DISCERNING CARNIVORES REJOICE Tickets to the fourth annual Brewery & The Beast go on sale Monday, May 2nd at 10 a.m.

More than 45 of Vancouver and Whistler’s top restaurants are expected to fire up their grills on Sunday, July 24, 2016 as Brewery & The Beast, Canada’s favourite meat festival, makes its fourth annual return at Concord Pacific Place (88 Pacific Boulevard). From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., ticket goers will enjoy a culinary experience…

Sweet Taste of Success

  Being a writer for My VanCity is always a pleasure. I get to attend a wide variety of arts events that entertain, delight, educate, fascinate and amuse.  And sometimes I even get to indulge my taste buds! Such was the case earlier this month when I got invited along to Faubourg Paris on Hornby…

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…

Siena Restaurant Supports Men’s Cancer Initiatives with Balls

  Even the strongest man is sensitive and vulnerable in some parts.  That’s why, from Tuesday, April 26th until Thursday, May 12th 2016, Siena will offer a special Balls-themed menu as a men’s cancer fundraiser.  The restaurant will donate $7.00 from the sale from each prix-fixe “Balls” menu to the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and…

Spring Greens Break New Ground at Rocky Mountain Flatbread Restaurant!

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. Suzanne Fielden, a visionary and co-owner of three restaurants, warmly greeted me as I entered the Rocky Mountain Flatbread restaurant in Kitsilano .  Suzanne and her husband, Dominic, are co-creators of the unique family restaurant focussing on health, community and education.  I was there on April 13th to experience the…

#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…

Pasta Making Series: Gnocchi

  The Italian Cultural Centre presents: Pasta Class: Gnocchi (May 2) $55.00 (CAD) •May 2, 2016 •6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Register here If you always dreamt of being able to make authentic Italian Gnocchi by hand, here’s a chance to learn from Marzia Molatore, a born and raised Italian who learned cooking from the best teachers available –…

Taylor Mikasko to oversee new opening, Nightingale, as General Manager

    Hawksworth Restaurant Maître d’ moves on up to manage new Vancouver venture Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s latest venture, Nightingale, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Taylor Mikasko as General Manager. Victoria-born Mikasko has been honing his hospitality skills alongside Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s Operations Director, Chad Clark, for two years now as floor manager and maître…

BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING MENU

  Enjoy fresh seafood and sunset cocktails on the perfect patio for the sunny season Beach Bay Café’s patio is now open for the season and Executive Chef Felix Zhou’s newly refreshed menu makes it the perfect place to enjoy happy hour get-togethers, sunset cocktails and to tuck into delicious, fresh seafood just steps from the beach. “Spring brings…