Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining, According to OpenTable Diners

Restaurants spanning five provinces recognized as top outdoor dining destinations   As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018. The…

Stomp Grapes at Festival of the Grape: Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Largest Outdoor Festival

September 29 & 30, 2018  Grape Stomp registration opens on June 20 at 9am   Highlight of the popular Festival of the Grape, held on Sunday September 30th in the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, the annual Grape Stomp draws attention from far and wide as participants fulfill their grape stomping dreams on stage, in front…

BC Wine Industry celebrates the success of BC Wine Month with BC Wine sales at an all-time high

BC Wine Industry celebrates the success of BC Wine Month with BC Wine sales at an all-time high Today BC’s Wine Industry reflects on the extraordinary success of BC Wine Month, with BC Wine sales reaching an all-time high in April. On March 13, the government proclaimed April as British Columbia’s official province-wide wine month…

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…

David Milne: Modern Painting and Site Unseen. Vancouver Art Gallery

  David Milne: Modern Painting   And: Site Unseen Vancouver Art Gallery   photo: NGC The Vancouver Art Gallery’s summer exhibition features a large collection of the paintings of David Milne, an experimental, contemplative Canadian artist and contemporary of the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr. The works span a 50 year career, beginning…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

Museum of Vancouver Invites Urbanites to Reflect on the Environment with – Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives –

Co-produced with Nature Vancouver in celebration of its centenary, New Exhibition Challenges Visitors to Explore and Engage with the Natural World   The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and Nature Vancouver proudly present the illuminating exhibition, Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives, on display from June 28, 2018 to September 2019. This exhibition…

Vancouver’s Premier Culinary Festival Returns with 37 Top Chefs

EAT! Vancouver introduces all new event: EAT! Fine Cognac EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver from November 5 to 10. More than 37 acclaimed chefs from across Canada, Los Angeles and Portland will take part in this year’s festival. This year’s EAT! Vancouver festival offers 18 events including the all-new, EAT! Fine Cognac event. Net proceeds from…

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 —…

Canada Day: Mamie Taylor’s Hosts RibFest 2018

Ninth annual battle of the BBQs pits Vancouver’s top grill masters against each other for the coveted RibFest Cup Calling all BBQ fans! The ninth annual Canada Day RibFest comes to Mamie Taylor’s on Sunday, July 1, sponsored by Strange Fellows Brewing, Good Company Lager and Cutty Sark Whisky. An Eastside Canada Day tradition, the cook-off competition…

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…

Corporate Hosting, Bachelorettes, Birthday Parties, OH MY

Calling all Fashion Crews, Executive Mavens and Social Influencers: Book Your Group Experience Now The number 10 is worth celebrating. Which is why we have put together a special anniversary offer for you and your closest nine style sharpshooters. For a limited time, when you purchase 10 festival passes to the Deighton Cup, you receive…

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…