#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…

TASTE OF TULALIP ALL-AMERICAN MASH UP

  A Night of Sipping the Most Sought-After & Unrivaled American Whiskies   Tulalip Resort Casino Sommelier Tom Thompson invites whiskey worshipers and novices to come tasting with him at 6 pm on Friday, August 25 at The Draft Sports Bar and Grill Patio for his first annual Taste of Tulalip All-American Mash Up. It’s…

Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees

  The ballots are out and Vancouver Island’s Summit Restaurant at Villa Eyrie Resort (600 Ebadora Lane, Malahat) is honoured to be amongst 30 top nominees for enRoute’s coveted 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada list. The 2,500 square feet, the 80-seat hyper local restaurant is known to deliver West Coast, Italian-inspired coastal cuisine overlooking…

Long Table Dinner at The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar August 16

  Once a month, H2 Rotisserie & Bar set up a 30-seat long table on its beautiful garden terrace and offers guests a five-course dinner, showcasing regional and seasonal ingredients, paired perfectly with select BC wines. On Wednesday, August 16, the Long Table Dinner will feature wines from Okanagan Falls’ Synchromesh, which specializes in Riesling,…

AWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER LISA HALEY APPOINTED NEW RESTAURANT DIRECTOR AT GASTOWN HOTSPOT L’ABATTOIR

  Vancouver Magazine’s 2017 Sommelier of the Year Promoted to Key Front-of-House Position    L’Abattoir proprietor Paul Grunberg, along with co-owners Chef Lee Cooper and Nin Rai, is pleased to announce that Assistant General Manager and Wine Director Lisa Haley has been promoted to the role of Restaurant Director at the popular Gastown establishment. Singled…

#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…

TOMATO FEST CELEBRATES SUMMER FLAVOURS

  It doesn’t matter whether you call them ‘tomatoes,’ ‘tomahtoes,’ ‘tomates’ or ‘pomodoro’ – everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer ingredient. Eaten fresh-picked out-of-hand, chopped into salsas and salads, juiced, roasted or sun-dried – there are almost as many ways to enjoy their flavourful goodness as there are heirloom varieties.   Provence…

Accessible Transport, Businesses and Adventures in Vancouver

  Did you know that Vancouver regularly gets listed among the top five livable cities in the world and has gained a reputation as the most accessible location in the world for people with disabilities. The Vancouver International Airport is the most accessible in the world. And whether you’re visiting or already living in the city, you…

SEAFOOD TO GO

  Fresh Ideas Start Here introduces new FISHbar at both locations Starting July 24, 2017, enjoy the freshest local catch with all the fixings at Fresh Ideas Start Here’s (F.I.S.H.) brand new FISHbar, located inside both seafood market locations at #180–7515 Market Crossing in Burnaby and 2959 West Broadway in Kitsilano. From locally caught wild BC…

#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…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 4-7, 2017.

    Victoria based artist, Linda Skalenda will be this year’s featured guest artist located in the Arbour. Linda’s paintings can be found in collections across North America and the UK. In 2015 she was selected for the honorable position to be the resident artist with her solo gallery at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. www.lindaskalenda.com…

OCEAN PEARLS UNFURLED: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR MARKS ANNUAL FOOD DAY CANADA CELEBRATION WITH EXCLUSIVE OYSTER-THEMED DINNER

  Restaurant Toasts Country’s Farmers, Fishers and Chefs By Hosting Communal Four-Course Dinner Highlighting Homegrown Canadian Ingredients   The team at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will raise a glass to this country’s rich culinary heritage and mark the annual celebration known as Food Day Canada — as well as World Oyster Day — by hosting…

Inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience Launches this August

  Four-Day Wine and Food Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   The Wines of British Columbia is thrilled to launch its inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience weekend bringing as many as 60 BC wineries and 16 top chefs from western Canada to the Okanagan Valley August 24 through…