THIRD ANNUAL DEVOUR! OSOYOOS FOOD FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WATERMARK BEACH RESORT

Celebration for foodies and film buffs to take place in the South Okanagan June 15th – 17th, 2018 Devour! The Food Film Fest returns to Osoyoos this summer, bringing with it an exciting ensemble of celebrated chefs from around the country, who will be cooking up delicious, film-inspired plates over an action-packed three-day celebration. Taking place from…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

Provence Marinaside TWB The Wine Bar launches new Rosé Collection

Last week Provence Marinaside TWB unveiled their new Rosé Collection. Featuring 46 different Rosé wines both old world and new world, including 41 available by the glass. No surprise I didn’t manage to taste all 41 which means I’ll just have to go back to TWB again and again this summer and why not TWB…

TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th

TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th Things are about to get hotter on Vancouver’s Commercial Drive as The Downlow Chicken Shack (905 Commercial Drive) brings Southern charm and hospitality to the city with its take on Nashville Hot Chicken. The popular crispy, fried…

“Cabin Fever” at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery’s Summer 2018 Exhibition “Cabin Fever   “Cabin Fever” is a multimedia journey through the 300 year history of the cabin’s significance in North America. Replete with architectural models, photography, paintings, videos and a sizable collection of artifacts, the exhibition follows the cultural influences of a changing world on the structure and function…

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan…

Father’s Day Whisky Paired Dinner at Dominion Bar + Kitchen

In partnership with Beam Suntory, Surrey’s Newest Hotspot to host  whisky flights and delicious cuisine Treat your dad to the ultimate Father’s Day experience! In partnership with Beam Suntory, our Dominion team is hosting a special whisky inspired evening.  Guests will enjoy a two-hour seating that includes a welcome cocktail, family-style shared appetizers, a whisky…

Spring Patio tasting at Dockside Restaurant = great finds

Recently my fellow wine loving companion and I had the opportunity to join the throng of lucky souls who attended the Dockside Restaurant Spring Patio Tasting. This tasting event is so popular the limited number of tickets sell out quickly. Dockside Restaurant and Coal Harbour Liquor Store  host the annual Spring Patio Tasting on the…

NOTHING SAYS SUMMERTIME LIKE FRESH PICKED NORTHWEST BERRIES

7 Blissful Ways to Savor Summer Berries at Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is enticing diners this June and July with their Summer Berry Bliss menu offerings. Guests can enjoy a plethora of dishes showcasing Northwest strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and huckleberries. These berry creations might inspire a property-wide dine around starting…

Take a Culinary Journey Through The Province with Hawksworth Restaurant’s New BC Journey Menu

Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s new illustrated menu  takes a tasteful trip across the province   Experience Hawksworth Restaurant’s new Spring Journey Menu and take a trip through BC from the comfort of the restaurant’s elegant and inviting dining space. Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s first tasting menu for the restaurant features seven delectable dishes of…

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…

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…