It’s Friday…what are you doing this weekend and week ahead

  Tinhorn Creek Vineyards releases first vintage of Golden Mile Bench Chardonnay    Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”   If Pigs Could “Moo” Popular Pig Out festival signals that summer isn’t far away     Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   TIME TO JAM All-day breakfast joint Jam…

SOIRETTE CELELBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH HIGH TEA, SPECIAL TREATS AND A POP-UP AT OAKRIDGE CENTRE

  Mother’s Day is a time of celebration at Soirette! Delectable high tea, beautifully packaged baked treats and delicious macarons are just some of the offerings we have to show mom how much she is loved. Treat mom to something out of the ordinary – a special Mother’s Day High Tea! Artistically crafted, it is…

Enjoy Mother’s Day at Cibo Trattoria on May 8

    -ANTIPASTI- Grilled local octopus with Tuscan kale and anchovy pangrattato Vernaccia di San Gimignano | Le Rote ’12 – Tuscany | 8.5 ——————————— -PRIMI- Tortellini of rabbit braised in white wine and vinegar with mountain oregano, tomatoes, olives, and parmesan Pinot Noir•Syrah Rose | Thornhaven Estate ’14 – Okanagan Valley, Ca | 7…

THE MOTHER OF ALL OCCASIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES SUNDAY, MAY 8

  Restaurant Pays Homage to Moms by Offering Special Three-Course Brunch, Dinner Menus   On Sunday, May 8, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will help guests make the most of Mother’s Day by offering exclusive three-course brunch and dinner menus in both its expansive dining room and chic outdoor patio, which recently opened for the warm weather…

Filberg Festival announces headliners for 2016

  This year the Filberg Festival is honoured to feature world renowned glass artist, Robert Held. For over 25 years Robert Held has lead the Canadian art glass industry, establishing the first college-level art glass program and influencing the art across North America. His pieces are in the collections of royalty and governments and can be part of your…

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING…

SAIL INTO SPRING WITH THE BLOSSOM BARGE

   CELEBRATING A DECADE OF THE VANCOUVER CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF), presented by the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, brings spring to the blue ways of Vancouver this April to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the annual celebration of the city’s beautiful blooms. Blossom Barge, presented by Tymac Launch…

#MarketMonday AWARD-WINNING MOGIANA COFFEE

   THE HEART AND SOUL OF A GOOD JOE  Sustainable Farming Practices and Social Responsibility Add to the Flavour of Mogiana Coffee  Before you reach for that familiar brand of mass-produced coffee, you may want to consider the benefits of a single-origin, eco-friendly alternative. Award-winning Mogiana Coffee, hailing from a family-owned plantation in the lush Brazilian highlands, has struck a chord with…