A HEATHMAN KIRKLAND HOTEL TRADITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

  Irresistible Menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve It’s hard to imagine that it’s already time to start making plans for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays, but these fall festivities are right around the corner. Look no further than Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel and Trellis Restaurant to spark traditional festive flair…

‘TIS THE SEASON: CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH TOPTABLE GROUP

  Acclaimed Restaurants Offering Seasonal Specialties and Holiday Gift Ideas   Whether it’s rejoicing with clients and colleagues or gathering family and friends, Toptable Group invites guests to celebrate this holiday season with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Cellar by Araxi, and Bar Oso and Vancouver’s CinCin Ristorante, Blue Water Cafe, West Restaurant,…

OPUS Hotel Vancouver offers doggy delights to VIPs (Very Important Pets) 

  Pampered Pooch revamp provides spa services and baked treats for four-legged friends OPUS Hotel is paws-itively barking mad about welcoming four-legged friends to Vancouver and the newly refreshed Pampered Pooch package lets your doggy stay with you in style. Bow Wow Butlers are on-hand (or paw) to help arrange everything your canine cohort requires, from a complimentary…

A Friendly Reminder: “Talking Turkey” Day At Tulalip Resort Casino – Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO  The Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness Throughout The Resort Thanksgiving Day celebrations are abundant this year for the whole family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The esteemed culinary team at Tulalip are whipping up turkey madness for November 24. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa shines in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards 

#2 Top Hotels in Canada (excluding Vancouver) Victoria’s leading boutique hotel continues to triumph in 2016’s annual international travel awards, this time securing the position of #2 hotel in Canada (excluding Vancouver) in the 29th annual Conde Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards with a score of 95.93. Moving up from #4 position in the 2015 awards…

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO 

  The Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness Throughout The Resort Thanksgiving Day celebrations are abundant this year for the whole family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The esteemed culinary team at Tulalip are whipping up turkey madness for November 24. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from around the Resort, such as relaxed-casual…

AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE 75TH PEARL HARBOR COMMEMORATION FLIGHT FOR SURVIVORS 

  American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, is sponsoring a historic 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration Flight.  This exclusive roundtrip airbus charter from Los Angeles, California to Honolulu, Hawai‘i will depart at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, and land at 12:30 p.m. local Hawai‘i time.  The flight will host approximately 120 Pearl Harbor survivors,…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick…

Trade your Commute for Cabernet this Harvest Season

British Columbia Wine Institute Launches Wine and Culinary Tourism Campaign The British Columbia Wine Institute launches its wine and culinary tourism campaign, BC Wine Country: Your Urban Escape, this fall to inspire British Columbia, Alberta and Washington travelers to visit BC’s wine regions this harvest season. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Destination British Columbia’s…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

ONE TO WATCH Lukas Gurtner promoted to Executive Chef at British Columbia’s Relais & Châteaux Sonora Resort

    Sonora Resort, one of Canada’s top wilderness luxury destinations, has a new executive chef leading its talented kitchen team. Vancouver Island native Lukas Gurtner served as sous chef at the award-winning Relais & Châteaux property for the past five years and has a passion for harvesting the local bounty of the Pacific Northwest…