An Extraordinary Event in an Unconventional Space

  The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada’s most glamorous fundraising event returns, reimagined as a Night of Wonders The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada will once again honour the bravery and spirit of children and families from across B.C. and the Yukon, as they confront and overcome life-threatening illnesses. Nearly 200 local leaders and influential…

Celebrate Macaron Day Tomorrow at Faubourg Paris and Support BC Cancer Foundation

  Faubourg Paris is marking Macaron Day tomorrow March 20th with a promotion that will not only satisfy our collective sweet tooth, but will also support BC largest funder of cancer research. All three of Faubourg Paris’ boulangeries-pâtisseries will be selling its signature macarons for $1 (half off the regular price) and donating 100% of gross…

On 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

  Over 1,500 chefs worldwide will once again pay tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and its emphasis on sharing, by preparing a special menu of recipes inspired by French expertise. Inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the “Dîners d’Épicure” (Epicurean Dinners) initiative in 1912 (the same menu, on the same day, in several world cities, for…

Earthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

As residents of Vancouver become increasingly more health conscious and collectively inch closer to adopting new green initiatives and firm environmental standpoints, the demand for public education grows, too. One such area of interest, is dairy-free living. Dairy-Free Living Earthsave Canada has decided to step-up and meet public demand, offering a half day course that includes…

Railtown Cafe Opens for Saturday Service April 2

WEEKEND WARRIORS: RAILTOWN CAFE ADDS SATURDAY SERVICE TO ITS DAILY CHEF-DRIVEN LINEUP STARTING THIS SPRING Railtown to Host Customer Appreciation Day on April 2, Partial Proceeds From Half-Price Salads, Sandwiches Donated to Charity Already well established as a popular weekday hotspot thanks to its unique brand of fresh, made-from-scratch comfort food, Railtown Cafe will expand its chef-driven lineup to include…

Chambar to stay open 24 hours for #SweetRelief

  Vancouver restaurant works around the clock on Easter Weekend to support anti-poverty beekeeping campaign   Chambar (568 Beatty Street) is proud to announce #SweetRelief, a partnership with Vancouver-based charity Universal Outreach in support of its Advanced Beekeeper’s Training Program and the Liberia Pure Honey social enterprise in Africa.   From 4pm on Saturday, March 26 to 4pm on Sunday, March 27, 100% of…

Naramata Winery travels to Vancouver for Dinner

Serendipity and DinnerPartyYVR are the perfect pairing – for charity On Saturday, April 9, 2016, Serendipity Winery will support the charitable DinnerPartyYVR for the fourth consecutive year. The Naramata winery is generously donating a bottle of their BC VQA wine to every simultaneously-hosted dinner party taking place in homes across Vancouver. 100% of ticket sales…

Indulge for a sweet cause this March 20th!

  Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of elegant boulangeries-pâtisseries will proudly participate to Macaron Day on March 20th and offer its signature macarons for $1 (half off the regular price) and donate 100% of gross proceeds to BC Cancer Foundation, the largest funder of cancer research in this province. In addition, Franck Point, owner of Faubourg…

East Side Beer Fest 2016

Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents the 4th Annual East Side Beer Fest tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, which helps provides food for up to 25,000 people in need each week. All proceeds from both ticket sales and draw prizes directly support the GVFBS. The evening…

HOP TO IT: THE PERFECT EASTER FEAST

  RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES SERVING UP THE PERFECT EASTER FEAST EASY WITH GOURMET EASTER TO-GO PACKAGES   Available in Ready-To-Eat and Ready-To-Bake Options, Portion of Proceeds from Each Package will be Donated to DTES Charity Mission Possible Preparing the ideal holiday meal for friends and family this Easter is made easy thanks to the latest edition of Railtown Catering’s…

Vancouver Hobby Chefs sharpen Culinary Skills for DinnerPartyYVR

Vancouver Hobby Chefs Sharpen Culinary Skills for Return of DinnerPartyYVR, Presented by Cressey Development Group   Local Event Returns to Vancouver for Fourth Year, Doubles in Size, Signaling Evolution of Vancouver as a Foodie City     Vancouver’s biggest, boldest, and most philanthropic dinner party, DinnerPartyYVR returns to the city on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. Presented by Cressey Development…

Bollywood Ball Raises More Than $1 Million for Retinal Surgery and Research

On February 13, Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation’s inaugural gala, the Bollywood Ball, was held at the Hellenic Centre in Vancouver, BC, in support of the Project Eye initiative to combat blindness. The sold-out event exceeded all expectations, raising more than $1.2 million to equip BC’s newest and most advanced retinal operating room within the…

Writer, Blocked: a benefit for Michael White

NIGHT FOR WHITE: CAFÉ MEDINA AND COMPANY HOST “WRITER, BLOCKED: A BENEFIT FOR MICHAEL WHITE” FUNDRAISER MARCH 9   Proceeds from Ticket Sales, Silent Auction to Support Local Journalist Diagnosed with Rare Disorder Luminaries from the hospitality and media industries are banding together to support one of their own at Café Medina on Wednesday, Mar…

CPBA Bartender Book Swap and Sale

The First CPBA Bartender Book Swap and Sale is being held February 10th Ever since 1862, when Jerry Thomas published his “Bar-Tender’s Guide”, the first ever book of cocktail recipes, the technique, art and lore of drink-making have been collected into innumerable guides, bibles and compendia that have inspired and educated aspiring bartenders. With the…

Surrey Hospital Gala – Bollywood Ball

Bollywood Ball Looks to the Future   Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to complete Project Eye initiative with first-ever gala On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Project Eye, a campaign to prevent blindness from retinal disease, will culminate in the inaugural Bollywood Ball, presented by Bausch + Lomb. The object of Project Eye is to equip BC’s newest…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation

Discover The Next Course of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation   TELUS OptikTM Local serves up a slice of behind-the-scenes action from the 2015 competition Hungry for a taste of what happens behind the scenes at the annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation? The Next Course, a 10-episode mini series produced with support from TELUS Optik Local, follows Chef…