Starbucks introduces NEW Holiday Beverage!

  The holidays are always better with a hot beverage filled with the delicious, sweet flavours of the season! This year Starbucks is adding the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha (embargoed 11/9) to its beloved holiday drink menu. An instant holiday classic, this beverage features Starbucks new Toasted White Chocolate Mocha sauce, signature espresso and steamed milk, topped with…

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…

The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver (November 6-11)

  Last chance: Limited tickets available for EAT! signature events   The countdown begins for the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver ( November 6-11) with a sneak peek menu reveal for EAT! Harvest and EAT! Pastry events. Most events are sold out but limited tickets are still available online: http://eat-vancouver.com/   EAT! Harvest (November 10 from 7-10pm):  …

Welcome to Pumpkin Spice season, formerly known as fall

  Each year Starbucks customers look forward to seasonal favourites coming back and new products debuting. However, no drink is more anticipated than the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL). It has become synonymous with Autumn and represents getting back to routine, cosy sweaters, long walks to enjoy the leaves changing colour and reconnecting with the everyday…

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD…

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES…

#Favourites things to do, places to go in and around Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer     HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL…

#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…