THE SPORTSBAR LIVE! AT ROGERS ARENA IS A NORTH AMERICAN FIRST

  – The Most Anticipated Opening Changes the Sports and Entertainment Game – Get ready for a game-changing opener, Vancouver! Starting today, sports and entertainment fans are at the center of the action with the official opening of The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena. The upscale 14,000 square foot venue is the first-of-its-kind in North America to…

Whisky Comes of Age in East Vancouver 

  Odd Society Spirits Set to Release First Edition Single Malt Whisky Vancouver’s premier craft-certified distillery Odd Society Spirits will finally release their debut single malt whisky on December 18, 2016. Distilled from 100% British Columbia grown malted barley and matured in oak barrels for three years, this small batch whisky is the most anticipated…

Getting Acquainted with Sid.

Not sure if you’ve had a chance to meet Sid… but I sure did! And a privilege it was! The launch of Goodridge & Willams’ phenomenal new office space provided an excellent introduction to Sid’s Vodka, their featured their new line of BC produced Bitterhouse Apertifs and a rare audience with Founder and master distiller,…

Bids and Bibs: be part of the Lobster Auction at Blackbird Pub 

Nov. 28th fundraiser dedicated to research into esophageal cancer When his dad was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, Donnelly Group regional manager Jeff Billick decided that raising money for cancer research was one concrete way that he could express his support to him and contribute to the fight, and support him, he did. Jeff became…

The Emerald Supper Club Shines On

  A gem for parties, weekly specials and fun entertainment.  The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge, located in Chinatown, features an old school Vegas vibe, complete with vintage décor. Now in its third year of operations, the restaurant has become known for its eclectic events line-up, spirit-forward cocktails and satisfying mix of snacks and…

#MarketMonday vendor Long Table Distillery BC Långbord Akvavit Named Best in Pacific Northwest.

Long Table Distillery’s Långbord Akvavit is Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest.   The magazine’s 2016 “Best in the Northwest” issue is now hitting newsstands with the announcement of this year’s winners for the region’s top spirits. Long Table Distillery, Vancouver’s first micro-distillery and craft distillers of international award winning small batch gins and seasonal spirits, took first place…

#MarketMonday Odd Society Spirits award winning Cassis

  Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest  Available at these upcoming Vancouver Farmers Markets Kitsilano Sunday, October 16 Trout Lake Saturday, October 22   Sip Northwest Magazine’s 2016 Best of the Northwest issue hits newsstands today. Odd Society Spirits, a craft-certified distillery located in East Vancouver, took first place for their crème de cassis in the Best…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

B.C. Crème de Cassis Named Best in the Northwest

  Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest  Sip Northwest Magazine’s 2016 Best of the Northwest issue hits newsstands today. Odd Society Spirits, a craft-certified distillery located in East Vancouver, took first place for their crème de cassis in the Best Fruit Liqueur category beating out submissions from distilleries across the Pacific Northwest region…

SPIRITS OF JAPAN 2016 Fundraising Tasting Event hosted by Tonari Gumi

  Come join Tonari Gumi’s (The The Japanese Canadian Volunteers Association) popular tasting event, now in its 15th year at the grand ballroom of The Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, featuring a wide range of sake and spirits in ‘spirit’ to Japan and the Japanese Community. Experience products from Artisan Sake Maker, Axis Planning, CMC Sake + Wine Merchants, Jizake Japan, Kanaya…

Vancouver’s Finest Bartenders Produce Winning Cocktails Made with Love

  At the recent Western Regional Final of the national MADE WITH LOVE cocktail competition, Vancouver bartenders again showed why they’re among the best in Canada and around the world. Held at the prestigious Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 15 bartenders created their own unique ambiance and cocktail for the judges and public. This year, Jasmine Radu from UVA Wine…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 12 to 18

  Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’   The Cascade Room Presents the Main Street Cup Aug 16   BC BREWERIES GET CRAFTY FOR A CAUSE   ANCORA WATERFRONT DINING AND PATIO CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL CHAMPAGNE MENU   Torafuku BURNING BRIGHT   Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over…

The Cascade Room Presents the Main Street Cup Aug 16

Cocktail challenge shakes up Main Street The Cascade Room and Mount Gay Rum present the inaugural Main Street Cup Cocktail Challenge on Tuesday, August 16th. Taking place at The Cascade Room, the concept is simple: bartenders from various Main Street-based bars and restaurants will create an innovative cocktail using Mount Gay Eclipse Rum and vie for…

Oktoberfest meets Gatsby at Nita Lake Lodge for Cornucopia’s opening weekend 

  Delight in lakeside luxury during Whistler’s world-class food & drink festival November 11-13, 2016 Marking its 20th anniversary, Whistler’s Cornucopia returns with two weeks of food and drink themed events, seminars and dinners taking place November 9-20, 2016. Nita Lake Lodge is the place to be for opening weekend with a trio of Sip &…