Enter for a Chance to Win a Romantic Trip for Two to Vancouver with the “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Sweepstakes

  Pre-Valentine’s Day campaign will raise awareness of Vancouver as primary filming site of popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy   Fifty Shades of Grey has become a global phenomenon thanks to its racy yet romantic storyline, sizzling lead actors and vibrant set locations – and Tourism Vancouver is calling attention to the latter with…

FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY PINOT GRIS UNCOVERED; DAGERAAD BLONDE CROWNED GOLD MEDAL PINT

Canadian Culinary Championships Competition #1 closes, chefs prepare for final day of events. The 2018 Culinary Championships closes off competition #1 with Chef Mike Robins, from Sous Sol in Winnipeg chosen by the 400 guests to receive the People’s Choice award. Chef Robins created a dish with some of the following ingredients: cold smoked halibut…

Science of Cocktails – February 8, 2018 – Limited number of tickets still available

  Celebrate The Artistry And Science Of Mixology On February 8, 2018, Science World will transform into Vancouver’s largest cocktail laboratory. At Science of Cocktails, the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs will showcase the chemistry, biology and physics behind preparing modern cocktails and cuisine. Each ticket to this fundraising event includes open bar from…

SUPPORTING OUR CANADIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

  With the Pyeong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics just one month away, chefs and organizers of the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships are getting ready for a battle of the plates on February 2 + 3 in Kelowna, BC. “Net proceeds from the Canadian Culinary Championships are provided to the Canadian Olympic Foundation which supports Olympic…

STARBUCKS #GIVEAWAY Try the new #SousVideEggBites on us!

  MyVanCity.ca and Starbucks Canada are pleased to offer one of our readers and followers a $40 Starbucks Gift Certificate to try the new #SousVideEggBites + you will receive a Starbucks tote, mug and tumbler.   a Rafflecopter giveaway   Perfectly cooked, cage-free eggs are prepared using the French “sous vide” technique resulting in a…

Curry Cup pre-sale tickets available just in time for gifting

Treat your foodie friend this holiday season The Chefs’ Table Society of BC ‘s 5th annual Curry Cup returns to Heritage Hall (3102 Main St., Vancouver, BC) on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. A portion of the proceeds will be gifted to Project Chef for a local initiative. Early bird tickets are available until January…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

  A cookbook, how about that? As the co-founders of Earls, we’re delighted to be able to share all of these wonderful recipes with you. And we’re happy to see so many stories from our first thirty-four years, as well as surprised that they’re so interest-ing . . . we thought we ran a pretty tight…

GOLD RUSH: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA

  Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, February 2 to 3, 2018   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen claimed the crown for the second time at the annual Gold Medal Plates culinary competition in…

GIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

  Win a copy of Lure by Ned Bell and Valerie Howes by doing any of the following: Follow us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Follow us on Instagram  Facebook: My Van City Twitter: @myvancity  Instagram: @myvancityca   I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I noticed is that…

It’s getting spooky out there! Halloween at VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train

  Stanley Park Ghost Train and VanDusen Glow in the Garden set to entertain again this Halloween. The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating Halloween this year at both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train. The Park Board’s long-running Stanley Park Ghost Train operates October 13 to 31. Prepare to be thrilled and chilled…

Charity Obstacle Challenge Adapts to Allow for Greater Community Giving.

    Vancouver’s Woman2Warrior welcomes females over the age of 13 and adds CNIB as charity partner to increase community impact!   Responding to shifting demographics and community interest, the Woman2Warrior obstacle challenge has reduced its’ age requirement for girls to 13 years old and added a second charity to its community impact program.  Since…

#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…

Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant

  RELÆ TEAM: DAVID GUNAWAN WELCOMES JONATHAN TAM OF COPENHAGEN’S RELÆ FOR GUEST CHEF DINNER AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE, JULY 19   Renowned locavore chef, David Gunawan, will write the latest chapter in his ongoing series of collaborative guest chef dinners at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he shares the stage with Jonathan Tam of Michelin-starred Copenhagen…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship announced two Vancouver finalists 

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar’s Connor Sperling and Solomon Mason of La Bussola secure two top spots in regional heat   The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship is proud to announce Connor Sperling of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar and Solomon Mason of Kelowna’s La Bussola as the finalists of 2017’s Vancouver Regional Heat, both of whom will move…