#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

On 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

  Over 1,500 chefs worldwide will once again pay tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and its emphasis on sharing, by preparing a special menu of recipes inspired by French expertise. Inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the “Dîners d’Épicure” (Epicurean Dinners) initiative in 1912 (the same menu, on the same day, in several world cities, for…

Theme results are in – “Things with Wings”

  After receiving over 650 votes for the 2016 sand sculpting theme, the Parksville Beach Festival Society is pleased to announce the results. The public was asked to vote online and in person at Quality Foods in Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Qualicum Beach for their favorite theme from a choice of three: “Wild West”, “Explore,…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa flourishes with recent accolades

Victoria’s leading boutique hotel recognized by leading industry awards The Magnolia Hotel & Spa continues to feature in leading travel awards, with the Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards and the US News & World Report Best Hotel Rankings announced this month. The Forbes Travel Guide  2016 Star Awards recognized Magnolia Hotel &…

Canadian Concert Series returns to Tinhorn Creek in 2016 

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce the return of their Canadian Concert Series for 2016 with an outstanding lineup of musical artists throughout the summer, all ramping up to the highly anticipated grand finale concert with Canadian rockers 54-40. This summer, enjoy some of Canada’s top musical talent while sipping award-winning wines and taking…

OPUS Hotel honoured to be awarded Forbes Four Star Rating

OPUS Hotel honoured to be awarded Forbes four-star rating Luxury boutique hotel adds fourth Four-Star award to list of success  Forbes Travel Guide today announced its 2016 Star Award Winners and Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel is honoured to have received a highly coveted Forbes Four-Star star rating, the only independently owned and operated luxury boutique hotel…

West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar to Open in Downtown Kelowna Popular Seafood Restaurant Sets Anchor at Prestige Inn

Opening soon: A new and unique restaurant – the West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar – that will soon reveal itself at the Prestige Inn on Abbott Street. “We’re delighted to welcome West Coast Grill to our downtown Kelowna hotel property,” says Joe Huber, CEO of Prestige Hotels + Resorts. “Their reputation for impeccable local…

RING IN THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY

TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S JOURNEYS EAST RESTAURANT RINGS IN THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY   In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Journeys East at Tulalip Resort Casino will be ringing in the year of the Monkey with dinner specials from February 8 -14 (closed Tuesday, February 9), starting at 5 pm each night. Each dish offered…

News Flash on the 9th Annual Winemaker’s Cup

The organizers of the Annual Cellar-Tek International Winemaker’s Cup announced today that for the first time the event has attracted participation from individuals in the USA and Europe. “We are thrilled to see that the reputation of this Okanagan Valley event has grown to the point where it is now drawing participants in the wine industry from other parts…

2016 Quality Foods Open Sand Sculpting

2016 Sand Sculpting Theme – Community Votes Requested!   The Parksville Beach Festival Society is actively planning the 2016 Quality Foods Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition. Set to run July 15 through August 21 alongside Parksville’s magnificent beach, the sculptures will once again feature a common theme and community input is appreciated. “The master…

NEW CHEF/GM TULALIP RESORT CASINO

TULALIP RESORT CASINO APPOINTS JEREMY TAISEY AS CHEF/GM TO THEIR AAA FOUR DIAMOND TULALIP BAY RESTAURANT   Tulalip Resort Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Taisey as the new Chef/GM of their Four Diamond Tulalip Bay Restaurant — bringing new vision and experience to the operation. Prior to joining the Resort’s culinary team,…