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 &…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening June 24 – June 30

  Jazz Fest is coming to Robson Square!   Alchemy Theatre and The Columbia presents   Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Serves Up Killer Cocktails to Accompany a Killer Comedy   Billy Elliot Will Bring You to Tears – and Fill You with Joy   THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR JOINS THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON…

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…