Love is in the air this February at The Westin Bayshore, H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge

  Cozy up to your sweetheart over stellar multi-course menus with stylish pairings Expect the extraordinary at The Westin Bayshore this month, with sweet accommodation packages and romance on the menus at H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge. Let H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s lively, aphrodisiac-inspired ingredients like fig, pomegranate, passion fruit, prawns, scallops, beef, asparagus…

Enjoy a romantic French-filled Valentine’s Day at Tableau Bar Bistro

  Tableau Bar Bistro to offer decadent three-course set menu on February 14   Add some French fare to your romantic Valentine’s Day plans with Tableau Bar Bistro’s three-course set menu and wine pairings. * Tableau’s decadent dishes highlight its French-meets-West-Coast fare, showcasing Executive Chef Tret Jordan and Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong’s most recent creations…

Treat your Valentine to Homer St. Cafe and Bar’s exclusive three-course menu

  Yaletown restaurant to offer guests special set menu for one day only   Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Homer St. Cafe and Bar has announced they’ll be offering an exclusive three-course menu on February 14. * Executive Chef Tret Jordan and Head Chef Chris West’s set menu showcases a selection of…

Classic Romance at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar

  New Cocktails, Romantic Menus, Singles Table, Massages, Baubles, Blow Outs and . . .  a Contest   Whether coupled or single, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar have some enticing Valentine’s Day offerings full of romance, fun and good taste.   YEW’s Valentine’s Day Feature Menus:   Couples Looking for a…

SHIT A Firehall Arts Centre Production – a review by Judy Robb

  “SHIT” A Firehall Arts Centre Production   The intertwined stories of three incarcerated young women explode on the stage during the brilliantly acted 50 minute production of “SHIT” by Patricia Cornelius, now playing at the Firehall Arts Centre. Assisted by a minimal stage, very creative lighting and some well placed heavy metal music, the…

HOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

  Hotel Zed is once again offering guests a chance to get sexy this Valentine’s Day. We’re well-known for our “Nooner” promotion, but this year we’re taking it one step sexier with our new “Quickie” special: 3-hour booking windows for a short & sassy Valentine’s date! Guests can book a room from 11 a.m. to…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

  Whether boy meets girl, girl meets girl or boy meets boy, everyone knows that romance thrives when sprinkled liberally with laughter. There’s no better place for a little romance and a lot of laughter than at a Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) show. Did you know that The Improv Centre is one of Cupid’s favourite hangouts?…

Nita Lake Lodge celebrates ten years as Whistler’s best boutique hotel

Resort-wide features throughout February mark the milestone year Over the past decade, Nita Lake Lodge has grown to become one of Whistler’s most-coveted resorts for skiers and non-skiers alike. Entering its tenth year of operation, the property will celebrate this significant milestone throughout February with celebratory features and 10 Days of Giveaways. “We are thrilled…

BC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

BC Wine Studio may make its wine in Okanagan Falls, but its heart is firmly in East Vancouver, and it’s proud to support the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program with a delicious new Neighbour’s Blend which will help raise funds for the outstanding work done by this local food security program. The BC Farmers…

All-Star chef line-up and new Sunday brunch planned for Taste Washington’s 21st birthday

  Biggest menu of events and special guests booked for Taste Washington 2018   Taste Washington is keeping it fresh for its biggest year yet, with a talented group of culinary stars and a brand new Sunday brunch event. Tickets to the entire Taste Washington festival are on sale now at tastewashington.org. New to the…

FRONT AND CENTRE: CAFÉ MEDINA MARKS MILESTONE 10th ANNIVERSARY AS VANCOUVER’S PREMIER BRUNCH DESTINATION WITH FEBRUARY FUNDRAISER

   Café Medina Team Thanks Friends, Family and Fans by Giving Back to BC Hospitality Foundation via ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser   Beloved brunch hotspot Café Medina will celebrate its first delicious decade by shelving its usual no-reservations policy to bring back its popular ‘Front of the Line’ Fundraiser throughout the month of February. From…

SEXY ’BEEST: HISTORIC GASTOWN ENCLAVE BRINGS THE LOVE, HOSTS INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

  Restaurant Sets the Mood for Romance on Wednesday, February 14 When Executive Chef Ian McHale Serves Four-Course, Seasonally Inspired Feast with Optional Wine Pairings    t’s ‘ready, set, romance’ when the staff at Wildebeest play cupid and host a one-night-only four-course Valentine’s Day dinner service in the warm and inviting dining quarters of the Gastown restaurant…

VALENTINE’S DAY PLANS ARE SEALED WITH A FISH AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

   Love will be in the air at the Valentine’s Day edition of Vancouver Aquarium’s After Hours event on Wednesday, February 14. The evening affair is adults-only, setting the stage for a provocative, sometimes racy, and oftentimes comical exploration of the sex lives of aquatic animals.   Singles and doubles alike can spend Valentine’s Day…

JFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

  2018 FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE MARCH 1-10, WELCOMES BILL BURR FOR A THIRD PERFORMANCE, THE LUCAS BROTHERS, AUNTY DONNA, STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF, VANCOUVER COMEDY AWARDS, RETAIL NIGHTMARES, B-SIDES WITH CHRIS GORDON, AND ADDITIONS TO THE BEST OF THE WEST SERIES TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 AT 10am AT JFLNorthWest.com  Vancouver’s comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, presented in association with SiriusXM, returns for a…

Four Season Whistler’s Sidecut raises the bar on Sunday Brunch

  There’s brunch and then there’s Brunch Concept at Sidecut Steakhouse in the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. From the moment you step into the tranquility and luxury that is the Four Seasons Whistler you begin to feel the pleasant feeling of complete relaxation. A few steps down the staircase, past the art installations…

Glowbal participating as Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns in 2018

  Calling all food and wine lovers alike, it’s time to take the city by storm to try the best dining destinations Vancouver has to offer. This year, we’re excited to include the brand new Italian Kitchen! If you haven’t joined us yet at Italian Kitchen’s new location, Dine Out Vancouver offers the perfect chance…

SUPPORTING OUR CANADIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

  With the Pyeong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics just one month away, chefs and organizers of the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships are getting ready for a battle of the plates on February 2 + 3 in Kelowna, BC. “Net proceeds from the Canadian Culinary Championships are provided to the Canadian Olympic Foundation which supports Olympic…

DINE AROUND Thompson Okanagan back until February 4, 2018

    With about 50 restaurants participating throughout the Thompson Okanagan, there’s lots of choice to check out the specially designed three-course tasting menus. You’ll find menus at $15, $25, $35 and $45 with suggested BC VQA wine pairings, BC Craft Beer pairings or spirits and cocktail pairings. Says Christina Ferreira, event coordinator, “More than…

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

  An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion a Review Anita Neufeld Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm   As we experienced a rare break from the relentless rain of late, I was struck again with appreciation for…