FOURTH OF JULY at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa

FOURTH OF JULY A special Fourth of July event at Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa     Join us for a special celebration on the Fourth of July, complete with family-friendly beachside activities including lawn games, arts and crafts, face painting, plus live music and our Seaside Sizzle, the ultimate beach barbecue experience. At…

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…

Weekend getaway to Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort – Parksville

On a sunny weekend in May we escaped the city to spend a fabulous weekend away in Parksville on Vancouver Island. Staying at the gorgeous Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort property. Easy to find on the “resort” strip in the seaside community of Parksville, BC. The Sunrise Ridge Resort is a 30 minute drive from Departure…

Make your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

Have you ever wished your wine touring offered a more personalized experience? Most wineries will accommodate special requests or private tastings if you have made arrangements in advance, please note these will often mean an additional cost. Many of the fine wineries in BC have a restaurant or bistro which allows you to enjoy a…

Nita Lake Lodge celebrates ten years as Whistler’s best boutique hotel

Resort-wide features throughout February mark the milestone year Over the past decade, Nita Lake Lodge has grown to become one of Whistler’s most-coveted resorts for skiers and non-skiers alike. Entering its tenth year of operation, the property will celebrate this significant milestone throughout February with celebratory features and 10 Days of Giveaways. “We are thrilled…

STARTING LINEUP: BELLS AND WHISTLES LAUNCHES NEW WEEKDAY LUNCH, WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY BRUNCH SERVICES 

  Fraserhood Hotspot Rolls Out Selection of All-New Signature Daytime Menu Items Available For Dine-In, Take-Out Service from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.    Bells and Whistles Executive Chef Alessandro Vianello has bolstered the starting lineup of classic Americana roadside fare on offer at the popular Fraserhood beer hall by adding weekday lunch and weekend and…

The Italian Kitchen moves house to new Burrard Street location

  If you were a fan of the old Italian Kitchen on Alberni Street, and who wasn’t, you will love, love, love The Italian Kitchen now located on Burrard Street between Robson and Smithe Streets. White tablecloths and elegant table settings pair perfectly with the tasteful Mediterranean decor. Anchored by an impressive bar to the…

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…

Laugh Out the Old Year and Welcome the New with VTSL’s Year In Review

  This past year was filled with the rise of avocado toast, a bit too much covfefe, and the perennial favourite – bike lanes. Vancouver TheatreSports’™ 2017 Year In Review takes an improvised look at these hilarious headliners and many more as we prepare for the coming year. No event is safe from ridicule and…

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples…

Playing with Holiday Stuffing – Chef Buchanan Tulalip Resort Casino

  Holiday Stuffing: My Way   Chef David Buchanan, Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill, Tulalip Resort Casino Serves 10 Pro tips & hacks for traditional Turkey Stuffing Most people love the holiday season. It’s all about getting together with friends and family to share a traditional meal, which brings back memories of seasons past. Chefs and…

Aura Restaurant shines with new look at Nita Lake Lodge 

Lakeside restaurant launches refreshed design for the winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to introduce a new concept for Aura Restaurant, the lodge’s signature dining room. Following in Cure Lounge & Patio’s footsteps with a complete makeover, Aura reopened this week to welcome in the winter season. Again working…

Holiday Morning Frittata Break recipe from Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti

  Holiday Morning Frittata Break     (shhhh…only seven ingredients) Serves 4-6 Executive Chef Perry Mascitti, Tulalip Resort Casino (and Junior Chef Brandon) Let me tell you about a cinnamon roll tradition along with a super-simple seven-ingredient morning breakfast dish that is warm and comforting for your friends and family. We all have our holiday…

Tableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

Vancouver bar star joins Coal Harbour’s French bar bistro   Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce the appointment of Lead Bartender Alex Black. A native of Winnipeg, Alex moved to the West Coast in 2010, jumping into BC’s world-class bar community. He worked his way up and through many of Vancouver’s top-tier restaurants and…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

  A cookbook, how about that? As the co-founders of Earls, we’re delighted to be able to share all of these wonderful recipes with you. And we’re happy to see so many stories from our first thirty-four years, as well as surprised that they’re so interest-ing . . . we thought we ran a pretty tight…