Gotham Steakhouse & Bar celebrates National Absinthe Day, March 5th 2018

There are few spirits more legendary and storied than absinthe. Gotham Steakhouse & Bar has long had one of Vancouver’s best selections of this high proof elixir. To mark National Absinthe Day on March 5th, Gotham is featuring several unique absinthe varieties to be sipped and enjoyed, alongside delicious, hand-crafted absinthe cocktails.   Absinthe is…

BC Distilled’s fifth annual festival set to take place April 14

Early bird tickets now available for Canada’s premier artisanal distillery event With 40 distilleries from across British Columbia showcasing their best products, BC Distilled invites aficionados and newbies alike to explore the country’s biggest artisan and micro-distillery event on April 14. This year the festival features 12 new distilleries which have opened since last year’s…

Third Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $276,695 Towards Science World Field Trip Bursary Fund

In just three years, Science of Cocktails has become a go-to event for Vancouverites who are intrigued by the chemistry, biology and physics behind modern cocktails and the food pairings that complement them. And this year, some 1500 ticket holders packed Science World to sample creations from more than 25 bar stations curated by award-winning bartenders along…

COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

  Seafood aficionados can sample a fresh-caught culinary experience unlike any other in the city when the award-winning team behind Gastown’s beloved L’Abattoir opens the doors of Coquille Fine Seafood nearby at 181 Carrall Street on Tuesday, February 13. Conjuring up a modern spin on a classic fish house, Coquille Fine Seafood features an approachable…

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler Announces Après Ski Firehouse Lounge in Partnership with Mount Gay Rum Now through March 20, 2018

Four Seasons Resort Whistler elevates the après ski vibe with the launch of Mount Gay Rum’s Firehouse Lounge experience. This relaxed outdoor space invites guests to keep the day’s energy flowing over a warm fire, delicious drinks, tasty bites and great conversations. As part of Mount Gay Rum‘s support of world-class ski resorts, guests are…

HOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

  Hotel Zed is once again offering guests a chance to get sexy this Valentine’s Day. We’re well-known for our “Nooner” promotion, but this year we’re taking it one step sexier with our new “Quickie” special: 3-hour booking windows for a short & sassy Valentine’s date! Guests can book a room from 11 a.m. to…

SEXY ’BEEST: HISTORIC GASTOWN ENCLAVE BRINGS THE LOVE, HOSTS INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

  Restaurant Sets the Mood for Romance on Wednesday, February 14 When Executive Chef Ian McHale Serves Four-Course, Seasonally Inspired Feast with Optional Wine Pairings    t’s ‘ready, set, romance’ when the staff at Wildebeest play cupid and host a one-night-only four-course Valentine’s Day dinner service in the warm and inviting dining quarters of the Gastown restaurant…

Science of Cocktails – February 8, 2018 – Limited number of tickets still available

  Celebrate The Artistry And Science Of Mixology On February 8, 2018, Science World will transform into Vancouver’s largest cocktail laboratory. At Science of Cocktails, the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs will showcase the chemistry, biology and physics behind preparing modern cocktails and cuisine. Each ticket to this fundraising event includes open bar from…

Four Season Whistler’s Sidecut raises the bar on Sunday Brunch

  There’s brunch and then there’s Brunch Concept at Sidecut Steakhouse in the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. From the moment you step into the tranquility and luxury that is the Four Seasons Whistler you begin to feel the pleasant feeling of complete relaxation. A few steps down the staircase, past the art installations…

Glowbal participating as Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018

  Calling all food and wine lovers alike, it’s time to take the city by storm to try the best dining destinations Vancouver has to offer. This year, we’re excited to include the brand new Italian Kitchen! If you haven’t joined us yet at Italian Kitchen’s new location, Dine Out Vancouver offers the perfect chance…

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…

To The Victor Belong the Spoils…

We were definitely spoiled as we joined the throng of happy guests  celebrating the opening of The Victor Restaurant and Lounge Wednesday evening. With a nod to mid century elegance and intimacy The Victor definitely made it’s mark. Just getting there is an experience as you stroll around a beautiful outdoor water feature under a winding breezeway…

Robert Burns’ Night at The Cascade Room, January 25

Cue the bagpipes! On Thursday, January 25, for the ninth year, The CascadeRoom will host a lively and delicious celebration in honour of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The evening will feature bagpipes, whisky, haggis and other delicacies from the kitchen, including decadent deep-fried Mars Bars. Doors open at 4 pm on January 25. This year,…

Dine Out Vancouver returns to Donnelly Group pubs and cocktail clubs across the city

  Fresh, satisfying, scratch-made menus offer amazing value and flavour for only $20!   This year’s Donnelly Group Dine Out Vancouver menus blend new food program highlights with a number of fresh dishes created by the culinary team. With hearty entrees, satisfying vegetarian options, and tempting desserts–all made-from-scratch–Donnelly Group is proud to offer what might…

BC Hospitality Foundation Invites Applications for 2018 Hospitality Scholarships

  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is best known for providing financial assistance to hospitality industry members who are facing an extraordinary medical crisis, but the charitable organization also helps develop the next generation of industry members by offering a range of scholarships.  In 2018 the BCHF will again be granting 4 different types of…

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…

Homer St. Café Continues Takeover Series with J.P. Wiser’s Whisky

Yaletown favourite to collaborate with award-winning Canadian whisky maker in January   Homer St. Café and Bar, in partnership with the Whisky Wisemen Society will continue its monthly Takeover Series collaboration with J.P. Wiser’s Whisky. The ongoing series will see a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer St. Café’s bar and kitchen for a week…

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…