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…

ChefmeetsBCGrape celebrates 10 years pairing BC VQA wine and food

  After 10 years ChefmeetsBCGrape is still growing strong. With an increase in both ticket sales and attendance by wineries, ChefmeetsBCGrape is continuing its tradition of success in Vancouver. “This event not only supports a great organization, with all proceeds going to the Vancouver Arts Club Theatre Company, but it is an excellent opportunity for…

La Pentola Famiglia Supper Series

  What :: On Sunday, September 28th, La Pentola della Quercia is celebrating the beginning of Italian hunting season, or La Stagione di Caccia, with a September Famiglia Supper Series dedicated to foraged mushrooms and fowl.   When :: Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:00pm   Where :: La Pentola della Quercia, 350 Davie Street, Vancouver BC   Why :: Honour La Stagione di Caccia…

Vancouver’s first Doors Open

  Saturday, October 4, 2014 10 am – 5 pm Enjoy free, behind the scenes access to the buildings that shape our city. Explore Vancouver’s civic, cultural, and historic facilities and learn about how they are designed and what happens inside at this all-ages event. Doors Open Vancouver (DOV) is a one-day event that invites…

Slow Fish Mystery Dinner – Featured products and Mystery Chefs hints

On Saturday September 27 at 6h00, a reception will kick off an evening during which 8 chefs will prepare 8 delicious dishes in 8 professional kitchens at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) FEATURED PRODUCTS: •Gooseneck barnacles •Honey mussels •Sockeye salmon •Sea urchins •Geoduck •Sturgeon •Oysters •Clams Tickets at https://slowfishmysterydinner.eventbrite.ca/   MYSTERY CHEFS: Chef 1…

It’s Vancouver Design Week. Let’s party!

It’s Vancouver Design Week. Let’s party!For this instalment of the ROVE event series we’ve curated a selection of products designed and crafted by local talent. Celebrate the richness of local design in an evening of shopping and refreshments by Postmark Brewing and snappy bites by Bestie.   Help them prepare with a quick RSVP This…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano West 4th on October 7

  Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West 4th neighborhood in Kitsilano at this 2nd annual West 4th Avenue edition. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to…

Salted Brick Launches Family Dinner Night

  Sharing food with friends and family is authentic and primal.  The intimacy of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners comes from not just the rarity of gathering at one table, but the fact that everyone at your table is eating the same food from the same dish.  Salted Brick is serving up their version of Family Dinners every Wednesday night for the next…

CIBO TRATTORIA HOSTS B.C. VS. WORLD ‘BOTTLE ROYALE’ DINNER

  Exclusive event pairs five-course menu with top-shelf B.C. and international wines When: Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Cibo Trattoria, 900 Seymour St., Vancouver, B.C. Price: $119 per guest, plus tax and gratuity Special Guest: Vancouver wine consultant, judge and columnist Kurtis Kolt Tickets: Call 778-870-3787 or reserve via Eventbrite. Seating is limited In what…

Seafood Lover’s Dinner Class

Another BC Farm Fresh event: Golden Ears Cheese Crafters 22270 128th Avenue – Maple Ridge Events Seafood Lover’s Dinner class with Chef Danilo Ibarra       Menu Albacore Tuna Grilled Rare, served with Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad, Kalamata Olive, Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette Ling Cod Smoked Paprika dusted, Roasted Yam Pineapple and Mango Salsa…