Lights of Hope

Enjoy a night of holiday fashion, entertaining tips and special savings at the Lights of Hope charity shopping event to benefit the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at Hudson’s Bay Vancouver Downtown on Thursday, November 26 from 6-9 p.m. Join celebrity stylist and TV personality Brad Goreski, renowned chef David Hawksworth, and internationally acclaimed bartender Lauren…

Save the dates:

Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster presents Save the dates: January 16, 2016 — Gastown Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 17, 2016 — Olympic Village Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 23, 2016 — Downtown Vancouver Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 24, 2016 — North Van Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 30, 2016 —…

West Coast Christmas Show

West Coast Christmas Show Set to Launch a Fun Filled Weekend   One of Canada’s leading holiday season shows, the 8th annual West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace, launches this weekend, November 20, 21, and 22, 2015 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford with over 200 vendors, half of them artisans, with thousands of items for gift…

PCMA Convening Leaders

 WITH LESS THAN 60 DAYS UNTIL PCMA CONVENING LEADERS, VANCOUVER IS POLISHING THE BRASS AND FLUFFING THE SHEETS  Vancouver prepares for influential “convention for convention planners” in January The rainforest in Stanley Park has been watered, the glass towers buffed to a sparkling sheen, and Vancouver’s surrounding mountains have a fresh dusting of snow. All this…

10th Anniversary Performance – The Rivals

Blackbird Theatre Celebrates a Decade of Classics with New Production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s Wickedly Witty   – The Rivals –  10th Anniversary Performance Features All-Star Cast of Vancouver Classical Actors Blackbird Theatre dashes into its 10th anniversary with a wickedly witty, joyfully irreverent production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals from Dec. 28, 2015 to Jan…

Learning from the Pros #ORUStyle

The Food Gays hold an interactive workshop to teach the basics of iPhone photography   I was excited to have the opportunity to attend the #ORUStyle interactive workshop on iPhone photography presented by Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett, aka The Food Gays, this past Saturday at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. We started with delicious bites from…

A DECADE OF INDULGENCE

THOMAS HAAS TOASTS 10 DELICIOUS YEARS A DECADE OF INDULGENCE   Internationally Renowned Chocolatier Gives Thanks to Loyal Fans with Exclusive Series of Anniversary Celebrations It’s been a delicious decade since fourth-generation chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas opened the doors of his eponymous café in North Vancouver, and the internationally celebrated chocolatier is marking the…

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: ROYAL DINETTE

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: CELEBRATED LOCAVORE CHEF DAVID GUNAWAN UNVEILS MENU FOR SECOND “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER AT ROYAL DINETTE Gunawan’s Latest Five-Course Dinner Informs, Educates Guests via Dishes Crafted from Commonly Discarded Cast-offs, Scraps   Building upon the success of the inaugural Ugly Duckling Dinner this past October that showcased the concept of “Trash Cooking” cuisine, Royal Dinette Chef/Owner…

Exclusive dinner for connoisseurs at L’Abattoir

Sip and Swirl With Famed Pio Cesare Winery at L’Abattoir Exclusive dinner for connoisseurs to sample world-class vintages and perfectly paired fare Gastown’s renowned French-inspired eatery is going Italian for one night this month as it welcomes a world-class winery for an exclusive wine dinner. On Wednesday, November 25, L’Abattoir, will partner with local boutique wine…

‘Tis the Season to CELEBRATE!

 A Good Noise Christmas in Vancouver and Richmond    Annual holiday concert features local guitarist David Sinclair with the glorious voices of Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir  Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents the treasured annual tradition, CELEBRATE! A Good Noise Christmas, December 11 & 12, 2015, 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral, and December 13, 2015,…

Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their fried chicken creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Fried Chicken creations on their menu from November 5 – 29, 2015. A few of the unique creations in this challenge:   The Cascade Room…

Ancora Launches Caviar Festival 

Vancouver’s hottest new restaurant hosts 18-day celebration of caviar creations   The city’s newest False Creek seawall hotspot is hosting a special 18-day festival for visitors to get a true taste of global caviar creations. Ancora, Vancouver’s hottest new restaurant serving up Peruvian and Japanese-inspired fare, launches the Caviar Festival from November 10-28. Ancora’s kitchen is offering…