Latin American Week & 10th Carnaval del Sol June 27 – July 8

Latincouver, the Latin American Plaza of B.C., is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Carnaval del Sol, the biggest Latin American Festival in the Pacific Northwest, on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8 at Concord Pacific. Carnaval del Sol is the peak of Latin American Week, which begins on Wednesday, June 27. Latin American Week schedule of events 10 Years Celebrating Latin…

Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk Headline The Crush Deck Concert Series at Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards is pleased to announce that Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk will perform on the Crush Deck at their Sparkling wine facility surrounded by vineyards, mountains, and overlooking Okanagan Lake. Juno award winning artist Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame, along with Colin Cripps and Anne Lindsay, return to our stage on July 18, 2018…

This is definitely not your parent’s Keg Steakhouse

Actually it was known as The Keg & Cleaver back in the days when your parents were looking for steak and a night out. Originally a single location restaurant on the North Shore started in 1971. Now it’s one of the most recognizable steakhouses with multiple locations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler. I admit I…

Tableau Bar Bistro launches new Spring/Summer menu

Warm weather fare returns to Coal Harbour’s award-winning restaurant     With warm weather upon us, Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce a brand new French-inspired spring/summer menu – now available for lunch and dinner. Created by Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong, the new French-meets-west coast menu will include seasonal Fruits der Mer including the Petit Plateau (a two tier seafood tower) with…

TULALIP RESORT CASINO UNVEILS THEIR NEWEST DINING VENUE TULA BENE PASTARIA + CHOPHOUSE

Tulalip Resort Casino unveils its newest dining venue, Tula Bene Pastaria + Chophouse, which builds on familiar Italian dishes and elevates them to something extraordinary. Their belief is to serve the finest Italian specialties borne out of a respect for tradition and quality—where classic food meets comfortable contemporary dining. Chef Jeremy Taisey will take diners…

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining, According to OpenTable Diners

Restaurants spanning five provinces recognized as top outdoor dining destinations   As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018. The…

Stomp Grapes at Festival of the Grape: Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Largest Outdoor Festival

September 29 & 30, 2018  Grape Stomp registration opens on June 20 at 9am   Highlight of the popular Festival of the Grape, held on Sunday September 30th in the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, the annual Grape Stomp draws attention from far and wide as participants fulfill their grape stomping dreams on stage, in front…

New Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers are the perfect afternoon “pink-me-up’

  Today, June 19th, Starbucks will add the NEW Starbucks Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers® beverage to the permanent menu in Canada. The Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers® beverage tastes as exotic as it sounds, with a deep magenta colour and sweet, tropical flavours with no artificial colours or sweeteners.  Its vibrant hue comes from pieces of real…

Vancouver’s Premier Culinary Festival Returns with 37 Top Chefs

EAT! Vancouver introduces all new event: EAT! Fine Cognac EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver from November 5 to 10. More than 37 acclaimed chefs from across Canada, Los Angeles and Portland will take part in this year’s festival. This year’s EAT! Vancouver festival offers 18 events including the all-new, EAT! Fine Cognac event. Net proceeds from…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

Canada Day: Mamie Taylor’s Hosts RibFest 2018

Ninth annual battle of the BBQs pits Vancouver’s top grill masters against each other for the coveted RibFest Cup Calling all BBQ fans! The ninth annual Canada Day RibFest comes to Mamie Taylor’s on Sunday, July 1, sponsored by Strange Fellows Brewing, Good Company Lager and Cutty Sark Whisky. An Eastside Canada Day tradition, the cook-off competition…

NEW RESTAURANT, CAFÉ AND ART GALLERY CONCEPT ‘ORIGO CLUB’ TO OPEN IN RICHMOND’S OVAL VILLAGE THIS SUMMER

Offshoot of Private Overseas Club Offers Exclusive Showcase for French-Inspired Cuisine, State-of-the-Art Coffee Counter and Tea Bar, Collection of Contemporary Asian Art   Culinary and cultural aficionados alike can sample a unique experience for the senses when Origo Club opens the doors on a brand-new 5,200-sq.-ft. multifaceted concept that will encompass a restaurant, café and art gallery in…

Corporate Hosting, Bachelorettes, Birthday Parties, OH MY

Calling all Fashion Crews, Executive Mavens and Social Influencers: Book Your Group Experience Now The number 10 is worth celebrating. Which is why we have put together a special anniversary offer for you and your closest nine style sharpshooters. For a limited time, when you purchase 10 festival passes to the Deighton Cup, you receive…

Bel Café opens second location in Kitsilano

Tasty treats, specialty drinks and lunch-time favourites arrive in Vancouver’s Westside   Bel Café is thrilled to open the doors of its second location in Kitsilano on West 3rd Avenue at Burrard Street, inviting Vancouver’s Westside to experience the same specialty coffees and teas, fresh baked pastries and desserts, and gourmet soups, salads and sandwiches…

Provence hits the high notes at this year’s Jazz Festival

Building on the success of its regular Wednesday night (6 – 9 p.m.) Jazz performances by the Hip Pocket Trio , Provence Marinaside is set to take its commitment to providing live music one note higher by becoming an official venue of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival which runs this year from June 22…

Evolve Cellars Now Offers Pop-Up Dining and a Curated Picnic Bar

Popular Summerland winery evolves its onsite culinary experience   Summerland’s Evolve Cellars is named for a constant evolution to be better. To walk its own talk, Evolve Cellars introduces their summer culinary program, led by chef AK of TIME Winery.   Evolving Picnic Bar An ever-changing picnic bar offering based on seasonality and individual inspiration…

Summer’s Best Days Are Happening in Osoyoos

Wine, food, film and more make the South Okanagan hot spot a must-visit this season   Osoyoos, a postcard-perfect town in the South Okanagan, is one of British Columbia’s greatest summer destinations. Boasting golf courses, wineries, restaurants, seasonal attractions, and a range of accommodation options, Osoyoos welcomes visitors from around the world to its sun-soaked…

CHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

Taste and experience the best-of-the-best that Canadian cuisine and winemaking has to offer at the Icons of Wine & Food Dinner.  Miradoro Restaurant at the picturesque Tinhorn Creek Vineyards will set the stage for this incredible evening hosted by Chef Mark McEwan, featuring the culinary creations of Jinhee Lee of Foreign Concept, Trevor Bird of…