Pasta Making Series: Gnocchi

  The Italian Cultural Centre presents: Pasta Class: Gnocchi (May 2) $55.00 (CAD) •May 2, 2016 •6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Register here If you always dreamt of being able to make authentic Italian Gnocchi by hand, here’s a chance to learn from Marzia Molatore, a born and raised Italian who learned cooking from the best teachers available –…

Taylor Mikasko to oversee new opening, Nightingale, as General Manager

    Hawksworth Restaurant Maître d’ moves on up to manage new Vancouver venture Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s latest venture, Nightingale, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Taylor Mikasko as General Manager. Victoria-born Mikasko has been honing his hospitality skills alongside Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s Operations Director, Chad Clark, for two years now as floor manager and maître…

BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING MENU

  Enjoy fresh seafood and sunset cocktails on the perfect patio for the sunny season Beach Bay Café’s patio is now open for the season and Executive Chef Felix Zhou’s newly refreshed menu makes it the perfect place to enjoy happy hour get-togethers, sunset cocktails and to tuck into delicious, fresh seafood just steps from the beach. “Spring brings…

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26 

    Latest Edition of Ongoing Dinner Series Unites Like-minded Chefs To Spotlight Food-Waste Awareness, Sustainability Issues Through Multi-Course Dinner     Royal Dinette adds another entry to its popular series of Ugly Duckling Dinners on Tuesday, April 26 when Head Chef Jack Chen welcomes guest chef Andrea Carlson of Burdock & Co. and Harvest Community Foods…

Dive into WINE FOR WAVES in Vancouver

  The highly anticipated annual Spring Wine Release event, WINE FOR WAVES, by the Naramata Bench Wineries Association in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program is Thursday, April 28. Set at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver from 7 to 9:30 pm, all proceeds to benefit Ocean Wise. Clearly, it’s a great time…

Burrowing Owl Wines and Culinary Pairings at Kitsilano Boathouse

  On Wednesday, April 27 2016, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery will team up with The Boathouse Kitsilano for a unique tasting event.  Guests will enjoy a six-course tasting menu paired with premium wines from the Okanagan icon.  Burrowing Owl’s Brand Ambassador, Sophie Laurent, and Bill Sanford from Appellation Wine Marketing will host the event.  …

SPRING-FRESH RHUBARB

  Beaucoup Bakery launches several new treats to celebrate rhubarb season   Spring’s favourite vegetable makes a sweet arrival this season as Beaucoup Bakery & Café brings rhubarb to life in three limited, new pastries and one special iced tea. From April 11, 2016 until June 20, 2016, customers can enjoy an Olive Oil Roasted…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

TACOFINO comes to Vancouver’s Yaletown

  TOFINO TO THE MAINLAND: TACOFINO BRINGS ITS CELEBRATED BRAND OF MEXICAN-INSPIRED CUISINE TO VANCOUVER’S YALETOWN THIS JULY Latest Addition to Tacofino Family of Restaurants Features 40-seat Dining Room and 16-seat Patio, Full Bar and Take-Out Service    Tacofino will start serving up its signature eclectic, Mexican-inspired cuisine in a new neighbourhood this summer when it opens the…

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards receives top scores from Wine Enthusiast

  Experience excellent wine and fun-filled events at the winery this spring/summer Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is heading into spring with top ratings from world-renowned US wine publication Wine Enthusiast for three of their wines: the 2014 Gewürztraminer received an Editor’s Choice Award and a score of 91 and the Tinhorn Creek 2014 Pinot Gris and 2013…