Gin & Meat Lovers Unite!

  Vancouver’s Oyama Sausage Co. has teamed up with Long Table Distillery to make three exciting new products.  For a limited time, the Granville Island favourite will offer gin-glazed ham, gin chorizo sausage, and olive-gin saucisson sec made with premium handcrafted London Dry Gin from Long Table.  Think of it as a new way to…

Seafood Lovers this is THE place – Fanny Bay Oyster Bar

  Last night was the pre-launch for Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, Vancouver’s first Tide to Table oyster bar and shellfish market. Now it’s your turn as the Fanny Bay Oyster Bar opens officially today, Thursday, June 23rd The offerings were super fresh and delicious. Succulent tiny oysters with an array of accompaniments that made foodies…

#FridayFavourites, including places to take DAD June 17 – 23

  Celebrate Dad with BBQ, Beer & Bocce.    BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR   Eat, Shop & Play at Rocky Mountain Flatbread on Father’s Day   THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:   GIVE DAD A SPECIAL FAMILY MEMORY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO JUNE 19   LONG TABLE DISTILLERY   SAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA…

LONG TABLE DISTILLERY

  This Father’s Day, treat dad to the gift of a small-batch handcrafted spirit from Vancouver’s first micro-distillery, Long Table Distillery. Give Dad the gift of a premium, small-batch bottled spirit from Long Table Distillery packaged in a handcrafted BC Pine gift box for $10. Choose from a selection of spirits including Long Table’s London Dry Gin…

GIN FOR THE WIN: LONG TABLE DISTILLERY’S LONDON DRY GIN GARNERS FIRST PLACE AT INAUGURAL VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

Canadian Small-batch Craft Distillery Singled Out For First Place In Gin Category Long Table Distillery took a seat at the proverbial head of the table when the results of the inaugural Vancouver International Spirits Competition were announced on Saturday, April 16. The Vancouver-based small-batch craft distillery claimed first place in the Gin Category for its flagship London Dry Gin. Long Table’s London Dry…

Festival of the Spirits – BC Distilled 2016

    BC Distilled is BC’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival. Its goal is to celebrate and promote British Columbia’s many specialty distilleries. The festival is the largest spirits event in Canada reserved exclusively for local distilleries.    In addition to 26 distilleries, there were several restaurants and other exhibitors in attendance, some of which…

BC Distilled 2016 Applauds Audience Favourites

  On March 26, BC Distilled, Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, showcased 27 BC-based artisan distilleries to nearly 500 spirits connoisseurs who had the opportunity to sample locally-made gins, whiskies, liqueurs, vodkas and more. “The excitement around this year’s festival was really inspiring,” says event founder Alex Hamer. “We’re starting to see BC’s distilleries break…

Tequila Sunset: Tacofino Commissary to host Exclusive Tequila Tasting Dinner March 29

  South-of-the-border-inspired Event Features Four-course Menu Paired With Top Shelf Tequila   Tacofino will quench the thirst of blue agave aficionados with a one-night-only Tequila Tasting Dinner at its Tacofino Commissary in Vancouver’s East Village on Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Guests will take a seat at Commissary’s communal tables and savour a four-course tasting menu that…

The Keltic Landing: Unlock the Heritage

  The traditions of the Emerald Isle and the Scottish Highlands come to Vancouver for Saint Patrick’s Day   The Keltic Landing is the latest immersive cultural gathering from the team behind Harvest Haus: Wet Ape Productions and The Social Concierge. A two-night Saint Patrick’s celebration of history, folklore and mythology that’s been centuries in the making, The Keltic Landing…

BC Distilled’s Third Annual Festival Toasts Huge Growth in Province’s Distilleries

  BC Distilled, Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, raises a glass to BC’s burgeoning distillery industry. The third annual festival, happening on Saturday, March 26, will feature 27 BC-based artisan distilleries, offering attendees the opportunity to sample locally-made gin, whisky, liqueurs, vodka and more. “Over the past two years, we’ve seen the number of…

#MarketMonday – Odd Society Spirits

Odd Society is a small-batch craft distillery in the heart of East Van. Located on Powell Street in East Vancouver’s port district, Odd Society is dedicated to combining Old World distilling traditions with New World ingredients and ingenuity to create a family of spirits including whiskey, vodka and gin. Founder and Distiller Gordon Glanz holds…

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well…

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…

Bigger than ever – BC DISTILLED

BC Distilled is back and bigger than ever. Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, featuring 26 BC artisan distilleries, is your chance to sample locally made gin, whisky, liqueurs, vodka and more. •The main tasting event takes place on Saturday, March 26 at the Croatian Cultural Centre from 6:30 to 9:00pm. •NEW this year: BC…

Viaggio Hospitality’s fine dining restaurants

Canada’s largest food and drink festival dishes up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city and Viaggio Hospitality’s fine dining restaurants are participating!  Choose to experience 1, 2 or all 3 of our restaurants’ special menu offerings during this 17-day calendar of culinary events and experiences. Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2016 January 15…