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…

Revolutionary new restaurant-style Air Canada lounge features Hawksworth-designed menus

  Toronto’s exclusive Signature Suite named as best business class sit-down dining experience    Chef David Hawksworth is thrilled to be the creative force behind the culinary offerings at Air Canada’s exclusive new Signature Suite at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Premium international business class passengers can dine à la carte at a complimentary, full-service restaurant…

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…

December release… from bestselling cookbook author Shelley Adams!

  WHITEWATER COOKS more beautiful food Shelley Adams   Twelve years ago, Shelley Adams arrived on the British Columbia book scene with a gorgeous self published cookbook, Whitewater Cooks: Pure, Simple and Real Creations from the Fresh Tracks Cafe. In about a year, the 5,000 copy print run had sold out. Shelley sold her publishing…

Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa Continues a Beloved (and Hilarous) Holiday Tradition

  Forget the piped-in carols, Santa hats and Christmas decorations. For me, the holiday season doesn’t start until Her Royal Meanness, the blue-haired, buxom Christmas Queen makes her appearance on the Vancouver TheatreSports™ stage. For the past three years the Royal we all love to hate has done her best to ruin Christmas for everyone – and…

HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS PROVIDES A WINTER CORNUCOPIA FOR ALL YOUR CULINARY CRAVINGS

  Holiday hosting, culinary gift-giving and artisanal delights on offer  at Chinatown grocer and noodle bar  Winter weather has arrived and that means it’s time to seek out nourishing seasonal ingredients, plan your holiday menus and browse for Yuletide gifts. Harvest Community Foods is the perfect one-stop-shop for culinary necessities like community-supported agriculture (CSA) bags filled with…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The Roots Cabin Collection™

  Remember it’s never too early to start planning, writing your list and doing your Christmas and Holiday Season gift buying. You are going to love our picks from The Roots Cabin Collection™ Since most of the shopping falls on the woman of the household, including not just for hubby but everyone else in the family, you…

SmartyPantz and vrCAVE team up to launch first of its kind virtual reality escape room

  Space Station Tiberia allows four players to team up to solve puzzles in outer space   SmartyPantz Escape Rooms, working with Canadian tech start up vrCAVE, is pleased to launch “Space Station Tiberia” a groundbreaking virtual reality escape room adventure. Space Station Tiberia combines the puzzling, testing type game play of escape rooms with…

Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

Celebrating a major milestone in Whistler

  We recently celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary and since Whistler Mountain opened around the time we met, it seemed appropriate to celebrate this auspicious occasion in the town that symbolized the growth of our life together and in which we had so many memories. There is a serenity that enters your soul as you…

Western Canada’s First Roots Enhanced Experience Store Launches at Vancouver CF Pacific Centre

  Where Comfort, Style, Personalization and eCommerce Endless Aisle Meet   Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots (TSX: ROOT) (“Roots”), unveils its new 3,868-square-foot Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8 at Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, growing its presence in British Columbia to 19 stores. The first of its kind in Western Canada, and…

Tableau Bar Bistro launches a new Fall/Winter menu

A fresh take on French fare   Coal Harbour’s award-winning neighbourhood restaurant, Tableau Bar Bistro, is pleased to announce a brand new Fall/Winter menu launched Thursday, November 2. Created by Executive Chef Tret Jordan, the seasonal French-inspired menu will feature autumnal fare such as Terrine de Jambon, Ragoût de Porc and Canard aux Raisins for…

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar updates its lunch menu with delicious new dishes and fresh ingredients

  Enjoy Downtown’s premier business-class lunch with refined surroundings and impeccable service   Since 1999, Gotham Steakhouse has remained true to the fundamental elements of a great steakhouse while keeping its menu ever evolving. The latest menu refresh includes enticing new dishes created with business lunches in mind, perfect when a Gotham craving has to…