Spring Patio tasting at Dockside Restaurant = great finds

Recently my fellow wine loving companion and I had the opportunity to join the throng of lucky souls who attended the Dockside Restaurant Spring Patio Tasting. This tasting event is so popular the limited number of tickets sell out quickly. Dockside Restaurant and Coal Harbour Liquor Store  host the annual Spring Patio Tasting on the…

NOTHING SAYS SUMMERTIME LIKE FRESH PICKED NORTHWEST BERRIES

7 Blissful Ways to Savor Summer Berries at Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is enticing diners this June and July with their Summer Berry Bliss menu offerings. Guests can enjoy a plethora of dishes showcasing Northwest strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and huckleberries. These berry creations might inspire a property-wide dine around starting…

Take a Culinary Journey Through The Province with Hawksworth Restaurant’s New BC Journey Menu

Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s new illustrated menu  takes a tasteful trip across the province   Experience Hawksworth Restaurant’s new Spring Journey Menu and take a trip through BC from the comfort of the restaurant’s elegant and inviting dining space. Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s first tasting menu for the restaurant features seven delectable dishes of…

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…

Summer Menu, Sunday Suppers and Picnic Packs

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s locally-focused restaurant celebrates the best of the season   H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver is a perfect complement to summer. Situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains, its sunlit dining room and expansive garden patio are a dazzling showcase for our city’s…

2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé – the perfect pairing

From brunches to lunch – you’ll have the perfect pairing with the limited release 2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé. With only 550 cases produced, it’s available exclusively at the winery or their e-store. Sometimes you just want to make it a family affair. Waffles for the kids, maybe BC smoked salmon eggs bennie, or…

NEW Starbucks Frappuccino + Sous Vide Egg Bites Flavour

Starting Tuesday, June 5th, Starbucks is putting a flavourful spin on some favourites with the NEW Serious Strawberry Frappuccino blended beverage and the NEW Chicken Chorizo & Tortilla Sous Vide Egg Bites – both are permanent additions to the menu. The Serious Strawberry Frappuccino blended beverage is a seriously flavourful layered drink that starts with a swirl of real strawberry fruit puree, followed by the new, reinvented Strawberries…

Dilawri Group of Companies Announces 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala

– Gala in Support of The Ride to Conquer Cancer – All Proceeds will be donated to BC Cancer Foundation Dilawri Group of Companies (Dilawri), Canada’s largest automotive group, today announced that the 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala will take place on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Audi Downtown Vancouver…

BUILDING COMMUNITY YEAR-ROUND: ‘SOURCED’ POP UP DINNERS RETURN

From June to September, The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is launching her second instalment of unique pop up dinner experiences aimed at bringing the local Okanagan community together. ‘Sourced’ is a pop up farm-to-table dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with hyper-local dinners that tell one edible story at a…

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria celebrates the season of social with fresh spring/summer menu

Neighbourhood pizzeria launches new seasonal dishes, cocktails, and proprietary beer & wine at all 30 locations nationwide today Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is celebrating the season of social with the launch of its new spring/summer menu, available starting today. The new seasonal offerings include updates from both the kitchen and bar, as well as the expansion…

Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste…

View Life through Rosé Coloured Glasses at Provence Marinaside and TWB-The Wine Bar

It is said that things look more positive when viewed through rose-coloured glasses. Joshua Carlson, Wine Director at Yaletown’s Provence Marinaside and TWB-The Wine Bar could not agree more, with one slight amendment – he looks through rosé-tinted glasses – make that wine glasses. This June Carlson, along with Provence/TWB owner and Executive Chef Jean-Francis…

Wines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

We raised a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests had a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise…

FAMILY TIES: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CO-HOSTS ‘GENERATIONS WINE DINNER’ WITH SOUTH OKANAGAN’S BLUE MOUNTAIN VINEYARD AND CELLARS, JUNE 8

Event Pairs Boulevard’s West Coast-Inspired Cuisine with Portfolio of Current and Library Wines Presented by Blue Mountain Father-Daughter Duo Ian and Christie Mavety   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Wine Director JP Potters will welcome a flagship family winery from the South Okanagan region when the restaurant co-hosts a ‘Generations Wine Dinner’ with Blue Mountain Vineyard and…

A Fresh New Face (And Extraordinary Culinary Resume) For CinCin Ristorante + Bar Catherine Stewart Appointed New Chef de Cuisine

There is exciting news afoot for CinCin Ristorante + Bar’s kitchen as Executive Chef Andrew Richardson welcomes Catherine Stewart to the brigade as Chef de Cuisine. Chef Stewart brings a remarkable culinary resume to CinCin, cooking with many of Europe’s outstanding and iconic personalities. Catherine’s appointment brings her home to the west coast for the next…

Toast to the Royal Wedding (and baby) with these curated cocktails from The Victor

Coupled with exciting news from the Royals last week – the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child, Louis Arthur Charles – the highly anticipated Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle is fast approaching on May 19th. In honour of these special occasions, Parq Vancouver’s The Victor has dreamed up three incredibly creative…