EAT AND COOK GOOD FOOD

  Nourish Vancouver opens new Cafe & Cooking School in Point Grey and Kitsilano Their mission was simple – celebrate delicious, high-quality locally organic-grown food and sharing it with the community. And now, after two successful years on Granville Street, owners Dan Cheung and Abbey Pires expands to open the new Nourish Café & Cooking…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening May 20 – 26

  Esprit Launches in Vancouver this May with Fashion Royalty with a GIVEAWAY   Smash + Tess Pop Up Shop   Juniper Introduces New Happy Hour and Late Night Menus   HOMER ST. CAFE FEATURES LE VIEUX PIN ROUSSANNE EXCLUSIVELY IN VANCOUVER   WOW – Free Bread for a Year from Uprising Breads   New…

Juniper Introduces New Happy Hour and Late Night Menus

  Chinatown’s Juniper has launched three new summer menus: Happy Hour (4 pm to 6 pm), three-course Prix Fixe (5pm to 6pm) and Late Night (10 pm to close). Created by Executive Chef Sarah Stewart, all three menus are designed for sharing and pairing with Bar Manager Shaun Layton’s creations The Happy Hour menu, available in the bar and adjoining lounge, offers tasters of house-made…

TURN YOUR LIGHTS DOWN LOW: CAFÉ MEDINA HOSTS EXCLUSIVE MEDINA AFTER DARK: CHEFS’ KITCHEN PARTY EVENT JUNE 6

  Six Visiting Chefs Join Café Medina Kitchen Crew For All-Star, After-Hours Event With Partial Proceeds Donated To Mealshare Aid Foundation  The culinary stars align on Monday, June 6 at Café Medina as the breakfast, lunch and daily brunch hotspot opens its doors for an exclusive Medina After Dark event that will see six top local…

New Menus from The Cascade Company

Delicious new dishes on offer at The Cascade Room, El Camino’s, The Union, and Charlie’s Little Italian.  The Cascade Company is mixing it up! A number of delicious dishes have recently debuted on the dinner menus at The Cascade Room, El Camino’s and The Union. And, over at Charlie’s Little Italian, a brand new brunch…

TURN OF THE TIDE: FANNY BAY OYSTER BAR & SHELLFISH MARKET BRINGS TIDE-TO-TABLE HARVEST TO VANCOUVER THIS JUNE

  Located in the Heart of Vancouver’s Stadium District, New 50-Seat Restaurant Offers Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch Service and Fresh Shellfish Market Celebrated shellfish purveyor Fanny Bay Oysters is set to crack the shell on Vancouver’s first true tide-to-table oyster bar and shellfish market this June when it opens the doors of Fanny Bay Oyster…

Roll up your sleeves and let’s start baking!

  Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of boulangeries-pâtisseries, launches Macaron Classes at Faubourg Kerrisdale.   Whether you are a wannabe pastry chef or you’re simply looking for something fun to do for a bridal shower, birthday party or even a team building event, this hands-on class led by Faubourg’s Pastry Chef Ricardo Rosas is sure to…

Vancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, and Richmond.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from April 14 – May 8, 2016. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

RAISING THE BAR: JS DUPUIS NAMED NEW BEVERAGE DIRECTOR AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR

    Award-winning Bartender to Showcase Top-shelf Local, International Spirits in Cocktail Program That Complements Restaurant’s High Standard of Food and Service Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar has added another industry all-star to an already well-established front-of-house roster by naming JS (Jean-Sebastien) Dupuis to the role of Beverage Director. Originally from Quebec, Dupuis headed west…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening this weekend and the week ahead

  Evita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches   Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   Global supermodel Heather Marks to open Obakki + Holt Renfrew Show, May 10   THE MOTHER OF ALL OCCASIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES…

Discover the Best of Two Cities with boutique Magnolia Hotel & Spa  and Loden Hotel

  Experience Vancouver and Victoria in award-winning style Experience a dual destination package from two of Canada’s highest-rated boutique hotels. Just in time for the first long weekend of summer, Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is collaborating with fellow Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice winner the Loden Hotel in Vancouver, to offer the ‘Best of…

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: RAILTOWN CAFE ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES FOR ITS POPULAR SATURDAY TAILGATE BARBECUE SERIES

   Soak Up the Sun and Tuck into a Southern Barbecue-Inspired Feast with All the Fixin’s When Railtown Hosts Second Annual Streetside Parties Beginning this May   Railtown Cafe is taking it to the streets again this summer when the counter-service hotspot continues its wildly popular al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecue Series on select Saturdays in the heart…

Taste Washington Toasts Another Fruitful Year

Record number of attendees, wineries, restaurants and celebrity chefs  concoct recipe for success   Taste Washington, Seattle’s premier wine and food event, reported its highest overall attendance in 2016; both in event participants, and also for participating restaurants and wineries. The 19th annual event took place March 31-April 3 at various venues throughout Seattle and…

Sweet Taste of Success

  Being a writer for My VanCity is always a pleasure. I get to attend a wide variety of arts events that entertain, delight, educate, fascinate and amuse.  And sometimes I even get to indulge my taste buds! Such was the case earlier this month when I got invited along to Faubourg Paris on Hornby…