Vancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

North Pole-inspired interactive festival to take place at Concord Pacific Place   The Aurora Winter Festival today released renderings confirming the large-scale interactive holiday experience will open this November at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. The family-friendly festival will offer elements inspired by the North Pole including mystical characters, captivating light displays, ice-skating on a frozen…

PARQ VANCOUVER LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE PASSPORT TO CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVESARY

Resort unveils 30 days of promotions to mark first anniversary The city’s locals and visitors alike are invited to raise a glass, roll a dice and journey through Parq Vancouver, the destination resort that is unique to Vancouver and uniquely Vancouver, as it unveils an exclusive Passport to Play.   To celebrate its first year…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018 at the Filberg Festival

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

TIFFANY & CO . INTRODUCES NEW HIGH AND FINE JEWELRY COLLECTION, TIFFANY PAPER FLOWERS™

Reed Krakoff’s first jewelry collection for Tiffany & Co. makes the familiar feel new again Tiffany & Co. today unveiled chief artistic officer Reed Krakoff’s first jewelry collection, Tiffany Paper Flowers™. The collection is comprised of high and fine jewelry, and reflects a perfect balance of refined femininity and industrial modernity. The collection name and…

Our Mother’s Day #Favourites to spoil Mum

MUM’S THE WORD: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SERVES UP MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER BUFFETS ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 MAMMA MIA: CIBO TRATTORIA PAYS HOMAGE TO MOMS BY HOSTING CELEBRATORY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 Celebrate Mother’s Day in the most delicious way at Dockside Restaurant From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to…

Eating Local in the Fraser Valley

Passionate about local food and community, Angie Quaale’s first book, Eating Local In The Fraser Valley, is a celebration of the farmers, producers and chefs throughout the Fraser Valley, that bring food to our tables each and every day. Featuring stories, anecdotes and recipes from the people behind the food, along with road trip ideas…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: R&B Allstars, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, Boom Booms and Michael Kaeshammer.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.   Join us on Friday August 3rd for a special evening concert…

TO MOM, WITH LOVE: THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS WITH NEW COLLECTION OF HANDSPUN CREATIONS

Heart-shaped Cakes, Edible Chocolate Bouquets, Gift Boxes Among Chocolatier and Pâtissier’s Latest Lineup of Confections to Treat Mom   This Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, acclaimed chocolatier Thomas Haas will help shower moms with a selection of decadent creations available exclusively at his two Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie locations in North Vancouver and Kitsilano…

MAMMA MIA: CIBO TRATTORIA PAYS HOMAGE TO MOMS BY HOSTING CELEBRATORY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13

Downtown Dining Room Marks ‘Festa Della Mamma’ by Offering Special Menus,  Floral-forward Spring Cocktails, Mother’s Day Gift Cards   Chef Josh Gonneau and the staff at Cibo Trattoria will mark Mother’s Day in authentic Italian style by offering special Brunch and Dinner menus at the downtown destination on Sunday, May 13. Open for Brunch from…

From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to High Tea at Chartwell

There are So Many Ways to Pamper Mom at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver  May 13, 2018   Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar are all about paying tribute to moms with special experiences and family meals that become great memories for years to come. In addition to our most popular brunch of the…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Offerings

AG Hair (www.aghair.com) creates a new standard of beauty through handcrafted products that deliver on their promise. Born from a passion for quality, AG is a celebrated Canadian brand that uses a meticulous selection of natural ingredients. Show your support for women across the world: a portion of every bottle sold supports One Girl Can…

TASTE OF TRADITION: THOMAS HAAS EMBRACES EASTER WITH LATEST COLLECTION OF HANDCRAFTED CONFECTIONS

Celebrated Chocolatier Springs Forth with Basket of Whimsical Signature Treats, Truffle Eggs, Cakes and Exclusive Prizes for Annual Charity Easter Egg Raffle on March 30 Easter offers another opportunity for fourth-generation chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas to give back to the local community, while unveiling his latest lineup of decadent seasonal confections available exclusively at…

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas that are NOT a Box of Chocolates

  Canada’s food trend expert shares gifts that fill your heart and belly    Angie Quaale has done it again. Quaale’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store  has you covered for Valentine’s Day with five gift ideas that will keep you and your plus one happy, full, and wanting more. Gluten-free ideas are also plentiful without having to…

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

  Special Valentine’s Day Pricing ChefmeetsBCGrape Tickets   Take advantage of the Valentine’s Day special promotion. Treat your loved one to the largest tasting of BC VQA wines in Western Canada and small plates from the top local restaurants. Three outstanding ChefmeetsBCGrape events in Vancouver, Calgary and the Okanagan Valley. Each event offers you an…

Classic Romance at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar

  New Cocktails, Romantic Menus, Singles Table, Massages, Baubles, Blow Outs and . . .  a Contest   Whether coupled or single, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar have some enticing Valentine’s Day offerings full of romance, fun and good taste.   YEW’s Valentine’s Day Feature Menus:   Couples Looking for a…

#TasteofThursday Oat Crusted Arctic Char straight from Chef Rod Butters “The Okanagan Table”

Oat-Crusted Arctic Char   When you’re camping and you catch a fish, chances are good you’ve got oats or corn flakes or some kind of crunchy cereal on hand. I call this a red neck camp  dish. My customers think there’s a big secret to making this dish, but it’s one of my simplest menu…

SWEET CELEBRATIONS: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS NEW HANDSPUN CREATIONS FOR HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, VALENTINE’S DAY, CHINESE NEW YEAR 

  Show Your Love, Usher in the Upcoming ‘Year of the Dog’ with Chocolatier’s Latest Seasonal Collection of Signature Chocolate Confections   There are many reasons to celebrate this February at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie, where the acclaimed chocolatier has revealed his latest lineup of seasonal handcrafted confections commemorating the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate…

Our #FavouriteThings to make New Year’s the best ever

  Not surprising our Holiday #FavouriteThings are also our New Year’s recommendations. Enjoy your New Year’s celebrations with these great BC Wines and ciders. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775 Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift…