Nita Lake Lodge welcomes Executive Chef James Olberg to open the new Aura Restaurant 

Fresh new menus will complement exciting restaurant re-design this winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Executive Chef James Olberg. Olberg brings a strong knowledge of French techniques and a deep love of West Coast ingredients, combining a respect for traditional cooking methods with modern…

Enjoy the Ultimate Victorian Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

   Festive walking tours and seasonal extras showcase BC’s most festive city It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa, with the Ultimate Victorian Christmas package heralding in the season at Victoria’s leading boutique hotel. “The holiday season is a special time for many of our guests and it’s a…

VGH & UBC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES URGENT FUNDING NEED FOR VITAL EQUIPMENT

      2017–2018 Millionaire Lottery’s Goal to Raise Over $2.5 Million in Support of Foundation’s Priority Equipment Needs   VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation today announced that the Foundation is in urgent need of funds to purchase priority equipment for Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), UBC Hospital, and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. Funds raised through the…

Inspirational keynote speaker, business mogul and best-selling author shares how his ‘transforming health’ journey began

  Vancouver’s own Brad King will be at the Vancouver Baby and Family Fair October 28 & 29 & Vancouver Health Show November 4 & 5   Often inspirational careers can evolve from tragic life events.   For Vancouver’s own best-selling author, nutritionist, keynote speaker and business mogul Brad King, his focus on fitness and…

GIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

  Win a copy of Lure by Ned Bell and Valerie Howes by doing any of the following: Follow us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Follow us on Instagram  Facebook: My Van City Twitter: @myvancity  Instagram: @myvancityca a Rafflecopter giveaway   I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I…

Ned Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate Aims to Inspire and Educate the Home Chef   Popular Canadian chef and personality Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and Ocean Wise, is thrilled to release his long-awaited first cookbook, Lure. The creation of this thoughtful book has been a dream of Bell’s since completing his 8,700km bike journey…

Dinner at Burdock & Co a Garden of Earthy Delights from Burpee and garden therapy

  Last night I was one of a large group of media hosted by Burpee at a dinner held at local restaurant Burdock & Co with garden therapy‘s Stephanie Rose as the guest speaker.   Stephanie spoke about her passion for gardening and how it developed into her blog garden therapy where you can find all sorts…

PASSIONATE AFFAIR LIGHTS UP VANCOUVER’S SOCIAL CALENDAR

  Tickets on sale now for Passions 2017 – an extraordinary evening on Wednesday, September 27th   What are you passionate about?  The Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation is passionate about providing compassionate (Latin: ‘with passion’) care at the Dr. Peter Centre for some of the most vulnerable and unwell in our community. In addition to…

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD…

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES…

Accessible Transport, Businesses and Adventures in Vancouver

  Did you know that Vancouver regularly gets listed among the top five livable cities in the world and has gained a reputation as the most accessible location in the world for people with disabilities. The Vancouver International Airport is the most accessible in the world. And whether you’re visiting or already living in the city, you…