DEVOUR – eat, drink, and be social.

Kelowna foodies have eagerly marked their social calendars for March 7 as Kelowna’s highly anticipated decadent social night-out DEVOUR returns! The event’s promoter, Social Magnet Productions, market DEVOUR as, a culinary showcase for social foodies, featuring the Okanagan’s best chefs, mixologists, winemakers, master distillers, brew masters and purveyors of fine food and drink in a…

EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ENHANCED PROGRAMMING FOR 2015

Canada’s premier food festival grows to week-long extravaganza featuring 35 unique culinary events, plus a three-day tasting show     The annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival returns for its 13th year April 26 to May 3, 2015 with an expanded content program featuring a smorgasbord of exciting new events that will showcase the city’s unique culinary culture and attract…

How ‘Sloe’ Can You Go With Salal?

Odd Society Spirits Release Limited Edition Salal Gin    Once again, Odd Society Spirits looks to Europe for inspiration in an old but not forgotten recipe to which they have reinvented with ingredients and ideas from the Pacific Northwest. This time, the distillers have experimented with a traditional British liqueur called sloe gin to create…

Adopt a Private Cask of Canadian Single Malt

Odd Society Spirits’ Second Annual Cask Sale is Here     Odd Society Spirits prepares to barrel their second annual batch of single malt and are thrilled to offer the public the opportunity to purchase a private 30 litre cask of their very own.  This Canadian Single Malt is made from 100% B.C. malted barley fermented and…

Shhhh!   It’s a Secret

Hidden away at the foot of Hornby Street in Vancouver, just south of Pacific, is the unassuming Long Table Distillery.  Opened just about a year ago, by Charles Tremewen, former Mount Robson National Park Ranger, it has a line up of hand crafted, small batch and locally sourced organic spirits, including vodka, several gins, Marc…

La Pentola offers seasonal sips and festive family-style dining

Ring in the New Year at OPUS Hotel’s award-winning restaurant The holidays are in full swing at Yaletown’s La Pentola. Seasonal menus, spirited cocktails and a warm inviting atmosphere make for a fun and festive holiday dining experience: ramping up to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. La Pentola is open for lunch and dinner on Christmas…

Odd Society Spirits Set to Release Bittersweet Vermouth 

Odd Society Spirits Deliver Both the Sweet and the Bitter With a grain-to-glass philosophy and a craft distillery designation, all spirits served at the Odd Society Spirits Cocktail Lounge are legally required to be created onsite. In order to expand their portfolio of spirits and liqueurs while elevating their already strong cocktail program, Odd Society Spirits obtained a…

OPUS Vancouver reveals chic new design for iconic cocktail lounge 

Vancouver’s newest bar destination re-imagines intimate hotel lobby space Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel, an iconic city hotspot well known for its creativity, design and service excellence, is pleased to present the new OPUS Bar: an effortlessly stylish cocktail destination re-imagined by acclaimed Vancouver interior designer Robert Bailey in collaboration with design consultant Craig Stanghetta. “The new…

Bittered Sling Unveils a Bold New Look for its Award-Winning Lineup

BITTERED SLING UNVEILS A BOLD NEW LOOK FOR ITS AWARD-WINNING LINEUP OF COCKTAIL BITTERS AND CULINARY EXTRACTS   Redesigned Gift Pack 2.0 Inspired by Birth of “Cocktail Culture” Era, Appearing on Retail Shelves in Time for Holiday Gifting  Continuing to provide an inspired twist to cocktail culture across North America and beyond, Vancouver-based Bittered Sling has…

CRAWL INTO WILD RICE THIS HALLOWEEN

Calling all ghouls, ghosts and goblins – join Wild Rice Market Bistro on Friday, October 31st for New West’s Creepy Columbia Halloween Pub Crawl.Starting at 6 p.m., this free, self-guided crawl involves 10 stops starting with Wild Rice. Wild Rice Market Bistro 810 Quayside Drive in The River Market 778-397-0028     [email protected] http://www.wildricebc.ca Chef Todd has created a Boo-tiful appetizer special – pork, bacon and scallop siu mai…

Summerhill Leads Okanagan Cocktail Renaissance

  Award-winning Gerry Jobe joins Kelowna Winery as consulting bartender    Like no other winery, Kelowna’s Summerhill Pyramid Winery has been a gathering place for wine enthusiasts, artists, farmers, environmental advocates and progressive thought leaders to come together and share their stories and ideas, while thinking outside the bottle. This summer, Gerry Jobe, acclaimed Okanagan-based bartender, joins Summerhill…