BITTERED SLING’S SPIRITS MASTER CLASSES

CLASS ACT: BITTERED SLING’S LAUREN MOTE TO CURATE SPIRITS MASTER CLASSES, ROBBIE BURNS DINNER DURING 2016 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL Seminars will Feature Topics Ranging from Scottish Whiskies to Tequila and Mezcal and Evolution of Bitters   Bittered Sling will go to the head of the class this January when the internationally-acclaimed artisanal bitters maker headlines a series…

The Finale of Gold Medal Plates

THE CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Finale of Gold Medal Plates   The Canadian Culinary Championships is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities, the regional qualifiers for the Culinary Championships – called Gold Medal Plates – were staged across Canada in the fall of…

BOULEVARD: CELEBRATE IN FINE STYLE AND FESTIVE FLAIR

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S IN FINE STYLE AND FESTIVE FLAIR AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR    Unwrap Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Brunch and Dinner. Ring in 2016 with Exclusive New Year’s Eve Seatings, New Year’s Day Buffet Brunch Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will offer guests a series of festive feasts this holiday season as Executive Chef…

TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY 

singletDINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY The 2016 Dine Out Vancouver Festival event schedule is the most diverse yet: decadent feasts inspired by culinary-minded films; a whisky-focused dinner with a nod to Robbie Burns; a wine-centric debate and BC VQA wine tasting; an elegant under-the-sea theme at the Vancouver Aquarium; and…

Juniper a Regional, Cascadian restaurant

Juniper Rediscovers The Spirit Of the Pacific Northwest Regional, Cascadian restaurant shows home is where its heart is A fresh and vibrant distillation of the Pacific Northwest, Juniper proudly opens its doors December 3, 2015 in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood at 185 Keefer Street (corner Main Street). The 104-seat, spirit-forward restaurant and lounge, designed by Simcic & Uhrich Architects, is committed to showcasing the best of Cascadia. From rocky…

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT: BITTERED SLING

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT: BITTERED SLING BRINGS ITS SPECIAL-EDITION TALES OF THE COCKTAIL TRAVEL PACK NORTH OF THE BORDER   Exclusive Gift Pack Includes Four Custom Bitters Inspired by Tales of the Cocktail Tour Stops     Just in time for holiday gifting, Bittered Sling Bitters is following the successful U.S. launch of its limited-edition Tales of the Cocktail Travel Pack by…

Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners

Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners   The  Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge was a success featuring 4 creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their Craft Beer Cocktail creation from October 1-25, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each…

East Van Vodka Aged to Perfection 

Odd Society Spirits Celebrates 2nd Birthday with Barrel-Aged Vodka   Odd Society Spirits is commemorating their second birthday with the release of their first barrel-aged vodka on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Made by hand in East Vancouver from twice-distilled BC-grown malted barley, and aged in whisky barrels for four months, Odd Society’s Aged Vodka is warm, creamy and smooth…

BACONFEST AT URBAN DIGS FARM SEPTEMBER 26TH: 6PM – 10:30PM

Head to Urban Digs Farm for their 6th annual celebration of everyone’s favourite food group…… BACON! So much baconey goodness! Only $5 general admission (free for members) gets you in and covers your entertainment. Still Spirits will be performing their punk/bluegrass magic so bring your best dancing shoes. Bacon inspired dishes and drinks for $5 a plate/glass…

LONDON TOWN: EXPERIENCE THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB

Torafuku’s Max Borrowman captures top spot in the Global Beefeater MIXLDN Bartender Competition Regional Final   “I truly had fun creating this cocktail for the Beefeater MIXLDN competition and so honoured to be selected for the final round in Toronto,” explains Borrowman. “Since the theme was the evolution of London and its cocktail culture, there…

Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar marks its 60th Anniversary with “Celebrate with Hy’s” Contest

Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar is proudly celebrating its Diamond Anniversary this fall. The restaurant chain, founded in 1955 in Calgary by Hy and Barbara Aisenstat, has been Canada’s premier steakhouse brand ever since. To celebrate turning 60, Hy’s is inviting guests to “Celebrate with Hy’s” on social media. Having played host to so many…

Summer Time, Sangria Time @Sam_WineTeacher

The Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge Awards are just in. This event involved nine sangria creations from restaurants in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond and Langley. In the media judges’ category, the results were: First place was a tie! The Apron (Richmond) with their Solstice Sangria, described as a bright refreshing white sangria with fresh herbs and…

Embracing the Summer of Spritz

Summer is fleeting so when the sun is sizzling my skin and I’m wiping the sweat from my brow rather than complain I’m open to cooling suggestions. One welcome recommendation this year comes from the iconic Italian aperitif Aperol in the form of its Aperol Spritz cocktail. Festive with its bright orange colour, the Aperol…