The Extraordinary Italian Taste in Vancouver 

  Just because it looks Italian, doesn’t mean it is Italian!  Italian food heritage is unique in the world for its wide range, variety and quality excellence. The production processes and distinctive areas of origin which characterize the Italian food and wine products have become their essential and remarkable elements. Unfortunately, misleading names and marketing…

Italian Day Returns to Vancouver’s The Drive This Week

  Mangiamo! Lets Eat! Vancouver’s biggest cultural street festival returns to Little Italy on Commercial Drive as Italian Day is set to take place Sunday, June 12th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Join 300,000 Vancouverites as they celebrate Italian culture and heritage in a day of authentic food and drinks, captivating performances and interactive activities. This year’s…

TRELLIS RESTAURANT’S DESSERT KITCHEN ADDS GLUTEN-FREE CONFECTIONS 

  Ensuring Desserts Are For Everyone At Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel Pastry Chef Jacquelynn Beckman’s arrival to Seattle and the Heathman Hotel last November has been stirring up new sweet delights, including a recently launched change to the Restaurant’s confectionery landscape. The three new gluten-free choices on the dessert menu are driven by locally grown ingredients,…

#FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

  Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3   Wine Dinner – at Latab, featuring BC Wines, Lock & Worth, Nichol   Cien Boutique pop – up shop Saturday June 4 at OPUS Hotel Lounge   BEACH BAY CAFÉ KNOWS HOW TO PARTY: ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INTRODUCES DAILY BRUNCH, SPECIAL…

SUMMER TURNS BIG WHITE INTO AN ADVENTURE  PLAYGROUND FOR ALL AGES

  Enjoy an active summer with hiking and biking, food festivals and music on the mountain. Big White signals the start of summer on July 1 with the opening of its hiking trails and a season of festivities, from musical events to culinary celebrations, which continues until Labour Day Monday on September 5. “Big White’s 2016…

VANCOUVERITES FAVOUR SUSHI AND BUTTER CHICKEN

  What’s for dinner? According to statistics provided by the food delivery service JUST EAT, Japanese is the top cuisine choice among Vancouverites who are ordering in. From UBC to Mount Pleasant, Gastown to Kensington-Cedar Cottage, in 8 out of 10 neighbourhoods studied, residents ordered Japanese food over all other types of popular cuisines.  As for what…

CHEF JEREMY TAISEY REVEALS SUNDAY SUPPERS AT TULALIP BAY RESTAURANT

  Sustainable Menu Offerings to Occur Monthly at Tulalip Resort Casino Beginning Sunday, June 5th, Tulalip Bay Restaurant’s Chef Jeremy Taisey will take guests on a monthly local food tour using fresh, sustainable ingredients on the first Sunday of each month during 2016. The two-hour dinner will begin at 5:30 pm, and will be served…

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…