Toast to the New Year at Tableau Bar Bistro

   A three-course traditional French menu with a twist On Sunday, December 31, Tableau Bar Bistro will offer a special three-course dinner menu with suggested wine pairings for each dish. Created by Executive Chef Tret Jordan and Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong, the first course, plats principaux and dessert features will showcase fresh West Coast ingredients…

MEILLEURS VŒUX: AU COMPTOIR COUNTS DOWN TO 2018 WITH NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER SERVICE

    Raise a Glass, Turn the Calendar Courtesy of Chef Daniel McGee’s Signature Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Cuisine   Acclaimed Kitsilano brasserie Au Comptoir is inviting guests to bid ‘au revoir’ to 2017 and join them in raising a glass to the new year in fine style by taking part in a four-course French-inspired New Year’s Eve…

Get friends and family together for an early Christmas celebration at Dockside

  Turkey lunch and dinner offered December 22nd-24th to make holiday planning easier   Organizing a Christmas feast seems to get more complicated with every passing year. Multiple groups of family and friends combined with conflicting travel schedules often make getting everyone together for the holiday meal impossible.   This year, Dockside Restaurant is offering…

Nita Lake Lodge welcomes Executive Chef James Olberg to open the new Aura Restaurant 

Fresh new menus will complement exciting restaurant re-design this winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Executive Chef James Olberg. Olberg brings a strong knowledge of French techniques and a deep love of West Coast ingredients, combining a respect for traditional cooking methods with modern…

PRIME TIME Miku to launch new signature aburi experience with Aburi Prime

  When Aburi Restaurants’ Miku (70-200 Granville Street) first introduced its aburi “flame-seared” technique to Vancouver in 2008, guests were curious and became enamoured with the new sushi concept through word-of-mouth. Now, aburi is a word synonymous with Miku, and aburi oshi “pressed” sushi is a ubiquitous part of Vancouver’s Japanese restaurant scene. On December…

Our #FavouriteThings Gift Suggestions – The Okanagan Table Cookbook by Chef Rod Butters

  With special thanks to Chef Rod Butters who has kindly provided a selection of his restaurant’s favourite recipes that are featured in his Cookbook The Okanagan Table. Highly in demand and another of our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.   Braised Beets and Crumbled Chèvre   serves 4 Whether slow roasted in an oven to…

CIBO TRATTORIA, UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR TO HOST SERIES OF HOLIDAY DINNERS, NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS 

Downtown Hotspots Unwrap the Best of the Festive Season With ‘Feast of Seven Fishes’, New Year’s Dinner at Cibo and Alice-in-Wonderland-themed Party at UVA on December 31    Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar will get guests into the festive spirit and flip the calendar to 2018 in fine style by hosting a series…

CULINARY COUNTDOWN: RING IN 2018 WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS AT FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND SISTER WINE BAR GRAPES & SODA

South Granville Establishments Invite Revelers to Turn the Calendar with Celebratory Dining Experiences Featuring Multi-Course Farm-to-Table Menus, Wine Pairings   Acclaimed locavore chef David Gunawan and his team at Farmer’s Apprentice and sister wine bar Grapes & Soda are ushering in the new year in inimitable farm-to-table fashion by hosting exclusive dinner services at both South Granville…

DELIGHTFUL AND DELICIOUS UNDER THE TOPTABLE TREE

  – Celebrate the Holidays with Toptable Group –   The jolly season is almost upon us and with it the festive cheer and good tidings that make this such a wondrous time of year. Whether you’re celebrating at home or from a home-away-from-home, Toptable Group invites you to experience a mountainside holiday with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant…

RING IN 2018 WITH AN INDULGENT NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT WILDEBEEST ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31

  Gastown Hotspot Ushers in the New Year with Signature Seasonally Inspired, Ingredient-Driven Four-Course Feast with Optional Wine Pairings    Wildebeest is inviting revellers to take part in a deliciously decadent New Year’s Eve celebration when the Gastown hotspot hosts a four-course feast with optional wine pairings to ring in 2018 on Sunday, December 31…

FOUR SEASONS VANCOUVER DECKS THE HALLS  FOR ANOTHER FESTIVE SEASON

  ‘Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and be Merry      Surround yourself with the holiday spirit at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. The epicentre of festive happenings, where shopping, parade routes, and seasonal celebrations take place, the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the perfect spot for a winter season vacation or staycation. This year,…

Celebrate the season with live music and Social Hour in Gotham’s iconic lounge  

    Holiday season is the most sociable time of the year, with friends and colleagues gathering to look back on the year past and look forward to the celebrations to come. The iconic lounge at Gotham Steakhouse is an ideal setting for celebrating the holidays in style, with live music five nights a week,…

HOME COOKING FOR THE HOLIDAYS: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF TURKEY TO-GO PACKAGES, PERFECT FOR HOLIDAY SEASON

  Available in Ready-to-Eat and Ready-to-Bake Formats, Railtown’s Gourmet Dinner Packages Offer Festive Holiday Feast With Portion of Proceeds Donated to Downtown Eastside Charity   Once again, the talented team of classically trained chefs at Railtown Catering is helping hosts make the most of the holidays by serving up their signature gourmet Turkey To-Go packages, available for pickup…

Get Festive at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel

  Iconic Coal Harbour hotel hops with spirited fun throughout the holiday season   Nestled on the edge of Vancouver’s breathtaking Stanley Park, the Westin Bayshore is a beacon of hospitality that greets the season with genuine warmth. From holiday cooking classes that send you home — or to your room — with fresh ideas…

L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES FIRST FIVE DATES FOR 2018 AT NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INDULGENT DINING EXPERIENCE

  After taking its bow as Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience with a sold-out string of events beginning in May 2017, the world-class ‘restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ concept known as No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews has announced a new series of monthly dinners for the first half of 2018. With dates for the new year scheduled on January 19, February 23,…

Enjoy the Ultimate Victorian Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

   Festive walking tours and seasonal extras showcase BC’s most festive city It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa, with the Ultimate Victorian Christmas package heralding in the season at Victoria’s leading boutique hotel. “The holiday season is a special time for many of our guests and it’s a…

DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S EXCLUSIVE HOTEL AND AIRFARE OFFERS AVAILABLE NOW

  Dine Out Vancouver Festival is just around the corner, and for out-of-towners, it’s the perfect time to book a winter vacation in Vancouver. Thanks to festival-exclusive hotel rates and packages, paired with discounted airfare aboard Air Canada, planning your gastronomic getaway is easy. For Dine Out Vancouver 2018, hotels in and around downtown Vancouver…

The New Italian Kitchen open on Burrard Street

  Glowbal Restaurant Group is excited to announce the re-opening of their award-winning ristorante Italian Kitchen, now located at 860 Burrard Street, directly across the street from the landmark Sutton Place Hotel. Guests can expect to experience a more intimate and rustic milieu, surrounded by Tuscan-style décor with exposed brick walls, lush foliage, and crisp…

TOPTABLE GROUP CHEFS RISE TO THE OCCASION

– Iconic Legacies Inspire New Opportunities – With the much anticipated reopening of Whistler’s Il Caminetto in December, Toptable Group has a number of exciting changes in store. The quest to cultivate exceptional talent and perfect ‘the art of true hospitality’ has brought together an exceptional team for Whistler’s trio of destination restaurants and its event…