Invest Comox Valley – Technology Discussion & Networking Event

Technology Discussion and Networking Event Invite Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 5:30pm – 7pm Vancouver Island Visitor Centre 101-3607 Small Road, Cumberland    Register Now!   Innovation Island, in partnership with Comox Valley Economic Development, is hosting an informal technology discussion and networking event with technology businesses and community leaders, to discuss trends in the…

Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival Connects Communities October 5-19, 2014

  Art, Culture, Food and Sustainability – Making Connections, Building Relationships From October 5 until October 19, 2014 Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival focuses on making connections in your communities through a series of events focused on food from foraging to preservation and everything in between. This city-wide festival includes everything from food inspired art exhibits to…

Coastal Wine, Spirit, Beer and Cider Producers to Converge in the Comox Valley November

  Pacific Toast Expo developed to support increasing producers bottom line. The Comox Valley, Vancouver Island and the mainland coast boasts an ever growing number of award winning wineries, breweries, spirit and cider producers, and a new professional development and industry expansion event has been developed in the Comox Valley, to support further expansion of…

Bite into October with Faubourg Paris

October has arrived and it’s time to warm up with fresh features that will delight your inner foodie. Thankfully, Faubourg Paris is here to amp up your autumn with fall features that you’re guaranteed to love. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the chefs at Faubourg Paris whipped up an extra-special treat – Thanksgiving Cookies. Shaped as a maple leaf,…

Vancouver Foodster Signature Beverage Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Barista Challenge was a great success featuring Baristas and their Beverage creations at cafes around Vancouver, Burnaby and Ladner. We have a 1st place tie with 2 winners beverages who couldn’t be more different than they are. Each Café featured their Beverage creation on their menu from September 8-30, 2014. and their customers voted…

City Lights Meets Country Nights – Friday October 10th

  Leading Chefs Jeff Van Geest and Angus An cook together for one night only at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek   Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek, British Columbia’s premier winery restaurant, is excited to announce a collaboration between two of Canada’s leading culinary talents. Award-winning Chef Angus An from Vancouver’s Maenam (Best Thai, Vancouver magazine) and…

NEW STEVESTON CANNERY FARMERS’ MARKET STARTS OCT. 5

    The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is very pleased to take over operation of the Steveston winter farmers’ market this fall. Taking place in the unique Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, the newly-branded Cannery Farmers’ Market will open its doors Sunday, October 5th and operate every otherSunday to the end of April 2015.   On…

SHOW OPENS THIS FRIDAY – OCT 3RD

  The Fraser Valley Food Show is showcasing the magic of food and cooking at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC on Oct 3-5. Your once a year opportunity to taste and buy unique food products, both local and international, watch celebrity chef demonstrations, sausage making competitions, cheese and wine seminars, Bite of the Valley participating…

HAWKERS MARKET Oct 4 and 5 in Vancouver

  OCTOBER 4TH HAWKERS MARKET – VANCOUVER OCTOBER 5TH – VANCOUVER VISIT MADE FROM SCRATCH YVR     HAWKERS MARKET IS A MONTHLY DOSAGE OF FOOD & MUSIC OUR INTENTION IS TO CREATE A SPACE WHERE VIBRANT AND EXCITING LOCAL FOOD CAN BE DISCOVERED.  HAWKERS GIVES LOCAL FOOD ENTREPRENEURS A PLACE TO CONDUCT COMMERCE, RAPIDLY…

Vancouver Foodster Fish and Chips Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Fish and Chips Challenge was a great success with 7 restaurants in Vancouver, Langley and North Vancouver participating as they entered their fish and chips creations into this challenge. Each restaurant featured their fish and chips creation on their menu from September 4-26, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the…

Roll Out the Barrel

  Oktoberfest is the world-renowned fall harvest celebration, which begins September 20 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.  It is a 200-year-old tradition of beer, food, singing and dancing with frauleins in dirndls and men in lederhosen.  For those who can’t make it to the old country, there are several events being held in Vancouver. One of…

Tasting Plates in West Vancouver

  Vancouver Foodster hosted one of their ‘Tasting Plates’ events in West Vancouver on September 23, 2014 — the first day of autumn. The skies were dark and the rain was heavy; it was a perfect evening to be distracted by delectable cuisine. The event highlighted seven restaurants located along Marine Drive, each with a sample selection…

Methanex and Friends – Light the Night

  “Good, better, best” described the three levels of local white and red wines that Sam Hauck, The Wine Teacher, guided a group of forty wine enthusiasts through on September 10th.  The event was also a good opportunity for those wanting to further discover the characteristics and subtleties of chardonnay and merlot and to sample…

Taste Washington Announces 2015 Dates

Nation’s largest single region wine and food event expands and adds new events   Visit Seattle and Washington State Wine invite wine lovers to mark their calendars; Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event, will take place March 26-29, 2015, at various venues throughout Seattle. Now in its 18th year, Taste Washington…