SIXTH ANNUAL TASTE OF TULALIP TICKETS ON SALE

  Award Winning Wine and Food Weekend available for purchase through Ticketmaster   “Buy early; get in,” says Tulalip Resort Casino President/COO Ken Kettler.  He is referring to the line of disappointed Taste of Tulalip fans that were unable to enjoy the award-winning November weekend of wine, food and tradition, as the 2013 event sold out…

Tasting Plates in Yaletown

    The Yaletown iteration of Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates took place on Wednesday night, highlighting some incredible local eateries and their speciality menu items. It was chaotic at the event registration … as many of the Tasting Plates participants arrived at roughly the same time.     To help avoid the congestion, I grabbed my…

Chocolatier Unveils Latest Lineup of Delectable Offerings Perfect for Holiday Gifts and Gatherings

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR THOMAS HAAS’ SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS TREATS AND CONFECTIONS   With the holiday season just around the corner, Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie is set to mark the occasion by unveiling new holiday-themed signature confections, festive gift boxes and sweet stocking stuffers. This year, Thomas Haas has added several new items to his seasonal lineup including Tannenbaum, a delectable…

Tasting Plates: West 4th Edition

West 4th Avenue, a street full of fantastically unique eateries and shops. As autumn rolls in and the sun sets earlier than we’re accustomed to, our W.4th Tasting Plates mini adventure begins at the August Jack. Presented with a house smoked and cured salmon duo, it was a great start to our evening. Their candied…

JOIN US OCTOBER 15 AT THE GORDON SMITH GALLERY OF CANADIAN ART

This celebration of mentorship, in both the visual and culinary arts, coincides with the close of Work is Art, an exhibition curated by Artists for Kids founding artist-patron Gordon Smith, O.C.Work is Art speaks to Mr. Smith’s expansive definition of the term art itself – curation is art, education is art, writing is art, work is art, everything…

Halloween Happenings @ Cibo Trattoria and Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

ALL HALLOWS’ EVE FEAST AT CIBO TRATTORIA   On Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31 — the two days known across the world as “Devil’s Night” and Halloween, respectively — Chef Kassam will prepare a devilishly delectable five-course tasting menu that serves up clever nods to the feast of All Hallows’ Day, traditionally celebrated the day after Halloween. Chef Kassam’s menu is alternately sinister and sumptuous…

Lunch at Milestones Coquitlam

  A friend of mine, who I hadn’t seen in quite a while, was going to be out in my neck of the woods and suggested getting together for lunch.  I was open to anything and he suggested Milestones.   I’ve been to Milestones several times over the years, usually for meetings, get-togethers or family…

GIVE THANKS THIS FALL WITH SEASONAL TREATS FROM THOMAS HAAS 

  Pumpkin-flavoured Pastry, Beverage, Truffle Selections Highlight New Autumn Offerings   As long days fade and the weather begins to cool, stay warm with a burst of fall-themed flavours like pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger available now through November 15 at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie. From pastry creations such as Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon Chantilly cream and…

Fall into the Market 2014 Monday, November 3

  Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents its annual Fall into the Market tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the BC SPCA, to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia. All proceeds from both ticket sales and the silent auction directly support the BC…

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Hosts Exclusive Winery Dinner with Ruffino Oct. 20

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE WINERY DINNER WITH RUFFINO OCT. 20 Ruffino Senior Global Brand Ambassador Beppe d’Andrea to Guest Host Five-Course Dinner That Offers a Preview of Executive Chef Alex Chen’s Fall Menu When: Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, 845 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C. Price: $129 per guest, including tax and gratuity…

Siena Restaurant Celebrates Mushroom Festival

  Days are chilly, nights are darker now, but Siena Restaurant is looking on the bright side by celebrating the tasty fungi that appear when the summer ends. From October 14th to 26th, the South Granville favourite will showcase the flavour and versatility of mushrooms with a special three-course menu.   Siena Chef Jessica Howery…

Happy Hour specials come to Nicli Pizzeria

  SAY CIAO TO HAPPY HOUR AT NICLI PIZZERIA   A happy result of the recent modernizing of BC’s liquor laws has been the introduction of ‘Happy Hour’ throughout the province’s beverage and dining establishments. Bill McCaig, owner of Nicli Antica Pizzeria is very happy to announce that as of Monday, October 6,  Nicli Pizzeria…

ORGANIC ITALIAN FOOD MERCHANT PARTNERS WITH BC WINERY

  Organic and biodynamic fine food merchant Casa Gusta offers premium quality pasta, oil and balsamic vinegar to LaStella winery visitors.   When two families  met and shared their utmost respect for each other’s product, not only were friendships formed, but a business relationship too. LaStella has been working with Casa Gusta since 2010, providing…