CHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

Taste and experience the best-of-the-best that Canadian cuisine and winemaking has to offer at the Icons of Wine & Food Dinner.  Miradoro Restaurant at the picturesque Tinhorn Creek Vineyards will set the stage for this incredible evening hosted by Chef Mark McEwan, featuring the culinary creations of Jinhee Lee of Foreign Concept, Trevor Bird of…

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

One-Day Wine and Food Outdoor Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   Celebrity chefs from across Canada and award-winning BC wineries descend on the Okanagan Valley to celebrate local wine and cuisine at the Wines of British Columbia‘s Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan wine and food festival, in its second…

Knock it out of the park for Dad at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver this Father’s Day

H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge make the harbour-side resort a prime destination on Dad’s special day   The Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge are superb dining destinations for visitors and locals alike. And on Sunday, June 17, they offer Dads and their families a number of…

ALL DECKED OUT: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CONTINUES POPULAR OUTDOOR SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES FOR THE SUMMER

Restaurant to Host Weekly Seafood Feasts on its European-Inspired Patio for Fourth Consecutive Season Starting Father’s Day and Continuing Through August   Summer in the city means more than just sunshine and lazy days at the beach — it also heralds the return of the Sunday Seafood Boil Series on the patio at Boulevard Kitchen…

THIRD ANNUAL DEVOUR! OSOYOOS FOOD FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WATERMARK BEACH RESORT

Celebration for foodies and film buffs to take place in the South Okanagan June 15th – 17th, 2018 Devour! The Food Film Fest returns to Osoyoos this summer, bringing with it an exciting ensemble of celebrated chefs from around the country, who will be cooking up delicious, film-inspired plates over an action-packed three-day celebration. Taking place from…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Provence Marinaside TWB The Wine Bar launches new Rosé Collection

Last week Provence Marinaside TWB unveiled their new Rosé Collection. Featuring 46 different Rosé wines both old world and new world, including 41 available by the glass. No surprise I didn’t manage to taste all 41 which means I’ll just have to go back to TWB again and again this summer and why not TWB…

BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest

Bill Reid Gallery’s 10th Anniversary Series “Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest”   The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coastal Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary in grand style, re-opening after a major renovation which has added light and space to the gallery, and  hosting  the premiere exhibition of “Body Language”: Reawakening Cultural…

“Cabin Fever” at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery’s Summer 2018 Exhibition “Cabin Fever   “Cabin Fever” is a multimedia journey through the 300 year history of the cabin’s significance in North America. Replete with architectural models, photography, paintings, videos and a sizable collection of artifacts, the exhibition follows the cultural influences of a changing world on the structure and function…

Father’s Day Whisky Paired Dinner at Dominion Bar + Kitchen

In partnership with Beam Suntory, Surrey’s Newest Hotspot to host  whisky flights and delicious cuisine Treat your dad to the ultimate Father’s Day experience! In partnership with Beam Suntory, our Dominion team is hosting a special whisky inspired evening.  Guests will enjoy a two-hour seating that includes a welcome cocktail, family-style shared appetizers, a whisky…

Spring Patio tasting at Dockside Restaurant = great finds

Recently my fellow wine loving companion and I had the opportunity to join the throng of lucky souls who attended the Dockside Restaurant Spring Patio Tasting. This tasting event is so popular the limited number of tickets sell out quickly. Dockside Restaurant and Coal Harbour Liquor Store  host the annual Spring Patio Tasting on the…

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…