Blossom Barge Celebrates a Decade of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival


  What: The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF) brings spring to Granville Island and Vancouver’s blueways this April, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the annual celebration of the city’s iconic cherry blossom. On April 16 & 17, join in the fun when the Blossom Barge – an innovative floating installation of 36 flowering cherry trees – parades Vancouver’s waterways before mooring at … Read moreBlossom Barge Celebrates a Decade of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival


BARD ON THE BEACH SALUTES THE 400-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE’S DEATH WITH WILL’S WAKE

  On Saturday, April 23 the world will honour the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing, and Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is joining the celebration by staging a classic wake! Will’s Wake, hosted by Bard Artistic Director Christopher Gaze, will bring members and friends of Bard’s Acting Company together with Shakespeare lovers of … Read moreBARD ON THE BEACH SALUTES THE 400-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE’S DEATH WITH WILL’S WAKE

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards receives top scores from Wine Enthusiast

  Experience excellent wine and fun-filled events at the winery this spring/summer Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is heading into spring with top ratings from world-renowned US wine publication Wine Enthusiast for three of their wines: the 2014 Gewürztraminer received an Editor’s Choice Award and a score of 91 and the Tinhorn Creek 2014 Pinot Gris and 2013 … Read moreTinhorn Creek Vineyards receives top scores from Wine Enthusiast

WORLD’S LARGEST CULINARY FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO WATERMARK BEACH RESORT

  Devour! Okanagan brings top chefs and movie magic to Osoyoos, BC, this spring  Foodie film fans will be heading to Osoyoos, BC, from May 6 to 8 as part of the inaugural Devour! Okanagan at Watermark Beach Resort. Taking place entirely at the resort – just steps from the sandy beaches of Osoyoos Lake – this epicurean … Read moreWORLD’S LARGEST CULINARY FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO WATERMARK BEACH RESORT

Chambar raises $82,500 for #SweetRelief over Easter Weekend

  Vancouver restaurant nearly doubles initial goal for 24-hour fundraising marathon The team at Chambar is very proud to announce that the first-ever #SweetRelief fundraiser has surpassed all expectations to net $82,500 for Vancouver-based charity Universal Outreach in support of its Advanced Beekeeper’s Training Program and the Liberia Pure Honey social enterprise in Africa.    The … Read moreChambar raises $82,500 for #SweetRelief over Easter Weekend

EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  Eat, Grow, Love Long Table Events   Welcome to our monthly Eat, Grow, Craft Themed Events presented by Rocky Mountain Flatbread and hosted at our Kitsilano and Main Street restaurant locations. Our Long Table evening events include a demonstration of how to grow and cook with the seasons and a four course dinner menu … Read moreEarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Diner en Blanc Okanagan Returns this Summer – Save the Date

  For the fourth year, the Okanagan Valley will host Le Dîner en Blanc.  On Thursday, July 7th, the annual secret affair promises another unforgettable evening of elegance, beauty and magic, as it takes over an undisclosed public space whose location is only revealed minutes prior to the commencement of the event. Over 1200 foodies, fashion and … Read moreDiner en Blanc Okanagan Returns this Summer – Save the Date

Calling All Warriors: Registration now open for Woman2Warrior presented by Subway

  Vancouver’s women-only charity obstacle race gears up for its return, Sunday, May 15 at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium & Central Park Fearless females from across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley will join forces at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium & Central Park on Sunday, May 15 in support of the 4th annual Woman2Warrior, presented by Subway. Produced by the British Columbia Lions … Read moreCalling All Warriors: Registration now open for Woman2Warrior presented by Subway

An Extraordinary Event in an Unconventional Space

  The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada’s most glamorous fundraising event returns, reimagined as a Night of Wonders The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada will once again honour the bravery and spirit of children and families from across B.C. and the Yukon, as they confront and overcome life-threatening illnesses. Nearly 200 local leaders and influential … Read moreAn Extraordinary Event in an Unconventional Space

Cherry blossom season at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar

  SAKURA IN BLOOM   Celebrate with special sakura-inspired dishes and cocktails at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar   Aburi Restaurants’ Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar celebrates cherry blossom season with special sakura-inspired dishes and cocktails With spring in full bloom, Aburi Restaurants is set to welcome the arrival of cherry blossom season with several … Read moreCherry blossom season at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Shines a Light on the Magic of Mushrooms

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread recently hosted the first in a series of monthly long table dinners which will take place at the Kitsilano and Main Street restaurants.  Each event will include cooking demos showing guests how to grow and cook with the seasons.  Demos will be followed by a delicious four course tasting menu paired … Read moreRocky Mountain Flatbread Shines a Light on the Magic of Mushrooms

Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale

Whether you’re a seasoned craft beer connoisseur or a craft brew newcomer you’re certain to find something new, exciting and fresh at the 2016 Okanagan Fest of Ale. The 21st annual Fest of Ale takes place in the waterfront city of Penticton BC April 8th  & 9th, 2016.  The 2-day event features great entertainment, fabulous food, and … Read moreSip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale

#MarketMonday – The Lemon Square

  “The Lemon Square is a small slice of paradise. Handmade and all wrapped up just for you. Not your typical Lemon Square, this one is made with fresh lemons, BC butter and dusted with coconut. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked. The Lemon Square is perfect for gifts, parties, promotions, weddings or maybe just for yourself. The … Read more#MarketMonday – The Lemon Square

Fraser Valley Food + Gluten Free Living Show April 1-3 – GIVEAWAY

  Fraser Valley Food Show Brunch Prize Package. Including 2 entry tickets, free parking for one vehicle, Bite Tickets (the tickets you redeem for tastes in the Wine, Beer and Spirits Pavilion) as well as brunch for two. The brunch will be prepared on the Celebrity Stage by Chef Nicole Mackie and then served to … Read moreFraser Valley Food + Gluten Free Living Show April 1-3 – GIVEAWAY

Vancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016

  GARAGISTE – (gar-ah-jeest) noun, Fr. : The garagiste originally refers to a group of winemakers in the Bordeaux region of France, producing “vins de garage” or “garage wine”. They were renegade small-lot winemakers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow industry laws and protocol. synonyms: Rebels, pioneers, renegades, individualists, mavericks, driven by … Read moreVancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016

The Chan Centre Presents Folk Music Legend Arlo Guthrie

  Alice’s Restaurant 50thAnniversary Tour   American icon gives rare, full-length performance of famed 1960’s anthem, along with hits from cherished song catalogue   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents prolific singer-songwriter and American folk star Arlo Guthrie on April 21 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert … Read moreThe Chan Centre Presents Folk Music Legend Arlo Guthrie

Tequila Sunset: Tacofino Commissary to host Exclusive Tequila Tasting Dinner March 29

  South-of-the-border-inspired Event Features Four-course Menu Paired With Top Shelf Tequila   Tacofino will quench the thirst of blue agave aficionados with a one-night-only Tequila Tasting Dinner at its Tacofino Commissary in Vancouver’s East Village on Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Guests will take a seat at Commissary’s communal tables and savour a four-course tasting menu that … Read moreTequila Sunset: Tacofino Commissary to host Exclusive Tequila Tasting Dinner March 29

On 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

  Over 1,500 chefs worldwide will once again pay tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and its emphasis on sharing, by preparing a special menu of recipes inspired by French expertise. Inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the “Dîners d’Épicure” (Epicurean Dinners) initiative in 1912 (the same menu, on the same day, in several world cities, for … Read moreOn 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

Vancouver Urban Winery presents Sunday School the #700 Series

  A Three-year Anniversary Special!    Vancouver Urban Winery’s uber popular Sunday School is back in session!   This series is a special one for hosts David Stansfield and Lisa Cook. It marks the three-year anniversary of Vancouver’s rowdiest wine school. Since 2013, Sunday School has entertained over 1,500 thirsty students, drunk more than 500 … Read moreVancouver Urban Winery presents Sunday School the #700 Series

Paint Night at Blue Grouse Winery

  Some of you may have done paint nights in pubs before, but we can guarantee you have never done anything at those paint nights like Michelle and Kate’s projects!     WHEN: Thursday March 24th, 6:30 to 8:30pm WHAT: AFRICAN ELEPHANTS inspired by ARTIST Marion Evamy RESULT: A beautiful piece of Art! (check out Kate and Michelle’s Facebook … Read morePaint Night at Blue Grouse Winery