CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY DELIGHTS

  Chez Christophe unveils 2016 Christmas Collection   Newly minted Cacao Barry Ambassador Christophe Bonzon is ready to enchant people of all ages this festive season with his 2016 holiday chocolate collection at Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street). This year, expect several new imaginative chocolate art sculptures inspired by nature, as…

November, 2016 at Oyama Sausage Co.

  Oyama is delighted to announce that we are again at the top of the list in Westender’s Best of the City Dining readers’ choice awards.  Thanks to all the readers who voted us GOLD and the #1 choice in the Best Stall at Granville Island category, as well as GOLD for Best Deli.  We…

Happy Anniversary Caffe Divano! 

  Celebrating 8 Years in Port Moody & 17 in Coquitlam This past summer, Lisa and Patrick Beecroft opened their 4th successful local business in Port Moody, Gabi & Jules. Having spent years perfecting the perfect pie and fresh baked goods recipe, it was time to open the independent shop. So where did it all…

Tasting Plates Port Moody

Sometimes when you live in the area, you can be the last to know about new places. When Tasting Plates Port Moody was announced, it gave me the perfect opportunity to visit places I had heard about or driven by, always with good intention to try them some other time. Registration took place at Gabi…

A Friendly Reminder: “Talking Turkey” Day At Tulalip Resort Casino – Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO  The Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness Throughout The Resort Thanksgiving Day celebrations are abundant this year for the whole family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The esteemed culinary team at Tulalip are whipping up turkey madness for November 24. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from…

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria announces major Saskatchewan expansion in late 2016 and early 2017

  Neighbourhood pizzeria expands operations with three new locations in Regina and Lloydminster Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, today announced major expansion plans in Saskatchewan with the opening of three new locations, joining the company’s existing restaurant located in Hill Centre Tower, downtown Regina. The restaurant’s 29th franchised location will open in…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

Langley Store Takes Home Silver Best Speciality Food Store 

   Vancouver readers’ poll recognizes the Fraser Valley Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store wins Silver for Best Speciality Food Store in 2016 Best of the City Dining. The Fraser Valley food scene is also rapidly gaining popularity and acclamation with Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store (Well Seasoned) winning Silver for Best Speciality Food Store…

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…

NONNA-VERSARY: PULL UP A SEAT AT NONNA’S TABLE ON TUES., NOV. 15 AS OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE TOASTS FIRST ANNIVERSARY, ENROUTE TOP-10 HONOURS

  Mount Pleasant Osteria Marks Wildly Successful First Year, Best New Restaurant Nod by Featuring Umbrian Pasta Dish With Proceeds Donated to The Central Italy Earthquake Relief Fund   Osteria Savio Volpe is extending a dinner invitation to ‘friends, family and strangers alike’ on Tuesday, Nov. 15 as it celebrates not one, but two big milestones: its…

#TASTEOFTHURSDAY Quinoa Salad recipe

Quinoa salad, mango, avocado, roasted red pepper, red onion, cilantro and jalapeño huacatay dressing. Recipe: 1 cup quinoa 1/2 white onion finely diced 2 garlic cloves finely diced 1 teaspoon ground turmeric powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin Salt to taste. 1/2 bunch cilantro finely diced 1/2 cup fresh mint finely diced 1 roasted red pepper…

East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast

  Chinese Master Chef Sam Leung  x  Canadian Culinary Icon Chef Ned Bell Friday, December 2nd, 2016 In celebration of the 9th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards, East Meets West returns this year with another experience-driven dining concept called the Vancouver Collaborative Feast. Two gastronomic heavyweights will be brought together to prepare an exquisite nine-course menu…

Vancouver Foodster Spaghetti Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Spaghetti Challenge was a huge success featuring 6 Spaghetti creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their spaghetti creation from October 5-30, 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,…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS

  As announced two weeks ago, Point Grey’s Provence Mediterranean Grill (affectionately called ‘P1’) will close its doors after brunch service on November 27th.  Chef/owners Jean-Francis and Alessandra Quaglia took the difficult decision to close their original location after an offer to purchase was made by former employee Chef Raj Aujay. To celebrate 19 years in…