Whistler’s Nita Lake Lodge opens newly revamped Cure Lounge and Patio 

Refreshed, rustic-chic space offers craft cocktails and seasonal sips Nita Lake Lodge is thrilled to unveil the re-designed Cure Lounge, which officially re-opened this past weekend. The new space combines architects Scott & Scott’s stripped-back Canadiana-cabin style with interior designer Carolyn Scholz’s subtle and modern vision to create an open-concept space that perfectly captures the…

Channel your inner Attila the Hun for Barbarian’s Feast at The Cascade Room, May 29th

Raise a pewter goblet to a truly meaty feast! Dictionaries define barbarians as uncivilized, primitive and wild. But to the less rigid, more convivial folks at The Cascade Room, hosting the inaugural Barbarian’s Feast on May 29th means they want to unleash your primal appetites and re-whet your giant appetite for life. The evening will…

Cibo Trattoria has lots to share with you…

  Cibo Trattoria has always focused on bringing quality, flavourful Italian cuisine to Vancouver.  It has won numerous awards over the years, and consistently evolved to stay on point with Vancouver’s culinary scene.  In the last month, we have undergone some exciting changes which we would love to share with you, and look forward to having…

Twenty Four Hours away at Tulalip Resort Casino – Total Dining Experience

  Tulalip Resort Casino’s Journeys East is only one of several restaurants to try at Tulalip, the options include Tulalip Bay, Blackfish, Cedars Cafe, The Draft, Eagles Buffet and Canoes Carvery. I’ve indulged in at least half of these dining spots and recommend them all. Dining at Tulalip Resort Casino ranges from casual to fine. With…

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  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous…

MUMS THE WORD: THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR GIVES MOMS THEIR DELICIOUS DUE WITH AN EXCLUSIVE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH SERVICE

  Downtown Squamish Hotspot Helps Guests Toast Mom by Offering Special Menu, Sweets and Cocktail Features for One-Day Brunch Service The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar makes Mother’s Day sweet this year by playing host to a special brunch service in its warm and inviting dining room on Sunday, May 14 from 10:30 a.m. to…

Celebrate a Day at the Races with Granville Room’s Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is one of the great Spring parties and the newly-renovated Granville Room is celebrating the occasion with Kentucky-inspired bacchanal on Saturday, May 6th. This year marks the return of Donnelly Group’s Derby party to its original Granville Room home and, along with feature food and drink, there will be Best Dressed prizes,…

The Emerald refreshes its retro feel for spring

  Revamp blasts new vitality into club’s vintage décor, modern cocktails and irresistible bites at The Emerald   The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge is known for its deliciously old-school vibe. Recent refurbishments have injected new zest into this Chinatown destination, with its quirky ‘60s décor, authentically spirited cocktails and appetizing eats. “We’ve dedicated…

SABRINE, SUPREME: UVA & CIBO BAR MANAGER SABRINE DHALIWAL CROWNED BARTENDER OF THE YEAR AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Award-Winning International Bartending Talent Becomes Only Third Woman in 28-year History of Awards to Claim Prestigious Title of Best Behind the Pine UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar and Cibo Trattoria Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal truly shook things up at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards last night as she was singled out for the prestigious…

Coming soon: the newly redesigned Cure Lounge at Nita Lake Lodge 

New craft cocktails offer a hint of what’s to come within the refreshed, rustic-chic space at Nita Lake Lodge On May 13, 2017, Nita Lake Lodge will unveil the re-designed Cure Lounge, continuing to anchor the award-winning property’s position at the helm of luxury Canadian resorts. Working with its unparalleled surroundings as Whistler’s only lakeside lodge,…

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler 

  Canada-themed menus and spa treatments celebrate all things Canadian Oh Canada! Nita Lake Lodge celebrates the nation’s 150th birthday this summer with special Canadian winemaker dinners, themed menus and spa treatments. Situated on Nita Lake, amongst some of BC’s most beautiful scenery, the Lodge offers the perfect surrounding to wish Canada a happy birthday…

KINDRED SPIRITS: DAVID GUNAWAN OF FARMER’S APPRENTICE AND RYOMA MATARAI OF KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN JOIN FORCES FOR DUO OF COLLABORATIVE DINNERS

  Acclaimed Vancouver Chefs Host Exclusive One-off Dinners Featuring Six Courses, Sake + Wine Pairings at Respective Restaurants March 13 and 27   Two of Vancouver’s leading locavore chefs, Farmer’s Apprentice’s David Gunawan and Kinome Japanese Kitchen’s Ryoma Matarai, are joining forces to present a pair of exclusive six-course dinners at their respective restaurants on…

There’s Excitement Brewing on Vancouver’s East Side 

  Brewers and Distillers of Vancouver’s East Village To Launch Passport Reward Program   There’s excitement brewing on Vancouver’s east side. On Friday, February 24, 2017, six artisanal breweries and one small-batch distillery, all located in Vancouver’s most concentrated craft beer and spirits district, are hoisting their glasses to toast the launch of their self-guided…

Second Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

  I’m fascinated with cocktails, and the talented people who make them. There’s an art, a mystery to these concoctions. And of course, there’s science – and the second annual Science of Cocktails brought all of these elements together in an event that exceeded everyone’s expectations. A record-breaking crowd of 1500 thirsty cocktail lovers and…

Vermouth Enjoys a Spirited Revival in East Van

  Odd Society Spirits Presents The Renaissance of Vermouth on February 23 Known for their innovative European liqueurs, Odd Society Spirits is collaborating with local drinks expert Shaun Layton to present an evening exploring vermouth. On Thursday, February 23, 2017, Odd Society’s cocktail lounge will pay homage to the delightful tapas bars of Spain with The Renaissance…