BIG Starbucks News!

Starbucks is going strawless! Today, July 9th, Starbucks will announce plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws globally by 2020 Starbucks has designed, developed and manufactured a strawless lid, which will become the standard for all iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages. Starbucks is the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, which will eliminate more than…

Starbucks NEW Cold Foam Tea Lemonades available starting today

On Thursday, June 22, NEW Cold Foam Tea Lemonades will be available in Starbucks stores, while supplies last. This new vibrant, ready-for-Instagram beverage duo comes in two different flavours and features our new Starbucks Cold Foam: Starbucks Summer Sunrise Cold Foam Tea Lemonade is a refreshing combination of our signature tropical Pineapple Infusion and lemonade…

New Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers are the perfect afternoon “pink-me-up’

  Today, June 19th, Starbucks will add the NEW Starbucks Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers® beverage to the permanent menu in Canada. The Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers® beverage tastes as exotic as it sounds, with a deep magenta colour and sweet, tropical flavours with no artificial colours or sweeteners.  Its vibrant hue comes from pieces of real…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

NEW RESTAURANT, CAFÉ AND ART GALLERY CONCEPT ‘ORIGO CLUB’ TO OPEN IN RICHMOND’S OVAL VILLAGE THIS SUMMER

Offshoot of Private Overseas Club Offers Exclusive Showcase for French-Inspired Cuisine, State-of-the-Art Coffee Counter and Tea Bar, Collection of Contemporary Asian Art   Culinary and cultural aficionados alike can sample a unique experience for the senses when Origo Club opens the doors on a brand-new 5,200-sq.-ft. multifaceted concept that will encompass a restaurant, café and art gallery in…

Bel Café opens second location in Kitsilano

Tasty treats, specialty drinks and lunch-time favourites arrive in Vancouver’s Westside   Bel Café is thrilled to open the doors of its second location in Kitsilano on West 3rd Avenue at Burrard Street, inviting Vancouver’s Westside to experience the same specialty coffees and teas, fresh baked pastries and desserts, and gourmet soups, salads and sandwiches…

Knock it out of the park for Dad at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver this Father’s Day

H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge make the harbour-side resort a prime destination on Dad’s special day   The Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge are superb dining destinations for visitors and locals alike. And on Sunday, June 17, they offer Dads and their families a number of…

Summer Menu, Sunday Suppers and Picnic Packs

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s locally-focused restaurant celebrates the best of the season   H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver is a perfect complement to summer. Situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains, its sunlit dining room and expansive garden patio are a dazzling showcase for our city’s…

Our Mother’s Day #Favourites to spoil Mum

MUM’S THE WORD: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SERVES UP MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER BUFFETS ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 MAMMA MIA: CIBO TRATTORIA PAYS HOMAGE TO MOMS BY HOSTING CELEBRATORY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 Celebrate Mother’s Day in the most delicious way at Dockside Restaurant From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to…

The Victor Launches An Exciting New Brunch Experience!

Parq Vancouver’s The Victor has just launched brunch on Sundays; a perfect way to welcome the upcoming Summer months. Available from 10.30am – 2.30pm every Sunday, menu highlights include Lobster Frittata, Oscar Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Foie Gras French Toast, Wagyu Breakfast Burger, Sushi & Seafood Bar, Dim Sum and more. There is also…

STARBUCKS IS MAKING AFTERNOONS AS DELICIOUS AS MORNINGS WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW MENU ITEMS AVAILABLE MAY 1

The company is rolling out new offerings – including several Canadian exclusives – aimed squarely at afternoons.   This week, Starbucks is introducing more Canadian-exclusives, giving customers more reasons than ever to visit cafés throughout the day. Beginning May 1, five new fresh sandwiches inspired by international flavours will revamp the lunch lineup – and…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: R&B Allstars, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, Boom Booms and Michael Kaeshammer.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.   Join us on Friday August 3rd for a special evening concert…

From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to High Tea at Chartwell

There are So Many Ways to Pamper Mom at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver  May 13, 2018   Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar are all about paying tribute to moms with special experiences and family meals that become great memories for years to come. In addition to our most popular brunch of the…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Offerings

AG Hair (www.aghair.com) creates a new standard of beauty through handcrafted products that deliver on their promise. Born from a passion for quality, AG is a celebrated Canadian brand that uses a meticulous selection of natural ingredients. Show your support for women across the world: a portion of every bottle sold supports One Girl Can…

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Presents Modern Calligraphy + High Tea with Lele Chan

Embrace the Lost Art of Hand-Lettering – Saturday, May 5    Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is offering a unique “tea + learn” calligraphy experience – just in time to write mom a sweet message for Mother’s Day. In partnership with hand-lettering expert Lele Chan, this two-hour experience will arm guests with everything they need to know…

A Blossoming Spring with Always Sakura Tea

“The gentle breeze floats the delicate pink petals of cherry blossoms like a soft snow in the sunlight, sending traces of sweet and subtle floral fragrance in the air. Sakura; a symbol of renewal and hope; marks the grand arrival of Spring and new beginnings with a remarkably beautiful spectacle.” When the cherry tree blooms,…

Fun and elegance collide at The Westin Bayshore this spring with lively Easter brunch and refined afternoon tea

Step into a new season at H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge   The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge welcome spring with menus that your taste buds are bound to remember. Poised at the edge of Stanley Park and boasting views of Coal Harbour and the North Shore…