Dockside Restaurant prepares for a romantic waterfront Valentine’s Day 

      A spectacular waterfront location, superb food, a warm inviting room: Valentine’s Day dinner at Dockside is guaranteed to be an occasion to remember.     Located on the iconic waterfront of Granville Island, Dockside Restaurant is perfect place to celebrate occasions big and small. This Valentine’s Day is certain be extra special…

CAFÉ MEDINA SENDS HEARTS AFLUTTER WITH SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

Daytime Restaurant Paints the Town Red with One-night-only, Multi-course Menu on Feb. 14   here’s even more to love about Café Medina on Sat., Feb. 14, as the breakfast, lunch and daily brunch hotspot hosts an exclusive, five-course Valentine’s Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at its new location in the Library District of downtown Vancouver.Whether it’s for a romantic rekindling…

Taste of Thursday

Wine Recommendation Taste of Thursday Local boy, Chef Paul Moran has contributed the recipe for this week’s Taste of Thursday. Chef Paul, 2013 winner of the first annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship award, has traveled the world honing his culinary chops and has racked up an impressive list of awards. With this dish, I think…

Bump N Grind…go for the cookies!

Yesterday I took part in Bump N Grind Cafe’s official “Grand Opening” at their new South Granville location. Although locals know Bump N Grind has been open since late December this was my first time visiting this conveniently located Cafe. Situated just off 14th Avenue on Granville Street, next door to Meinhardt’s Bump N Grind…

#TasteofThursday adds two new top Chefs to the mix

MyVanCity and #TasteofThursday are pleased to introduce two new top Chefs. We are looking forward to their recipes.   Jean-Francis Quaglia   Chef/Owner A native of Marseille, France, Jean-Francis comes naturally to the culinary world as his mother is acclaimed Chef Suzanne Quaglia of Marseille’s famed Le Patalain and one of the very first female…

Lunar New Year Seasonal releases

The Year of the Ram celebration is fast approaching, so we share a few ideas that would make appropriate gifting and entertaining items: two very special wine labels, and two seasonal confections!   Wine For Your Table The second release of Summerland’s Haywire Lunar New Year Red and White wines is here! After selling out…

50 CHEFS, ONE SOUP. THAT’S THE PLAN, ANYWAY.

Dine Out Vancouver Festival kicks off on Friday with Chef Soup Experiment Do too many cooks spoil the broth? This Friday, Dine Out Vancouver Festival organizers are testing that theory by inviting local chefs (more than 50 are expected) to gather at Granville Island in the early morning for the second annual Chef Soup Experiment. The chefs will each bring one ingredient…

Dine in for Dine Out with L’Epicerie Gourmande

Dine In for Dine Out with French Gourmet from L’Epicerie Gourmande   It’s that time of year again when Vancouver celebrates all things culinary with the annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival running January 16 – February 1 and featuring  value-priced three-course menus at many of the city’s finest restaurants. Several were booked up within minutes of…

Parksville hosts the 7th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival, February 19 – 22, 2015

Parksville will play host to a unique celebration of B.C. wine, beer and food during the annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival set to take place February 19 through 22, 2015.   Going into its seventh successful year, Parksville Uncorked hosted by The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, has grown to…

TACOFINO’S NEW GASTOWN “TACO BAR” UNVEILS MENU OPENS FOR DINNER SERVICE TONIGHT JAN 9

Flagship Location Serves Up Tacofino’s Trademark Mexican-inspired Fare in New Restaurant Featuring Separate Take-Out Counter, Bar and Patio   The New Year sees another new member added to the flourishing Tacofino family, as the celebrated West Coast brand of fresh, Mexican-inspired cuisine officially opens the doors of its flagship Taco Bar tonight. Located in a fully restored…