Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

WIN 2 Tickets to Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours on June 25. How to enter: Like MyVanCity on Facebook Follow @MyVanCity on Twitter Add a comment by answering this question: Which restaurant are you most looking forward to visiting? Contest ends: June 18 Tantalize your taste buds at several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver.  This…

Cheers to the Next Generation of Beverage Superstars

The BCHF Presents Sommelier Scholarships at Van Mag Awards, Supports Bartender of the Year Prize On Tuesday, April 22 at the  Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), with the sponsorship and support of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), presented its annual sommelier scholarships to five talented professionals currently serving in the hospitality industry…

Just less than a day for these great offers!

Take advantage of our fantastic sale on tickets for the Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration   Buy 4 Get 1 Free Must be purchased by 10AM, Friday May 30th.        For each 4 pack of tickets purchased, you are automatically entered to win 1 of 3 fantastic prizes!     Don’t miss out on…

EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain opens 2014 Howard Family Stage season at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues the celebration of its 25th anniversary with the Shakespearean-themed drama Equivocation by celebrated American playwright and Jesuit priest Bill Cain. Presented earlier this spring at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia, Equivocation marks Bard on the Beach’s first co-production. It plays Tuesdays through Sundays in the intimate 240-seat Douglas Campbell Theatre tent, on the Howard Family Stage, from…

Wine in the Garden Debuts This Week 

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens to benefit from wine and song Summerland area wineries from the Bottleneck Drive Winery Association are packing their bags and getting ready to head to Vancouver to raise funds for one of Vancouver’s most treasured spaces. This Thursday, VanDusen Botanical Gardens will be the beautiful surroundings for the first ever Wine in the Garden fundraiser…

Eat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST!

WIN 2 TICKETS TO EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL How to enter to win two tickets: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Leave a comment on this post: Who do you think is the top chef?   Love MasterChef Canada? Kaila Klassen (Top 3 MasterChef Canada Season 1 home cook) & Josh Gale (Top…

Bard on the Beach announcement:

BARD ON THE BEACH STUDIO STAGE NAMED FOR CITY ARTS PHILANTHROPISTS DARLENE & PAUL HOWARD   Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced that the stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre tent has been named the Howard Family Stage in honour of Vancouver philanthropists Darlene and Paul Howard.   “We have watched Bard grow, always maintaining a high standard of excellence, and ever increasing…

Once In A Lifetime Le Creuset

Limited Edition Mariner’s Star French Oven Arrives in Canada in time for Father’s Day Le Creuset is pleased to introduce as part of its Architectural Series, a limited edition French Oven – the Mariner’s Star. A striking addition to any kitchen, only 1,925 individually numbered pieces, to commemorate the year that Le Creuset was founded in France, are available…

Summerhill’s Cipes Brut Is Canada’s Top Sparkling Wine Award Continues a Sparkling Success Story

Summerhill Pyramid Winery’s flagship sparkling wine Cipes Brut has won the trophy for Best Sparkling Wine of the Year at the 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships.     Cipes Brut is Canada’s single most awarded wine, having won gold medals and accolades from top writers around the world every year since its introduction in 1991. This lastest award follows a string…

Three big events at BC Shellfish Festival

It’s shucking madness!  Three big events help celebrate BC’s shellfish and seafood industry in the Comox Valley Friday, May 9, 2014 – Comox Valley, BC –During this year’s BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival, three major events – Comox By the Sea Shellfish and Seafood Celebration, the Seafood Feast & Casino Royale and the Chef’s Beer…

THE TELUS SUNSET CONCERT SERIES AT CEDARCREEK ESTATE WINERY

THE BARENAKED LADIES AND CHANTAL KREVIAZUK HEADLINE CedarCreek Estate Winery is pleased to announce that the Barenaked Ladies and Chantal Kreviazuk will perform this summer at their spectacular Vineyard Pavilion. Singer-songwriter, activist, model and two-time Juno award winner Chantal Kreviazuk returns to CedarCreek on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. OnFriday, September 5th, 2014, the Barenaked Ladies, whose fusion of hooks and yuks has resulted in more…

BC Shellfish Festival June 13 – 22

8th Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival June 13-22, 2014 in the Comox Valley 10 days of fabulous seafood tastings, informative aquaculture producer tours, signature dinner events, competitions, and family fun! Book a shellfish festival escape in the Comox Valley! Friday, June 13th 3PM – Arrive in the Comox Valley and check-in at one of our fabulous accommodations! 5PM – Start your Shellfish…

International Pinot Noir Celebration

The International Pinot Noir Celebration Announces Program and Culinary Details for 2014 Event, Held July 25-27 in the Heart of Oregon Wine Country Bon Appetit’s David Lynch Keynotes 28th Annual IPNC in McMinnville, Oregon. British wine journalist Jamie Goode leads “Pinot Noir and the Doors of Perception” Grand Seminar   During the IPNC weekend, world-renowned…

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 25th Anniversary season with the magical romance The Tempest. The production is on stage Tuesdays through Sundays on the BMO Mainstage, in Bard’s 733-seat custom-built Mainstage Theatre tent in Vanier Park, from June 12 to September 18, 2014.  Director Meg Roe returns to Bard on the Beach with a re-imagining of her hugely-popular 2008 production of the play. …

Getting in the Spirit at BC Distilled

This was one fun inaugural event! Saturday at the CBC building saw spirit enthusiasts having a great time. With 17 local micro-distilleries on hand offering up samples of Gin, Vodka, Whisky & other spirits which included liqueurs and brandies among other mixed drinks, non alcoholic drinks and mixers and more there was something for everyone…

Spirited People’s Choice Awards

The Results are in for BC Distilled’s Best of Show Presented by the Gin Society On Saturday, May 10, over 500 local spirits aficionados sampled their way through the province’s finest offerings at BC Distilled, British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival. The sold out inaugural event proved that the public’s passion for local ingredients includes local spirits…