Linda Turko took over Milano Coffee with family support just thirteen years ago. The six-coffee shop institution boasts a local roastery, cult-status espresso blends, and a promise to take the three-generation legacy to the…

New spring treats at Beaucoup Bakery

  SWEETER SPRING Beaucoup Bakery is all-abuzz with new honey pastries   Spring makes an early appearance at Beaucoup Bakery & Café with a new star ingredient, local honey from Hives for Humanity. Starting February 28, 2017, the golden nectar plays a sweet role in three seasonal pastries: Honey Banana Double Baked Croissant, Grapefruit Honey…

Yaletown Brunch Crawl

  With Dine Out Vancouver well into it’s second week, there are several foodie events taking place across the city, including the ever popular weekend brunch crawls. Presented by Vancouver Foodster, each weekend showcases two neighbourhoods, with local restaurants and shops presenting their own unique take on brunch. This past weekend, My husband and I…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening January 27 – February 3

  Here are the future events that you will need to reserve or buy tickets for NOW: IN FULL BLOOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE OFFERS EXCLUSIVE FLOWER-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICES   DECLARE YOUR LOVE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SETS THE MOOD THIS FEB. 14 BY HOSTING GOURMET VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE   LA SAINT-VALENTIN: CELEBRATE…